MULTISTORY Guest Lecture
Jay Gort & Fiona Scott
Gort Scott Architects
Thurs 6th March 6PM


We are pleased to announce a MULTISTORY guest lecture by:

Jay Gort & Fiona Scott // Gort Scott Architects //

Thursday 6th March 2014 // Drinks 5.30pm // Lecture 6pm // Architecture Building Foyer Space // UCA Canterbury


Gort Scott, an award winning London based practice, has quickly become a leading young architectural practice known for their expertise in working within the complex urban environment.

Gort Scott’s principle of making a positive, imaginative and considered contribution to the built environment has seen them design a portfolio of projects ranging from leisure, retail, education, cultural and residential buildings to urban masterplans. Their experience of the planning process and informed use of technology and materials has led to repeat commissions from clients and their designs winning numerous competitions.

Jay Gort first took a foundation course in sculpture before studying architecture at Cambridge University. He has taught at Cambridge University since 2003 where he was appointed a Design Fellow in 2007. Jay is also a Design Surgeon and Urban Design London. Before founding Gort Scott, Jay was Associate Director at architecture and urban design practice 5th Studio.

Fiona Scott studied architecture at Cambridge University and the Royal College of Art. She has taught and lectured at various architecture schools, including Cambridge University and the London Metropolitan University. Fiona was appointed to the Mayors Design Advisory Group in 2013. She was also an Urban Design Scholar and Design Advisor in 2009 for Design for London. Fiona was previously Project Architect at Adjaye Associates and has also worked at MVRDV in Rotterdam and DSDHA in London.


Multistory is a student and alumni led guest lecture series at Canterbury School of Architecture, University for the Creative Arts. We seek to invite architects, designers, writers, curators, photographers and artists to speak about their work.