Richard Eastham is a visiting tutor on the architecture course at Arts University Bournemouth. He is also a teaching fellow at the University of Southampton.
Richard runs the urban design module within the Faculty of Engineering & the Environment at the University of Southampton. The module introduces final year civil engineering students to the subject of urban design, enabling them to develop outline plans for place-making at various scales. The module integrates an awareness of urban design theory with practical application.
Richard also delivers lectures, tutorials and reviews for Arts University Bournemouth architecture students on the BA (Hons) undergraduate course, with a focus on second year students and their dialogues with urban context project. On behalf of AUB, he has also organised and run student architecture and design competitions in liaison with the local authority and the private sector development industry.
Between 2011 and 2016, he ran the post-graduate module on urban strategies for the Master of Architecture students, during which time he led study trips to Barcelona and Lisbon. He has also contributed to the AUB Spring Arts School where he worked with school age children on architecture projects.
He has been a visiting tutor at AUB since 2010 and is highly regarding by students for the contributions he makes to their learning and understanding: “... Richard was my most inspiring tutor throughout my time at university” wrote one student on graduation.
Richard has also provided teaching and tutorial support at the Kent School of Architecture at the University of Kent in Canterbury. He has also delivered lectures on urbanism at Liverpool John Moore University.