Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

New practices: Vesta Architecture

  • Comment

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone

Vesta Architecture, Jersey, Channel Islands

Main people Anna Powell

Founded May 2012

Where have you come from?
Armsby Architects in Australia, BDK Architects in Jersey and Studio Four in England. 

What work do you have and what are you looking for?
Projects include residential, listed building renovation and commercial fit out. Having specialised in environmental architecture, I try to put an eco twist into all my work. I would love to design a completely off-grid house, and also have aspirations to design a building for Jersey’s Durrell Wildlife Park.

What are your ambitions?
To have boutique practices in both England and Jersey. I want Vesta to be the first choice practice for environmental architecture in the Channel Islands.

What are the biggest challenges you face as a start-up?
The hardest thing is working on my own. I’ve overcome this by being a council member for the Association of Jersey Architects and a visiting lecturer at the local college.

Which recent scheme has inspired you most?
I love PAD Studio’s Stoney Cross House. It’s a beautiful building, entirely respectful of its surroundings.

How are you marketing yourself?
I’ve tried to be approachable by using social media as a main marketing tool. Our recently completed project The Palms  has been featured in local magazines and newspapers.


  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs