Daniel Vella

Daniel Vella

Seattle, WA, US



Daniel Vella is an established architectural designer with experience across Europe and the US. 

His project experience is both broad and deep, having worked on award-winning residential towers in Manchester, hotels in London, and hospitality and workplace designs across the US. On both sides of the Atlantic, he has worked with award-winning design firms, including esteemed AJ100 practices in Manchester, as well as a prestigious boutique firm in Seattle, renowned for its multiple industry accolades.

He is engaged in both the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Daniel's Featured Articles on Archinect

It’s Time To Consider the Refugee Camp as a City — And Here’s Why, Fri, Dec 9 '22

With the horizon of increased global instability closer than ever, whereby the scales of political balance can be so quickly tipped and toppled, questions relating to the rights of displaced peoples in refugee camps are both pertinent and vital. Yet, since refugee camps are becoming increasingly ...

It’s Time To Consider the Refugee Camp as a City — And Here’s Why


SkB Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Associate

Sep 2021 - current

Jon Matthews Architects, Manchester, GB, Architectural Designer

Jan 2019 - Jun 2020

5plus Architects, Manchester & London, GB, Architectural Designer

Jul 2016 - Jan 2018


Manchester School of Architecture, Manchester, GB, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2018 - Jun 2020

Manchester School of Architecture, Bachelors, Architecture (Hons)

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016

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