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 - RIBA Part 1

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 is now our sector associate for our Coventry studio, where her design flair and client management skills fully embraces the very ethos of our business.

Amarjit Boora – Architectural & Engineering Technician

Amarjit is Mr Detail. His exacting standards to deliver technical solutions are further supported with extensive engineering knowledge gained during his career. To relax, Amarjit is a keen snooker player and enjoys Yoga but fundamentally a family man.

Lauren Carpenter - RIBA Part II

Lauren has been with the company since 2011, and is now completing her RIBA Part III studies to become a Chartered Architect. Lauren captains a local netball team for relaxation and also coaches junior members of her club.


Steve Abbott – Architect

Steve is a registered architect and has extensive experience of the full design, management and procurement of project in the UK & overseas. Steve’s ‘hands on’ approach to building procurement helps to drive the delivery phase of our projects.

A keen sportsman in the day, Steve is now more likely to be seen watching an occasional Wasps game rather than playing.


Carmen Barreras – Architectural Technologist

Carmen joined us in early 2016 to support our production team. In her spare time Carmen teaches Spanish, her native tongue, to students of all ages at the local university.

Tarryn Kay – Team Coordinator

Tarryn is the glue for supporting the production team at Callingham Architects with admin and support tasks and has bags of energy! Tarryn is usually the first point of contact for any new enquiry and is very driven to serve.

Her energy levels are needed as she leads an active life outside of work with her family – always cooking, socialising and enjoying the great outdoors.

Holly Hands – Administrator

Holly works in all areas Admin for the company but it doesn’t stop there. Holly is also an excellent photographer and keen musician, having previously played bass guitar in local bands.

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.

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

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 is her two horses and two dogs, in which she enjoys the great outdoors with.


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 024 7671 3872