OUR PEOPLE

A PEOPLE-LED APPROACH

 

We are an award-winning RIBA chartered practice and our staff have nearly 100 years of combined architectural experience.

 

DANIEL HURD

BA(Hons) Dip Arch (Birm) Med RIBA

Managing Director

1994 – Present

 

Founder and principal architect at the practice since its formation in 1994.

Member of the RIBA, qualified CDM Health and Safety Co-ordinator.

Design and project management with specialist expertise in the following areas: Healthcare, Community, Education, Ecclesiastical, Conservation and Restoration, 

 

IAN ALLERSTON

BA(Hons) Dip Arch (Birm) RIBA

Director

1999 – Present

 

Director and member of the RIBA

Design and project management with specialist expertise in the following areas: Conservation, Restoration, Private and Social Housing, Master planning, Community, Commercial, Industrial

 

MANSOOR NAZIR

BA(Hons) Dip Arch (Birm) RIBA

Director  

2002 – Present

 

Director and member of the RIBA

Design and project management with specialist expertise in the following areas: NHS, Healthcare, Charitable Organisations, Education, Private Housing

Mansoor has been involved in the delivery of a wide range of projects in Acute Care, Mental Health and Primary Care, including educational projects focussed on Children with special educational needs (SEN).

Mansoor is also actively involved in promoting better children’s services in Birmingham and is currently helping SENAR, NHS Birmingham Criss City CCG with developing new systems around the delivery of personal budgets and Educational Health Care Plans (EHC).

 

PHIL COOKSEY

BA (hons), MArch, Dip Arch (Leics) RIBA

Associate  

2011 - Present

 

Graduated with 1st Class Honours from De Montfort University, Leicester where he received the LRSA Award for Sustainable Design 2011 and was nominated for the RIBA Bronze Medal 2011 and was awarded best MArch design project 2015.

http://www.presidentsmedals.com/Entry-28871

Sectors: Healthcare, Retail, Conservation and Restoration, Adaptive Re-Use, Ecclesiastical, Social Housing, Private Housing, Education, Industrial, Commercial, Community

Phil currently teaches 1st year Architecture studio part-time at De Montfort University, Leicester and is involved in the RIBA Ambassador’s Programme.

http://architecturehub.ning.com/

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NASIR GAMBA

BSc(Hons) ACIAT

Architectural Technologist

2015 – Present

 

Nasir has extensive knowledge of industry standard 2D, 3D and BIM software.

Sectors: Heathcare, Education, Private Housing, Community

 

ELISA ZERAH

Architectural Assistant

2018 - Present

 

 

Elisa is a double graduate in Urban Planning and Architecture with the equivalent of a First Class Honours from the Universita’ di Architettura di Genova (Italy). Elisa also completed her Masters Degree in Architecture in 4 years instead of the usual 5. She is practicing and studying to achieve fully qualified status in both the UK and Italy.

Sectors: Housing, Education, Healthcare