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Simon Allford

Simon Allford

Director

From AHMM’s base in London Simon leads a studio that works in the UK and internationally, engaging public and private clients in the exploration of a particular architecture’s potential to offer delight as well as utility.

Simon works on a wide range of scales and typologies. Recent projects include Stratford residential master plan, The Angel, Tea and Yellow Buildings as well as Adelaide Wharf, the Saatchi Gallery and Chobham Academy.

He is currently working on the new Google HQ at King’s Cross, The White Collar Factory at City Road, a new tower 240 Blackfriars, three mixed use projects on Regent Street for the Crown Estate, an academic building for the University of Amsterdam as well as large urban scale projects in London and America.

Simon is Chairman of the Architecture Foundation, a trustee of the Architecture Association Foundation, a visiting professor at The Bartlett and GSD Harvard. He was recently Vice President for Education at the RIBA and a Chair of Design Review at CABE.

Simon engages in the broader architectural discussion as a writer, critic, teacher, judge of competitions, frequent lecturer, examiner, advisor and commentator.

Jonathan Hall

Jonathan Hall

Director

Jonathan is responsible for all appointments for the practice, as well as Health and Safety procedures, while directing a number of architectural projects. He has been involved in the recently completed award winning schemes; Sunshine House, a Children's Development Centre in Southwark, and housing developments at Church Street and Crown Street Buildings.

Jonathan has been an external examiner at the University of New England and a Part III examiner at the University College of London as well as lecturing at architectural schools in the UK. Jonathan has contributed to architectural publications including Architecture Today and Building Design and has been a member of the RIBA Journal Practice editorial committee.

Paul Monaghan

Paul Monaghan

Director

Paul works on a wide range of projects including masterplanning, arts, educational buildings, housing, offices, public buildings and health buildings.
Recently completed projects under his direction include Kirk Balk Community College, Anne Mews, Villaggio in Ghana, Unity on Liverpool’s historic waterfront, Latitude House, Barking Central, Westminster Academy and Kentish Town Health Centre. He is currently working on a wide-range of projects including Nine Elms, several high-profile schools and the reinvention of Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre.
Paul has lectured throughout the UK, and has been an external examiner at several Universities, including Liverpool, Westminster and Southbank. He has been Vice Chair of the CABE Schools Design Review Panel and is currently on the CABE National Design Review Panel. Paul has been chairman of the Young Architect of the Year awards, and up until 2010 chaired the RIBA awards panel.  He is also a RIBA Client Design Advisor. 

Peter Morris

Peter Morris

Director

As Managing Director, Peter’s main focus is on the design and management of the practice itself while as an architect he maintains a close working relationship with its work through critical review of all projects at key stages. This dual role acknowledges AHMM’s belief in the interdependence of professional excellence and good business practice.

Peter oversees a broad range of cultural and operational aspects within the practice from staff development, training and recruitment, financial management, practice infrastructure, communications and risk management to developing the strategic direction of the business.

He has also been responsible for the direction of various projects from inception through to completion including the competition-winning schemes for Walsall Bus Station and the Barbican Arts Centre and continues to direct a number of architectural projects.

His commitments outside the practice include acting as a member of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's Architecture Appraisal Panel.