HLM Architects has expanded its team in the Belfast Studio with the strategic appointment of Chris McNabb, as Associate Landscape Architect. In his new role, Chris is responsible for building on HLM’s award-winning portfolio and expanding the team in Ireland.
Chris has over 21 years’ experience in the industry, working for a number of prestigious clients from projects including Carlton Vale Boulevard, London and the Nailors Row Public Realms project in Northern Ireland, developing the concept and detail design for the scheme.
At HLM, Chris will enhance the Landscape Architecture services embedding its sustainability and BIM capability and working closely with the urban design and masterplanning disciplines to offer a comprehensive service to existing and prospective clients.
Chris is experienced in navigating challenging locations to create multipurpose public realm and he will use these skills to lead and grow the landscape team and its portfolio nationally, working with the senior leadership team and sector leads.
Nicola McKay, Belfast & Dublin Studio Director at HLM, said: “The Belfast studio is going from strength to strength. Chris’s appointment will further enhance our team’s skills and his extensive expertise along with his passion for designing places that break the mould, is a valuable addition that will be hugely beneficial to our clients.”
Chris is already working on the Department of Education and Skills (DoES) School Framework with BAM Construction, on Lots 2,3,4 and 5, implementing his skills and bringing experience as he manages all aspects of the landscape construction of Lot 2.