Huge congratulations to our very own Andrew Arnold who was crowned "Architect of the Year" at the prestigious Design in Mental Health Awards 2018.
A graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University, Andrew is an Award-Winning Architect/Director at Gilling Dod Architects and has helped turn the Northwest based Company into one of the Country’s leading Healthcare Architectural Practices.
It is in the field of Mental Health Design however, where Andrew has excelled, with acclaimed projects completed across all aspects of the sector for clients nationwide. An in-depth knowledge of the issues surrounding modern mental health services, an innovative design approach and passion for the subject matter, has seen Andrew play a prominent role in Procure 21/21+/22 with numerous roles in Mental Health Best Practice initiatives in both the UK and abroad. This experience has seen Andrew build long standing relationships with numerous Trusts, Commissioners and Mental Health Providers, with repeat commissions for the Practice ranging from high level master planning and scheme design through to detailed delivery. He heads up a vastly experienced team with first-hand knowledge of the specialisms found in Mental Health design.
Andrew is a hands-on driving force in the design process, inspiring and directing others, ensuring service user focus is paramount. He drives up quality in all aspects be it innovation, co-ordination, shared experience and compliance, ensuring the client’s vision and aspirations are realised.