Marc is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and has a BSc in Architectural Technology and an MSc in Advanced Architectural Design from The Robert Gordon University where his thesis focussed on the algorithmic design of physical estates and infrastructure based on multi-objective optimisation. Prior to entering academia, Marc worked for a range of private architectural practices, including Local Authority, working on a diverse range of public and private projects ranging from new school buildings to domestic retrofits.

After gaining a PGDip in Education from the University of Aberdeen, Marc moved to Fife College where he spent 13 years, initially as a course Leader for Architectural Technology. In this role, Marc was responsible for writing the BSc Sustainable Architectural Design in partnership with the University of Abertay, Dundee before progressing to become Academic and Quality Manager for the Built Environment where he was responsible for overseeing a range of part and full time provision across the Built Environment, including vocational and technical apprenticeships. During his time at Fife College Marc was also an Associate Lecturer at Heriot Watt University on the BSc Quantity Surveying and Construction Project Management Programmes.


Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Forum: Future Skills Working Group

Qualifications and membershipsTeachingResearch interestsIndustry


BSc Architectural Technology, The Robert Gordon University

MSc Advanced Architectural Design (Distinction), The Robert Gordon University

Professional Graduate Diploma in Education, The University of Aberdeen


MCIAT (Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists)

Innovation Champion – Construction Scotland Innovation Centre


At UCEM Marc is Module Leader on the TEC4DIG Digital Technologies and BCU5CON Building Control modules.


Marc has many research interests and has project managed several research and knowledge exchange projects. With a passion for digital and skills advancement in the construction sector, Marc has undertaken research in areas such as Digital Design, PHPP 3D BIM Prototyping, Thermography in Heating Systems and Heritage Skills and Training.

Looking to the future, Marc is keen to explore AI and Algorithmic Design of Cities and Infrastructure to compliment his keen interests in SMART Cities and Digital Twinning.


Marc has vast experience of in industry, working for private architectural practices, including local authority where his work on a diverse range of public and private projects ranging from new school buildings to domestic retrofits.

In his spare time Marc also keeps himself up to date with industry practices through his architectural consultancy Archivated, undertaking domestic projects and architectural consultancy for local and Tier 1 clients.