New Director for Corstorphine + Wright

National architectural practice, Corstorphine + Wright has appointed Paul Thrussell as a Director of the practice, based in Leeds and London.

Paul has joined Corstorphine + Wright with a key focus on commercial architecture, development of the practice’s Leeds studio, and generating new business.

Over his 30 year career, Paul has provided award winning innovative commercial design solutions for investment, end-user, and developer clients throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. He has worked with a diverse range of organisations and ran his own 80-person practice.

This has included the conversion of a number of high profile listed buildings including the Grade I listed Wool Exchange in Bradford, and York’s Chocolate Works, which was converted into an award-winning dementia care village.

Most recently, Paul was a senior director with international architectural practice, NORR and was responsible for high profile commercial projects such as Debenham’s Oxford Street store in London and CEG’s Smallbrook Queensway regeneration scheme in Birmingham city centre.

Paul Turner, Director at Corstorphine + Wright, said:

“Paul has delivered projects for clients including PwC, CEG, MODA Living, Travis Perkins and a huge breadth of developers. His experience across a range of key sectors is absolutely invaluable and as a well-known personality within our industry, Paul will be instrumental in ensuring a continued pipeline of future opportunities for Corstorphine + Wright.”

“Paul’s approach to architecture and design combines visual appeal, commerciality and high functionality and through his masterplanning studies, he has developed an inquisitive approach to the interaction of public and private spaces, providing a genuinely unique perspective.”

Paul, has also held visiting lectureships specialising in retail architecture at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh and the University of Derby, will be splitting his time between the practice’s Leeds and London offices.

Paul Thussell, said:

“Corstorphine + Wright is a practice that continues to go from strength to strength, attracting truly first-class talent across its business and winning appointments to genuinely exciting and innovative projects around the country.”

“I believe that with my experience, I will be able to create significant opportunities for growth across the company’s core sectors alongside delivering design solutions for high quality projects.”

A leading national architectural practice with offices in Warwick, London, Birmingham Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Canterbury, and Dublin, Corstorphine + Wright marries over 35 years of professional experience with cutting edge technologies to produce design solutions that enhance the built environment, transform cities and communities.
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