The Team / Tom Hetherington M Arch, B Arch (Hons), RIBA, RIAS


Tom (graduate of Dundee University School of Architecture, 2011) has over 10 years of experience, working across a range of projects from Private Housing, the Arts and Conservation, including work on a number of Category A-listed/Grade 1 buildings and within sensitive conservations area, across the UK and the north-east USA.

Tom was Project Architect and oversaw the movement of the French Institute to its home on George IV Bridge, in Edinburgh, where he worked to form new education suites and the refurbishment and decoration of some of the largest and most decorative spaces in the building. He also leads a number of the private residential projects within the practice, recently completing the new property Ard Na Mara in Dalkey, Ireland and the  reinstatement and refurbishment of a former townhouse on Regent Terrace, Edinburgh. He continues to work on a new house in Gullane, the renovation of a Mews house in central Edinburgh, and the extension of a former Georgian manse in the south side. Other projects that Tom has been involved with are proposals for the new Edinburgh Filmhouse, a new Library in central Edinburgh, the St Andrew Square Concert Hall, and the Trinity College Undergraduate Housing.

Tom has been a staff member with Richard Murphy Architects since 2016, becoming an associate in 2019. Prior to joining the practice in 2016, Tom worked in New York on a number of historic Long Island homes, as well as in Edinburgh where he focussed on conservation projects across the UK. He teaches on a part time basis in the Undergraduate Programme at Dundee School of Architecture and Urban Planning.


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