Steven Swaby: BA(Hons), PCAP, DipArch (Urban), PCAS, RIBA
Steven is the head of the practice. He specializes in Urban Design, Master Planning and Technical Design as well as overseeing the day to day running to the practice. He has a keen interest in Conservation, Social Sustainability and Landscape Design. He is a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Steven studied at the University of Lincoln where he gained his Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in Architecture and also at the University of Greenwich where he gained a Diploma in Architecture and Urban Design.
With over 10 years experience in practice Steven worked for a number of well established practices in East Anglia as an Assistant Architect and eventually became a Project Architect with his own small team of technicians. Responsible for projects ranging from £80,000 to £25million and specialising in residential schemes he also took charge of numerous commercial, retail and education projects, as well as acting as an in-house technical consultant on more specialist projects.
HENRY ISOTTA-DAY: BEng (Hons) , BA (Hons)
Architectural Design Engineer
Henry’s Engineering background gives him an analytical approach to projects. In understanding a system or context fully one then creatively works with interventions ensuring a proposal does more than just look good.
"When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong." (R. Buckminster Fuller )
Studying day release at London Metropolitan keeps him close to the latest developments and issues in architecture while grounding his work through construction and planning regulations of office practice. With 8 years experience assisting and running projects through planning, building regulations and sustainable design he has designed a number of prominent projects for Clayland.
Henry has an in depth understanding of local planning policy and environmental design and eco-construction.
“I would prefer to live in a drafty cardboard box than a plastic bag”