Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture is an award winning RIBA Chartered Practice with more than two decades of design experience.

Amanda Rashid

MA (Cantab) Dip.Arch


Amanda started working at Cottrell & Vermeulen in 2013 and is currently project architect for Krishna Avanti Primary School in Croydon.

She gained a distinction in her diploma architectural degree at London Metropolitan University and read her undergraduate degree at Clare College, Cambridge University. She recently completed her RIBA Part III examinations at Westminster University.

Amanda has an interest in architecture within a development context. As a student she worked on research projects abroad in Sierra Leone, Kenya and Bosnia. Her final year thesis looked at refurbishing old high-rise apartment buildings in Seoul, Korea as part of a city wide housing strategy.

Before joining Cottrell & Vermeulen, Amanda previously worked at Ash Sakula Architects where she worked as a Part II Architectural Assistant. Prior to this Amanda worked as a Part I Architectural Assistant at Curl la Tourelle Architects.

Alongside Cottrell & Vermeulen, she has worked with Design for London to design shop fronts on high streets; she completed one shop in Leyton in 2012 and two in Barkingside High Street with colleague Priscilla Fernandes. Amanda and Priscilla recently won an Architecture Foundation competition to design a wayfinding strategy for Wembley Park Drive.

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