2011, Plymouth University, School of Architecture, UK
Certificate of Architectural Professional Practice (Part 3)
2002 – 2004, University of Nottingham, School of the Built Environment, UK
Diploma in Architecture (Part 2)
1998 – 2001, University of Plymouth, School of Architecture, UK
BA(Hons) Architecture (Part 1)
Franziska has previously worked with:
- Bedford & Jobson Ltd. in Totnes,
- Plymouth City Council, Spatial Planning Unit,
- Gillespie Yunnie Architects in Totnes,
- Form Design Group in Plymouth,
- mc-a in Nottingham, and
- architecture plb in Winchester
Franziska has a wide range of skills and knowledge. Over the last years Franziska has gained extensive experience in the refurbishment, repair and conversion of buildings, enhanced her skills in the sustainable upgrade of existing buildings and added considerably to her past experience of large-scale residential projects through her involvement with projects including the Mills Bakery complex at Royal William Yard. She has been involved with and responsible for design developments and the preparation of planning applications, building regulation applications, construction drawings and specifications as well as site inspections and snagging for a great number of projects, ranging from small residential extensions and barn conversions to large-scale residential, mixed-used and commercial developments and master planning projects. Throughout, she has worked closely with consultants, contractors, subcontractors and manufacturers to develop project information required at various stages throughout the project.
She is highly skilled in CAD-based design and proficient in a number of languages. She has a high level of graphic and presentation skills, and extensive knowledge and understanding of planning policy and processes, particularly in Plymouth and the South Hams, from her time with the Plymouth City Council Planning Office. Among her many skills is the ability is to work productively and efficiently in collaboration with others and to communicate ideas and thoughts.