The Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

David Houston

David Houston lectures in the Research Skills, Research Methods, Planning Methodology, Computer-Aided Design, GIS and computer based technology; and is in charge of computing facilities for the Architecture & Planning within the School.


Currently I am involed in teaching in the following modules


EVP1004 Research Skills

EVP2011 Theory & Practice of Development Control 

EVP2012 Theory & Practice of Spatial Planning Practice

EVP3003 Planning Practice Field Study Tour

EVP3011 Independent Research Project

EVP8012 Planning Skills & Ethics

EVP8015 International Spatial Planning

EVP8018 Professional Practice Project in Environmental Planning


Along with Professor Malachy McEldowney, we were awarded a BT Business Education Award for our Student Project in Athlone which developed an Integrated Area Plan which proposed urban renewal schemes for areas of the town, justified by comprehensive physical and socio-economic analyses and promoted by consultation with local commercial, voluntary and community interests.

ARC1003 Professional Skills

ARC2005 Computer Aided Design




Administrative Duties include

Inventory Officer

Maintenance of Planning & ISEP Web-sites

Member of the School Teaching & Learning Committee

Member of the David Keir Building Safety Committee

School Disability Awareness Officer

School Safety Officer