Oliver gained his Part 1 from Coventry University where, during his year out, completed an internship at Jadric Architektur in Vienna. Later, he. went to Amsterdam to work for VMX Architects, under the direction of Don Murphy and Shaya Fallahi. While in the Netherlands, Oliver allowed Dutch design principles, such as the concept of the woonerf (a pedestrian-friendly ‘living street’), to feed into his final undergraduate projects.
Oliver graduated with nominations for the RIBA Bronze Medal and the AJ Student Prize and has since been working at HOK in London on various complex sports projects, including Gateshead Quays Arena and Conference and Exhibition Centre. He will continue to work at HOK during his time at the LSA.