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Andrew Burridge

Chartered Architect RIBA ARIAS ARB

Andrew has been delivering projects for over 30 years. With his own practice since 1995, he has specialised in residential buildings and commercial fit-out projects.

Combining his knowledge of high-quality materials and bespoke construction, he produces contemporary designs with what the press has described as “refined simplicity”

Andrew has a special interest in sustainable design, particularly energy-efficient houses. He has won a number of awards for his designs and his Flower House was built as one of the exemplars sustainable at Scotland’s Housing Expo in 2010.

Alongside this is his interest in cross-laminated timber CLT construction, which combines the sustainability of timber with precise factory construction and rapid site erection.

With his practice in Edinburgh, Andrew has worked with numerous Listed Buildings and has developed a skill for designing contemporary interventions for historic buildings across Edinburgh, Fife, East Lothian, Stirling, and Scotland.

Andrew also has extensive experience in both office and education buildings, starting in his early career, he has continued with his own practice with office fit-out and commercial interior projects as well as refurbishment and upgrading projects for various Scottish universities.

In addition to his work with SHS BURRIDGE ARCHITECTS, Andrew is a professional practice examiner with APEAS (Architects Professional Examination Authority in Scotland) and has served as a Member of Council for both the RIAS and the Edinburgh Architectural Association and as a Board Member and Deputy Chairman of the Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy. He has also undertaken several charity cycles, riding from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and twice having ridden from Calcutta up into the Himalayas raising money for Dr. Graham’s Homes, educating deprived children in West Bengal.

Jane Burridge

Chartered Architect RIBA ARIAS ARB

Jane’s expertise is in strategic analysis, planning and liaising closely with Clients to formulate briefs and achieve the aspirations of user groups. In recent years she has focused on the Set-up and Start-up of buildings in the Public & 3rd sectors, to realise the social outcome requirements of project funders.

Jane has a particular understanding of the complexities of the modern workplace, having been involved in office design throughout her career in practice and, for several years she has focused on the contemporary office environment when leading a 4th Year Design Unit at Dundee University School of Architecture.

Jane is also a passionate campaigner for ‘knowledge transfer’ and has mentored women in the construction industry since 2008, through Women in Property, and the government funded JIVE mentoring programme. In 2012 she was invited to mentor for the Arkwright Scholarship Trust and became a STEM ambassador.

She was a Civic Trust Awards assessor for 17 years including sitting on the CTA National Panel. In 2017 – 2018 she was invited to become a member of Tyne Esk LEADER Local Action Group (LAG), in connection with her involvement with Gorebridge Community Development Trust. In 2020 she joined the Board of GCDT and she also holds the post of Development Director of the Asia Scotland Trust whose current focus is the regeneration of the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Kolkata.

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