We began as a limited company Origin Design Studio in March 2012, having previously worked as in house designers for an engineering practice. We specialise, although not exclusively, in residential projects of varying scale including self build, new build, barn conversions, extensions, listed buildings and loft conversions. We are currently expanding our commercial portfolio with office developments, leisure and retail projects and work on heavy and light industry buildings.
We are a refreshing and talented team of architectural designers based on the outskirts of the historical city of Lincoln. We are truly passionate about buildings and are happiest when designing them. We pride ourselves in adopting a fresh approach and our skills extend to designing all types of building. We believe in providing tailored solutions for each and every project and ensure we maintain communication with our clients throughout the process.
The majority of our work is focused around the Lincolnshire region, although we have seen an increasing amount of work coming from the London area. We believe we can offer the same high quality, good value service to all, no matter where the location.
We offer a bespoke service ranging from planning and building regulations to a full architectural service as lead consultants. We can tailor our service to suit the project scale and budget. We are able to produce various drawings and imagery from 2D plans through to 3D models, either computer generated or solid physical models.
We are advocates of sustainability and enjoy educating ourselves in the latest technologies and advances.
Rob is the Managing Director of the practice and is currently the principal designer. He is responsible for the day to day running of the practice. He enjoys meeting with clients to discuss their projects.
He studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Leeds and gained a Master of Engineering degree 2:1 with Honours. Since graduating he has 10 years of experience within the construction industry and has worked alongside architects, engineers and contractors across the country on many multi million pound projects across all sectors. He is currently working towards becoming a Charted Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
Outside of work Rob enjoys playing football and is still active currently playing for the senior team at Woodhall Spa F.C. on Sundays and when possible keeps fit using the Insanity workout.
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Michael joined the practice in July 2015 and soon established himself as the Senior Architectural Designer.
He studied Architecture at the University of Lincoln and completed his Masters there too. He is currently working towards becoming a qualified Architect by completing the last year of his seven year Architecture course. He is also an 'associate member' of The Royal Institute of British Architects.
Michael is responsible for the majority of the architectural design on projects from concept to planning through to 3D modelling and building regulations.
Through working at Origin Design Studio he over sees and monitors office away days, building visits and attendance of CPD at RIBA HQ or in the East Midlands Region.
Michael is originally from Dartford in Kent and since relocating he is now based in Kirton-in-Lindsey, North Lincs.
Away from architecture, Michael has played football and cricket for many years at various levels. At University, he played Ultimate Frisbee and was part of the 'first team' who was the most successful in the clubs history.
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Daniel joined the practice in 2016 as an Architectural Assistant.
He studied Architecture at Nottingham Trent University. He is currently doing his year in practice before starting his Masters.
Away from Architecture Daniel regularly plays Hockey in an East Midlands League for Nottingham Players Hockey Club. Whilst at University he also Coxed and Coached the womens senior rowing squad and participated in many races up and down the country including Henley Womens Regatta, Head of the River, Peterborough and Nottingham.
Bella has been part of the time since the office opened and is now considered part of the furniture.
Her favourite past time is going for walks but nowadays prefers to take naps through out the day. She is very friendly and is always keen to meet new clients and visitors when they visit the office.
P.s her favourite food is biscuits and will do tricks to earn them.