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Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment



Michael Ramage is an architectural engineer and Senior Lecturer in the Cambridge University Department of Architecture, a fellow of Sidney Sussex College, and a founding partner of Light Earth Designs. He studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and worked for Conzett Bronzini Gartmann in Switzerland prior to teaching at Cambridge. His current research is focused on developing low-energy structural materials and systems in masonry, better housing in the developing world and improved engineered timber and bamboo through natural material innovation. He teaches, researches and designs buildings, and receives research funding from the Leverhulme Trust, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Royal Society, the British Academy, Cambridge University and industry.

Senior University Lecturer,
Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
 Michael  Ramage
Not available for consultancy


Person keywords: 
earth masonry vaulting and seismic protection
modified timber and tall timber construction
energy efficient transitional and permanent housing
structural design
masonry spans