Andrew formed west+machell in 1990 with Robin Machell.
Since the Practice was formed, commissions have ranged from Master Planning schemes for both the public and private sector, through to a range of health care and social housing initiatives.
Within the Practice, Andrew has specific experience in working with Local Authorities to undertake opportunities for private development and the design of usable public and civic spaces.
He has also specialised in residential architecture with experience of large scale student housing schemes as well as city centre apartment and mix use projects.
He is accomplished in preparing development appraisals and has led the commercial developments the practice has undertaken on its own behalf.
He is involved with projects on a day to day basis and has won a variety of design and technical awards in his professional career. Being partially sighted and registered blind, Andrew has a special interest in designing for disabled particularly for people with vision difficulties.
Within the practice Andrew is responsible for cash management.