Robert Evans (Founding Director)
Robert studied architecture at Huddersfield School of Architecture before developing his skills at the offices of Norman Foster and Will Alsop. He then moved to Italy looking to gain valuable international experience alongside Toni Follina Architetto in Treviso before returning to the UK to establish Evans Vettori. Robert has lectured extensively at several universities since 1994 and continues to as a visiting tutor for both Sheffield and Nottingham Schools of Architecture. He has also contributed as a design review panelist on OPUN (East Midlands) since 2006 and as a Nottingham Design Review panellist since 2010 as well as giving a range of lectures on the practice’s work to the RIBA and other organisations. In 2014, Robert was awarded RIBA East Midlands ‘Architect of the Year’ in recognition of architectural contributions to the midlands and peak district. Robert also sits on the Editorial Panel for the RIBA Journal.
Dan Greenway (Co-Director)
Dan has worked as Project Director and lead consultant on a number of high profile projects for both public and private sector Clients. As a talented and experienced designer, Dan is able to integrate imaginative architectural solutions with a strong sense of build-ability and long-term sustainability to produce contemporary architecture that is robust and sensitive to context. Dan’s ability to engender trusting relationships with Clients, colleagues and all parties involved with building projects encourage a true spirit of team-working from concept to completion and beyond. Dan currently tutors at Nottingham School of Architecture, is a member of the Derbyshire Dales District Council Advisory Forum and the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Conservation and Planning Panel.
Gareth Puttock (Associate)
Gareth joined Evans Vettori Architects in 2014 after gaining valuable experience running projects for a number of design led, award winning practices in London. With a natural passion for construction detailing Gareth has always had a real interest in crafting the physical build process & in issues of build-ability. This is supported by considerable site experience, strong communications skills, and a real respect for gifted craftsmanship. Gareth has developed a specialism in sustainable architecture and as a Certified Passivhaus Designer and with a Masters Degree in Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies, adds valuable expertise to the practice's sustainability credentials. Gareth’s experience and attention to detail offers a dynamic perspective and has so far overseen 3 projects honoured with national RIBA awards.
Sean Finnan (Associate & Technologist)
Sean joined Evans Vettori Architects in 2013 after gaining valuable experience working for a number of large multidisciplinary practices. With particular interest in the technical, structural and environmental aspects of buildings, Sean brings a broad range of skills in architectural design, expertise in building construction and up-to-date industry knowledge, transforming design concepts into deliverable building projects.
John Evans (Architectural Assistant)
John had been involved with Evans Vettori for several years as a part-time family staff member and in 2014 took a position in the office as an architectural assistant upon completion of a masters degree at Leeds Metropolitan University. John specialises in 3D computer modelling and production of visualisations – particularly useful for communicating design ideas.
Jenny Clemence (Architectural Assistant)
Jenny joined Evans Vettori Architects in 2016 after completing her Masters in Architecture. During this time she investigated the relationship between literature and architecture, fuelling her keen interest in how ‘the arts’ can inspire and inform design. With a particular concern for materiality and detail, and prior experience working in the conservation sector, Jenny enjoys working in a way that utilises both digital and ‘analogue’ techniques across work stages to explore aesthetic and narrative in parallel.