Founding director of Marks Barfield Architects (MBA) together with husband and partner David Marks (1952-2017) and originators and creative entrepreneurs behind the design and realisation of the London Eye and BA i360, Brighton.
MBA has won over 80 awards for design, innovation and sustainability. Projects range from the Kew Treetop Walkway, the art fund winning Lightbox Woking and the University of Cambridge Primary School. Current projects include a visitor’s centre and HQ in the Seychelles and the UK’s first green Mosque in Cambridge. As well as chairing the RIBA National Awards Panel, Julia is on the LLDC Quality Review Panel and is an external examiner at Bath University.