Other Skills: Architectural DesignPlanning3D ModellingProject ManagementContract AdministrationInteriorsMasterplanningQUALIFICATIONSNC Construction TechnologyBSc ArchitectureBArch(Hons) ArchitectureProfessional Practice Pt III ArchitectureINTERESTSArchitecture & the built environmentCyclingGymCookingSocialisingTechnologyScotland
Other Skills: currently concentrating on own practice - general practitioner since 1988 - domestic - commercial, although previous experience with a further range of project types - school/brewery, shop design & shopfitting for high end products as well as teaching Architecture Module to HWU Engineering Students for 5 years plus 11 years as Part-time Lecturer at ECA degree and other years; other skills - sketching; interests: outdoors activities inc horse-riding,walking, ski-ing, & photography.
Other Skills: New build homes; Alterations and extensions to existing; Interior Architecture, home office / working from home; Sustainable design; Ecological design; Passivhaus / Passive House or Enerphit equivalent design; Retrofit; Change of use / Repurpose; Challenging sites, Listed Buildings; 3D modelling; CDM coordination / Principal Designer; Project Management; Off grid housing; Feasibility studies / Appraisals; Urban Design; Masterplanning. AWARDS: Scottish Home Awards - Winner, Designer House of the Year; Roses Design Awards - Winner, Best Proposed Building; RIBA Guerrilla Tactics - Winner, Green Dragons Den; Crail Preservation Society -Winner, Building / Environmental Awards; Midlothian Design Awards - Winner, New Buildings Category
Other Skills: Over 15 years experience in Sustainable and Conservation Design.Qualified Passive House Designer, and BREEAM Accredited Professional. Experience in Passivhaus construction and details for private houses. Qualified Assessor for BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment.Conservation Work on Listed Buildings, projects both large and small scale.Experienced in building condition reports, urban regeneration schemes/ reports and THI projects, conservation area report and appraisals.Chairman for Edinburgh Chartered Architects Network and Scottish Solar Energy Group. Member of Scottish Ecological Design Association, Edinburgh Architects Association, Association for Environment Conscious Building, Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland