We are an international team, working from nine different locations across the UK, Cyprus and India. But we are also one team, combining experience and flexibility. Sector and skill experts are matched to each project across the practice, so that every project can be delivered efficiently and by the right team.
Jessica has successfully supported our teams on a number of education, commercial and residential projects, as well as several masterplans.
She is a team player with excellent conceptual and visualisation skills, including freehand sketching and computer-aided modelling and rendering. She also has excellent proficiency in ArchiCAD, SketchUp, Revit, and model-making, and is one of our BIM Revit Superusers.
Jill has worked on a variety of projects, predominantly in the higher education and healthcare sectors. She has delivered a number of complex remodelling projects for the Universities of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt and Abertay.
Jill has taken on the role of sustainability champion within her studio, encouraging and promoting ADP’s sustainability agenda at a project and studio level.
A keen runner, Jill has represented ADP at the Great North Run, completing the half marathon and raising funds for Marudyan UK.
Richard is an experienced senior architect who has delivered a number of projects across a wide range of sectors, particularly in the higher education sector. His projects include the refurbishment of a Grade II listed building at the University of Leeds, and a £12m science teaching laboratory at the University of Huddersfield.
He also has expertise in masterplanning, and has worked on masterplans for Liverpool John Moores University and University of Leeds.
Richard’s strengths lie in delivering BIM Level 2 projects, and he operates an advisory role across the practice.
He aspires one day to have his name in lights – be that for architecture or music.
Ewa joined ADP with experience in the residential sector. With a master’s degree in both architecture and urbanism, Ewa has a particular interest in public spaces, and their importance to the quality of life and sense of belonging in urban areas.
He has particular experience of working on masterplans and feasibility studies, and has been involved in projects at a variety of scales.
Ewa is also a New Architecture Writer with the Architecture Foundation, and has a recurring role as a visiting critic at the Manchester School of Architecture.
Outside of ADP, he is a writer, runner and oenophile.
Matt is a skilled architect with strong experience across a range of education projects.
He has successfully delivered a number of complex school projects, taking them from concept stage, through the client engagement process, to project completion.
Matt particularly enjoys working with the design team to create inspiring learning environments for pupils and staff, and is the project architect for a new SEN school. He has also been closely involved in projects for a number of universities, including the University of Reading, Oxford Brookes University, and Somerville College, Oxford.
Outside of work, he’s a committed hockey player for his local team.
Farhan’s skills lie in detailed design development. His role as architect requires him to understand the technical aspects of a concept design. He works extensively with the project engineering consultants to ensure that our buildings function well.
Farhan’s particular interest lies in healthcare design. Healthcare – and health – play a very important part in his life: he spends much of his free time either at the gym or advising his friends and colleagues about leading a healthy lifestyle.
Anna has worked primarily on education, heritage and landscape projects during her time at ADP. She also has good experience with residential, commercial and leisure projects, from small private extensions to multimillion-pound commercial schemes.
Anna is particularly interested in heritage projects, and passionate about refurbishing and creatively adapting old buildings to ensure continued use and care. She enjoys actively working with stakeholders and design teams to deliver a client’s vision.
A Certified Passive House Designer, Anna continuously improves the sustainability credentials of the projects she is involved with.
Outside of ADP, Anna enjoys swimming, hill-walking and cycling.
As a project architect, Andy is involved at all stages of a project, taking a lead after the client engagement stage.
Andy has experience in a number of sectors, but is particularly passionate about healthcare work. He enjoys the technicalities involved, and the detailed collaboration with other design team members that this brings.
Andy was the project architect on a combined student residential and teaching block project at Newman University, which won “Building Project of the Year” at the Celebrating Construction Awards.
Outside of work, Andy enjoys fitness training, and has a keen interest in sports and photography. His love of rugby has taken him as far as Sydney to watch the State of Origin series.
Will has extensive experience of projects within the health and education sectors.
He was involved in the client engagement and design of a new emergency department, leading the project team in developing the BIM model.
Will has also worked as an integral part of the ADP team on a number of projects for the Universities of Lancaster, Stafford and Leeds, and has developed extensive knowledge of delivering schools via the ESFA framework.
Will is a BIM and NBS Create Superuser for the practice, with expertise in delivering coordinated design solutions at BIM Level 2.
Amy has worked on a variety of projects in the residential, commercial and healthcare sectors, with a focus on higher education schemes. Her experience covers the successful delivery of new build, refurbishment, spatial rationalisation, learning, social and workplace projects for a number of universities.
Amy particularly enjoys the stakeholder engagement process, developing an in-depth understanding of the client’s needs and challenging perceptions.
Her strengths lie in the visual communication of ideas during the design process, and in building relationships with the client and project teams.
Alex is a recently qualified architect who has supported our teams in a number of education and healthcare projects.
He has particular experience of design development support and technical design packages. Alex has been involved in projects for the Universities of Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Oxford, as well as supporting the delivery of projects for the Star Academies trust.
Alex is very proficient in Revit and CAD software, and is continuing to develop the BIM experience of the practice.
Outside of work, Alex enjoys going to gigs, and was a recent finalist in the ADP Art Challenge.
Arvind is an accomplished architect with good site experience. He uses his expertise to ensure his projects are well managed.
Arvind was born and brought up in the eastern part of India, and has spent a lot of time being close to nature. He therefore has good experience of hill architecture and using local sustainable materials. He has mainly worked within the commercial, residential and public sectors.
When Arvind manages to escape his computer screen he enjoys sightseeing and cycling in the hills.
Kristie has worked on a diverse range of building types and sectors. She enjoys working with the design and construction teams to create a final design which exceeds the expectations of the client and end users.
Kristie has experience delivering all aspects of a project at design and construction stages.
Jade is an architect with a particular interest in designing education buildings. She is passionate about providing pupils with a creative and supporting environment in order to transform their experience and positively impact their development.
During her career, Jade has worked on a number of primary schools from the initial project stages through to construction. She enjoys working within a collaborative environment, engaging with multiple stakeholders to develop a design that exceeds expectations for the people using the final building.
In her spare time, Jade enjoys travelling and uses these opportunities to practise her photography skills.
Prashilla is an experienced project architect with a particular interest in sustainable heritage.
She has worked on projects ranging widely in cost, scale and type, and enjoys manipulating space to create an architectural form that exceeds the aspirations of the people who will use it.
Prashilla has an enthusiasm for sustainable design, fostered through her MSc in Sustainable Building Design.
Outside of ADP, Prashilla enjoys keeping active – be it dancing, running or cycling.
Akshay ensures the details of every aspect of his architecture are of the highest quality. He works hard to resolve design issues by breaking them down to the basic elements first. This helps in simplifying the design process, and delivering a solution that always works.
When not putting his mind to work, Akshay enjoys putting his feet to work on the dance floor.
Patrick joined ADP as a project architect, and has been mainly working on projects within the healthcare sector. He also brings a range of experience in the residential and education sectors.
Patrick has worked extensively with timber frame construction, and has a keen interest in sustainable and ecological design.
Outside of work, Patrick likes to go and watch rugby matches, having spent much of his youth involved in club rugby. He also enjoys hill-walking and skiing, although he would like to be able to do more when time permits.
Matthew is a project architect who works across the healthcare, education and residential sectors.
His particular strengths lie in solving site issues, as well as the technical delivery of projects.
Matthew was the project architect for the award-winning Macmillan Cove project, which provides a relaxed, non-clinical environment for those living with or affected by cancer.
Matthew is a Marvel fan – and although doesn’t claim to have the IQ of Tony Stark or Bruce Banner, he does aspire to bring the same ingenuity and problem-solving acumen to his projects!
Jake is a senior architect with strong technical knowledge. He has acted as design team leader on projects across a number of sectors, including multi-unit and private housing, education, healthcare, retail and leisure.
Chairing ADP’s Superuser group for the specification writing software NBS Create, Jake has a strong technical knowledge base. He passionately believes in taking a rigorous approach to design, and seeks out the most effective solutions at every stage of a project’s life.
Outside of work, Jake aspires to finish building his house one day, and actually live in it!
As a project architect, Utkarsh is responsible for the entire design process – from concept to delivery on site. His core experience lies in designing commercial, industrial and religious buildings. Utkarsh displays great enthusiasm, and diligently works towards fulfilling every challenge from conception through to completion.
In the future he would like to design, build and run his own school that provides primary education to less fortunate children.
Gráinne recently joined ADP as a senior architect, and has wide-ranging experience delivering projects across the education sector. Before joining ADP, she worked on projects including a building with the largest timber roof in Europe, and designed the UK’s longest aerial walkway.
While at ADP, she has worked on several projects at University of Bristol. These include a lecture theatre complex, and a Grade II listed building upgrade and remodelling project.
Outside of work, Gráinne is attempting to start her own vegetable patch – with varying levels of success.
Glen is an experienced senior architect with wide-ranging experience, particularly within the commercial and rail sectors. He is used to undertaking complex architectural projects from concept to completion as both architect and lead consultant.
Glen enjoys working with everyone involved in projects, including the design, procurement and construction teams. He is passionate about extracting the most out of each and every project, ensuring the best value for the client, contractor and end users.
Outside of work, Glen is a keen tennis player and sport enthusiast.
Rob is an experienced project architect who has been involved in a number of projects, mainly within the education and healthcare sectors.
He has delivered a number of social care projects, developing a detailed knowledge of the key challenges in delivering residential and day care accommodation. He has also designed a number of specialist SEN facilities for schools.
Outside of work, Rob can be found scaling new heights on a climbing wall or enjoying the great outdoors.
Torsten has worked on a wide range of projects, and has considerable experience in the higher education and science and research sectors.
He has acted as a lead designer on many large and complex projects, and understands the proactive role of design coordination.
Torsten has current experience of designing specialist laboratory environments at the Universities of Leeds and Lancaster, and for Daresbury Laboratories.
Ben is an architect with a focus on quality and materiality. He is experienced across a diverse range of building types, and enjoys all aspects of designing and delivering architecture. He has a key focus on creating architecture which has a sense of playfulness, responds intelligently to the environment, and dissolves the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces.
In a world increasingly dominated by technology, Ben loves making by hand, and can often be found in his workshop creating something out of concrete or wood. He brings this appreciation of material quality, craftsmanship and handmade objects to his work in the practice.
Tracey works as part of ADP’s EMS team, and is a qualified BREEAM Assessor and BREEAM Advisory Professional. Her role involves liaising with the design team, collating information for BREEAM reports, and carrying out BREEAM assessments.
Tracey has worked on a varied range of education and healthcare projects, as well as other diverse building types. She has been involved in the Elmsbrook Local Centre, which is an exciting zero-carbon development; she has also helped with the development of a Scheduled Monument at Fort Bovisand, providing conservation advice to the team.
Outside of ADP, she aspires to complete her fiftieth parkrun this year.
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