Portsmouth School of Architecture


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Lynne Mesher

  • Qualifications: PGCE FE, BA (Hons)
  • Role Title: Interim Associate Dean of Academics; Principal Lecturer; Course Leader – BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
  • Address: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 2405
  • Email: lynne.mesher@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Portsmouth School of Architecture
  • Faculty: Creative and Cultural Industries


Prior to joining the University of Portsmouth in 2004, I studied for a BA (hons) Design and gained professional experience in Interior Design Practice, working internationally in the retail and leisure sector. I have been course leader of BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design since 2009 and a Principal Lecturer in the School of Architecture since 2011. My research interests include Interior Education and studio culture, as well as retail and experiential interiors.

Teaching Responsibilities

Lecturing Roles

  • Course Leader, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design
  • Year Coordinator, BA1 Interior Architecture & Design
  • Personal Tutor
  • Dissertation Tutor
  • Unit Coordinator, 153 Interior Application
  • Unit Lecturer, 260 Interior Technologies

School Roles

  • Director of Admissions, School of Architecture
  • School Executive


  • Retail, branding and experiential environments
  • The relationship between teaching and practice
  • Studio culture and the virtual studio
  • Interior Education and process

Research profile

Explore my research profile, publications and activities on the Portsmouth Research Portal

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