Rachel Haugh

Rachel Haugh is an English architect who co-founded SimpsonHaugh and Partners with Ian Simpson in 1987.[1] Her practice operates in Manchester and London.[2] Haugh was shortlisted for the Woman Architect of the Year Award in 2015.[3][4]

Beetham Tower Manchester

Rachel Jane Haugh was born March 1961[5] and attended Marple Hall School in Manchester and studied architecture at the University of Bath[3]

Haugh worked on the Beetham Tower, Manchester a landmark 47-storey mixed use skyscraper which was completed in 2006[6] and One Blackfriars[7] a mixed-use development under construction at No. 1 Blackfriars Road in Bankside, London, known as The Vase due its shape.[8] Haugh has also worked on the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station and the overhaul of Granada Studios in Manchester.[7]

Her clients include, Beetham Organisation, Berkeley Group Holdings, Downing Developments, Manchester City Council, Treasury Holdings, Urban Splash, University of Manchester and University College London.[9]


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