Carve architecture is an Architect’s practice formed in 2011. Architecture is our core discipline and we aim to achieve the highest quality of client service, along with technical and professional ability. Architecture is closely supported by and entwined with specialisms in low energy design and building studies that inform and influence our design work.
We focus on creating buildings that are enjoyable, low energy and specific to the client’s needs and building context.
Winners in the 2014 & 2017 York Design Awards for our projects at Darnborough Street and Alpha Cottage.
BA(Hons) BArch(Hons) DipPPM RIBA
Tim has extensive experience in the residential sector, from masterplanning and housing developments, working with leading house builders through to bespoke residential projects, such as home extensions and new-build houses working for private clients. This has led to a strong understanding of the complexities of the planning system, with a solid grounding in the technical issues of construction and buildability. He has a keen interest in delivering successful architecture that responds to a client’s individual needs.
BA(Hons) BArch(Hons) DipPPM Msc
David has a wealth of experience and has been responsible for leading complex consultant teams on a range of mixed use schemes and contextually sensitive projects. His passion, is for low energy and sustainable design. David is a certified Passivhaus designer and his previous projects have included the use of innovate materials and design strategies to create truly low energy buildings.
BA(Hons) BArch(Hons) DipAPM MSc
During Kate’s years of training and subsequent years post qualification, she has gained significant experience in the residential sector. One of Kate’s key interests is evaluating building performance and seeing whether design aspirations are met in reality. This has followed on from the completion of her MSc in Advanced Environmental and Energy. Kate runs her research consultancy, Closed Loop Projects, alongside Carve Architecture.
BA(Hons) BArch(Hons) DipPPM
James has substantial experience across a broad range of sectors, including residential, health and commercial. In particular, he has worked on several hotels, care homes and residential flats across the country, as a lead member in large and varied project teams. The management skills developed when working on schemes of this size and complexity, combined with his design and planning talents, lend themselves to architecture with innate deliverability.