Nigel co-founded IKON Architecture Limited, as the next step in his long and successful architectural career.
Over his 25 years career in the industry, Nigel has worked in several different architectural practices building a wealth of experience and expertise. His portfolio includes multiple schemes of various sizes within many sectors mainly healthcare, extra care, care homes, secondary education, residential, commercial, mixed-use developments and master-planning.
Passionate about the opportunity design offers to make a difference in how we all experience space, Nigel has a hands-on approach that allows his work to have a direct benefit to others. Routed in his younger years when working as a support worker in a Children’s Homes, and with his partner a long-serving member in the NHS, Nigel has developed a close relationship and understanding of designing for healthcare. Designing for all sectors within healthcare, and care architecture, in general, is one of his areas of specialist knowledge delivering projects for the public and private sector.
Nigel’s strength is in project and people management. With a positive approach to understanding people whether they are clients, end users or colleagues; Nigel attributes have resulted in long term successful business relationships with clients, commissioning repeat work as well as building a trusting collaborative team around him to deliver the projects and meet the client expectations.
Tania co-founded IKON Architecture Limited, as the next step in her architectural career embracing the opportunity to continue making a difference. She has always felt responsible, yet privileged, how her work as an architect affects the way a building environment is experienced, driving her to empower a positive effect on peoples’ lives through her work.
Over her 20-year career working within architectural practices of various sizes, Tania has built a wealth of experience delivering projects within a number of sectors and procurement routes. Past projects of hers contain new build and refurbishment schemes within the educational, healthcare, commercial, leisure and residential sectors including bespoke houses for one-off clients.
Sharing the same passion for healthcare architecture as her co-founding business partner Nigel, Tania has acquired specialist knowledge and expertise delivering acute, community and mental health facilities. In line with her values, Tania always aims to design and deliver a place of healing that speeds up patient recovery, improving clinical flows and increasing efficiencies for her client.
She is strongly motivated to keep up with technological and architectural advances, whether it is within healthcare or other sectors, to continue creating sustainable and modern environments for the future.