Job title: Programme Director, Interior Design - BA (Hons)


Office address: Evolution House

Research outputs: Gillian Treacy on Edinburgh Research Explorer

Having worked in professional practice as an Architect involved in predominantly interiors projects and as a specialist lighting consultant for 20 years Gillian has experience in collaborative international projects working with James Turrell, Jean Nouvel Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects, Jean Michel Wilmotte and many others. Now teaching and researching Gillian is involved full-time with the ECA Interiors programme and is currently a PhD candidate.

Interiors undergraduate course and Lighting for Spaces elective course.

Research focusses on architectural lighting and pedagogical approaches in interior design. Explorations have developed new approaches for lighting pedagogy within architecture and interior design courses.

PhD Supervision Topics

Accepting applications.

  • Interior design 'atmospheres'
  • Architectural lighting - quality, quantity and representation vocabularies
  • Design pedagogy