About

Jude Barber is an architect living and working in Glasgow.   She is a director at Collective Architecture - a 40-strong, employee owned studio across Glasgow and Edinburgh. www.collectivearchitecture.co.uk.

Jude has undertaken several close collaborations with local organisations, activists, artists and writers in parallel with her studio practice at Collective Architecture. 

She was co-director of the award-winning Empire Café with writer Louise Welsh during the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  Jude also exhibited ‘The Better Days’ solo exhibition at the Briggait Gallery Spaces, Glasgow during the 2016 Archi-Fringe programme. 

Jude previously worked with Reiach and Hall Architects and Malcolm Fraser Architects in Edinburgh, Dominique Perrault Architects in Paris and was a founding member of GLAS Co-operative (Glasgow Letters on Architecture and Space).  She is an external examiner at the Department of Architecture at The University of Sheffield, is a Board member of the Glasgow Women’s Library, has written for several architectural publications and is former Convenor of the Saltire Society Housing Design Awards (2000-2016). In 2018 she was named ‘Creative Industries Leader of the Year’ at the Scottish Women’s Awards.