John Osmond Naylor completed his AA Diploma at the Architectural Association in 2013, winning the Holloway and the Fosters Prize for Sustainable Infrastructure, and completed his ARB/RIBA part 3 at Newcastle University in 2017. He is interested in the socio-ecological potential of architecture fusing cutting edge computational tools with sustainable materials, and is a BREEAM Associate.

John has worked on projects in LondonSingapore, Malaysia, China and Haiti and has recently been working alongside Jörg Stamm in Indonesia and Mexico. He has taught at the Architectural Association (London); Tsinghua University (Beijing); the Leeds School of Architecture (UK); as well as being an invited speaker at the 3rd Mexican Bamboo Congress in Huatusco, Mexico. He continues to be Programme Lead for the AAVS Bamboo Lab.