Ian joined the practice in 2009 following completion of his BArch course at the Manchester School of Architecture and has since gone on to complete his professional qualifications while with the Practice.
Since joining the practice Ian has worked on a series of projects spanning the workspace, residential, mixed use and educational sectors. With a particular interest in the student residential market, Ian has delivered a number of projects in Sheffield's Cultural Industries Quarter including Gatecrasher Apartments and Sellers Wheel, comprising construction of both new purpose built student accommodation along with the refurbishment of Grade II listed buildings to office and café accommodation.
He has a talent for realising the potential in former industrial heritage sites and has recently completed the award-winning Albert Works, a warehouse-to-workplace restoration which repurposes a piece of the city’s industrial heritage to create a dynamic headquarter office space for a creative agency.
Ian was named the Rising Star of the North, North Wales and Northern Ireland at the 2017 British Council for Offices NextGen Awards.