This month’s moves include promotions at Bennetts Associates and a new appointment at AHR
Bennetts Associates has promoted David Walker, Gavin Pike and Edward Marchand to associate directors, and Frederico Marques, Paul Bowman, Francois Mertens and Stefano Longhi to associate level. Walker’s projects include the Humanities building and library at Oxford University. Pike is leading the redevelopment of the London Fruit and Wool Exchange in Spitalfields, London. Marchand has worked on the new humanities division and library at the University of Oxford and a series of surface Crossrail stations.
Noel Street has been appointed as the new director of AHR’s Birmingham office. Street joins AHR following six years as director of development and regeneration at Birmingham-based practice PCPT. Prior to this, Street was a director at RPS Group, SMC Corstorphine and Wright and an associate at WS Atkins.
The Royal College of Art has appointed Adrian Lahoud as head of architecture, while Graeme Brooker and Harriet Harriss are to join the college’s interior design programme as head of programme and senior tutor respectively. Lahoud currently heads the MArch in urban design at the Bartlett and teaches the projective cities MPhil at the AA. Brooker is head of the department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London, and Harriss is a principal lecturer in architecture at Oxford Brookes University.