Prior to joining Hawkins\Brown, Ben gained his Masters with distinction at the University of Westminster. His thesis project, ‘The Thames Material Institute’, explored historical and contemporary techniques and geometries of thin shell brick vaults to create a brick factory in East London using spoil from and located within the access shafts for the new Crossrail Line.
Ben has experience on projects and competitions at a range of scales and budgets and excels in with dealing with complex briefs and programmes. He is a firm believer in the benefit of high quality design and in the power of a strong conceptual approach to architecture. Prior to joining Hawkins\Brown, Ben worked on a number of schemes in the sports and cultural sectors.
As a passionate and talented architect, Ben is committed to providing design of a high calibre, resolving both the ambitions of the client and the complexities of the site. He is very familiar with the technical challenges and has rounded experience in both design and delivery within complex briefs and construction methodologies. Ben is committed to environmentally conscious design.
Away from architecture Ben is a keen cook and can often be found in the kitchen searching for the perfect recipe.