Senior Associate / Senior Architect
Marie-Lise is an experienced architect and exhibition designer and has been an associate at Nissen Richards studio since 2014.
She is an ARB and RIBA registered architect since 2010 having qualified from the University of Westminster and having previously received a distinction in her Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture in 2008.
She is currently overseeing the Gallery Design and Fit out of the Courtauld Connects project in Grade I listed Sommerset House in London. She has also worked as a lead exhibition designer on exhibitions including for the Science Museum London, the IWM North, the Wellcome collection and the Gallery Design and Fit out of the Grade II listed museum in Dorset. In addition, she has extensive experience in leading residential projects, including a new build development on Creek Road in Greenwich and the sensitive refurbishment of a locally listed Victorian School building in Stoke Newington.
Marie Lise previously worked for Nicholas Hare Architects where she gained a broad experience within the educational and art sectors on new build and refurbishment projects. Amongst these projects were the award-winning Bishop of Rochester Academy.
Her university research thesis laid in exploring the process behind overlooked trades, revealing them through precisely choreographed spatial design.
Marie-Lise has been a contributor for a new RIBA publication exploring the cultural sector Post Covid 19, where she explored our changing relationship with materials and proposed sustainable and innovative approaches to material choices.
Marie-Lise is teaching the postgraduate Architecture Unit3 at London Metropolitan University alongside other members of NRS, exploring themes from the work of the studio.