This month’s career moves include expansion at BIG, and new appointments at tp bennett and BDP
AJ100 high-flyer BDP has snapped up Mike Hitchmough from Manchester competitor 3DReid Architects. He joins the country’s second largest practice as architect director, and will be based in the company’s Manchester office. Hitchmough had been with 3DReid for seven years and, as divisional director, had led the design and delivery of the Co-operative Group’s award-winning office scheme at 1 Angel Square in Manchester.
Long-standing EPR associate director Tom Hupe has joined Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will – the London office of global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will. Hupe, who was at EPR for 15 years, has been named director of hospitality.
has joined AJ100 practice tp bennett as a non-executive chairman. The company says MacDonagh, who was chief executive of international law firm Hogan Lovells for 12 years, will ‘support the strategic vision of the practice and supplement its leadership with additional professional services expertise’.
BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) has added four partners to its existing eight and named 17 new associates as it continues to expand. The new partners are Beat Schenk, Daniel Sundlin, Jakob Sand and Brian Yang. The 230-strong, Copenhagen and New York based practice has just landed its first UK scheme: the Malaysia Square public realm job at Battersea power station.