John Cook is a registered Architect, researcher and teacher. He holds a BA in architecture from University of Nottingham and completed his MArch and diploma courses at the University of Westminster.
John joined Space Syntax as a Consultant in 2021 to assist with a number of international competitions and projects. His expertise lies in generative digital prototyping of architectural and urban concepts, environmental design and visualisation.
He is currently working on a UKRI and British Academy grant, establishing a climate cartographic visualisation studio, and assisting with the coordination of a citizen-led eco-restoration project based in Chennai, India.
Having worked in professional practice for a number of years, John returned to the University of Westminster to work on an ERC-funded research project, Monsoon Assemblages (2018-2021), exploring the drivers and impacts of the changing monsoon climates in South Asia through a range of computational tools and novel visual media. Alongside this, John tutored the Westminster MArch Design Studio 18, focusing on the use of data, cartography and simulation to inform architectural imaginaries in a time of ecological and climatic crises.
2021 Co-Tutor of MArch Design Studio 18, University of Westminster, UK.
2017 Registered Architect, ARB, RIBA, UK.
2017 RIBA Part III, University of Westminster, UK
2015 MArch in Architecture, University of Westminster, UK
2011 BA in Architecture, University of Nottingham, UK.