Molyneux Kerr Architects founder joins LOM


Richard Hutchinson Director of LOM architecture and Design with Richard Molyneux

We are delighted  to announce that from 1 May 2017, Richard Molyneux of the education and historic buildings practice Molyneux Kerr Architects will be joining forces with LOM architecture and design. 

As a founding partner of Molyneux Kerr Architects (MKA), Richard Molyneux has delivered higher education projects for over 20 years, working with clients including Queen Mary University of London, London Metropolitan University, Birkbeck College and the London School of Economics. Richard is bringing his expertise to LOM, while his former MKA partner Colin Kerr becomes a consultant with Thomas Ford and Partners.

Richard Molyneux, director and co-founder of MKA, said: ‘We are like minded practices with a straightforward and friendly approach to delivering complex projects to a high professional standard. I am looking forward to offering existing clients a higher capacity and wider ranging architectural service whist still being able help with the reworking and adaptation of existing buildings’.

Richard’s experience and MKA’s portfolio of higher education and historic buildings work will complement that of LOM’s with primary and secondary schools, alongside LOM’s experience in masterplanning and complex mixed-use developments. Together we will be able to offer a comprehensive service covering the breadth of the education sector including campus and estate planning, new schools, higher education facilities and historic buildings.

LOM’s 40 strong architectural design team incorporating MKA’s specialist expertise will create a powerful combination to support the design and delivery of large complex higher and further education projects.

‘LOM and Richard Molyneux of MKA share the same commitment to client focused service and high quality design, making this union an obvious and straightforward decision. We are excited about the prospect of working with Richard and opening up new avenues in higher education.’ Richard Hutchinson, director of LOM architecture and design.

Selected LOM clients Coutts & Co / Crest Nicholson / Galliard Homes / HSBC Bank / London Borough of Harrow / London and Bath Estates / National Bank of Oman / Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation / Point Blank Music School / Royal Bank of Scotland / Stanmore College / Telford Homes / Tesco PLC / Watford Football Club / ZSL London Zoo

Selected Molyneux Kerr clients Association of Colleges / Birkbeck University  / London Metropolitan University / London Southbank University / London Borough of Tower Hamlets / Pre-school Learning Alliance / Queen Mary University of London / London School of Economics / The Church Conservation Trust / Westminster Kingsway College

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