Architecture : Key People

Ian Whitworth BA (Hons) Dip. Arch BREEAM RIBA: Director

Ian is responsible for the architectural side of Progressive Design & Build. He has experience of a very broad range of building types and construction methods, including housing, education, healthcare, hotels, offices, industrial buildings and community buildings.

He is involved in all our projects from inception to conclusion and through to after-care. He likes solving problems, finding opportunities to create memorable places and getting the job done well.


Christopher Chapman BA (Hons), Dip. Arch Distinction: Part II Architectural Assistant

Following his studies in the Department of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield, Chris joined us in 2012 and works alongside Ian.   His role is to provide our clients with photo-realistic visualisations, carefully crafted schemes using up to date BIM technology/illustrative software packages and the technical aspect of design, enabling clients to formulate a better understanding of their scheme as it progresses through the various stages. Chris is also our expert on SIPS design.

Chris is currently working towards sitting his final professional architecture examinations.