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Moray Royles

Moray Royles

Moray founded City Architecture Office in 1998 and is currently leading the design of new housing developments across Scotland, a theatre on the island of Mull, the Drill Hall Arts centre in Edinburgh and sports facilities projects.

Moray has over seventeen years of practice covering a broad range of project types. His previous experience includes working for Bennetts Associates in London on their award winning BT headquarters and also for Malcolm Fraser Architects on numerous buildings including arts proposals and mixed-use developments.

He is an Associate of the RIAS, a past vice-president of EAA, a Civic Trust Awards Assessor and registered architect.

He has taught at Aberdeen, Glasgow School of Art, Heriot-Watt & Napier Universities & been a guest critic at Edinburgh University.

He was educated at the Edinburgh College of Art and also studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. He was awarded the RSA John Kinross Scholarship to Florence in 1991 and participated at ILAUD, Urbino, Italy from 1992 & 1993 under the direction of GianCarlo Di Carlo & Peter Smithson.

Moray Royles was born in Edinburgh in 1968.

Alun Hughes

Alun Hughes

Alun joined the City Architecture Practice in 2007 as a partner. He has over 16 years of experience spanning a wide range of building types including mobile structures, public space design, historic buildings and high specification office developments.

Over the last nine years Alun has been integral to a number of major London transport projects including Camden Town, Tottenham Court Road Station, Crossrail and Victoria Station. He also worked on the award-winning mobile cinema for the Scottish Film Council, which achieved Millennium product status and was exhibited in the Dome.

He has an interest in urban design, infrastructure and public space.

Alun has achieved recognition in his field by his numerous presentations to bodies such as CABE, GLA and English Heritage.

He is a member of the RIBA and Urban Design Group as well as a registered architect.

Alun Hughes was born in Ebbw Vale in 1968.

He was educated at Strathclyde University and the Bartlett School of Architecture where he gained distinctions in his technical and theoretical work.