Rachael Walker Architects Ltd (RWA) was established in 2017 and is a small architectural firm specialising in residential projects, providing beautiful and innovative design solutions to buildings old and new, across Aberdeen+shire, Moray, Highlands and beyond.

Rachael is a chartered member of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB).  Full details can be found on their website(s):



RWA is committed to providing high quality design, tailored to suit client requirements and approaching each project on an individual basis. Good design is achieved through a collaborative approach and the relationship between client and Architect is essential to the outcome.  RWA’s one to one personal service ensures a consistent approach throughout the design process.

At RWA sustainability is at the forefront of every design solution, regardless of project scale.  Each project will be designed to address its immediate environment and to maximise where possible the use of renewable energy solutions. With a background in conservation RWA are conscious of the need to protect our built heritage and will ensure every effort is made for design  solutions which will allow old structures to be adapted for a new use without damage to their original character.

Rachael Walker


Rachael studied Architecture at The Scott Sutherland School at The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen where she graduated in 2009.  She continues to have involvement with the university and is involved in a mentoring scheme for entry level students studying Architecture.

Rachael previously worked with Annie Kenyon Architects Ltd as Senior Associate where she worked on a number of private residential projects including new build, developments and listed building conversions.  Prior to her experience in Aberdeenshire, Rachael worked with Maxwell and Company Ltd in Inverness where she worked on a number of sporting estates across the Highlands and gained a wealth of experience in architectural conservation and working with listed buildings.



Craig studied Architecture at The Scott Sutherland School at The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen where he graduated in 2014.

Prior to joining RWA, Craig worked at practices in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire gaining experience on a wide variety of domestic and non domestic projects; most notably on ‘one off’ residential projects and small scale developments.  Craig has also led on a number of renovation, extension and conversion projects.

Craig has a keen interest in sensitive and contextual design which responds to local, historic and site influences.  He enjoys the collaborative working between client, design team and contractor throughout the design and construction process.


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