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Warren Jukes

Position: Director

Management Team

Warren joined the practice in 1996 and became a Director in 2003 of Associated Architects LLP on its formation in 2003, becoming Managing Director in 2021.

His project experience covers a very wide variety of sectors and building functions including education, residential, workplace, infrastructure projects, blue light, arts buildings, and masterplans.

He has significant experience in Higher and Further Education and leads our participation on frameworks for institutions including the University of Birmingham. He has led numerous award-winning projects across a variety of functions and typologies in these sectors, as well as masterplans, large scale residential schemes and high-quality conference facilities including the multi RIBA Award winning College Court at the University of Leicester. He manages frameworks with multiple universities and has spoken at AUDE and SCONUL Conferences about recycling buildings and best practice in library design respectively.

Projects led by Warren have been recognised by the RIBA, Civic Trust, SCONUL, and the Architect’s Journal Retrofit Awards. His listed buildings experience ranges from 1900s to 1970s buildings, including modern movement buildings by Sir Denys Lasdun, Sir Philip Dowson and Sir Leslie Martin/Trevor Dannatt. Of particular note is the College Court Conference Centre where the £14m extension, refurbishment and repair works to the Grade II listed former halls of residence was the winner of a RIBA East Midlands Regional Award, Conservation Award and Building of the Year Award, the RICS Conservation Award and the AJ Retrofit Award. He has also won awards for his management of stakeholders and refining the brief.

In addition to serving as Managing Director, Warren is the director responsible for human resources.

Current and Recent Projects

The Emily Wilding Building, Royal Holloway University of London: 10,500sq.m new build BREEAM Excellent library and student centre in sensitive historic campus setting designed using Passivhaus design principles, £42m

Teaching & Learning Centre, University of Leicester: 8,000sq.m new build designed using Passivhaus principles providing teaching space for 2,000 students, £30m

George Davies Centre for Medicine, University of Leicester: New medical teaching building designed to advanced Passivhaus principles for very high energy conservation levels and currently the largest non-domestic Passivhaus building in the UK, £42m

Molecular Sciences, University of Birmingham: Phased scheme to add to the University’s sciences portfolio providing research laboratories and academic research offices which will be the campus’ largest building, £400m

New Library, University of Birmingham: New build 14,000sq.m library and learning spaces that achieved BREEAM Excellent and EPC A rating and was awarded a SCONUL Award for Best Large Library, £42m

School of Engineering, University of Birmingham: New build 12,500sq.m building featuring research laboratories, teaching spaces and academic research offices, bringing together many engineering disciplines into one state-of-the-art building, £55m

The Green Heart, University of Birmingham: Landscaping project to open up a 12-acre space in the centre of the University’s campus, £12m

The Old Gym, University of Birmingham: Saving it from demolition, our refurbishment works created a variety of teaching spaces including an 81-seat lecture theatre, study spaces and an open plan office spaces, £5m. Shortlisted for an AJ Retrofit Award.

Cyber Quarter, University of Wolverhampton / Hereford Council: £7m new build located in Hereford, designed using a low embodied carbon approach that has sequestered 30 tonnes of CO2 compared to a steel/concrete equivalent which would have emitted 563 tonnes of CO2.

National Brownfield Institute, University of Wolverhampton: Creating a facility to research and develop new construction methods and ways of regenerating contaminated land, and a third project for Associated Architects at the site of the former Springfield Brewery

McIntyre House UCB (University College Birmingham): A striking, high quality and award winning purpose 7,200sq.m built educational facility in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter Conservation Area, the first phase of the campus redevelopment masterplan, £17.5m

University Station, Birmingham: New build replacement station serving both the University of Birmingham and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with the ability to accommodate 7 million passengers annually, £40m