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Ian is a Chartered Architectural Technologist. He has spent 14 years in architecture and construction having transferred from Mechanical Engineering. He is Union Architecture’s Technical Director with a wide and varied experience of construction techniques and solutions. He uses his eye for detail to continuously improve the technical quality of the company's output.

Having worked across many sectors within Architecture, Ian’s primary specialisms are in residential, healthcare and leisure/hospitality.

Ian leads our team in the Poole office and has an extensive understanding of the region, the residential development market and the local planning authorities.

With an extensive background in construction and having undertaken numerous Design & Build projects, Ian is a delivery conscious consultant and can be relied upon for his developer focused approach.

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Matt is an award winning Architect with 29 years’ experience of the construction and development industry. He has an in-depth understanding of many sectors within the industry with specialist knowledge of residential development, education buildings, conservation design and development, residential healthcare and leisure.

Fundamentally he is Union’s design director and has spent his career leading design teams and designing award-winning buildings. Matt is passionate for design quality and the potential for each project to exceed expectations. His detailed knowledge of the design and planning process ensures that clients' aspirations can be identified, examined and realised.

Matt led the Design & Delivery department for a national development company. This knowledge and experience can be seen in all design solutions Union Architecture produce.

Matt won the RIBA Gold Medal in 1995.