2m - 15m
Project SectorResidential, Commercial, Interior Design, Retail, Sports & Leisure, Arts & Culture, Public, Transport, Education, Landscape Design, Regeneration
Ross Hutchinson BA (Hons) DIP Arch RIBA ARB
Ross founded UNIT Architects in 2007. Under his direction, UNIT Architects has grown to become a practice of increasing renown, working for a portfolio of highly acclaimed Clients across a diverse range of scales and sectors. Ross has been responsible for directing the design of the practice’s key projects including both of the £200m major mixed use regeneration projects Whitechapel Square inTower Hamlets and Chapel Square in Ilford. In addition to running the practice, Ross has also been a member of the London Borough of Wandsworth’s Design Review Panel since 2014. Prior to establishing UNIT Architects, Ross gained food retail sector experience working for Saunders Partnership before joining his former Bartlett tutors at Allford Hall Monaghan Morris in 2000. Over the next seven years at AHMM, Ross designed and delivered a wide range of high profile and award winning projects which included a new-build private house in St. Johns Wood; offices in Camden; the first phase of the Barbican refurbishment; a hotel with family housing in Birmingham as well as Barking Central, the key first phase of the multi-award winning major regeneration of Barking’s Town Centre. Ross is involved in the design, development and review of all projects and shares responsibility for the management and strategic direction of the practice.
Steve Ritchie BSc BArch (Hons) RIBA ARB
Since gaining a First Class Honours degree at the University of Dundee in 1992, Steve has designed and delivered a number of complex and critically acclaimed projects across a diverse number of sectors; working for Sir Norman Foster and Partners, Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners (Associate), Skidmore Owings & Merrill (Associate) and latterly Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects (Associate Director) before joining UNIT as a partner in 2008. His career to date has included residential, commercial office, retail, public arts, transport and master plan projects. Notable award winning projects include the National Space Science Centre in Leicester for Grimshaws and the Unity project in Liverpool for AHMM. Steve’s strengths lie in his design and his management of the team to deliver innovative buildings of high quality on time and on budget. As a partner of UNIT, Steve is involved in the design, development and review of all projects and shares responsibility for the management and strategic direction of the practice.