Daniel Given


E-mail: dgiven@kean.edu



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Education Background

2022 – Present

Masters of Philosophy – Research in Architecture.

Bath University, Bath.



Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice in Architecture.

The Royal Institute of British Architects, London.



Masters of Architecture.

Lincoln University, Lincoln.


2012 – 2015

Bachelor of Architecture.

Plymouth University, Plymouth.



Daniel Given is a Lecturer of Architecture, and joined the School of Public Architecture at Michael Graves College in 2022. Daniel received his bachelors in architecture from the University of Plymouth in 2015, before his masters in architecture from the University of Lincoln in 2018. Completing his Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice in Architecture through the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2021, he has gone on to begin his doctorate through the School of Architecture at the University of Bath.

Before joining the faculty at Michael Graves College, Daniel worked as an architect in the United Kingdom. With a mixed history of experience; having worked on medical, educational, religious and military architectural projects. Daniel’s experience lies within property development and high-end residential design, having worked with notable property developers within Bristol, England, as well as notable British architects such as Paul McAneary, David Wilson and Quentin Alder.


Research Fields

Development of Megacities

Parasitic Architecture

Residential Development within Urban Planning

Minimal Housing Development



Developing Parasitic Architecture as a tool for propagation within cities, Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, Vilnius Tech. 2021.