Fiona started at HTA in April 2016 as a Part II architectural assistant.
She graduated and qualified from the Brittany National School of Architecture. Her Master’s thesis research project addressed the problematic of individual housing and new forms of eco-districts in suburban and rural areas as well as the question of greenwashing. She was nominated for the young talents Qualitel Cerqual trophy (non-profit organization that delivers certifications for quality housing) for her diploma project located in Bourg l’Evesque, Rennes.
Prior to joining HTA, Fiona worked at Innes Associates on projects such as Becket Keys Church of England School, Duke’s Wharf (mixed use scheme on a vacant riverside site in Norwich) & Southwark Primary Free School. Whilst at Innes Associates Fiona developed the practice’s capabilities in BIM using Revit.
Fiona has experience in residential, mixed use, educational projects and heritage buildings with particular interest in sustainable development, regeneration and context-sensitive conservation, in both urban and rural contexts.
Since joining HTA, Fiona was involved in several projects, including Barnet Small Sites, working on a series of planning applications to provide affordable housing for Barnet Homes on a number of small garage infill sites owned by Barnet Council. Fiona also worked on another infill housing project, Ealing Garages Sites, with Ealing Council and Hill Partnership on the development and detailed design stage as well as the Dalmeny Avenue project in Islington, a mixed tenure residential scheme, working on detailed design stage.
Having worked on Countryside’s first phase of the New Avenue project, an estate regeneration project located in Enfield, with a close concertation with existing and neighbouring residents and developing the housing plans, nursery and community hall at the heart of the site, she is currently continuing to work on the second phase of the project which includes 138 homes, working within Caroline Dove’s team.