Dominic became a full time lecturer at MSA in 2008. Prior to this Dominic, a fully qualified architect, was a founding partner in Sagar Stevenson Architects, a practice set up in 1989 in a decrepit derelict run down area of the City centre. Sagar Stevenson were key figures in setting up the community led 'Northern Quarter Association' in the area North of Piccadilly. Both Sagar Stevenson and the Northern Quarter Association were instrumental in spear heading the regeneration of this area, now known as ‘The Northern Quarter’. The practice have undertaken various projects mainly in the Northern Quarter and Ancoats, including mixed use projects, social housing, leisure, commercial, college and education, master planning and feasibilities, alongside Museum and exhibitions and works further afield.

More recently, his time has been more devoted to teaching, having previously been an Associate Lecturer at Manchester and Liverpool School of Architecture. He has previously lectured in Professional Studies and co-ordinated the Professional Practice studies for BArch. acting as liaison link between the Manchester School of architecture and the Manchester Society of Architects, as well as co-ordinating outside events, lectures, workshops, festivals, exhibitions and pavilion buildings, alongside teaching and lecturing in BA and BArch.


Journal Articles

Sagar, D., 2016. 'Our lady Star of the Sea and St Winifrede', The Modernist.

Conference Papers

Sagar, D., 2016. 'Rag Tag Bags of People and Zones of Experimentation', Alternative Futures and Popular Protest, Manchester Metropolitan University, 21/3/2016 - 23/3/2016.

Sagar, D., 2016. 'Tales of Two Cities, Two Teams,Two stadiums, Manchester V Detroit', Brooklyn Says ' Move To detroit', Detroit.

Other Outputs

Sagar, D., 2016. 'Merz Bau Rural Studio'.


Sagar, D., 2016. 'The Northern Quarter and Zones of Experimentation'.