Michael Lawson

Michael joined CampbellReith in 1987 and is a Partner at the practice. Michael has been extensively involved with, and responsible for, various arts, educational and refurbishment projects. These range from small projects, involving advice in connection with temporary works and installations, to project management and design and construction of major redevelopment schemes.


Among his projects on historical buildings are the redevelopment of the Grade I Fitzwilliam Museum, for Cambridge University and an energy efficient library adjacent to existing historic buildings at Newnham College in Cambridge.


In the recent years he has become a key member of CampbellReith’s Joint Venture with Tibbalds Urban Planning as part of the Homes England Multi disciplinary framework (renewed in 2019). 


Michael was responsible for the design development for the new MBA centre at Warwick University, the structural design for the reconfiguration works to the Victorian buildings at Guy’s & St. Thomas’s Hospital, several minor projects in many of London’s West End Theatres and the recently completed project for the refurbishment of the Barbican Concert Hall.


Michael is currently working on a number of projects, including Vaudeville Court in Islington, the redevelopment of Bracknell Town Centre, Princess Square project and Southern Gateway.