Keir Alexander, Associate Director
BA (Hons) Architecture, DipArch, ARB
Keir completed his BA at Liverpool and later graduated from his diploma at University of Westminster with Distinction, winning the AIA Noel Hill Award. He joined Duggan Morris Architects in 2013 having worked previously at AHMM, where he worked predominantly on large workplace projects in central London. Later at Feilden Fowles, he worked largely in education buildings in the South West, leading on a number of projects, including the RIBA National Award winning Lee Centre.
During his time at Duggan Morris, Keir has been involved in several medium and large scale workplace and residential projects all located in London. Keir was Project Lead on Blossom Street for British Land as well as two large housing projects in East London for Vastint as part of the Strand East masterplan, near Three Mills.
More recently he has been involved in the technical delivery stages of Greenwich Peninsula, plot 18.03 for Knight Dragon. Within the office, Keir takes an active role in methods of Quality Assurance, implementation of BIM, recruitment and in the development of housing design research.
Kevin Gray, Director
BA (Hons) Architecture, DipArch, ARB, RIBA
Kevin Gray graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture in 1998 and worked at Foster + Partners and Ushida Findlay before joining Richard Rogers Partnership in 2000 working for 15 years reaching Associate level. Kevin worked on a number of major residential, commercial and civic projects, notably the Antwerp Law Courts, One Hyde Park and the British Museum WCEC.
Kevin joined Duggan Morris Architects in 2015 to fulfil a directorial role across a number of major projects, advising and mentoring in many areas including design detail, construction and procurement, consultant and contractor engagements. Kevin has been a critic, teacher and lecturer at Universities in London, the UK and Europe including The Bartlett, University of Westminster, North London, Newcastle, Plymouth, Ghent, and EPFL Lausanne. His interest in education extends into a role as Chair of Governors at a community school in South London.
Miranda MacLaren, Associate Director
BSc Architecture, DipArch, ARB
Miranda studied at UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, London Metropolitan University and Westminster University, joining Duggan Morris Architects in 2012. She is an Associate Director leading on multiple projects. Miranda led the delivery of Brentford Lock West; awards include a RIBA National Award, Civic Trust Award and Stirling Prize Midlist.
Miranda presently leads the delivery of Hampstead Green; a specialist extra care housing scheme including café, spa and communal living facilities. Miranda also advises across many projects and stage from design detail, construction and procurement. She has been a visiting critic at Bristol, Kingston, RCA, Toledo (Spain) and London Metropolitan University, where she is currently teaching an undergraduate unit, which is researching innovative housing for various neglected user groups. Miranda is also part of a housing research group aiming to drive improvements on our understanding of housing and home within our city.
Charlotte Sorensen, Practice Director
BA (Hons) History
Charlotte joined Duggan Morris Architects in early 2015. As Practice Director, Charlotte works closely with directors and senior management to lead the team of dedicated staff, and is responsible for all elements of the day to day operational management of the practice, including finance, HR and facilities. Charlotte studied History at Cardiff University, and is experienced in office management and administration across a variety of sectors.
David Storring, Technical Director
BSc Architecture, DipArch, ARB, RIBA
David Storring joined the practice in 2008 after graduating from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, winning the ‘Excellence in design’ award.
David has been instrumental in the design and delivery of numerous award-winning projects across a diverse range of sectors, most notably the RIBA and Stirling Mid-listed Alfriston swimming pool. His focus is on delivering complex mixed-use briefs including commercial, residential, education and public building. He also has extensive experience working on large-scale refurbishments and within listed buildings.
As Technical Director David has built a strong reputation for thoroughness, detailed design and imaginative problem solving. Whilst directly overseeing several projects he also provides support and mentoring across the wider studio.
David has lectured and been a visiting critic at a number of leading schools of architecture including The Bartlett, Cambridge University and Kingston University. His keen interest in emerging technologies and detailed design continues as a technology tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture.