About

Our Team

Craig Callingham DipArch (Oxon) RIBA

Craig graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2005

Having worked for local practices and London studios during his career, Craig has delivered multi million pound developments predominantly in the bespoke high end residential and leisure sectors.

Interests include horse riding for a civil war re-enactment society, learning to play the guitar, classic sports cars and anything competitive.
 


Laura Wagemakers - Director

After receiving her first class BA honours degree in Architecture at the University of Lincoln, Laura joined us in 2012 and has quickly become a key member of our team. 

Laura's role is client facing, mainly from our Coventry studio, where her design flair and client management skills combine to fully embrace the ethos of our business.

Laura is also completing her professional studies in architecture.

 


    Lauren Carpenter - RIBA Chartered Architect 

   Lauren has been an integral part of the team at Callingham Architects since 2011, and       has successfully completed her professional studies during this time.

    Lauren captains a local netball team for relaxation and also coaches junior members        of her club.     

 

 

 


Peter Brooke - Architectural Technician

Peter is a technical expert in the delivery of projects across all sectors. His attention to detail is second to none and a fresh challenge is always met with enthusiasm.

Peter is also a rock musician, playing his guitar at local gigs on a regular basis, and building up his own valuable guitar collection.

 

 


Sophie Olliver - Part II Architectural Assistant

Sophie returned to work for us at Callingham Architects as a Part II Architectural Assistant after recently completing her Masters at Birmingham City University.

She enjoys working out/keeping fit in her spare time.  She also plans to carry out a renovation and extension project on her own home with her partner in the near future.

 

 

 

 

 


Lucy Thomas – Part I Architectural Assistant

Lucy is currently on a six month placement with the company, assisting with the delivery of projects whilst working towards her RIBA Part I at Bath University.

She enjoys playing drums in her spare time and is also a keen dancer.

 

 

 

 


Alex Cowper - Designer

Alex has extensive experience in the design and delivery of commercial interior design projects, predominantly in the leisure sector. 

A happy family is a large part of her life as are her two horses and two dogs, in which she enjoys the great outdoors with.

 

 


Holly Hands – Administrator

Holly works in all areas of administration for the company, utilising her extensive experience of working in offices and managing a busy workload.  Holly also does all of the photography for the company. 

Holly enjoys looking after her two young children and has a passion for music. 
 

 


Stephanie Humphris – Finance Administrator

Stephanie's main role is to keep on top of the invoicing and finance aspect of the  business.  She also assists Holly with anything administration related. 

Stephanie has a young daughter and enjoys doing lots of fun activities with her outside of work.

 

 

 


      Alastair Browning - Business Manager 

      Alastair's main role is to increase and develop the business on all levels, maximising          opportunities for growth with his energy, enthusiasm and motivation for networking          and new clientel.  

      Alastair's interests include extensive house and vehicle renovations with various                  projects over time.  A very active sporting background still includes football, rugby,              motorsport as well as spendng time with his family.  He is also the current                            President of Coventry Three Spires Roundtable.

 


George - Dogsbody

George attends to all office duties including: office security, increasing staff fitness levels and he is also great for staff therapy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Spyridon Defteraios - RIBA Part II

Spiros is a regular consultant with our business where he contributes to the planning and technical delivery of drawn  information and specifications.

Interests include volleyball and he travels regularly to his native Athens where he has other architectural interests in conjunction with his father’s building firm.


Call to discuss your potential project on 01926 405595 or 02476 713872