World Architecture Festival
Paul Finch is programme director of the World Architecture Festival and editorial director of the Architectural Review and Architects’ Journal. Born London, 1949. History degree, Selwyn College, Cambridge. Editor, Building Design, 1983-94. Editor, Architects’ Journal, 1994-1999. Editor, The Architectural Review 2005-2009. A commissioner at the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment 1999-2005. Chair, 2009 – 2014. Olympic Design Review chair 2005-2012. Co-editor, Planning in London since 1992. Honorary FRIBA 1994; honorary member, Royal Society of Architects in Wales, 1996; honorary doctorate, University of Westminster, 2004; Honorary fellowship, University College London, 2006; Honorary member, British Council for Offices, 2006; honorary fellow, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, 2012. Honorary membership, Architectural Association 2014. OBE for services to architecture 2002.