The Wilkinson Pratt Partnership has relaunched itself as WPP Architects following the retirement of former partner Roger Pratt, leaving Alan Wilkinson at the head with associates Bill Haward and Kevin Harrison, technologist Ian Tate, and office administrator Stephanie Jeffries forming the new management team.
Corstophine & Wright has appointed Basil Samila to the board of directors and promoted Richard Austin to associate director.
Comprehensive Design Architects has acquired a majority shareholding in the APP Partnership.
Yeoville-based Boon Brown Partnership has made Justin Paterson's a new partner of the practice.
Alan Kypriadis has joined Manchester- and Liverpool-based architect Atherden Fuller Leng.
Jacqueline Lines has been appointed as senior landscape architect at Surrey-based King Environmental.
Crampin Pring McArtney has been renamed CPMG Architects Limited.
It will continue to trade from its offices at 23 Warser Gate, Nottingham NG1 1NU.
Donald Halstead Associates has completed the take-over of Kent-based structural engineer Anderson Knight.
Thomas Ford & Partners of Sydenham has made John Richards and John Bailey associates.
Anthony Barnes Associates has created a new division called the Barnes Design Partnership, and the whole company has relocated to The Business Village, 401 Gardiner House, 3-9 Broomhill Road, London SW18 4JQ.
Engineering company Oscar Faber has opened an office in Leeds at Royal House, Sovereign Street, Leeds LS1 4BJ. The telephone number is 0113 391 6800.
AMEC plc has appointed Martha Hesse as a non-executive director with effect from 1 June 2000. She has more than 25 years experience of the public and private sectors in North America and is president and founder of the Hesse Gas company.
Hyder Consulting has promoted Kevin Jones and Keith Reynolds to the company's executive board.
Building services consultant FHP has opened an office in Manchester at Portland Chambers, 131 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4PY.
Dr Jeremy Hodge has been appointed managing director of Fire Risk Sciences at BRE.