WELCOME

 

OUR TEAM

As a practice we take pride in our work and your projects. We are a friendly, enthusiastic and professional team who offer innovative design solutions coupled with a high level of personal service, expertise and experience. The expertise and up-to-date knowledge of our staff goes hand-in-hand with a best possible client service. We draw in 3D, using Archicad, which is an object based drawing package, ready for BIM integrated modelling which we undertake on larger and more complex projects.

CORNELIUS KAVANAGH

ARCHITECT RIBA | PARTNER

Cornelius studied at Liverpool University and qualified as an Architect in 1999. In 2001 he joined Hives, specialising in work on listed buildings but also new-build in a traditional style such as at Adshead Park; he has been a partner since 2010. His projects include significant listed buildings such as the Phyllis Court Grandstand.

HENK WIERINGA

ARCHITECT RIBA | PARTNER

Henk graduated and qualified as an architect in 1999 at the University of Delft. He has previously worked at Foster and Partners and HLM Architects, gaining experience in large office schemes and a number of significant education projects. Henk joined Hives in 2010 he has worked on various commercial, residential, care home, and community projects.

CHITRA DESHPANDE

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Chitra graduated in 2003 in India, where she worked as an architect until moving to the UK and joining Hives in 2007. She went on to do a diploma at the interior design institute in London in 2012. She has lead experience in education, private and developer residential projects, and commercial projects.

FARHAD MALEK

ARCHITECT ARB

Farhad studied at Liverpool John Moores and Oxford Brookes. He joined Hives in 2016 from Tim Mc Farlane where he specialised in detailing structural glass projects. He qualified as an Architect in 2018. He has since taken job running roles on several project, including residential, equestrian and commercial projects.

LUKE COLLINSON

ARCHITECTURAL ASSISTANT

Luke graduated in Architecture from the University of Plymouth in 2019. Luke has been working for Hives since 2019 to gain experience towards his part 2, and has been involved in residential and community buildings. Luke is also responsible for our on-line presence and has a keen interest in 3D modelling and  printing.

 
 
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Reading

Hives Architects LLP

John Adams House
29 Castle Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 7SB

0118 958 7331
 

Guildford

Hives Architects LLP

37 Recreation Road

Guildford

Surrey

GU1 1HP

07941 242172 (Henk)