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ABOUT US

 

Wight Studio Ltd. is a firm of architects based in Glasgow and working throughout the UK. We aim to create beautiful, useful and durable places and spaces which add value and respond directly to the needs of our clients and the people who use them. We firmly believe in the importance of sustainability and efficiency in the built environment and will always strive to use innovative materials, cutting-edge technology and well considered, efficient design solutions to ensure that our buildings are responsive and flexible whilst limiting their impact on the environment. We value the richness of history, identity and character which can be found in every project and we will always approach each commission with an open mind and an inquisitive attitude to explore what makes a particular place special and discover how we can find inspiration there.

HOW WE WORK

We approach every project with the same enthusiasm, dedication and integrity irrespective of location, scale or budget. We begin each commission by listening carefully to our clients' needs and desires. Once we have established a detailed brief we will carry out a thorough study of the particular site to understand the unique challenges and opportunities which arise. Through a research-driven approach we strive to find practical solutions to complex problems. We are specialists in unlocking the potential of buildings or development sites, and are experts in negotiating the complexities of the planning system.

WHAT WE DO

We are able provide our clients with the following services: 

  • Architectural design

  • Residential refurbishment, extension and new-build design services

  • Planning permission and Building Warrant applications

  • Urban Design & Masterplanning

  • Daylighting analysis

  • 3D visualisation & rendering

 

WHO WE ARE

Wight Studio is led by husband and wife team, Gregor Wight and Charlotte Hampson. Gregor is an ARB registered chartered architect with over 15 years professional experience working for a number of award-winning architectural practices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. He has a thorough understanding of the importance of placemaking and a desire to create beautiful, enduring buildings and places which embody the unique characteristics of their location. He understands the planning process and the skills needed to steer complex or contentious projects through the various stages and levels of consultation. Gregor has a passion and aptitude for good design and the value it can add, and prides himself on providing exceptional solutions for our clients and their stakeholders by understanding their needs.

Charlotte is an ARB registered chartered architect with over 10 years experience in managing complex projects through design, tender and construction stages. She thrives at problem-solving, using a people-centred approach and a keen eye for detail to resolve both design and construction challenges.

Charlotte trained at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow and has since worked for a number of prominent design practices in London and Glasgow, delivering projects in various sectors including mixed-use, residential (high-end, private and affordable) and commercial property.

Her interests lie in the improvement of the built environment, be that through large or small gestures. Her focus is on producing high quality, well designed and sustainable architecture that all can enjoy and that genuinely improves the lives of the end user.