Lydia joined the Practice in October 2020 as a Part II Architectural Assistant, having previously worked at prestigious practices Knox Bhavan and Ash Sakula. Lydia studied at the University of Nottingham for her RIBA Part I Architecture degree, specialising in sustainability, and then pursued the sustainability teaching programme for her RIBA Part II Architecture Masters at the Aarhus Arkitekskolen, Denmark. In Aarhus she specialised in intergenerational housing, and has given talks for York City Council on this subject. She is embarking on her Part III in Autumn 2021.
Outside of her working time, Lydia is a keen sea swimmer and cyclist, and has recently taken up jewellery-making.