Darren joined shedkm in 2013 and is now an Associate Director. He leads shedkm’s internal sustainability group and has particular experience in low carbon design and modern methods of construction (MMC).
He works with Ian Killick on, amongst others, the development of shedkm’s innovative and sustainable housing products, including the factory-built Town and Row Houses and Mansion House apartments.
Darren heads up shedkm’s research and innovation team across this portfolio, developing new typologies, improving existing products, and evolving shedkm’s placemaking approach on new sites. He is also responsible for developing new relationships in the MMC sector.
He has a wide range of experience across new-build and retrofit projects in multiple sectors, from commercial buildings in the South to cultural projects in the North. He also works across each studio in ensuring knowledge sharing in MMC and environmental design.
Darren is an active member of RIBA North West, Founder of the Liverpool Young Architects Society, and regularly sits on judging panels for the RIBA Awards and the Civic Trust Awards.