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Ann is an architect and access consultant. She has been involved in inclusive design for many years and was Head of Consultancy at the Centre for Accessible Environments before launching Access=Design with Vin Goodwin.
She has worked on a wide variety of projects including many education and historic buildings and has extensive experience covering design, audit and management of accessible built environments, strategic access planning and project brief preparation, and staff training in access, inclusive design and disability issues. She has worked with the design team on major development projects including new buildings for Imperial College, the new Brent Civic Centre and various residential schemes.
She has taught on the MA in Inclusive Environments at the University of Reading and was course leader on the post-graduate course in Access Auditing run by CAE in collaboration with the University of Portsmouth. She provides in-house training and CPD sessions for architects and others. She is also the author of the well respected book The Access Manual.
Ann is a member of the South East Regional Design Review Panel and is a design surgeon for Urban Design London.
The Access Manual - Jan 2004, Blackwell (3rd edition due 2013)
Access and Inclusion: a management guide Croner 2005 (update and revisions)
Keeping up with the Past making historic building accessible to everyone, video, CAE 1997
Designing for Accessibility CAE 1996 revision
Access by Design, implementing the DDA, video, CAE 1996
Reading and Using Plans CAE 1994
Automatic Door Controls CAE 1995
Articles published in Architects' Journal, Design Week, Access by Design, Library Management.
Civic Trust Commendation 2010 - The Dennis Sciama Building, University of Portsmouth.
Civic Trust Commendation 2012 - Watts Gallery, Guildford.