David Underhill - Dip Arch RIBA
David became a qualified Architect in 1980. Before establishing DUA Architecture in 1988, he gained local authority and private practice experience, including with Sir Denys Lasdun. He has previously served as chairman of the Dorset Branch RIBA. He founded and runs the Christchurch area Architects‘ Panel. He has lectured and organised many events and seminars. He also works as an RIBA CPD Assessor. Lives under the illusion that we’re here to have fun.
Will Lycett - BSc Dip Arch RIBA
Will is a chartered Architect with a degree from Bath University and post graduate diploma from Plymouth University. He spent three and a half years in East Africa, with two years as Country Directory for an American non profit organisation, designing hospitals and schools. Will has very broad experience and expertise and, always at home with technical matters, he is the practice IT impresario. A born diplomat with an indefatigable sense of humour, who is a very keen cyclist.
Martin Hammond - BA(hons) Dip Arch RIBA
Martin joined DUA Architecture in 2007 after graduating from the University of Westminster with a first class honours degree in Architecture. He has subsequently gained the RIBA Part II Professional Diploma in Architecture at London Metropolitan University. Between these two, he also fitted in a round the World trip. Most recently, Martin undertook the final stage of his training and is now a qualiﬁed, chartered Architect.
Ben Rothnie - BA(Hons) MArch
Ben joined DUA Architecture in June 2009 after studying at Plymouth University where he gained an Honours Degree in Architecture. Ben has since gained his RIBA Part II at the University of Kent in Canterbury. He is currently tackling the final part of his training towards becoming a chartered Architect. Outside of work Ben is a keen cyclist and photographer. Ben also built this website!
Our Highcliffe Studio
In 2014, after spending over 20 years in a studio attached to David’s house, we moved into our new home in Brearley House on Highcliffe High Street, which we renovated ourselves. The old office has now been converted into a creche for David’s grandchildren! Our studio is typically open every weekday between 09:00am and 5:00pm. Please feel free to pay us a visit.