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.
Dimitris Argyros
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.
Lucia Berasaluce
Lucia began her career in Barcelona where she graduated at the ETSAB. Here she gained valuable experience working in conservation areas developing projects in both residential and hospitality sectors at Area Urbana.

After moving to London, Lucia joined Piercy & Company where she became a key member of the studio, working on a wide range of projects across all sectors. Amongst others, these include a large mixed used development of residential, retail and commercial typologies for Argent at Kings Cross, a commercial scheme for LandSec in Southwark and a collection of small residential commissions for private clients.

Lucia joined Haptic Architects in 2018, forming part of the team delivering a multi-purpose leisure pavilion for Argent at Kings Cross.
Nick Elias
Associate, 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 AADipl ARB RIBA
madeleine@hapticarchitects.com
Trained as both an architect and structural engineer, Madeleine joined Haptic in 2017. Previously she worked at practices in the UK, Switzerland and China, including Studio Weave, HHF and Haworth Tompkins, where she worked on cultural projects including Battersea Arts Centre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane. At Haptic, Madeleine has been involved in a number of our masterplanning and architecture projects, including Oslo Airport City, Adamstuen and a community pavilion in Kings Cross.

Madeleine sits on the National Infrastructure Commission’s Young Professionals Panel and is a 5th year technical tutor at Oxford Brookes University. She has lectured at the University of Sheffield and the University of London, run various masterclasses for the Sorrell Foundation’s National Art & Design Saturday Club, and taught on the AA Summer School for a number of years. Madeleine trained at the Architectural Association and the University of Sheffield.
Ioannis Kyriakou
Architect, DipArch ARB
ioannis@hapticarchitects.com
Ioannis completed both Part I and II studies at the University of Nottingham and completed his Part III studies at the University of Westminster in 2017.

Prior to joining Haptic, Ioannis’ keen interest in sculpture and photography led him to pursue an interdisciplinary career, working in Basel for F.A.B., Barcelona for EMBT-Miralles Tagliabue, and London for Piercy and Company and Adjaye Associates. This has allowed him to gain experience across many typologies, including residential, office, leisure, infrastructure, cultural, healthcare and urban regeneration projects both in the UK and internationally.

Ioannis currently forms part of the team working together with Grimshaw and Arup Associates for the new HS2 Euston Station.
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.
Geraldine Molia
Geraldine has over 10 years’ experience in coordination, administration, public and customer services in France and the UK.

She has worked in leading creative companies, art collections, galleries and museums including the Daniel and Florence Guerlain Contemporary Art Foundation, The Wallace Collection, Tate Britain, The Society of British and International Design, Stanton Williams Architects and TM Lighting.

Geraldine is a visual artist and an art educator. She is a member of ArtCan, a non-profit arts organisation that promotes artists through profile raising activities and exhibitions.

Geraldine joined Haptic Architects in 2018 where she became a key member of the support team.
Ole Jacob Raste
After completing his MArch at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Ole Jacob started working for Haptic in 2017. He has previously worked as an intern at Rørbæk og Møller Arkitekter in Copenhagen, as well as a model builder for several other practices.

Ole Jacob has worked on a variety of projects ranging from pavilions to large scale public buildings. He has particularly been involved with restorations of listed buildings, and has experience with technical drawing, registration work and concept development.

Ole Jacob is especially interested in 3D-modelling and architectural representation, as well as being a keen photographer.
Joe Ridealgh
Architectural Assistant (Part I), BSc (Hons)
joe@hapticarchitects.com
Joe started working for Haptic after graduating with a 1st class honours from University of Bath. Prior to joining Haptic in September 2018, he worked for the young London practices Blee Halligan Architects and Neil Dusheiko Architects on high end residential and hospitality both in London and the Caribbean.

Joe also attends events and conferences as part of the European Architecture Students Assembly (EASA), acting as the National Contact for England. He is a keen illustrator and enjoys being involved in the construction of small scale community projects and pavilions.
Hans-Christoph Schultz
Hans-Christoph completed his architectural studies at RWTH Aachen in Germany and in 2014, his master thesis was nominated for the Euregional Prize for Architecture.

As well as completing his own projects, he has worked at Grüntuch Ernst Architekten, Transborder Studio and Momentum Architects. There he gained extensive knowledge in a variety of projects of different scale, ranging from competitions to the interdisciplinary work in detail planning and construction phases of complex public projects. Hans-Christoph has recently played a key role in the delivery of large hospital projects in Norway and is a firm believer in the potential that modern technology plays in the development, management and delivery of complex building projects.

Hans-Christoph joined Haptic in February 2018 to work on a variety of projects including the Straume tower and the new Government Headquarters in Oslo.
Max Shen
Architectural Assistant (Part I), BSc (Hons)
max@hapticarchitects.com
Max joined Haptic after completing his Part I studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture. His 2nd year project was awarded the 1st prize at the Shelter International Architectural Design Competition in Tokyo, Japan. The judging panel was chaired by Yoshiharu Tsukamoto of Atelier Bow-Wow.

He has previously worked at London architect Asif Khan’s studio, where he worked on the concept stages for the Hyundai Pavilion at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea.
Aksel Warhuus
Senior Architect MArch MNAL
aksel@hapticarchitects.com
Aksel studied Architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture, where he graduated at the institute for Urbanism. He also studied at the ETSAB technical university in Barcelona and has previously worked with architectural practises in Norway and Spain.

Aksel joined Haptic in March 2018, after 10 years’ experience from the Asplan Viak office in Oslo, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary teamwork and project management. He brings extensive experience across a wide range of scales and programmes from a mix of private and public commissioners, such as healthcare, education, culture, sports and housing.

He has been part of several large-scale projects, including the Fornebu Housing and mixed-use development: a 6500-housing expansion for OBOS. He has also headed up projects such as an emergency hospital in Ski outside Oslo; a transformation of the main port area in Horten for cultural purposes; and several public schools in Norway, such as Østensjø School in Oslo. Aksel is currently managing some of the ongoing projects in Norway.
Anthony Williams
Architectural Assistant (Part II), 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
Senior 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
Dimitris Argyros

Dimitris Argyros

Lucia Berasaluce

Lucia Berasaluce

Nick Elias

Nick Elias

Alex Fotherby

Alex Fotherby

Penny Hale

Penny Hale

Madeleine Kessler

Madeleine Kessler

Ioannis Kyriakou

Ioannis Kyriakou

Angela Lo

Angela Lo

Geraldine Molia

Geraldine Molia

Ole Jacob Raste

Ole Jacob Raste

Joe Ridealgh

Joe Ridealgh

Hans-Christoph Schultz

Hans-Christoph Schultz

Max Shen

Max Shen

Aksel Warhuus

Aksel Warhuus

Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

Chris Wong

Chris Wong