PRACTICE

 

 
Catalina Architecture Ltd is a creative, design-led practice, offering bespoke architectural solutions, and historic building consultancy services.
 
We provide a full architectural service, including feasibility, concept and detailed design, preparing and submitting Planning & Listed Building Consent applications, Building Regulations applications, and Contract Administration.

On larger projects we lead a Design Team of specialist consultants.

Links

Clients:

St Michael's Church, Aberystwyth

Plas Nanteos Mansion

Llandre Heritage

Naturesbase




Other Links

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Architects Registration Board (ARB)

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB)

Institute of Historic Building Conservation


Larry Jeffreys
Director, Catalina Architecture Ltd

Larry's extensive knowledge and experience includes sustainable design, systems, construction health & safety, and Building Regulations and practical building conservation practice. After moving to Wales in the late 1980's Larry trained as an architectural technician and subsequently joined Carmarthenshire District Council Architects' Department.
During his time with Carmarthen District Council (and later Carmarthenshire County Council Architects) Larry gained a Civic Trust Award for Valuable Contribution to The Quality and Appearance of the Environment' as Project Designer for Llyn Llech Owain Visitor Centre at the country park. Larry returned to private practice in the late 1990's.

Zeta Freeman
Architect

Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Architecture
  • M.Arch (Westminster)
  • B.A(Hons) Architecture - First Class
  • Part II Thesis - architectural phenomenology, specifically the metaphysical importance of place specific architecture.
Whilst studying Zeta has worked in practice undertaking both contemporary and historic architectural projects, including interior design and branding. Zeta has also worked with a tensile structures company, where she uses specialist 3D modelling software to design temporary and permanent tensile forms.
Since April 2013 Zeta has worked with Catalina Architecture, qualifying as an Architect in June 2015.

Rory Wilson RIBA IHBC
Director, Catalina Architecture Ltd
RIBA Chartered Architect

Qualifications:

  • Chartered Architect - Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Full Member - Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC)
  • PGDipCHE (CEM, Reading)
  • M.Arch (Huddersfield)
  • B.A.(Hons) Architecture (Plymouth)
In 2012 Rory completed the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) two year Post-Graduate Diploma in Conservation of the Historic Environment at the College of Estate Management (Reading), in October 2014 completed the RIBA Conservation Training Course, and in 2015 became a Full Member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).

David Thomas
RIBA Chartered Architect

Qualifications:
  • HND Building Studies [Glamorgan Polytechnic]
  • B.Sc. [Hons] Architecture [Cardiff]
  • B.Arch. [Cardiff]
David worked as a site engineer for a large building and civil engineering contractor and as a technician in an architectural practice, before enrolling at The Welsh School of Architecture. Since graduating from there he has worked for several practices in Ceredigion. His work has won Civic Trust Awards, a Copper in Architecture Award and has been the subject of a number of television programmes.

Glyn Williams
Architectural Technician

Qualifications:
  • BSc Hons in Architectural Technology - First Class
  • Associate Member - Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
Having worked with the Local Authority for many years, Glyn obtained a first class degree in Architectural technology in 2010, whilst working with Ceredigion County Council's Architects Department. He has worked on many new build and refurbishment educational projects and has extensive experience of technical design in this field. As an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, he hopes to gain full chartered status with the institute in the very near future.

Lyndsey Wheeler
Practice Manager

Qualifications:
  • BSc (Econ) Business & Management (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)
After successfully completing a 'Bachelor of economic and social studies in business and management' degree in 2007, Lyndsey became Showroom Manager for a local business. She then held a position as advertising officer for a regional newspaper, before becoming Duty Manager at The Cambria - managing conferences, offices, and student accommodation lettings. Now, as Practice Manager for Catalina Architecture Ltd, Lyndsey makes full use her skills whilst continuing to train in relevant aspects of business management.

Kathy Hosker

  • 1981-1985 Apprenticeship as traditional Architectural Draftsperson at A.+M. Boyer Architectural Office, Luzern, Switzerland.
  • 1966-1987  Kopp Baunternehmung AG, Switzerland. Worked as Draftsperson.
  • 2009-2001 Diploma in Msc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies at the Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre of Alternative Technologies in Machynlleth, in conjunction with the University of East London.
  • 2012 Autodesk Associate Exam in Autoad 2012.
Kathy joined Catalina Architecture in 2011, and has a keen interest in renewable energy and energy conservation.

James Doran

Qualifications:
  • HNC in Building Technology
James trained as an Architectural Technician at Manchester College of Building. Holding senior positions in both architectural private practice and on the contracting side has given him a combination of design and practical experience across a range of building types in the UK and overseas. This has given him a thorough understanding of materials, the construction process and contractor’s information needs as well as exceptional commercial awareness. He is a trained cabinet maker and makes furniture in his spare time.
James has a keen interest in the repair and conservation of historic buildings.
T: 01970 623480
E:catalina.enquiries@catalinaarchitecture.co.uk
P: The Cambria, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Mid Wales SY23 2AZ
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