Darren Jenner, Architect
Darren joined ADG in 2001 as a Part 2 Qualified Architectural Assistant and developed his experience with the practice to become a fully qualified architect in 2003. Darren moved to Plymouth from Sussex to study Architecture before working at small practices based in Dartmouth and Saltash respectively that both specialised in residential projects.
During his time with ADG Darren has developed a full range of experience and has successfully delivered projects across residential, healthcare, education and conservation sectors for both public and private clients alike. This experience has included new build and re-use of existing buildings within both urban and rural contexts.
Darren has developed his conceptual design skills and has liaised closely with clients to produce site appraisals and sketch schemes. He has strengthened skills in conveying design ideas to clients, stakeholders, end users and local planning authority officers, he has also been involved in several public consultation events across a range of projects.
Darren has undertaken the role of Architect across all RIBA work stages and has developed his experience within detail design and construction phases of projects, coordinating design teams to ensure the successful delivery of projects. He has had experience of working with Traditional, Design & Build and Partnering Contracts during his time with the practice.
Dan Stewart, Architect
Dan graduated from his Diploma in Architecture at Plymouth University in 2007 and moved to London to work in large commercial practice. There he gained experience in large scale residential, commercial, and mixed use development projects.
In 2010 he moved back to Devon with his wife for a better quality of life and to try to gain more practical experience in construction. He previously worked at renowned smaller local practices on projects such as the award winning ‘Stairway to Devon’ at Royal William Yard, Plymouth. For the last few years, he has gained in-depth experience designing, detailing and project managing luxury one-off private houses and developments throughout Devon and Cornwall.
Dan qualified as an Architect at Bath University in 2013. He has a Passion for the conservation, care and re-use of historic buildings, excellent design skills and has a long-standing interest in the development and application of sustainable technologies and materials. He is committed to achieving high quality design which remaining grounded within a realistic design ethos and project budget.
Dan is working to develop integration of emerging digital technologies into our design and project workflow. This will enhance productivity, and promote communication with Clients, Contractors and consulting Professionals, providing them with a greater understanding of the project through evolving methods of 3D visualisation.
Dan has just finished a 5 year extensive renovation of his house in Plymouth, with hands on experience having undertaken the majority of the work himself completely gutting the interior, re-plumbing, re-wiring and fully insulating the property.