Cathy Hawley ARB RIBA SFHEA is a practicing architect, a long-term associate with muf architecture/art and a founding partner at Riches Hawley Mikhail.

Throughout her career Cathy has combined practice with academic work, she currently leads ADS1 at the Royal College of Art with Matthew Blunderfield and teaches into the MArch Course at Central St Martins. Cathy is undertaking a PhD at UCA, WIP title 'Mothers making space'.

Riches Hawley Mikhail were four times Housing Design Award Winners, BD Housing architect of the Year 2009 and their Clay Field project won an RIBA Award and was mid-listed for the Stirling Prize. Goldsmith Street, a social housing development in Norwich, has been awarded the 2019 Stirling Prize.

Cathy has been the recipient of the RIBA Rome Scholarship in Architecture and subsequently a member of the British School at Rome Fine Arts Steering Committee. She has been External Examiner for MA Cities and Innovation at Central St Martins, BA Architecture at London Metropolitan University. 

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