Lawrence Grigg (Project Manager/ development director ), Lydia Robinson (Architect / creative director)

Lawrence Grigg
MA (Hons) Architecture
MEng, MArch, LEED® AP

Lawrence has had considerable experience in delivering complex projects both in the UK and abroad. Lawrence’s experience includes working for high-profile practices, most notably Patkau Architects, designing and delivering award-winning houses and institutional buildings. Lawrence has worked on a variety of building types from hotels to art galleries, in addition to residential projects. Currently Lawrence is leading the delivery of several development projects for design storey, including the award winning Miner’s Cottages.

Graduating with distinctions in both Engineering and Architecture, Lawrence has a unique professional background which is supported by a professional qualification in Project Management. This diversity of experience gives him an ability to resolve a vast array of construction issues enabling the successful delivery of high quality architectural and development projects.  He focuses on the strategic decision-making and project management believing creative design has to be supported by an integrated and rigorous management approach.

Lawrence is a former triathlete, having previously competed at the Ironman World Championships in 2013.

Lydia Robinson
MA (Hons) Architecture

Graduating from Edinburgh University in 2006 with a distinction in architecture, Lydia has worked with a number of award-winning practices in both the UK and abroad. Most recently Lydia worked with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris on a number of high-end residential schemes in London. Previous experience includes design and delivery of a number of commercial and residential projects for the office of mcfarlane biggar in Vancouver, Canada as well as private houses in London. Lydia has a particular interest in historic buildings and the creative reuse of heritage assets. Of note is the conversion of Grade I listed Christopher Wren Tower into a private residence while at Boyarsky Murphy Architects.

Focusing on the ‘design’ element of design storey, Lydia strives for creative design solutions grounded in simple, logical principles.  Whether a new or existing condition Lydia believes that creative solutions, backed with a rigorous design process, result in successful projects.

In her free time Lydia rides side saddle.