Professor Brian Carter received his professional diploma in architecture from the Nottingham School of Architecture in England and a Master's Degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto. He is a licensed architect in the United Kingdom and worked in practice, most recently with Arup Associates in London where he was the designer of a number of award-winning projects. Carter is also the author of a number of books including Johnson Wax Administration Building and Research Tower (Architecture in Detail), published by Phaidon Press (1998) and another on the work of Patkau Architects: Selected Projects 1983-1993 published by Tuns Press (1994). He has contributed to architectural journals internationally. Recently he worked on a multi-disciplinary team that collaborated on the design of a new training center for Iveco in Turin (completed 2000) and a production building for Ferrari at Maranello (completed 2002). His scholarly work focuses on design research through practice and the consideration of modernism in contemporary architecture.