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Sara worked for 13 years in private practice in London before moving to Manchester. After 8 years in a Manchester practice, Sara decided to set up her own practice to focus on residential developments and special education buildings.

In previous practices, Sara gained a great breadth of experience and expertise in education, housing and sustainable design. During this time Sara has worked on buildings that have achieved a BREEAM 'Excellent' rating and a Green Apple Award 'Gold' standard for sustainability.

As an Associate at Walker Simpson Architects, Sara was involved in a number of education buildings, including Manchester's largest Sure Start Centre, a Primary School in Withington and a Staff Resource and Training Centre for a campus of Special Schools and an extension to an Independent Specialist School for Students with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).

Other experience includes establishing a National Strategy for Supported Living Accommodation for an International Charity and was the project architect for a sustainable Visitor's Centre in Stoke on Trent featured in international magazine, Detail as an exemplar sustainable building type.

(Image courtesy of Walker Simpson)

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