Ade is an architectural designer with over 10 years' experience working in architectural practice. Ade has briefly worked independently on a variety of private projects, including a rammed earth project exhibited in the RIBA small projects exhibition.
He has trained with sustainable design driven practices, and his natural progression allured him to Architype in 2006 where he joined the design team working on St. Luke's Primary School, which received the 2010 RIBA Sorrell Foundation Schools Award. Other projects include Oakmeadow Primary School, one of the UK’s first Passivhaus Primary Schools and recently Herefordshire Archive & Records Centre, also designed to Passivhaus standards and several one-off private houses.
Ade studied at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff and graduated in 2001 with a BSc(Hons) in Architectural Studies and subsequently with a BArch in 2004. He is currently completing is Part 3 qualification at Birmingham City University.
Lectures & Publications
Ade has lectured at WSA, Plymouth University and Newcastle University School of Architecture on sustainable design and help run workshops on building fabric & structure.
Publications include architectural drawings for Richard Weston's Book 'Plans Sections & Elevations' , published by Lawrence King and architectural drawings for Colin Davies's Book 'Key Houses of the Twentieth Century' , also published by Lawrence King.
In 2007 Ade was invited by Architectural Research Quarterly to write an article in response to a previously published article 'Is Relative Sustainability Relevant' by Cambridge University Press.