About BB Partnership Limited

BB Partnership Limited is a RIBA Chartered Practice, founded in 1991. Specialising in mid-to-high-end residential projects, we offer a wealth of professional architectural expertise.

An employee-owned architectural practice

As a member of the Employee Ownership Association we are vocal advocates for employee ownership.

The employee-owned model creates stability, promotes staff retention and also creates a clear pathway for progression of employees in the practice. Our clients benefit from a stable and dedicated team who are invested in a successful outcome for every project.

RIBA Chartered Practice
Architects Registration Board
Construction Line

Our Directors

Julian Williams

BA [Hons], Dip Arc, RIBA


Julian studied at Cardiff University and qualified as an architect in 1999, the same year that he joined BB Partnership.

He has gained a lot of experience in residential sector developments, ranging from social housing to high-end properties and varying in scale from modest extensions and conversions to large one-off houses and multi-unit developments, including the refurbishment and adaptation of listed buildings. He has also worked on projects in both the medical and commercial sectors.

Manuela Barale

BA [Hons], Dip Arch, RIBA


Manuela studied at Politecnico Di Milano where she graduated in 2003. From 2004 to 2007 she worked in Dublin and Milano on a number of private residential and commercial projects. After qualifying in 2006, she moved to London and joined BB Partnership in 2007.

Her experience is mainly in the residential sector, working closely both with private owners and developers, ranging from small apartment refurbishments to large residential and co-living new built developments. She also has experience in the adaptation of listed buildings for both residential and commercial use.

Susan Price

BA [Hons], Dip Arc, RIBA


Sue studied at Brighton University and qualified as an architect in 2003. Prior to joining BB Partnership in 2011, she worked for a number of practices in London gaining experience in the education and mixed-use residential sectors.

Sue has gained a lot of experience throughout the residential sector including large scale multiple unit schemes, one-off high-end new build houses and refurbishments and also the refurbishment of apartments.

Our Team

Leonard Appleby

BSc. Dip Arch, RIBA


Qualified 1998
Joined 2010

Emma Gloag

Bsc [Hons], BArch, Dip Arch, RIBA

Senior Architect

Qualified 2007
Joined 2023

Pedro Nunes


Senior Architect

Joined 2017

Astrid Rehwald

Dip Arch, RIBA


Qualified 2002
Joined 2020

Amir Shahkamrani

Dip Arch, RIBA, MSc CPM

Project Architect

Joined 2018

Celina Silva

BA [Hons], MArch, RIBA


Qualified 2019
Joined 2021

Remi Waters

BA(Hons), MArch, DipArch, RIBA


Qualified 2023
Joined 2022