Shug Corbett

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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  • 18 References 14
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Portuguese
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • architecture
  • Glasgow School of Art / TU Delft
  • From Peebles, Scotland, United Kingdom
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About Me

Grew up in Scotland, just finished my architecture masters in Holland, slowly turning in to an architect. Studied at the Glasgow School of Art, worked in London and Bath, found some time in between to travel and study in India, Brazil, North America.

Currently workawaying on building sites in the south of France and looking for office work in Paris or Brussels


Nothing ventured, nothing gained, etc.

"Many people nowadays live in a series of interiors...disconnected from each other. On foot everything stays connected, for while walking one occupies the spaces between those interiors in the same way one occupies those interiors. One lives in the whole world rather than in interiors built up against it." - RS

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


In Portugal, Brazil, Mumbai, along the Danube, Copenhagen and others! Only a surfer so far - to be addressed. Met lots of great people, made some great friendships, memorable experiences, adventures!


Travel, Europe, music, film, radio, literature, art + architecture. history, philosophy, current affairs. Landscapes, cities, sustainability, exploring, walking, running, cycling, rugby and football. Beer, wine, coffee and food. Late nights, early mornings

(currently) Zumthor, CR Mackintosh, Bo Bardi,Tarkovsky, The Roots, Bob Dylan, Rebecca Solnit, Almodovar, GG Marquez, Philip Petit, BBC, Herzog, Hitchcock, Kahn, Rushdie, Pamuk, waltz with bashir, roth, steinbeck, updike, carver, cheever, jg ballard

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, India, Netherlands, United Kingdom

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