Go-to unit of measurement: Millimetres.
On my playlist: Anything that is not ‘Drum and Bass’.
I’m surprisingly good at: Not knowing what I’m surprisingly good at.
At happy-hour I order: Rhubarb and ginger gin and elderflower tonic.
I love working with clients because: They give meaning to the work we do and fuel my motivation for designing.
Materials that excite me: CLT / Timber.
I grew up: Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire.
Education: Hymers College (from age 8 to18) and BA Architecture at Newcastle University.
Notable Accomplishments/awards: Finishing my degree with my sanity still intact.
Why Hodson Architects: Hodson Architects gives me the best of both worlds; the atmosphere of a small practice but the satisfaction of seeing huge positive impacts made by the projects.
Favourite space: In my own tiny apartment.
Architect(s) I admire most: Any architect that wants to make a positive impact on people’s lives and not just earn money or design pretty buildings (in their opinion).
A space that has affected me: Cartagena Port Plaza (specifically where ‘The Cache’ and ‘The Whale’s Tail’ sculptures are located.
The best gift I ever gave: Any gift that I successfully made someone cry (happy tears of course).
Favourite place: Cartagena.
Favourite holiday: Any holiday that my 3 siblings and I have all been on.
I’m my best self when I’m: With my dog.
Quote that guides me right now: Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.
Ball point or felt tip: Felt tip.
Go-to morning drink: Coffee (milk and two sugars).
Something you might not know about me: I nearly decided to follow in my parent’s footsteps and pursue a career in banking/finance. Luckily, I saw sense before it was too late.
I always look forward to: Christmas (aka. the final two months of the year)