HLM appoints new head of hospitality, leisure and culture

Patrick Arends

HLM has appointed Patrick Arends as head of hospitality, leisure and culture at the practice.

A past winner of the RIBA West Midlands Emerging Architect of the Year award, HLM described Patrick as possessing a “strong skillset of innovation, quality and detail” in his design work. He has delivered projects across the UK and the Netherlands including libraries, sports halls, hotels, art centres, theatres and Grade II listed cultural heritage buildings.

Karen Mosley, HLM managing director said, “We are pleased to welcome Patrick to the growing HLM team and to extend our scope further within the hospitality, leisure and culture sectors. We are looking forward to sharing his valuable knowledge and experience with both our clients and our 150-strong team across all HLM studios.”

Patrick added, “I am delighted to join the highly-skilled, professional design and architecture team at HLM. As head of hospitality, leisure and culture, I am thrilled to begin delivering strong creative and visionary projects with a very talented team of colleagues.”