Alun Moreton

Alun Moreton

New York, NY, US

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I am a design-led, competition-winning, highly experienced architect with broad, international, major-project design and job-running experience. I seek a position with an eminent practice in New York to develop and deliver ground-breaking and exhilarating architectural projects.

From master-planning large-scale urban and coastal areas, hospitality resorts and transport facilities to designing tall buildings and large residential and hospitality developments, to managing architectural and interior-design teams, my broad experience and team-player nature allow me to make a broad and significant contribution. 

Design will always remain my focus and key interest. Career highlights have been leading and winning the massive Larnaka Port & Marina Redevelopment Project competition/concession in 2008, being profiled/recognized as one to ‘change architecture and design’ by Blueprint Magazine UK in 2009, and winning the Lord Byron high-rise towers development competition in 2010. I am British and a NYC resident with US green card.

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Royal Institute of British Architects USA, New York, NY, US, Chapter Secretary

As New York Chapter Secretary I act as a fulcrum between the New York membership, Chair and RIBA-USA Board, maintain a platform for members in New York, promote good design, curate events to highlight buildings/work/design undertaken by members, liaise with US prof. organisations (such as the AIA) and enable professional dialogue between the UK and USA.

Jun 2017 - current

Panos Panayiotou + Associates, Limassol, Cyprus, Senior Architect / Director

As design, building contract & practice leader at this award-winning, renowned architectural practice I delivered projects for an international client-base, commissioning for large, complex, mixed-use, residential, hospitality and tall-building projects on the island and in the wider region. Since founding the practice in 2013 it has grown to become the largest architectural firm on the island, and has an enviable position for design quality, delivery and professionalism. My key roles beyond day-to-day project running, design and management related to; client relations, concept development, presentations, managing design quality, marketing, financial management, financial forecasting/reporting, project appointments, quality assurance, and of course leading multiple project designs and squeezing in related perspective sketching and 3d modelling as often as possible.

May 2013 - Nov 2016

Scott Brownrigg, Cyprus & London UK, Senior Architect / Architectural Director

As a design, building contract & business unit leader I was initially a Project Architect working in the Residential and Education Teams, then promoted to Associate to co-lead the International / Hospitality Team of 25 architects and interior designers, then relocated to Cyprus to lead projects for that satellite office as Architectural Director.

My key architectural achievements at Scott Brownrigg were; leading and winning the ‘Lord Byron’ high-rise towers competition; securing planning permission for the 1 billion euro project ‘Larnaka Port & Marina Redevelopment’; achieving preferred bidder status for Zagreb Airport; designing hotel resorts over five peninsulas in Croatia; refurbishing Walter Gropius’ Amathus Hotel; completing the 1000 apartment Chelsea Bridge Wharf development; and being recognized for my public space research projects both in the UK (Bueprint Magazine) and Cyprus (ARD tv documentary).

Jul 2005 - Apr 2013

Westwoods Architects, London, UK, Project Architect / Associate Director

Westwoods is a distinguished Royal/Crown Estate-list London practice specialising in education and residential projects in tandem with conservation work. Prestige clients included London Business School, Royal Ballet School and Alleyn’s School, for which I led complex, demanding, extensive, multi-building and annual summer-works contracts, along with a multitude of residential projects for well-established London developers. Originally joining the practice as a Project Architect, I was asked to join the Board of Directors in 2003, as Associate Director, broadening my role in the management of the practice, client relations and project leadership.

Mar 2000 - Jun 2005


The Manchester School of Architecture, Manchester, UK, ADPP / RIBA Part 3

Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice and final Royal Institute of British Architects Part 3 exam, including satisfying required in-work training, leading to:

RIBA - Election as Corporate Member 1999
Architects Registration Board UK - registration 1999

Sep 1998 - Oct 1999

The Manchester School of Architecture, Manchester, UK, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture / RIBA Part 2

Graduate Degree and Royal Institute of British Architects Part 2 exam, including satisfying required in-work training, allowing to move to the final stage of education to become a UK registered architect.

Sep 1995 - Jul 1998

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, Bachelors, BA(Hons) in Architecture

Undergraduate Degree and Royal Institute of British Architects Part 1 exam, allowing to move to the second stage of education to become a UK registered architect.

Sep 1992 - Jul 1995


Zagreb Airport, Croatia, 1st Place

International Design-Build-Finance-Operate competition won, to achieve preferred bidder status, as architects for the international consortium led by Airports de Paris and Bouygues.


Lord Byron Towers, Cyprus, 1st Place

Lead-design for invited competition win for this twin, tall building proposal for a prominent city centre site, securing appointment to deliver. Planning permission has been secured in part/principal.


Larnaka Port & Marina Redevelopment, Cyprus, 1st Place

International Design-Build-Finance-Operate competition won and progressed to Planning Application, as architects for the international Zenon Consortium led by Bouygues Batiment International, along with Port of Amsterdam, Lievense Marine Engineers, Louis Cruises, Costa Crociere & Iacovou Group. The project included over 2.5 million sq ft of mixed-use land development.


Macintyre Care 'Home for Autistic Children', UK, Honorable Mention

Competition runner up - design for a shared house for autistic children.


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