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Principal Architect and Passive Haus Designer
Michael founded Critical Mass Architects in 2001.
He Michael trained at Sheffield University and the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London attaining RIBA part III in 1998 and registration with the ARB (Architects Registration Board).
In practice, Michael has previously worked with Ken Yeang, Kuala Lumpur, Manfred Schiedheim, Berlin, Nation Fender Architects, Paris and Bangkok, and MG Architects, London, UK.
Michael is also a qualified Passiv Haus Designer.
Michael has a great sense of place and loves to work with clients to create extra special spaces to inhabit, whether for home, work or play.
In his spare time, Michael likes to spend time with the family on Dartmoor or at the coast, volunteering with the local youth football club and as a Parish Councillor and escaping for walks with the dog for some thinking time!
Project and Contracts Manager
Samantha has over 25 years procurement experience having gained a Business Studies Degree and professional procurement qualification from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply.
She has worked in Paris, Leicester and London across the local authority, rail industry and construction sectors and is a skilled project manager.
Samantha has also successfully helped clients gain funding for projects including from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
She juggles work, raising a family and voluntary work in the community including for the local church and primary school.
When she does get a moment to herself she enjoys time with the family or curling up with a good book.
Monty comes to the office most days. He doesn’t do much work, preferring to loaf around, but he does remind us when it is time for lunch or some fresh air!
Monty spends his spare time eating, sleeping, chasing balls and swimming.
If projects or workload dictate we employ Architectural Assistants to support our work. Often these are students working towards their full RIBA accreditation.
We also regularly support secondary school students on work experience placements who may be interested in a career in Architecture.
The Studio @ Cappys Cottage,
Ogwell, Newton Abbot firstname.lastname@example.org
00 44 1626 638210
Monday — Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday — Closed
Sunday — Closed
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