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.