Elsie Margaret Akua OWUSU

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-12-09
Education AA Sch of Architecture
Publications N/A
Recreations walking, reading, drawing, dreaming
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Ms Elsie Owusu, OBE
Career architect; in private practice Elsie Owusu Architects 1986-, ptnr Feilden and Mawson LLP 2006-; arts projects incl: International Centre for Performing Arts, Contemporary African Art Gallery Greenwich, Global Trade Centre Offices and gallery space; major projects incl: International Centre for Performing Arts, Contemporary African Art Gallery, Global Trade Centre, E London Black Women's Centre, Palatine Road Centre Hackney, UK Supreme Ct interior design, Lagos Bus Rapid Transit System, Accra Bus Rapid Transit System; numerous housing schemes incl: Ebony House Neasden, Lido Square Haringey, Rendlesham Road Hackney, John Kallis Court Oxford, Mulgrave Street Development Liverpool, Hughes House Oxford; community centres incl East London Black Women's Centre; lectr in architecture Poly of N London and of E London 1986-90; fndr memb and chair Soc of Black Architects 1990-92, chair Housing Corpn Race in Housing Gp 1991-92, fndn memb Black Int Construction Orgn 1996-, acting chair then chair Aduna 2006-09, ambass Creative Partnerships 2006-; memb: Architects' Team: Solon SE Housing Assoc 1981-85, Women's Design Serv 1985-86, Exec Ctee Fedn of Black Housing Orgns 1994-96 (sec 1987), Educnl Visiting Bd RIBA 1995-97, Creative Britain Panel Design Cncl 1997, Cncl Nat Tst 2001-04, Bd Arts Cncl England 2002-09, Enabling Panel Cmmn for Architecture and the Built Environment 2003-09, Bd Royal African Soc 2007-; assessor: Civic Tst Awards 1997, Design Cncl Millennium Products Awards 1998-; vice-pres Women's Transportation Seminar 2005-08; cmmr Haringey Employment Cmmn 1996; govr: Middx Univ 1998, Coll of NE London 1998-2000; various TV appearances incl: presenter Who Pays the Piper (Channel 5 series on architecture) 1997, presenter and panel memb Zeitgeist (Channel 4) 1998
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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