Edward Blake, Associate
MA (Cantab) DipArch, ARB
Edward completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge and his diploma at London Metropolitan University, graduating with distinction and awarded the Applied Technology in Architecture Prize. He has worked for Duggan Morris Architects since 2009, having previously worked for both Gort Scott Architects and Mole Architects where he gained experience in smaller scale projects utilising participatory and environmentally concious design.
At Duggan Morris Architects, Edward has worked on projects at a range of scales, in commercial, residential and educational sectors, located predominantly in London. Edward has worked on the Richmond Adult Community College and Television Centre projects, and was the Project Architect for The Shepherds Building and The Energy Hub, a mixed use building combining a power station with community facilities as part of the Elephant and Castle masterplan. Most recently, he has been the Project Architect for plot 18.03 of the Greenwich Peninsula for Knight Dragon.
Edward is a technology tutor at Oxford Brookes University. He was exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Show 2016.
Will Guthrie, Associate
MA (Cantab), DipArch, ARB
Will completed his RIBA Part I studies at Cambridge and later graduated from the University of Edinburgh/ECA (Dip Arch) with Distinction, winning the Chairman’s Medal and the Royal Scottish Academy Prize for Architecture. He joined Duggan Morris Architects in 2012 having worked previously at practices in London, rural Scotland and Copenhagen. He qualified as an architect from London Metropolitan University with Distinction in June, 2015.
At Duggan Morris Architects, Will has worked on a wide variety of projects. He oversaw the conversion of an early twentieth-century brick warehouse in Angel, North London for commercial developer Derwent London from 2012 to 2013, and jointly led the design of the practice’s first overseas project in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Since 2014, Will has been responsible for the design of a private residence in South Somerset, and more recently on the conversion of a former exhibition suite at the Science Museum on Exhibition Road, South Kensington.
Adam Hiles, Associate
BA (Hons), Architecture, DipArch MA, ARB
Adam studied at Canterbury School of Architecture UCA and the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, graduating from both with Distinction. He was nominated for the RIBA Silver Medal as well as the RIBA Presidents Award for Research in Architecture and also won the Ross Jamieson Memorial Prize during his part 3 studies.
Adam joined Duggan Morris Architects in 2012, becoming an Associate in 2016. He has led a number of key projects within the office of varying scale for a wide range of clients within the commercial, private residential, public arts and public realm sectors. Alongside this, Adam has gained particular expertise in housing, having led the Plot R3 scheme that will deliver 156 units within the new Strand East Masterplan for Vastint; Lion Green Road, a scheme comprising 110 homes in the London Borough of Croydon.
Adam’s design work has been selected and hung in the Architecture Room at the Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition on three separate occasions. He has written for BD and Blueprint as well as several other architectural publications. Adam has previously taught a studio unit at Canterbury School of Architecture UCA and has been a visiting critic at many other leading Universities. He has also been an invited lecturer at Central St Martins UAL and Chelsea School of Art & Design UAL.
Ah-Ra Kim, Associate
BA (Hons) Architecture, DipArch, ARB
Ah-Ra completed her degree at University of Westminster, her diploma at London Metropolitan University with Distinction, and gained RIBA Part 3 Professional Diploma at Bartlett School of Architecture, registering as an architect in 2010.
She has previously worked at Caruso St John Architects, where she worked on Chiswick House Cafe and Transforming tate Britain in London. Later at lokaldesign in South Korea, she was a leading architect on a number of projects, including an office building within Paju Book City Masterplan, and a competition win to design and organise cultural programmes within Alvaro Siza Pavilion for Anyang Public Art Project before returning to London.
She joined Duggan Morris Architects in 2013 and part-time assists an architecture gallery Betts Project. During her time at Duggan Morris, Ah-Ra has been predominantly involved in a mixed-use workplace project R7 within King’s Cross Central Masterplan in London, which is due to complete in 2017.
Harriet Saddington, Associate
MA (Hons) Architectural History, MArch, DipArch, ARB
Prior to studying architecture, Harriet read Architectural History at Edinburgh University (4-year MA Hons), graduating with First Class Honours. Harriet went on to train as an architect at the University of Westminster and Bartlett School of Architecture, graduating from both with distinction.
Harriet joined Duggan Morris Architects in 2015 and is currently leading three projects across the Wildernesse Estate in Sevenoaks - a specialist extra-care housing scheme set within the grounds of a grade II listed building. Harriet is a freelance architectural writer for the Financial Times, as well as other architectural publications. She is a visiting lecturer and critic at several UK universities and sits on a number of design panels. Within the office, Harriet also leads the CPD and staff training programme, with a keen interest in research and development.