Jonathan Hines

An architect with 28 years experience, Jonathan became a director of Architype in 1989, established the Hereford office in 1996, and became overall managing director in 2015.

With a life-long commitment to social and environmental sustainability, Jonathan has led the development of Architype’s innovative approach to sustainable design, and managed the teams that have delivered many of Architype’s pioneering projects such as Twyford Barn, The Genesis Project, St Luke’s Primary School and the UK’s first Passivhaus projects.

He is also a director of ArchiHaus, a new company working in partnership with Architype to develop high quality Passivhaus housing at an affordable cost, currently undertaking an innovative scheme for 150 houses in rural Herefordshire.

Jonathan continues to be at the forefront of sustainable thinking in the UK, challenging current conventional ideas and developing forward thinking, innovative but practical solutions.

Jonathan studied at The Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University where he gained a BSc(Hons) and a BArch.

Jonathan is a member of the Design Review Panel of the Design Commission for Wales and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is highly respected in the industry, frequently called upon to speak at conferences around the UK, and in 2011 was named in a list of the top 50 people most influencing sustainable development in the UK.