Two members of the team that worked on the British Airways Terminal at Manchester Airport have left Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners to set up a new practice. John Lee, formerly an associate, and Jonathan Davidson, who was a senior architect, have formed Arca which is at 117 Portland Street, Manchester M1 6EL, tel: 0161 236 6886, e-mail: email@example.com
Peter Roope and Rom Schmidt, senior partners of Rickmansworth-based Nicholson Partnership, have merged with retail-design strategist Colin Golding and Brighton-based Golding Design Associates to form Nicholson::gda, based in Rickmansworth. The new practice plans to expand its offices in Holland and Spain.
Peter Nicklin has joined Hulme Upright, a practice of architects and town planners, as a graduate building surveyor, based in the Stoke-on- Trent office.
Symbion International Architects & Interior Designers, which has offices in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, has formed an association with Cons-Com Botswana. Jagdish Rai joins Ada Torello Viera as director of Cons-Com.
Andrew Reid and Colin Jubb, formerly partners in Napper Partnership, and Kevin Brown, formerly an associate, have left to set up Reid Jubb Brown, a practice of architects, landscape architects and planning consultants based at 5th Floor, Metropolitan House, 19-21 Collingwood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3JE, tel 0191 260 3600,e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
T P Bennett Partnership has changed its name to T P Bennett and moved to One America Street, London SE1, tel: 0171 208 2000,e-mail: email@example.com
Carolyn Butterworth, Meryl Townley and Chris Wilderspin have been appointed as associates at van Heyningen and Haward Architects. The practice hasmoved to a new studio, which it has designed itself, at 106 Burghley Road, London NW5 1AL, tel: 0171 482 4454, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org