Award Winning Architect Ann Nisbet

Ann Nisbet Bsc(Hons) M.Arch ARB RIAS RIBA

Originally from the West Coast Highlands, Ann studied at Strathclyde School of Architecture, graduating with a Bsc (Hons) In Architecture, in 2001. She worked at an award winning Architecture Practice in Toronto, before returning to complete her Masters of Architecture at Strathclyde School of Architecture, graduating with distinction and winning the Professor’s Award for Design Excellence.

In 2004, she moved to the Isle of Skye to work with Dualchas Architects, after two years on Skye, she returned to Glasgow to establish their mainland office. She was Principal Architect there until Autumn 2011. During this period, she worked on many rural housing and community projects throughout Scotland and it’s islands, winning several awards for her work,  including the Grand Prix Award and Residential Award at the 2008 Rose Design Awards.

Ann co-founded Edo Architecture, a small Architecture and research studio, which undertook several community based projects, over a period of 18 months. These included Everybody’s House and the Ghost of Water Row, a community architectural installation, which won an RIAS award and was runner up in the prestigious Andrew Doolan Awards for Best Building in Scotland in 2013

She formally established Ann Nisbet Studio in late 2013. The studio’s first major project Newhouse of Auchengree, which was completed in 2015, won several awards including the GIA Supreme Architecture Award, a Scottish Award for Quality in Planning, RIAS Award and a RIBA National Award. In 2017, Ann was shortlisted for RIAS Emerging Architect of the year.

Ann is an ARB registered Architect, a member of the Royal Incorporation of Architects of Scotland (RIAS) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). She is also a Director  of  the Scottish Ecological Design Association.



Jenny Barr at Ann Nisbet Studio

Jenny Barr B.Arch (Hons) Pg Dip

Originally from rural Northern Ireland, Jenny studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, graduating with a First Class B.Arch (Hons) In Architecture in 2013. She worked at an award winning Architecture Practice in London, before returning to complete her Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture.

Jenny joined the practice in 2015


 SCastillo_AnnNisbet_Environmental-6464 Collaborators

 We work with a series of collaborators on a project by project basis.

Joshua Brown has collaborated on a number of projects including the ‘Propping Through Riverside’ Installation and the ‘Ghost of Water Row’ installation. Currently we are working together on a research project entitled ‘COMMOC Collective’ that looks at ideas surrounding ‘Community of Making, Making of Community.