Meet the team: Dean Wain

Dean Wain, Architectural Technologist

Job title: Architectural Technologist.

When did you join Morrison Design? 2014.

How did you get into architecture? ?  I joined the Professional Construction course whilst working as a plumbing and heating engineer with a view to going to university – without really knowing what I would like to study. Whilst at college, the director of Morrison Design at the time came in for some informal discussions with all the students and I was asked to visit the offices for a more formal chat. A week or so later he offered me a position as a trainee/apprentice technician!

What are you currently working on? I have spent the last few years working on Point A Hotel, Dublin, but now I am part of the Westbury team. Both are very challenging, complex projects but equally as enjoyable.

Which project are you most proud of? Point A Hotel, Dublin – a challenging and exciting new build project that I started work on in 2018. I very much enjoyed the new build element of this project and building a strong relationship with the contractor and the rest of the design team. Unfortunately, I could not attend site as often as I would have liked due to COVID restrictions, but I was happy to have got over at the end of the project to see the final result, which was very pleasing.

What do you love most about your job? The nature of the job means that no two days are the same. I love seeing a project through from the early discussions with clients and other disciplines to seeing it in use and being enjoyed by its users.

What’s it like to work at Morrison Design? I have always enjoyed coming into work. The people at Morrison Design have always been a great bunch of people to work with!

Why should clients choose to work with Morrison Design?
We’re a dedicated, hard-working bunch of people who genuinely care about our clients.

And just for fun…

Favourite building: Chatsworth House.

Favourite food: Anything Italian and Chicken Katsu.

Favourite brand: Hugo Boss.

Something you dislike: Mushrooms and all things sci-fi.

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