James Robertson Architect is a sole practitioner based in Edinburgh who has worked primarily for private clients wishing to maximise the potential of their own homes. James collaborates with fellow architect Pippa Swan who has many years experience of working with historic buildings. Individually, and as a team, James and Pippa focus primarily on converting, remodeling and renovating historic buildings both in and around Edinburgh’s New Town, where they have successfully converted and remodeled several ‘A listed’ properties, and within a rural estate context where they are able to perform estate master planning. James Robertson Dip Arch ARB James Robertson worked as an architectural technician gaining a strong understanding of building construction before studying architecture at the University of Manchester where he gained his professional qualifications in 2001. He founded his practice in Edinburgh in 2006 after working in a number of small design led architectural practices and has a keen interest in the conservation of historic buildings. Pippa Swan Dip Arch ARB LLB Pippa Swan qualified as an architect in 1983 and has worked with design practices in both Hong Kong and Scotland. Her work has focused on alteration and renovation projects for private clients and is often centred on substantial historic buildings. She has a real ability to solve space problems as well as a flair for making houses into comfortable homes. She has a developing reputation as an expert in respect of building defects, contract disputes and professional negligence claims against architects.
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