Our team of creatives consists of experienced, enthusiastic and approachable professionals.
Equipped with a diverse range of backgrounds, and skills in a range of architectural sectors, we pride ourselves on delivering each project in the most efficient way, to achieve the best design outcome. We have built our team around the desire to have the right person with the right speciality contributing to the right project at the right time.
Our success is a by-product of our commitment to working with great people.
We know the power of co-creation and collaboration and the importance of forging strong relationships. Watson Young's diverse portfolio is also a representation of our team’s versatility and deep appreciation for human-centred design.
In an industry where ego and architectural design, or ‘form’, often compete with a client’s ‘functional’ objectives, the ability to deliver a functional project has become part of our organisation’s culture of success and one we continue to nurture. I believe being humble, approachable and easy to deal with will always trump ego and ultimately solve any problems we face.
Our values foster true partnerships with our clients.
The strength of our client relationships are equally as important as the quality of our design solutions. This is why we work with our clients to clearly identify and deliver project requirements in a timely and professional manner. Everyone at Watson Young has a commitment to these values and are focused on meeting our client’s expectations and objectives.
I am able to use my 30 years' of experience in Architecture, across many sectors, to not only deliver considered design solutions but to maintain lasting, strong relationships with clients from all walks of life. New challenges to maintain high performance in this exciting constantly evolving industry, motivate me on a daily basis.
Bringing design thinking to life can be a challenge, but clear communication and empathy can make this task uncomplicated. There is always a sense of excitement at Watson Young during a new project as we deep dive into the client’s goals and objectives.
Having a range of experience across Education, Industrial, Commercial, Leisure, Retail and Residential sectors has allowed me to develop my comprehensive design and project management skills across all phases of a project. Keeping the client’s goals at the heart of every project and taking risks where necessary is the key to delivering successful projects.
Cultivating lasting relationships with brave clients, leading dynamic teams of creative superstars, and having a lot of fun along the way is part of my daily remit.
At Watson Young, we focus on the specific complexities of each project and ‘walk in the shoes’ of our clients so we can understand their needs and meet their expectations. I’m an architect with a strong desire to find solutions and make things happen. With a solid track record of working on a variety of projects across a range of sectors; I like to use architecture to add value to the community and impact the daily lives of many people for the better.
Architecture is where creativity meets engineering. Fortunately, Watson Young facilitates the ability for everyone to exercise their creative thinking, whilst working together to make a difference. With a particular focus on leading the Industrial sector, I pride myself on the ability to deliver complex projects from start to finish ensuring the highest possible standards. As a proud member of the Watson Young family for over 15 years, I enjoy inspiring the team to make our clients' dreams a reality.
An architect should strive for sound technical knowledge and great attention to detail. Watson Young's collaborative approach to design helps foster growth while providing solid opportunities required to be the best designers possible.
Being involved in a wide variety of projects, with a focus on the Education, Commercial and Retail sectors has allowed me to understand the intricacies of each unique project. As Watson Young's longest serving team member, I enjoy leading a team and providing opportunities for mentoring, continuous learning and project-based experience.
A great employee flourishes under the influence of having a great mentor.
Growth and leadership are vital elements of a successful practice and thankfully Watson Young has extraordinary leaders.
With a key focus on leading the Industrial sector, I'm motivated to drive unprecedented growth by investing in the team through personal and professional mentoring, offering upskilling opportunities and by lending an empathetic ear.
Strong relationships are the core of any practice.
Client liaison is more than having a professional relationship, it is about building a connection with people and understanding their unique needs. Watson Young has always maintained ongoing relationships, which is a testament to the team's ability to be approachable.
Since joining the Watson Young family over 10 years ago, I have learned the importance of clear communication and perception when delivering on-site instructions to ensure the vision has been connected and understood by the client and construction team. I enjoy leading and encouraging a team, while contributing to the great culture of Watson Young.