BA (Hons) | Arch (Intl) | DipArch | MArch | RIBA
Associate Director [Architect]
Janet Simm holds the position of Associate Director at Scroxton & Partners and is a qualified architect.
Through her work on projects of both a residential and commercial nature from inception to completion, Janet is involved with designing extensions/ alterations to existing buildings, new build one-off properties, and also has involvement in large redevelopment schemes.
Janet’s attention to detail is evident in the early stages of a project, from developing ideas with the client, establishing budgets, assessing building requirements and the end-users, whilst taking into account the impact within the local environment.
She has vast experience in preparing feasibility reports, design proposals/options appraisals, and statutory applications.
Janet complements her early-stage design skills with the production of detailed technical drawings and specifications; progressing initial designs through tender and on to the site.
Janet works closely with contractors on-site, ensuring that works are carried out to the required standards.
Janet has a keen interest in food and nutrition and dedicates a lot of her spare time to researching and reading about the latest food trends.
Weekends are spent entertaining her family and friends and putting her research into practice.
University of Huddersfield
BA (Hons) Architecture
Imaginative Concept Design
Cradle to grave design advice
Statutory Approval advice and acquisition
Life Time Homes, HQI
KEY PROJECT EXPERIENCE
Park Road | Chiswick
Developer Residential | £1.2million
The proposal on this prominent if challenging site, is for a well-designed new-build apartment block providing a total of six contemporary high-end residential units of varying types with four secure on-site parking spaces.
The design aims to be sympathetic to the contrasting and disparate contexts of the major thoroughfare of Ellesmere Road/Great West Road and the residential side street Park Road.
The Butterfly House [Paragraph 79] | Essex
Private Client | £500,000
Located in the open countryside, the Butterfly House is heavily informed by the site’s context and its history. The aim is to create a home that will enhance the surrounding area by creating a home for people, wildlife and plants to co-exist, thrive and increase in presence within an underused area of landscape.
The dwelling is shaded to the north with a planted gabion wall and the south is heavily glazed overlooking the wild flower meadows.
Shrubs Lodge | Bubbenhall
Private Client | £400,000
A contemporary environmentally friendly replacement family dwelling on a challenging site of high ecological value. On this sprawling site adjacent a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) the views out from the dwelling are vital to the success of the property, incorporating additional living space at first floor ensures views beyond the trees.
Log burners, a green roof, high levels of insulation and good ventilation with heat recovery are all incorporated alongside the re-use of existing solar panels from the original house.