Spencer Kelly

School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment

Spencer currently is a Senior Lecturer in “Architectural Technology” within the School of the Built Environment with approximately 25 years experience within the field of Architecture and Construction. He is also the schools Chartered member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Architectural Technologists which leads the technological design within Architecture, concept, innovation and reality.

Spencer started his architectural studies at the age of 17 as a trainee Architectural technician with Liverpool City Architects, becoming a grade 4 architectural technician within the department. Then studied Architecture at John Moore’s University, then later Leeds Met. Prior to his appointment at John Moore’s university his past business experience involved immersing himself in the management of running his own Architectural consultancy business. Previous to this he worked at RaidDesign Architects, an established architectural practice in Liverpool where he was appointed design team leader. Spencer constantly integrates his professional experience and knowledge within the Construction industry to construct a more aligned learning experience for the Built Environment Students at LJMU

He is also module leader for the HNC & HND (Building Surveying) Design procedures courses, and will this year be introducing and teaching a new Masters module entitled MA ‘Urban design’ in the Built environment for the University. He is also highly specialised within digital imaging and deliver lectures and training on the full suite of Autodesk digital imaging programmes and specifically the interoperability between them including, the underpinnings of BIM, which include Revit, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture (2D/3D modelling), 3ds Max (Rendering) and Photoshop.

Within his current role, he is the “Architectural Technology Industry liaison” & Enterprise Champion, for the Dept. He is an active participant in the University’s (BEST ‘Built Environment Sustainable Technologies’) Research group & Low Carbon Innovation Hub. LJMU is one of the top universities in the UK for engaging with business and industry, with top-rated, award-winning Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and unique collaborations that combine our academic skills with the real world know-how of industry professionals. The team and Spencer can work with you to ensure that the expertise and resources of LJMU can help to create positive outcomes for your business. If you would like to collaborate with the LJMU Built Environment, Contact him: LJMU could help you with:

Low Carbon Technology Consultancy
Carbon Finance and Energy Management
Research & Innovation Services
Contract research and development
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)
Bespoke training and Continued Professional Development (CPD)
Facilitation services to support innovation
Funded projects for SMEs