July 13, 2020

Continued growth sees new associates for architects

Following a period of expansion and including a recent rebranding exercise, north-east Architects Practice, Lippe Architects + Planners, announced the appointment of two further associates today.

Lesley Tierney
Lesley Tierney

In response to continued demand from clients, Lippe Architects + Planners, with offices in Aberdeen and Inverurie, have appointed Debbie Anderson, an Associate Member of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland along with Lesley Tierney who is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Technical Director, Stuart Naysmith, commented: “We are delighted to make these appointments at this time of consistent growth. Debbie has been with our Practice for ten years and has acquired a wealth of experience and local knowledge. Lesley’s expertise in the planning process brings an increased ability to guide our clients through the current complex system.”

Lesley, who joined the company at the end of 2014 added: “The addition of specialist planning knowledge supports our primary aims of delivering successful planning permissions for clients and we can achieve the best outcomes for their requirements.”

Debbie, who has a particular interest in historical architecture, has worked with some key clients, including the Tivoli Theatre Company and the Townscape Heritage Initiative, gaining extensive knowledge of conservation in architecture and is currently working towards accreditation in building conservation from the RIAS.

Reflecting the depth of expertise from historic to current day, Lippe Architects + Planners recently won a tender to design and develop 99 new homes on the site

Debbie Anderson
Debbie Anderson

formerly occupied by Smithfield School in the Middlefield area of Aberdeen. The innovative design brief by Aberdeen City Council was to “create inspirational 21st Century family housing which is high quality, economic, sustainable, energy efficient and incorporate a high degree of flexibility to meet the future needs of tenants.” Work on the project began with the initial Phase One is March and due for completion May 2017 with Phase Two due for completion April 2018.

Lippe Architects & Planners continually strive to provide a high level of service provision for its clients and currently has 17 personnel. The highly experienced team includes fellow Associates, Eleanor Alexander, Stephen Martin and Kirsten Will who heads up its Aberdeen office at Albyn Place in Aberdeen. All Lippe’s Architects is an Associate Member of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and the Aberdeen Society of Architects.