Helen Knott

BA (Hons), B Arch, RIBA, ARB


Helen studied at Newcastle University and Manchester School of Architecture graduating in 2009 and qualifying as a Chartered Architect in 2010. Helen joined David Cox Architects in 2017, bringing experience of a wide range of projects within the public and private sectors including, retail, commercial and residential schemes.

Helen is a committee member of the Forum for the Built Environment Lancashire branch and she is in the process of becoming a Certified Passive House Designer, focusing on the delivery of energy efficient buildings.

Helen’s favourite architects are Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Peter Barber. Outside the office, Helen has her hands full with her two young boys and when she can she’ll be found either baking, sewing or generally being creative.

Preston City Sign

The intention was to create an installation, which might bring attention to the city centre and play a part in encouraging people to return to the high street. We worked closely with the fabricators to ensure that quality and timescales were maintained. The sign is temporary and had to be designed to support itself in steel with artistic rope forming different shapes for interaction.

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