Catherine Slessor
Catherine Slessor
Architectural Critic, Editor & Writor

Catherine Slessor is an architectural critic, editor and writer. Currently she is a contributing editor to the Architectural Review and was its editor between 2010 and 2015, the first woman to lead the magazine after 13 men. She originally studied architecture at the University of Edinburgh and was in private practice before defecting into journalism. She also has a Masters degree in Architectural History and Theory from the Bartlett School of Architecture and has written for numerous publications, including the Observer, Icon, Bauwelt and Dezeen. In 2016 she was awarded an MBE for services to architectural journalism.