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Robert Davidson

Robert Davidson

Robert began his journey into the architectural world at London South Bank University where he completed both his RIBA part 1 and 2, whilst also undertaking experience of practicing in numerous architectural design studios within central London. Having then returned to his native North East, Rob has brought his sound technical knowledge and experience in...
Uuganjargal Batsuuri

Uuganjargal Batsuuri

Uuganjargal (we call her ‘Uugaa’) is a very creative, responsible and well-organized person, who joined us in 2015 as part of our team in Mongolia. She has a keen eye for the detail of specific tasks in the field of architecture and urban design. During her architectural studies in Belgium, She gained a lot of...
Chris Allan

Chris Allan

Graduating from Newcastle University in 2007, Chris has worked with Graham and Tanja for over 15 years and was one of the first team members of Gradon Architecture from our inception and, as part of our management team, he continues to play a significant role in the progression and evolution of the practice. Inspired by...
Tanja Smith OBE

Tanja Smith OBE

With one foot firmly in UK, the other in South Africa and one hand in Mongolia, Tanja seems to be embarking on an international game of twister. Adaptability to change has become integral to her life and what she does. After graduating in Cape Town during a recession, Tanja’s career started out in an electrical...
Donna McDarby

Donna McDarby

Following over twenty five years in high street banking, Donna co-founded Gradon Architecture in 2009 with husband and co-director Graham. As Finance Director, Donna ensures our finances are in order, pays our bills promptly, and manages payroll and HR matters. She is the pragmatic decision maker in the directorship and in short, keeps our creative...
Graham McDarby

Graham McDarby

Working closely with all of the team Graham has ultimate responsibility for the design direction and strategic development of Gradon Architecture, which to date has seen the progressive growth of the business since its inception in 2009 to now include a growing multi cultural design team located in studios in England, Northern Ireland and Mongolia...