Grigor is an award winning architect and certified Passivhaus designer specialising in small to medium sized projects for homeowners and commercial clients. Based in Edinburgh, he has a strong portfolio of work throughout Scotland, drawing on expertise both as a solo practitioner and in-house designer for practices including Allan Murray Architects, LDN Architects, EMA and Dyer. His approach is based on working closely with clients to develop robust and practical ecological solutions to their needs, particularly in the innovative reuse of existing structures. Grigor’s work is delivered with sensitivity to the wider public realm and urban environment, reflecting his time spent with major international practices, including Daniel Libeskind in Berlin. ARB registered and a member of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Grigor Mitchell Architect provides a full professional service, from concept to site, under all main building contracts.
Grigor completed the certified course for PassivHaus designers in 2010 and uses the PassivHaus Planning Package (PHPP) on projects for which energy efficiency is a key deliverable; providing consultancy and assessment services in this area, as well as design. Committed to professional development for the benefit of our clients, we have developed skills in CDM co-ordination and have published guidance for clients in an Edinburgh-based journal.
He is an award winner and a founding member of the ‘Passiv Collective’. The Passiv Collective were the proud winners of the prestigious ‘UK Passivhaus Design Competition 2012′ for the Ravenscraig Innovation Park and were also awarded the prestigious ‘Commendation For Innovation’ on the site.