Patrick joined HLM as Associate Director, Head of Hospitality, Leisure & Culture sector in February 2018.  For the past 19 years, Patrick leveraged his experience in complex, multi-stakeholder projects to deliver quality architecture and award winning high-profile projects.  Patrick explores and drives new architectural opportunities, working closely with all HLM’s studios to develop the expertise and sector exposure.  Patrick also lectured at a number of architecture schools and construction events throughout the UK and Europe.

Patrick loves designing spaces where people can interact, be entertained, relax and to physically and mentally recharge. Creating destinations that inspire and gives people space to dream, reflect and play. He has a strong focus on what any design challenge is really about, which ultimately, is people.

Did you know?
Patrick was awarded by the RIBA West-Midlands as Emerging architect of the Year 2014.


Thoughts and Views

Whirlow Hall Farm
01.05.20 | Patrick Arends

Whirlow Hall Farm Trust Café: The chance to make a difference

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The Civic Barnsley by HLM Architects
28.01.20 | Patrick Arends

Curtain raised on multi-million pound plans for The Civic in Barnsley

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