Peter Jackson FRIBA first worked in the UAE with John R Harris Architects in the early 1970s. His research for Windtower co-authored with Dr Anne Coles, began with his detailed measured survey of a windtower house in Dubai in 1974. Through a long and varied career, he ran an architectural partnership in Zimbabwe for 22 years, as well as working in Oman, Jordan, Zambia, Botswana and Mozambique. For many years he was Historic Buildings Advisor to the City of Harare and was author of Historic Buildings of Harare (Quest 1986). He lectures and has written numerous articles on architectural history. Peter returned to the UAE in 2002, and as Architect Advisor in HH the Ruler’s Office, Sharjah, has been involved with the planning and design of award-winning museums and visitor centres in the Emirate. In 2020 Peter was elected a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.