Adrian trained at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen. He worked in Glasgow for two years before joining Simpson & Brown in 1999. He is a member of the Architects Registration Board, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and The Royal Institute of British Architects.
At Simpson & Brown he has worked on many listed buildings by renowned architects including William Burn, William H. Playfair, Robert Rowand Anderson, Frank Matcham, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Sir Basil Spence. Projects include major alterations to private houses throughout Scotland. Conserving and restoring major public buildings including Queen's Cross Church in Glasgow for the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, the Melville Monument in St. Andrew's Square, Edinburgh, the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, the Mansfield Traquair Centre, Edinburgh and the King’s Theatre in Glasgow. Conservation and feasibility reports for Gosford House, Walmer Crescent and the Willow Tearooms. He also worked on the new headquarters for the Scottish Ornithologists' Club in Aberlady, an exemplar for the use of Scottish timber.
Adrian has RIAS Accreditation in Conservation Architecture.
Left. The Kings Theatre, Glasgow Right. Mansfiled Traquair