Matt Chan 
ARB, AA Dipl, BSc(Hons)

Architect registered in the United Kingdom
ARB Architects Registration Number: 076948G

Telephone: (+44) 7961224027    
Email: mchan.arch@gmail.com 


Matt is an UK registered architect with 10 years’ experience in museum exhibition and visitor attraction design, specialising in Basebuild and Fitout coordination. Prior to setting up his own practice Matt was the Project Lead Designer for Event Communications and was responsible for leading the design of The Shard Viewing Gallery and Amsterdam’s National Maritime Museum amongst other national and international cultural projects. In addition to design and project management skills Matt also has professional hands-on experiences in carpentry, sculpture making and lighting design, and is an architecture design tutor at Cardiff University Welsh School of Architecture. Matt was an IceHotel 2016 artist, where he designed and constructed the Cairn Forest with Annie Hanauer.

Architectural Professional Experience

MCMC Studio, London. 2015-present - Director

InkBespoke, London.  2014-2015 - Director

Event Communications Ltd, London.  2005-2013 - Project Lead & Senior Designer

Boyarsky Murphy Architects, London. 2002-2003 - Architectural assistant

London Bloc Architects, London. 2002-2003 - Architectural assistant

Jean Desert Rem, The Hague. 2000-2001 - Architectural assistant

Christian Garnett Partnership, London. 1999-2000 - Architectural assistant

Construction Professional Experience

Welsh School of Architecture. 2013 -2016 - Studio co-lead tutor

GrassRootsPlay London. 2013 - Carpenter assistant

Gerry Judah, London. 2013 - Artist assistant

PG Plumbing, Leicester. 2013 - Plumber assistant

Tom Trimmins Bespoke Furniture, London. 2013 - Joinery student

Academic Professional Experience 

Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff. 2013-present - Year 1 design tutor & Vertial Studio co-lead tutor

University of Westminster, 2016 - RIBA Part 3 external examiner

Architecture Association. 2005 - Diploma Unit 12 drawing workshop tutor


University of Westminster. 2008-2009 - RIBA Part III

Architectural Association School of Architecture. 2003-2005 - Diploma & RIBA Part II

Delft University of Technology. 2000-2001 - Erasmus Exchange

University of Valpariso, Chile. 2000-2001 - Erasmus Exchange

University of Bath, 1998-2002 - BSc(Hons) & RIBA Part I  

Worth Abbey School.1993-1998 - Secondary School

Awards & Nominations

Education & Personal

  • RIBA Silver Medal nomination(2002) www.presidentsmedals.com/Entry-10221
  • BD 100 (2002),
  • Construction Design & Engineering award (2002),
  • Grade 8 piano (1998),
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Gold Medal (1998)


Software Skills

Advanced -  AutoCAD, Photoshop

Proficient - 3ds Max, MS Word, Excel  & Project, Vectorworks, Indesign

Elementary - Rhino, Sketchup

Practical Skills

Hand drawing, Wood working tools, AquaTherm welding



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