DMWR Architects has appointed Ben McKenna as Associate Director

Ben is a residential design architect with over 15 years’ experience and joins the practice after 12 years with Conran and Partners.

Barry Harper-Smith, Managing Director of DMWR Architects said, “We are absolutely delighted that Ben is joining us. His appointment further strengthens our current talented design team and will help us to further grow our thriving residential expertise, both in the UK and internationally. It is a really exciting time for the Group as we continue to expand and diversify.”

Ben is a highly experienced architect working on a number of high profile residential schemes with contract values up to £200m. He has a broad range of skills working across all RIBA work stages for private and public sector clients on new build, conversion and listed building projects. Ben will be based in the London office.

Ben McKenna comments, “I am really excited to be joining DMWR. I am passionate about good design and have worked on a number of projects, successfully leading them through the planning process and on many occasions taking them through the construction phase. This is a great opportunity for me to share my residential knowledge and expertise which will complement the practice’s existing portfolio along with continuing to grow the sector.”

DMWR Architects is an international award winning RIBA Chartered Practice employing over 55 staff with offices in London, Manchester and Hertfordshire. Established in 1963 the Practice, alongside its parent company CHQ Group, specialises across many sectors including residential, student accommodation, retail, commercial, healthcare, leisure and international projects.