Emily Beavan


BA (Hons), MArch, ARB

Emily graduated from an Art Foundation course at Norwich University of the Arts before going on to achieve a BA (Hons) Architecture at the University of Liverpool in 2007 and a Masters degree in Architecture at the University of Brighton in 2011. She has a keen interest in the sociological and urban aspects of architecture and regularly participates in events and exhibitions with organisations such as Open City and the Architecture Foundation. Emily was award a Distinction for her thesis which focused on estates in Brixton, this research analysed how social groups are formed and divided, and the ways in which they generate a collective sense of ownership within a dense urban context. Emily gained her RIBA Part III with Distinction at the University of Westminster in 2014.

When Emily first joined ABA in 2014, she worked on a number of residential projects and competitions including Bronte & Fielding House, which forms part of the South Kilburn Estate Regeneration project in London. Since returning from a sabbatical in 2016, she has been Project Architect for East Wick & Sweetwater, a new residential quarter in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Emily is one of our most experienced housing architects and has great skills managing client and consultant relationships to lead projects to successful completion.

Prior to joining ABA, Emily has worked for practices in Cambridge, Brighton and London, including Avery Associates Architects where she worked on a variety of high-profile commercial and arts projects.