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Tumpa Yasmin Fellows

Tumpa Husna Yasmin Fellows is a chartered architect, architectural design tutor (lecturer) and an architectural design researcher. Tumpa has completed her architectural education at the Bartlett School of Architecture. She has taught at a number of schools of architecture. Prior to co-founding the practice Our Building Design (in 2018), she has worked for a number of award winning practices in London for ten years. She is the founder of FAME collective, and the charity Mannan Foundation Trust. Since 2019, Tumpa has been appointed to be on the Design Review Panel for the Southwark Council Planning Department, which is an advisory role. 

Tumpa utilises design practice to be an active agent of socio-spatial decolonisation for environmental, climate and spatial justice. She was named a RIBA-J Rising Star in 2017, she has been awarded the RIBA President’s Award for Research (commendation) in 2019, and she was also recognised as a RIBA BAME award winner in 2019. Tumpa’s work has also been recognised by international architectural awards Architecture Sans Frontieres Award and SEED/ Pacific Rim award.