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 is a co-founder of Haptic Architects. He set up the practice in 2009 with Tomas Stokke, Timo Haedrich and Nikki Butenschøn. His particular interest is in urban design. He is skilled in creating projects which completely re-imagine sites, whether in complex urban conditions or in remote locations. Scott is inspired by the wider creative industries, in particular contemporary art, industrial design, crafts and photography which continually inspire Haptic’s work and ethos.

Scott leads many of Haptic's UK projects in the masterplanning, residential, hospitality and infrastructure sectors. He is currently working on the HS2 terminal at Euston, alongside Grimshaw Architects. His other large scale achievements include The London Cancer Hub, which is an ambitious plan to create the world’s leading life-science and healthcare district, specialising in cancer research and treatment.

Scott was previously an associate at Hamiltons. He was educated at the Bartlett, University College London. Scott is a regular critic at the London schools and is a Camden Design Review panel member.
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 Rosemoor studios in Chelsea, Istanbul Grand Airport, Television Centre Apartments and Mo I Rana Airport. He is currently working on the HS2 Euston station in collaboration with Grimshaw Architects. 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.
Eline Evenstad Dahl
Eline received her MArch in Architecture at Aarhus School of Architecture specializing in Cultural Heritage.

She joined Haptic Architects in April 2019, following previous work as an architect at the Copenhagen-based JAC studios, where she also interned during her studies.

Her research-based and narrative-driven approach has led her work in the field of renovation and exhibition design. She has gained experience working on residential and smaller scale projects, with a focus on fine detailing and considered use of materials.

Parallel to her studies, she has been an organizer of several workshops and events, such as the European Architecture Students Assembly. Prior to her architectural studies, she completed a one year study programme in Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.
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.
Filippo Gazzola
Senior Architect, Interiors Architect
filippo@hapticarchitects.com
Filippo is an experienced architect and interiors specialist. He joined Haptic in 2018 as part of the senior team in Norway, bringing with him over 20 years’ design experience. He is currently creating the new Norwegian Government Headquarters in Oslo. The scheme comprises of seven buildings with 4,500 workspaces. He has previously worked in Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, Egypt, France, Spain, USA, the Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway in the Cultural, Arts, Infrastructure and Leisure sectors.

Prior to joining Haptic Filippo worked for Snøhetta where he took part in large architecture projects as well several interior and branding projects, and for Antonio Citterio & Partners where he worked as a furniture designer. His work has included the Competition proposal for the San Pellegrino flagship factory and visitor centre in Milan, the restoration of The Caranavalet Museum in Paris and the entrance design for the Metro Donostialdea in San Sebastián, and the King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture.

Filippo is a Dottore in Architettura from the Faculty of Architecture, Milan. He also studied at London Guildhall University and the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
Konstantina Georgoula
Konstantina is an Architect and Urban Designer. She studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens and she received her Masters from TU Delft in the Netherlands. Her career started in the Netherlands at Mecanoo Architects where she gained experience working on big scale projects ranging from infrastructure to residential.

After moving to London, Konstantina joined Stockwool Architects and Woods Bagot where she worked on mixed-use, residential, hospitality and urban regeneration projects. She has all-round project stage experience in concept and planning through to construction. Her design approach marries various disciplines including ubanism, architecture, art and design.

Konstantina is currently part of the design team working together with Grimshaw and Arup for the new HS2 Euston Station.
Emma Germain
Marketing Manager, MA Oxon
emma@hapticarchitects.com
Emma has more than ten years’ PR and Communications experience in the property and cultural sectors. She joined Haptic in 2018 to work with the PR and Marketing team.

Prior to joining Haptic Emma was Head of Communications for luxury development company Manhattan Loft Corporation whose projects include Manhattan Loft Gardens, The St Pancras Renaissance Hotel and Chiltern Firehouse. She was also Head of Marketing and New Business at Stirling prize winning architects Haworth Tompkins where she promoted the studio’s work at Battersea Arts Centre, The Royal College of Art and The Silchester Estate. As a Press Officer for Westminster City Council Emma was responsible for promoting The West End and she launched the Oxford Street Diagonals Crossing which featured on all news channels and the front page of The Times.

Emma read English Language and Literature at Oxford University, after which she joined Design Week as a journalist before starting her career in PR.
Agnieszka Glowacka
Head of Business Development, MaCantab, DipArch, ARB
agnieszka@hapticarchitects.com
Agnieszka Glowacka is a qualified architect and award-winning spatial designer. She joined Haptic Architects in May 2018 to head the Business Development and Practice Management units within the studio, as well as being the design lead on some of the practice’s projects.

Agnieszka has been responsible for many projects in the Retail and Arts and Cultural sectors. Prior to joining Haptic Agnieszka set up Glowacka Rennie Architects, and subsequently set up Studio Glowacka. Her work has included The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Women’s Amenities as part of FuturePlan at The Victoria and Albert Museum, RIBA Forgotten Spaces an exhibition design at Somerset House and multiple temporary experiences including 100% Design ’Material Cloud’ Bar for 100% Design show at Olympia.

Agnieszka has run two design units at The Bartlett, one with Haptic Director Tomas Stokke.
Penny Hale
Finance 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
Associate, 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 worked on masterplanning and architecture projects including Oslo Airport City, Adamstuen and King's Cross W3.

Madeleine is co-curator of the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020. She sits on the National Infrastructure Commission’s Design Group and Young Professionals Panel, and has taught and lectured at universities including the Architectural Association, the University of Sheffield and the University of London. She was shortlisted for BD's 2019 Female Architectural Leader of the Year Award.
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 business 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.
Johan Son Tran
Johan studied Architecture at Aalborg University in Denmark and joined Haptic Architects in June 2019.

Prior to joining Haptic Johan worked at Henning Larsen, Oslo Airport and Tag Arkitekter. There he gained extensive knowledge in a variety of projects from large scale builds to tiny living. Johan has recently played a key role in the delivery of the largest collocation of a veterinary institute and college in Norway, eight interconnected buildings of 63 000 m2 in Ås. He has also worked on projects such as the extension of the new Oslo airport, offices, branding and commercial projects, art exhibitions, art installations and several large-scale housing complexes such as Tiedemannsbyen Petersborgkvartalet. Johan is currently working on the new Government Headquarters in Oslo.

Parallel to his work, he is designing tiny living projects.
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

Eline Evenstad Dahl

Eline Evenstad Dahl

Nick Elias

Nick Elias

Filippo Gazzola

Filippo Gazzola

Konstantina Georgoula

Konstantina Georgoula

Emma Germain

Emma Germain

Agnieszka Glowacka

Agnieszka Glowacka

Penny Hale

Penny Hale

Madeleine Kessler

Madeleine Kessler

Angela Lo

Angela Lo

Geraldine Molia

Geraldine Molia

Ole Jacob Raste

Ole Jacob Raste

Joe Ridealgh

Joe Ridealgh

Hans-Christoph Schultz

Hans-Christoph Schultz

Johan Son Tran

Johan Son Tran

Aksel Warhuus

Aksel Warhuus

Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

Chris Wong

Chris Wong