Carys Fisher

Architect – Studio Associate Director

IBI Group


Carys is a qualified architect and Schools Lead for the Cardiff Studio.

Carys has effectively supported the delivery of a number of education projects, including primary, secondary and further education colleges.

Following the completion of the academic paper and acclaimed HEAD Study (Holistic Evidence And Design) carried out by Professor Peter Barrett, Carys has played a leading role in developing the practical application of this research through IBI THiNK – IBI’s in-house research & development team, culminating in the ‘Clever Classroom’ optimised design solution and the Schools Assessment Toolkit.

Carys has been an active member of the Constructing Excellence in Wales working group which has been instrumental in developing the 21st Century Schools Post Occupancy Evaluation process entitled ‘Brighter Spaces, Engaging Schools’. In addition to this, Carys has given a number of talks on ‘Designing for positive outcomes’ at various events.

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