Elinor Gray-Williams

Visiting Lecturer

Elinor runs her own experienced practice PegwArchitects in 2019, in north Wales and is an experienced conservation architect with a strong commitment to Wales and its heritage. Alongside being a Commissioner of the Design Commission for Wales she tutors on our MArch Sustainable Architecture Part 2 course.

Elinor Gray-Williams is an experienced conservation architect with a strong commitment to Wales and its heritage. After completing the SPAB Lethaby Scholarship in 2007, she worked at Donald Insall Associates for 13 years as an Associate Director, before setting up her own practice PegwArchitects in 2019, in North Wales.

She enjoys the creative challenges of repairing, re-using and retrofitting existing built fabric, and works creatively with landscapes and sensitive sites to safeguard authentic interpretation of existing spaces and stories, and to maximise opportunities for environmental sustainability in her work.  She is also a Commissioner of the Design Commission for Wales.

At the Centre for Alternative Technology, she encourages Sustainable Architecture students to investigate the foundational economy here in Wales and to review the unique natural and built environment, and the resilient cultural identity of Wales.

Qualifications

BArch, Architecture, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University

Teaching Activities

Visiting Lecturer, MArch Sustainable Architecture