John Rivett has joined Wates Construction as the company's first director of design. His role will be to drive design issues throughout the company. By establishing a design-led approach, Wates Construction aims to ensure design needs are considered at all stages of a project, so allowing products to be produced without defects, on time and on a budget.
wsp has promoted the following people: Paul Naish, Tim Peet and Gary Marshall to senior technical director; Chris Playle, Andy Paterson, Tassos Christoforou, Steve Watling and Peter Karabin to technical director; and David Ross, Jane Richard, Steve Miller, John Gibson and Keith Carter to associate director.
Newcastle-based architect Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall has promoted Nicola Watson to associate.
Holmes Partnership has moved offices to 14 Rennie's Isle, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6QB, tel 0131 553 2111, fax 0131 553 1300.
Nightingale Associates has made 11 new appointments. The following architects will be based at the main office in Harwell: Milica Vucinic, John Temple, Matthew Smalley, Tom Goldthorpe, Cristina Tegolo and Michael Gittins. Angelika Wiegard, Caroline Scally, Serafina Antonello, Nikolaus Hutsteinor and Angela Lamb are all based at the London office.
Martin Burton has joined Not-tingham-based sol Construction as its projects director. Burton was formerly working with Schal, the management arm of Tarmac.
Gensler has made Kim Burt and Christopher Johnson vice presidents at its London office. A total of 20 staff members internationally were promoted to vice president and in addition, the firm has appointed 64 senior associates and 128 associates.
David Gausden, senior architect at Pentagram, has been made associate in the London office.
Hunter and Partners has promoted Neil McCabe and Paul Wellings-Longmore to director. Leeza Aldis, Malcolm Hunt, Chris Newman and Neil Turner become associate directors at the Chichester office.
Janex has appointed Mike Stevenson as uk sales and marketing director based in Grangemouth.
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