London-based John Thompson & Partners has appointed four associates: Marcus Adams, Nicola de Quincey, Chris Powell and Clare San Martin, bringing its number of staff to almost 30.
Wren Rutherford asl has opened a new Glasgow office at 202 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 9BW, tel 0141 331 0401.
Bill Armstrong has resigned as project manager on the new Scottish Parliament building. He is continuing to work as a project manager/ architect at Viewfield, Forgandenny, Perthshire, tel 01738 813309.
Studio Downie Architects has moved to larger offices at 146 New Cavendish Street, London W1M 7FG, tel 0171 255 1599.
Architect Darryn Buttrill has been appointed as a design-advice consultant under the detr's Energy Efficiency Best Practice programme. Buttrill is in partnership with Darren Insley in the practice Bi Design, based in Castle Donington, Leicestershire.
Form Design/Architecture has moved to 1 Bermondsey Exchange, 179-181 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW, tel 0171 407 3336, e-mail formdesign@ compuserve.com
Dunthorne Parker has sponsored Ed Hoskin, one of its Part II architectural assistants, to spend five months in Val D'Isere to improve his snow boarding. He will rejoin the office in May 1999.
David Longfield has become a partner with Abbey Hanson Rowe, in the Huddersfield office. Sarah Williams has become an associate in the London office, and Jonathan Cowper and John Allsop have become associates in Shrewsbury.
Building health and environmental consultant Jagjit Singh, a specialist in the history of dry rot, has set up his own consultancy, Environmental Building Solutions, based at 30 Kirby Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 3JH, tel 01582 690186, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. He will continue to work as a consultant to Oscar Faber.
Rob Mellin has become a director at Curtins Consulting Engineers. Steve Howard, Cecil Fulton, Phil Winterburn and Mohamed Rafiq have been promoted to executive associates, and Graham Helme, Phil Richardson and Neil Duke to associates.
Steve Foxcroft, who is responsible for partnering and PFI work for contractor Galliford, has joined the board of directors.