Rio Architects Goes from Strength to Strength with three new appointments

Rio Architects has recently made several appointments following new project milestones and business growth.

The team recently welcomed Mahdi Boughanmi and graduates Charlotte Edwards and Ross O’Leary. Together they will help provide “continued creative, innovative and functional design to clients,” said the firm.

Over the past few months, Rio Architects has reached several major project milestones – achieving planning permission for multiple developments – including the Central Quay in Cardiff, Bryncelynnog Comprehensive School and the Abergavenny 3-19 School.

Mahdi joins in his role as architectural technologist. With a B.Arch and M.Sc from IUAV University of Venice, he brings with him knowledge and expertise from his previous experience as a 3D Pointcloud surveyor, BIM technician and research assistant at Cardiff University, where he helped deliver the outcomes of two publications.

Recently graduated from the University of the West of England, Charlotte joins as a part II architectural assistant. She has experience with complex and historic building projects and is working on the conceptual stages of several residential projects with the Rio design team.

Ross takes on his role as architectural technologist fresh out of Cardiff Metropolitan University after achieving a 1st class degree and receiving the CIAT Wales Outstanding Graduate Student in Architectural Technology Award.