MA, MSc(Cons), Dip Arch, RIBA, SCA
Ayaka joined Donald Insall Associates in 2011. She is an accredited Specialist Conservation Architect (SCA) who has significant experience in the repair and conservation of historic and listed buildings. She understands the intricacy of working in historic buildings and has experience in managing the logistics and expectations of the end users and stakeholders, from project initiation to post-completion. Ayaka is passionate about traditional building techniques and craftsmanship; she particularly enjoys collaboration with skilled specialists in building projects.
She has worked on a number of Grade 1 and Grade 2* buildings including the Palace of Westminster (Grade 1), the Church of St Mary-Le-Strand (Grade 1), the Church of St Mary Woolnoth (Grade 1), the Old Royal Naval College (Grade 1), York House (Grade 2*), and the Old Vicarage School (Grade 2*). Her expertise also includes delivering high-end residential refurbishment projects in Conservation Areas.
Ayaka is a committee member of the Traditional Paint Forum and has a particular interest in historic interiors and stone conservation.