Craig Thomson

BSc(Hons) BArch – Craig has nearly 40 years experience of Architecture. Initially studying and working in Glasgow before joining the family business of Hendry Dawes and Sons in Ayrshire.

On the retirement of the Dawes brothers Craig took over the practice in the 1990’s and now runs the company with Andrew Hunter. The variety of work carried out over this period is extensive ranging from all types of housing to industrial and commercial buildings. Craig is married to Kristina and they have two sons and a dog!

Andrew Hunter

DipArch BArch RIBA RIAS – Andrew has 19 years experience working in practice. He started his career with experienced Ayrshire practice Alastair Murdoch Partnership who amalgamated with Thomson Dawes Ltd in 2005. He has considerable experience in Public Housing design working closely with both Ayrshire Housing and Bield Housing Associations on a number of projects with our Kirkmichael Public Housing project being shortlisted for the Saltire Award in 2009.

Kris Rutherford

DipArch BArch – Kris studied at the Glasgow School of Art, completing his diploma in 2016 and becoming a ARB registered Architect in 2018. Having studied on a part-time basis, Kris has supported his academic study with 12 years’ experience working in practice. Since joining the practice in 2006, Kris has been involved with a number of residential, commercial, educational and industrial projects which has equipped him with a well-rounded knowledge and experience of the construction industry. Kris has developed a keen interest in making a positive contribution to the advancement of the built environment through contemporary architecture and sustainable design.

Grant Herron

DipArch BArch – Grant has 13 years’ experience working in practice whilst studying at the Mackintosh School of Art. Starting his career with Thomson Dawes Ltd in 2004 Grant has accumulated considerable experience in both the private and commercial sectors. Working closely with Oak frames since 2014 Grant also developed a strong knowledge in the self-build sector integrating green oak frames.

Roddy Dunn

BSc Arch ,BA.Arch (Hons) M.Arch- Roddy has 19 year experience working in practice. Winning an award of merit for outstanding achievement while at University Roddy graduated and initially worked in Ayrshire then taking up posts within renowned practices in Glasgow before having the opportunity to develop further within Thomson Hunter. His journey has afforded him the opportunity to work on a number of high profile commercial projects as well as large scale residential projects for private clients and social housing. He has a keen focus on the role of Architecture and Design within the hospitality industry.  His strengths lie in not only in Architecture but also contract Administration and Project management.  Roddy enjoys the delivery of an Architectural project through Design Management and attention to robust practical detailing.

Outside office life Roddy passions are enduro events such as Ironman and Ultra marathons and distance Open water swimming

Callum Barr

BSc ACIAT – Callum joined Thomson Hunter Associates in 2014 as a Junior Architectural Technologist after graduating from The University of Highlands and Islands where he obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree in Architectural Technology. He has an extensive and growing knowledge of working with BIM software.

Since Joining Thomson Hunter Associates Callum has developed a keen interest in technical detailing and design and progressed his knowledge within the construction industry. Currently he working toward becoming chartered with CIAT.

Michael Smyth

BSc ACIAT – Michael, a graduate of The University of Highlands and Islands joined Thomson Hunter Associates in 2021 as an Architectural Technologist bringing industry experience and knowledge of working in the BIM workspace across many sectors of the industry. He is currently focusing on honing his detailing and design skills and building a portfolio of high-quality work to achieve a goal of becoming chartered with CIAT.

Fiona Sutherland

Fiona is a qualified Architectural Technician with more than 15 years experience working in private practice.  Fiona has been involved in projects for numerous sectors including residential, industrial, healthcare and commercial.

Elizabeth Meikle

BSc– Elizabeth joined Thomson Hunter Associates in 2021 after graduating from Edinburgh Napier University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Technology. Whilst working at Thomson Hunter she is continuing to study for her BSc(Hons).

Her interests lie in Conservation Architecture, imaginatively exploring alternative uses for buildings whose original purpose is no longer appropriate, thus saving them for future generations.

When not working she spends time at home with her husband, two daughters and their German Shepherd dog. Hobbies include baking, gardening and walking the dog.

Ewan Lauchland

MArch, BA Arch (Hons) – Ewan studied at the University of Dundee. Upon graduating in 2018, he joined Thomson Hunter Associates and has since worked on a broad spectrum of residential and commercial projects of varying scales.

Ewan is particularly interested in the role of the built environment on wellbeing, and in creating considered and sustainable architecture rooted in its context.

Roxanne Chan joined Thomson Hunter Associates in 2021 and is currently completing her Part 1 year out following three years study at the University of Strathclyde.

Roxanne’s enthusiasm and desire to broaden her knowledge and experience is expressed whilst working on a wide range of projects, particularly in the residential sector.