Lynne studied Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art, Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh.
After graduating in 1990 she worked with Hugh Martin Partnership in Edinburgh, working on a number of large retail projects including Princes Quay in Hull and The Kingdom Centre in Glenrothes. Moving to work for McLaren Murdoch & Hamilton in Perth and Edinburgh, Lynne gained valuable experience on projects including Perth College Study Centre, motor dealerships throughout Scotland for Audi and Volkswagen, residential projects in Perth for Servite and Perthshire Housing Associations and a 161 unit development at McDonald Road in Edinburgh for Barratt East Scotland.
Lynne joined Hurd Rolland in 1998 and has continued to add to her wide range of experience working in different sectors including offices, retail, healthcare, residential and leisure. Lynne has been involved in major projects from inception through to completion and has extensive experience of working in and leading both employer’s design teams and contractor’s novated design teams.
As Project Architect for the £60m Eastgate Development in Inverness, Lynne was involved with every aspect of the project which included the relocation of a listed building, refurbishment of the existing shopping centre and provision of a further 190,000sq.ft of new retail space.
Lynne’s varied portfolio of conservation projects include the relocation of a listed foundry building at Eastgate, Inverness to a new location to help form the new Falcon Square, a prestigious extension to Royal Troon Golf Club creating a new grand entrance and forming new changing facilities, quinquennial inspections for Perth Presbytery and a new vestry extension at Cleish Parish Church.
Lynne also has experience of architectural compliance monitoring of Developers proposals against Employer’s requirements. She has carried out this role on a number of prestigious projects including the Eastgate Shopping Centre; Scottish Natural Heritage’s Headquarters at Great Glen House in Inverness; and the high rise mixed commercial and residential Unity Project in Liverpool.
She is currently leading defects rectification and refurbishments projects at DG One Leisure Centre in Dumfries and Piper Seafoods in Aberdeen, and has been working closely with our Expert Consultancy team to provide technical solutions to defects on those buildings.