Justine graduated from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, working in Germany, before joining Dixon Jones in 1995. She was made Associate Director in 2005.
Justine has an active role in the management and monitoring of all practice activities, as well as project running roles on key jobs. She has experience in public sector, education and commercial projects with a variety of briefs, procurement approaches and project structures. She also leads many project bids and competition submissions.
Justine’s experience at Dixon Jones includes leading the collaboration with Teeple Architects on the Portrait Gallery of Canada, as well as being project director on the Kensington and Chelsea College. She led the envelope team on the Kings Place project, and was joint project architect on the Said Business School, Oxford and was involved on the new front of house spaces in the Royal Opera House.
Justine has a particular interest in the design of infrastructure in an urban context and led a shortlisted bid for the 1851 Commission Fellowship – Cycling and the Built Environment. She has also researched, consulted and made proposals for the Travel, Transport and Place policies in her local community’s Neighbourhood Plan.
Justine combines practice with teaching at the School of Architecture and Landscape at Kingston University. She has also taught and critiqued at other schools of architecture. She was awarded Allgood Design Mentor for her work with the Open House ‘Open Up’ initiative and worked with CABE’s Building Exploratory which encourages architect’s involvement with school children both in and outside of the classroom.