Jenny Wyness and Will Thorne started Thorne Wyness Architects in 2010. Our office is based in Tobermory, on the Isle of Mull.
Will Thorne BArch PGDip MA.
Will was born and brought up in London, and studied Architecture at the Macintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, and then at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. Since graduating in 2003, Will worked for Anne Thorne Architects, and then for the last 7 years for Richard Rogers (RSH+P). He has over 10 years of experience of a wide range of projects, from nursery schools to skyscrapers and international airports. Will is also interested in robotics, computers, thermal dynamics, and all things technical. View a list of the projects Will has worked on here.
Jenny Wyness BArch PGDip MA RIAS AECB.
Originally from the Isle of Skye, her family moved to the Isle of Mull in 1995. Jenny studied Architecture at the MAC in Glasgow, and then Architecture and Architectural History at North London University. She has worked with Denton Corker Marshall Architects, Westwoods Architects, and Ash Sakula Architects, on projects ranging from boutique interiors, hotel, retail, and listed refurbishments to new build housing, and offices. Jenny is also a member of Knit Architecture, a design collective organising architectural installations and workshops with the community. Jenny is a certified passive house designer and is particularly interested in interior design and the use of colour and light. View a list of the projects Jenny has worked on here.
Elena Sánchez Blanco BArch PGDip MArch
Elena was born in Spain, and studied Architecture at the Higher Technical School of Architecture in Seville. Before graduating in 2013, Elena took internships with several Spanish Architectural Studios and with Manipulazione Internazionale Architects in Moscow. She then worked for Kolker Kolker Epstein Architects, in Tel Aviv; and for OHLAB Architects, in Madrid. Elena joined Thorne Wyness Architects, and registered with the ARB, in April 2014, and became a Certified Passive House designer in 2015. Her area of speciality is Bioclimatic Architecture and low-environmental-impact projects.
Anne Thorne Architects
We also collaborate with Anne Thorne Architects Practice, who have over 20 years of experience delivering low-energy housing and community buildings, such as their Straw bale house and their Sure start facility Granville Plus. Their portfolio includes award winning schemes, such as Bateman Mews, and Haringey Eco-Hub.
Johnny Barrington - Photographer
All the best photos of our work are taken by Johnny Barrington, an excellent photographer and film maker.