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Oscar Manterfield

Architectural Assistant

Oscar is an Architectural Assistant currently working towards his Part 3. His Passion for architecture has led to 2 nominations from the RIBA President’s Medal and Chancellor’s award for Outstanding Performance.

With a focus on Modern Methods of Construction and Off-site design to assembly, since joining Race Cottam, Oscar has been involved in the detailing, coordination and delivery of Pre-fabricated educational buildings. He is interested in pushing design options through automation and CNC.

During his study for his M Arch he served both as an Ambassador for the RIBA and The University of Huddersfield running his own unit.  Oscar has a strong flair for research and development in technological advancement towards future architecture design, materials and construction techniques.

In his spare time Oscar loves extreme sports but also enjoys the gentler pursuits of furniture design, cinematography and digital design.

His favourite building design is the Fun Palace by Cedric Price and he is an avid fan of Peter Zumthor. His dream commission is TBC ( he is giving it a lot of thought... a Serpentine Paviliion commission perhaps!?).

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