Alumna Emma Watson appointed by multi award-winning architectural practice Hodder+Partners

Architecture and Interiors 7 September 2017

Emma Watson, a graduate from the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Westminster, was appointed by architectural practice Hodder+Partners as it continues to strengthen its design and commercial capabilities.

The appointment of Emma Watson comes after the Plaza 1821 Liverpool Waters PRS scheme at Prince’s Dock by Hodder+Partners was recently approved by planners.

Emma joins Hodder+Partners from London-based Hugh Broughton Architects, where she was part of the team that recently completed the £6.3m Visitor Centre and Archive for The Henry Moore Foundation in East Hertfordshire.

Emma, who holds an Architecture Postgraduate Diploma Professional Practice (RIBA Part III) from the University of Westminster, has also previously worked on the £18m roof extension and internal refurbishment of the Treasury Building at The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in London.

Emma said the reputation of Hodder+Partners across all sectors, including residential, commercial, education, healthcare, civic and leisure as well as interior design, masterplanning and Urban Design, is what attracted her to the practice.

Her last project before joining Hodder+Partners was the new Visitor Centre at Clifford’s Tower in York for English Heritage, which also included architectural interventions within the medieval tower.

Following the announcement of her appointment, Emma said: “I’m very excited to be joining Hodder and Partners as the practice is hugely respected, not just in Manchester, but across the architecture sector.

“My focus is very much on delivering high quality schemes, which I know is something Hodder and Partners is renowned for.”

Learn more about the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

For the media

For the media

Here we hope you find everything you will need to research, write and publish your story or blog post.