Team

This is the main attribute to our small company. We are hugely proud of what we achieve and the dedication of our team leads to this success. Our team has been crafted and chosen carefully, ensuring we have the right combination of skills to deliver exciting projects tailored for each individual client.

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Adam Knibb

Adam undertook his architectural education at the Welsh School of Architecture (Cardiff) before completing his RIBA Part 3 qualification at Oxford Brookes University.

Following his commendation at Part II, he joined John Pardey Architects by invitation from the director. Specialising in one-off private residential houses, Adam honed his skills in detailing and coordinating the delivery of modern contemporary houses. He also had the opportunity to work on other various projects such as mixed use developments, schools and healthcare. 

Working in a handful of practices that specialised in modern, ecological and sustainable buildings, Adam moved on to Design Engine.

Here he was promoted to services coordinator for the new Oxford Brookes University development which achieved a mid-list place on the Sterling Prize. This development achieved BREEAM excellence with integrated and efficient designing.

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Mia Anfield

Mia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Natal, Durban in South Africa. (1989) Following her graduation she relocated to Johannesburg and worked for various architectural practices. In 2002 she started ‘4d and a architects’ together with her husband, working on a variety of residential, commercial, industrial and educational projects.

She proudly collaborated with other professionals from around the world and contributed a chapter to the book ‘Adaptive Architecture: Changing Parameters and Practice’  which was published by Routledge, 1 Sept 2017.

Mia joined Adam Knibb Architects in October 2017 after she and her family decided to leave South Africa and settle in the UK. She looks forward to continuing her architectural career whilst developing her skills and knowledge in a new country.

 
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George Barnes

George started his career in architecture studying at Oxford Brookes University at the Oxford School of Architecture.



George’s final year portfolio gained recognition within the school for it’s highly conceptual approach to design — earning nominations for the Leslie Jones Construction Prize, being shortlisted for the RIBA Bronze Medal Award, and also being chosen to represent his design unit in the University gallery.

George intertwined historic and contemporary scientific endeavours into architectural programmes using a range of analogue techniques including casting, on site casting, medical dissections, photography, sculpture, and hand drawn orthographic drawings. 



He also played significant roles in his school’s exhibitions, volunteering as curator and lead design editor for the yearbook. 

George joined the Adam Knibb team in August 2018. Here, he aims to learn and develop his technical abilities within an architectural practice, before returning for his Part II studies.

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Oliver Gil

Oliver graduated as an Architect in 2007 from the Granada School of Architecture ETSAG in Spain. Prior to and following his graduation, he gained practical experience with a number of architectural firms, including JimenezBrasa Architects where he participated in a wide range of projects from initial concepts through to construction.

The next step in his career commenced with his decision to move on to a real estate developer company specialising in high-end bespoke Mediterranean villas; here he worked as a project manager gaining valuable on-site experience. After this, he cofounded his own architectural practice, together with three other colleagues, focusing on contemporary residential architecture.

Oliver joined Adam Knibb Architects in June 2016 to embrace new opportunities within the UK design industry; during his time here he has been working closely with Adam to interpret his ideas throughout the design process.

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Daniel Masterman

Daniel started his architectural education at the University of Lincoln before graduating in 2012. He then went on to work in both Copenhagen and London over the following year, spending the majority of his year out experience at Terry Farrell & Partners. Here he worked on the Earls Court Masterplan, acting as a key member of the design team whilst continuing his own professional development.

In 2013, Daniel then went on to study his Masters in Architecture at the Royal College of Art, where his work explored the elasticity of architectural typologies and the way they must adapt to keep pace with developments in a rapidly changing world.

Daniel moved to Adam Knibb Architects in August 2016, finding the opportunity to deliver carefully crafted projects whilst preparing to undertake his Part III studies, very exciting.

 
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Jennifer Jammaers

Jenn started her career in architecture in Plymouth University graduating in 2010 with a nomination for the RIBA Bronze Medals.  After a short break working for a small architecture studio in London, she followed this with a Masters degree at the Oxford School of Architecture where she delved into research-led design where she explored the influence of psychoanalysis and phenomenology within architecture. Jenn later In 2016, Jenn completed her Part III professional training at London Metropolitan University.

Having worked for a design studio in London specialising in high end architecture, interiors, furniture and construction, Jenn has vast experience creating and working collectively with the home-owners and design team to deliver projects from start to finish. Her keen eye for design and interiors is one of her best attributes, whilst her amicable, motivated and forward thinking approach has led her to establish long-lasting relationships with both colleagues and clients alike. This same drive has allowed her to advance her career wherever she sets her eye upon, quickly being promoted to associate at her last practice.  

Escaping the hustle and bustle of the big city, Jenn has now set her eyes on her next venture working closely with Adam and the team at Adam Knibb Architects.