PEOPLE

 

Victoria Holland, Director at Victoria Holland Architects, Arundel, West Sussex

Victoria Holland, Director

Victoria graduated from Portsmouth School of Architecture in 1987.  She spent 7 years working in a central London practice and gained RIBA Part III qualification with distinction in 1989. In 1992 Victoria joined forces with Neil Holland focusing on a range of projects including “one off” private houses; residential housing developments; listed buildings including scheduled ancient monuments; education buildings and health care.

 

In 2016 following Neil’s retirement Victoria established Victoria Holland Architecture.  At the core of the practice is the ambition to achieve excellence in design and to provide carefully crafted buildings in keeping with their context and our clients expectations.

Adriana Cepeda Bejarano, Senior Architect at Victoria Holland Architects, Arundel, West Sussex

Adriana Cepeda Bejarano, Senior Architect

Adriana completed her architectural degree at the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia and at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid before gaining her Master’s in Architectural Design from the Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain (equivalent to Part III).  She has worked extensively across Europe since 2006 and joined Victoria Holland Architecture in 2016.

 

With over 10 years of experience Adriana has worked on private residential and hospitality projects in both the public and private sector.  She has worked on the City of Culture project of the acclaimed New York architect Peter Eisenman to design a collection of cultural buildings in Galicia, Spain.  Most recently her renovation of a Penthouse in Madrid featured in the Architectural Digest.

Steinunn Eik Egilsdottir, Architectural Assistant

Steinunn, completed her Part I at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts and went on to graduate from Oxford Brookes University with Part II in 2014. During her masters, Steinunn specialized in International Architectural Regeneration and Development. She has a wide range of experience in restoration and research projects in Iceland and Italy.

 

Her recent design projects in Ghana and Guinea have focused on sustainability, local resources and cultural identity. In her spare time, Steinunn has contributed to the work of Architecture Sans Frontiéres.

 

Inigo Aranguena, Senior Architect

Inigo graduated from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (equivalent to Part III), and has a Master’s degree in Project Management. His experience spans over eighteen years as an Architect and Project Manager in residential and commercial projects. He started his career involved in multistorey developments in his home town, Madrid, and slowly moved into bespoke projects for private clients. For the past six years has had the opportunity to lead several high end residential projects in the UK. In 2017 he started collaborating with Victoria Holland Architecture.

 

Inigo believes in providing a comprehensive service, carrying the projects through all design and management stages – from inception to completion -, to make sure quality is always maintained and the end result is beyond what the client originally expected.

 

Ann-Marie Huggins, Studio Manager

Having 30 years’ experience working predominantly with High End Design led companies, Ann-Marie started her career working as a graphic designer and a stylist later moving into general and project management roles. She has helped start-up companies and brings with her an extensive range of experience working both on the Design side but also managing offices (Finance and Administration, HR & Marketing).

 

Ann-Marie has had the opportunity to work on truly bespoke projects for the super wealthy in the UK and many varied worldwide projects which have taken her to the USA, Italy, Sweden, the Caribbean, Switzerland and beyond. However, she is most proud of a true self-build project completed on a tiny budget.

Beatrice Holland, Interior Designer at Victoria Holland Architects

Béatrice Rose Holland, Interior Designer

Béatrice completed her training at the New York School of Interior Design in May 2016.  She has worked within the practice on a number of projects including the interior of a restaurant and schematic proposals for a ski chalet.

 

Beatrice has a passion for shape, texture and colour but retains a firm belief that a collaborative approach is key to the success of the creative process.

Edward Buttifant, Architectural Intern

Edward has recently completed his Part 1 degree in Architecture from the University of Lincoln. Researching into the potential for wooden high-rise buildings, and developing ideas for restorations of listed buildings in Brighton during his final year. He has recently joined Victoria Holland Architecture and plans to complete his Part 2 in the near future.

Spencer, Office Entertainer

 

SpencerSpencer is a wire haired Dachshund. He has very short legs and a very loud bark.

He specialises in reducing stress or increasing it depending on his mood.

He is particularly interested in stealing shoes and helping himself to the contents of handbags.