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About Michael Brooks
Editor of Designing Buildings Wiki.
Michael Brooks is the Editor of Designing Buildings Wiki. He has a BSc (Hons) degree in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, and worked for Laing O'Rourke on the Manchester Metrolink project. Since 2012 he has worked in the publishing industry; as Publishing Officer for the Energy Institute and then as Product Manager specialising in construction industry publications for Forum Business Media.
Michael is also an enthusiastic writer, having published a number of freelance pieces and interviewed several notable figures including the esteemed academic Noam Chomsky and the writer Will Self.
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