Andrew Lock has worked in the theatre, exhibition and architecture sectors for over fifteen years. His clients include cultural institutions such as Southbank Centre, The British Library, The Barbican Centre and the Royal Shakespeare Company and commercial projects for Argent in Kings Cross and the LLDC.
He trained in theatre design before working with architecture and design practices and setting up his own company, LYN in 2009.
He specialises in bringing his understanding of the arts to the built environment, with projects ranging from working with Sir Peter Hall on the design of the Rose Theatre in Kingston upon Thames to acting as design associate at Southbank Centre working on wayfinding, placemaking, cultural activation and curation, temporary and mobile event venues and visitor interaction.
He has expertise in community engagement and participatory design and make processes.
Daniel Beardsley joined as a partner in December 2014 and brings over 17 years experience in the design and implementation of retail, residential and commercial projects.
Retail clients include Harrods, Selfridges, Kurt Geiger, Hobbs and Anya Hindmarch. Commercial clients include Talk Talk, Frank PR and Oyster Partners. Daniel has completed many residential projects up to the value of £2.5m for both private clients and developers.
A founding partner and practicing architect, Mirei Yoshida has worked at various offices including David Chipperfield and Allies and Morrison in London. She has taught at academic institutions both in the UK and Japan. In 2006 she was appointed senior lecturer at University of East London. She has run a variety of architectural workshops such as Junior London Open House and “Self – Build City” in Meguro city museum. In 2009 she was appointed as Curator Gallery ROM for Kunst og Arkitektur (an independent art and architecture gallery)in Oslo.
Rachel Jones' experience spans across displines and RIBA work stages, predominantly focused on residential new builds and bespoke refurbishments, commercial fit outs and public exhibitions.
Her interests lie in low-tech, sustainable housing solutions with an environmental focus and participating in live build projects. She has recently completed her RIBA part III studies at the University of Westminster to become a qualified architect, previously studying at the University of Sheffield and Oxford Brookes.