We are delighted to announce that Russ Thornton has joined Townscape Architects as a Team Manager from his role as Residential Team Leader at Halliday Clark Architects. Russ is a senior Architectural Technologist BSc (Hons) with 12 years practice on residential new build, conversions and refurbishment projects, as well as small to medium sized commercial and educational schemes. Over this time Russ has built up strong working relationships with Housing Associations, national housing contractors, regional developers and private clients. Russ has gained valuable experience coordinating his team’s development and compliance with Codes for Sustainable Homes, Design Quality Standard, Lifetime Homes, and Passiv Haus Standards.

In his spare time Russ is a keen self-confessed ‘DIY Pro’, enjoying ambitious house renovation projects. Russ also keeps active through sports and is currently training for his third Knaresborough Bed Race challenge.