Ian Lapworth


BA(Hons.) Dip.Arch ARB

Ian joined HTA in 2013 and qualified as an architect in 2015 from The Bartlett, UCL. He has built up extensive knowledge and gained a wide range of experience in residential projects. He has a keen interest in high quality design and detailing. Ian has worked closely with a number of different clients including housing associations, local councils and developers on a range of projects at various stages and complexities from conception through to completion.

 Ian completed his degree and diploma in architecture at Oxford Brookes University and during his year in practice worked in Oxford for Atkins as an architectural assistant, he worked on projects in the Healthcare and Education sectors including new colleges and hospital buildings. 

Previous projects that Ian has worked on include Barnet and Southgate College, a project which was shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards, Ian worked as an architectural assistant during the Planning stages of the project. Ian has also previously worked with Hill Partnership on the detailed design of Bunhill Row, delivering 65 apartments at the former Moorfield's School site adjoining Grade I Listed Bunhill Fields, near Old Street, London. 

Ian has also worked on the detailed design of Banbury Park in Waltham Forest for Higgins Construction on behalf on Circle, the scheme comprises of 349 new homes, office space and commercial units. Ian worked on the detailed planning application for the residential redevelopment of the former Carterhatch Lane depot site in north Enfield for Hotting Hill Housing Group. The proposals were for 150 new affordable houses, maisonettes and apartments, with a landscaped green forming the heart of the development, with a network of legible and pedestrian-friendly streets.

Ian is currently working with Hill Partnership and Ealing Council on the development of eighteen former garage sites across Ealing. After securing planning permissions Ian has taken the project onto the detailed design stages where timber frame houses as well as traditional flat blocks are currently under construction.