Introducing the architects, developers, recruiters and journalists blogging from MIPIM (March 11-15) exclusively for the AJ
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Partner at Make. Having received his ten-year gold card this year, John considers MIPIM a home from home. The punishing pace and lack of sleep has not tired his enthusiasm to report on all the dramas and distractions.
Co-founder of Duggan Morris. Arriving at MIPIM by bike for a fifth year in succession.
Duggan Morris Architects
Executive director of development and environment at the Croydon Council. Fearlessly surfing ahead of the curve. Now landed in London’s newest regeneration hotspot. Jo will not be getting in the water at MIPIM
The founder of communications agency ING MEDIA, Leanne is a ‘veteran’ of MIPIM, holding Gold Membership status which entitles her to free bus travel in Cannes. Tweet @leannetritton
A co-founder of PLP who has been coming to MIPIM for countless years, Ron is back again this year to find out just how big a role design plays at MIPIM.
Director of Foster Lomas. In his rookie year Will will be checking out the alternative MIPIM scene, doing the odd bit of stalking and trying to connect with like-minded growing companies.
Foster Lomas Architects
Founding director of Kettle Collective, Architects and Designers. Colin is a MIPIM Veteran of nine years with an eye on all things Middle Eastern and Russian. All opinions are his own and not those of google’s top news alerts.
Co-Founder Morrow + Lorraine Architects. A pioneer of the annual Cycle To Cannes however this is his first MIPIM that he has hasn’t arrived by bicycle. He won’t however be riding home.
Morrow + Lorraine
Director of Astudio. With a few years of MIPIM under his belt, Richard will be seen at the main events, the London Pavilion, UK stands and anything Asian.
Head of Workplace Interiors at Woods Bagot. Bostonian in London travelling to Cannes. Packed all the MIPIM essentials: business cards, flat shoes, sunglasses, painkillers…
Managing director of Paramount Interiors, Nigel is a regular at MIPIM. This year he is also supporting Cardiff as chairman of the all-new Cardiff Business Council.
Cardiff Business Council
Co-founding of Hawkins\Brown and one of the few architects that can described as a true MIPIM and Cycle to Cannes veteran. This is the practice’s 15th year at the annual seaside soirée and the first it has had a stand at the London Pavilion.
Managing Director at the freshly merged Aukett Swanke. Tackling MIPIM for the seventh year, Luke will be on the lookout for growing trends in office space and UK regional development.