Architect at Local Practice Appointed as RIBA Gloucestershire Chair

Architect at Local Practice Appointed as RIBA Gloucestershire Chair

A new Chair has been appointed for RIBA Gloucestershire: Josh Maddison, Architect at GSSArchitecture, was elected earlier this year and started his term on 1st July.

Speaking of his recent appointment, Josh said, “It’s a great privilege to have been voted as Chair of the RIBA Gloucestershire. Having grown up in the county, I hope to use to use the platform to continue the development and engagement of the local RIBA community, to create stronger links with the emerging student body and promote Gloucestershire based architecture.”

Based at the GSSArchitecture Gloucester Quays office with over five years’ experience, Josh is in good stead to collaborate with local clients and stakeholders to support the members of RIBA Gloucestershire. His recent projects include the multi-million-pound St Thomas Street student accommodation in Bristol, as well as the refurbishment of the Endoscopy Department at Cheltenham General Hospital.

Tom Lyons, Senior Partner at GSSArchitecture, commented, “A huge congratulations to Josh for his new appointment as RIBA Gloucestershire Chair. We are extremely fortunate to have Josh at GSS and we are looking forward to seeing how he uses his new position to bring about positive change in the area.”

Elsewhere, Josh is a keen cyclist and completes tough challenges such as Hills for Hope: a 270-mile bike ride in 24 hours to help raise money for multiple charities including Cancer Research UK, Samaritans, and SARA.

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