Samantha Davies Senior Architect

BSc (Hons) BArch
Architect ARB

 

Samantha has over 16 years experience across a number of sectors most notably in the education sector. Her in-depth knowledge of LEA’s schools legislation, funding and building programmes compliments the team’s skills.


Samantha has worked as lead consultant on traditional, design and build and management contracts. She has strong working knowledge in fast track modular methods and is used to designing to meet tight programmes and site constraints. She holds extensive knowledge of sustainable methods of construction; most notably used within a new build primary school in Bognor Regis published in Architecture Today for achieving high levels of natural ventilation and sustainable design.

 

Notable Projects

3 Form Entry Primary School in Bognor Value £10M
Project Architect and lead Consultant for West Sussex County Council’s Building Schools for the Future programme. New-build, sustainably designed, using a Design and Build Contract.  
Student Accommodation Scheme Brunel University Value £63 M
Project Architect and lead Consultant for new build using a management contract and fast track methods of construction.  
Music and Drama Department & Science/IT Block, Value £3m
Project Architect and contract administrator for new build block to a Secondary School in Croydon.
Primary School Extension, Crawley Value £690,000
Project Architect and contract administrator for large low energy designed extension using SIPS panels and fast track methods of construction.

 

Summary Experience

Education and Community
Building Schools for the Future for West Sussex County Council, low energy designed new primary school in Bognor Regis.Value £10M
New build student accommodation scheme for Brunel University. D and B scheme where the Architect was novated to the Contractor. Value £63M.
Strategic master planning for St Marks C of E School, Brighton. Value undisclosed.
Extension and refurbishment of a 1960s primary school in Crawley. SIPS panels and Glu-lam frame for speed of construction. Value £690K.
Design and build modular student accommodation scheme over 4 storeys with a mix of retail units on the ground floor on a tight urban site in Islington, London. Value £7M.
New build Music and Drama department and Science and IT block to a secondary school in Croydon, London. Value £3M.
New build college library and educational facility for Cambridge University. Value £3M.