Tomas Stokke
Co-Founder, RIBA, MNAL
tomas@hapticarchitects.com
+44 7903 674 709
Tomas Stokke is a co-founder of Haptic. He has previously established and led the Oslo-based office, Arkitekturverkstedet. Prior to that Tomas co-founded the London office Metropolitan Workshop. He is educated at the Bartlett, University College London.

He has led several large scale projects within a variety of sectors and has extensive international experience. He leads Haptic’s airport projects and is also responsible for the Scandinavian projects in the practice. Tomas has been a key member of the team for Istanbul International Airport, Arctic Circle Airport, Hanimaadhoo Airport, Arctic Ocean Airport and the competition winning entry for Riga International Airport.

Tomas has taught, lectured, exhibited and been published internationally and has experience in international jury work.

Tomas is a member of the Van Alen Institute’s International Council www.vanalen.org
Scott Grady
Co-Founder, RIBA, ARB, DipArch
scott@hapticarchitects.com
+44 7967 360 072
Scott Grady graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London in 2003 and co-founded Haptic Architects in 2009. Scott has previously run design unit 7 at the Bartlett, along with fellow Director Tomas Stokke. He continues in his role as educator, attending crits at UCL, Greenwich & other London schools, whilst working as a Design mentor at Oxford Brookes.

Formerly an Associate at Hamiltons, Scott has headed up a number of large residential-led mixed use projects, offices and masterplans, including Indescon Court a major urban regeneration scheme in the Isle of Dogs and 190 Strand in Westminster; an entire urban block adjacent to the Inns of Court in Temple.

Scott has led many of Haptic's larger UK projects, including a variety of housing schemes and mixed use masterplans. He led Haptic’s eco-resort projects and is currently working on Oaks in the Czech Republic. Scott is also responsible for the financial aspects of the practice.

Scott is a member of the Van Alen Institute’s International Council www.vanalen.org
Nikki Butenschøn
Nikki studied interior architecture at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London and architecture at the Royal Danish Art Academy in Copenhagen and University of Sydney, Australia. In addition he studied furniture design at the Oslo Academy of Art.

Nikki combines architecture, interior architecture and furniture design to create unpretentious, tailor made, and joyful projects. Nikki’s approach has been used to great effect within numerous sectors such as residential, commercial, restaurants, retail, furniture design and industrial design. Among Nikki’s projects are the Thommessen meeting room suite, iPort technology center for Aker Solutions in Stavanger, and award winning WeSc-Concept Store in Oslo.

Nikki has headed up projects for Haptic such as the 300-room conference hotel for Nordic Choice – 'Quality Hotel Expo' and a technology center - ‘Engineerium’ – for Aker Solutions, both at Fornebu, outside Oslo. Nikki has worked as a jury member in design competitions and has taught at the Oslo Institute of Design.
Emelie Tornberg
Emelie graduated with a Master of Arts in Architecture from Oslo School of Architecture and Design. She has also studied at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and LTH – Faculty of engineering in Sweden. Emelie is skilled in architecture, urban design and city planning, working within local or foreign cultural contexts. Emelie has broad experience working as an architect and project leader in the design stages and on construction projects.

Emelie joined Haptic in 2013 and has worked on a variety of complex projects from concept to completion. She is currently the project lead for a residential-led development in the city of Drøbak and is also responsible for several other developments in Scandinavia and the UK. She was promoted to Associate Director in January 2017 and has an active role in the management of the Oslo office.
Dimitris Argyros
Associate, RIBA, ARB, DipArch
dimitris@hapticarchitects.com
Dimitris completed his studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture with Distinction. He has previously worked at Wilkinson Eyre Architects, CRAB Studio and Arup Associates where he gained experience working on complex projects with a strong sustainability agenda.

Dimitris joined Haptic in March 2014 and has since then worked on a variety of projects from concept to construction. Projects include the conference hotel in Straume, Istanbul Grand Airport, Television Centre Apartments and Mo I Rana Airport. He is currently project architect for the Rawlings residential development in Chelsea. He was promoted to Associate in 2017.

Dimitris acts as a mentor to staff at Haptic who partake their professional exams. He is a third year technical tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture and a visiting lecturer at Central St Martins College.
Kristin Braut
Senior Architect, MArch MNAL
kristin@hapticarchitects.com

Kristin graduated from Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) in 2006. She has also studied at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, as a part of the Nordplus Exchange programme.

Kristin has worked at Reiulf Ramstad Architects, Arkitekturverkstedet, Pir II Oslo and as a part time teacher at AHO. Her experience covers projects through all stages and of various complexity.

She joined Haptic in Oslo in March 2013 and is currently working on the regeneration of Straume City Centre.
Rickard Eklund
BIM Manager
By starting his career in Haptic in 2017, Rickard is our latest addition to the team. He completed his studies in BIM (Building Information Modeling) in 2017 at Oslo Vocational Collage (FOA) after 13 years’ working as a carpenter.

Rickard’s experience ranges from small private housing to large commercial buildings in both Norway and Sweden. He has a unique expertise in the production phase due to his profession as a carpenter, a skill which is highly valuated in the process and planning of BIM modelling.

Rickard is serving both our Oslo and London offices as a BIM manager, currently working on a range of mix use and residential projects to complex commercial buildings and transformation projects.
Nick Elias
Architect, MArch, ARB
nick@hapticarchitects.com

Nick received his MArch in Architecture with distinction from the Bartlett School of Architecture in 2014 where he received both RIBA Bronze medal and RIBA Silver medal nominations, and won the RIBA Donaldson Medal and the Sir Banister Fletcher Medal for his student work. Nick is the recent recipient of the RIBA Silver Medal 2014.

Nick has worked at Foster + Partners, tutored at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London and has led drawing workshops at the Bartlett School of Architecture. He has worked on many freelance visualisation commissions featured in international press and exhibitions such as the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Alongside visualisation work, Nick has worked on design and architectural projects such as The Queen's Jubilee Barge, Thames Estuary Airport, Apple Headquarters CA, West Kowloon Cultural District and Istanbul New Airport.
Penny Hale
Office Manager
penny@hapticarchitects.com

Penny has over 12 years of architectural administrative experience, having previously worked for Richmond International, PRP, BDP and UNIT Architects before joining Haptic in May 2015.
Madeleine Kessler
Architect, MEng. (Hons.) AADipl. ARB RIBA
madeleine@hapticarchitects.com
Trained as both an architect and structural engineer, Madeleine completed her studies at the Architectural Association, the University of Sheffield and the University of Westminster. Prior to joining Haptic, she worked at practices in the UK, Switzerland and China, including HHF, Studio Weave, and Haworth Tompkins. She has worked on projects ranging from temporary pavilions and theatres to urban design, and has substantial experience of working with listed buildings, including the Grade II* listed Battersea Arts Centre.

Madeleine has lectured at the University of Sheffield and the University of London, and has taught on the AA Summer School for a number of years. She runs masterclasses for the Sorrell Foundation’s National Art & Design Saturday Club and is a guest critic at the AA, the University of Greenwich and Oxford Brookes University.
Ness Lafoy
Architectural Assistant (Part II), BSc (Hons) MArch
ness@hapticarchitects.com

Ness started working for Haptic in 2014 after graduating with a 1st class honours from The Bartlett School of Architecture. Ness was awarded the KPF design scholarship and completed her MArch in Architecture at the Bartlett, graduating with a distinction in 2017. She has now returned to Haptic and is currently a Year 1 design tutor at the Bartlett. Ness has previously worked at Moxon Architects and as a research assistant for Smout Allen.

Ness was awarded the Fitzroy Robinson Drawing Prize and the Bronze Presidents Medal. She has had work exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the National Museum of Art, Architecture & Design in Norway. At Haptic Ness has worked on a wide range of projects and competitions and has a keen interest in architectural representation and illustration.
Angela Lo
Architect, MPhil, ARB
angela@hapticarchitects.com
Angela was educated at the Barlett School of Architecture and the University of Cambridge and joined Haptic in 2011.

She has worked in both the Oslo and London offices and was charged with the design and delivery of large airport service buildings in Bergen and Kristiansund, Norway.

She is currently working on a variety of building typologies; such as the regeneration of Straume in Bergen and airport masterplans.
Anthony Williams
Architectural Assistant (Part II), BSc (Hons) MArch
anthony@hapticarchitects.com

Anthony recieved his BSc and MArch from the Bartlett School of Architecture. He joined Haptic in 2013 after completing his undergraduate studies, where he recieved the Fitzroy Robinson Drawing Prize, and has returned to the practice following his postgraduate studies.

Since joining the practice, Anthony has worked in both our London and Oslo offices on a variety of building typologies, ranging from private houses and commercial office refurbishments to large scale residential developments and masterplans. He has particular experience in teams developing airport designs and a keen interest in BIM modelling.
Chris Wong
Architect, ARB, DipArch
chris@hapticarchitects.com

Chris joined Haptic in 2012 and has worked on several key projects for the practice. He has particular experience in the residential, mixed use and hospitality sectors, throughout a wide range of development phases.

Chris completed both Part I and II studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture, attaining first class honours and a RIBA Bronze Medal nomination in 2008. He completed his Part III Diploma with merit at the University of Westminster in 2014.

Before joining Haptic, Chris worked at BDP and Surface Architects. Here he gained broad experience in the education sector, notably on two BSF projects for Islington and Hull.
Directors
Tomas Stokke

Tomas Stokke

Scott Grady

Scott Grady

Nikki Butenschøn

Nikki Butenschøn

Timo Haedrich

Timo Haedrich

Team
Emelie Tornberg

Emelie Tornberg

Dimitris Argyros

Dimitris Argyros

Kristin Braut

Kristin Braut

Rickard Eklund

Rickard Eklund

Nick Elias

Nick Elias

Penny Hale

Penny Hale

Madeleine Kessler

Madeleine Kessler

Ness Lafoy

Ness Lafoy

Angela Lo

Angela Lo

Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

Chris Wong

Chris Wong