Quinlan & Francis Terry Architects
Quinlan Terry

Quinlan Terry CBE, AA Dipl, FRIBA

Quinlan Terry CBE is synonymous with the highest quality classical architecture, having built up his reputation over four decades.

Quinlan studied at the Architectural Association after which he worked for Sir James Stirling, before becoming a pupil and later partner with the renowned classicist Raymond Erith RA FRIBA. Quinlan was a Rome scholar in 1968 to 69 which helped to cement his passion for classical architecture. From 1996-98 Quinlan served as a member of the Royal Fine Arts Commission.

Quinlan has won numerous awards for design and architectural excellence including the Driehaus Architecture Prize in 2005, and the Diaphoros Prize in December 2015 from the Georgian Group for Kilboy.

In the 2015 New Years Honours list Quinlan’s contribution to the field of architecture was recognised when he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Quinlan Terry has a keen interest in how traditional architecture contributes to the debate on sustainability. He has lectured frequently on this subject as well as the role of classicism in the world today; most recently at the Traditional Britain Conference in 2015 and the Institute of Classical Architecture in America 2015.

Quinlan continues to drive his practice’s vision for the highest quality design and building.

Roger Barrell

Roger Barrell BSc MAPM

Roger has worked with Quinlan Terry since 1983. He began his career working on the detailed drawings for the landmark Richmond Riverside Project and then helping to supervise on site, before developing expertise in project management responsibilities in a variety of on-site work, including the successful highly challenging Brecqhou Castle project in 1994. He became senior associate for Quinlan Terry in 1998 and is responsible for overseeing all the projects in the office from inception with the client through to the delivery of the final product.

Roger was trained by Hugh Barrell, his father, and took over his position in the practise ensuring the traditions of exceptional build quality and detail are maintained on every project. Roger has a degree in Building Surveying, is a member of the Association of Project Managers and a member for The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

Roger personally oversees the build quality of most of the larger projects within the office including the recently completed Kilboy which received the Daiphoros Prize from the Georgian Society awards in 2015. His specialism is in full package design and supervised build projects for clients, and he is known industry wide for successful, on time and to budget project completion. He takes pride in the exceptional level of build quality he demands on site.

He is delighted to continue to work with Quinlan Terry whose design ethics, integrity and commitment to quality mirror his own principles.