Louise is an architect specialising in heritage, urban development and education and is Director of Cazenove Architects, a practice focusing on public and community development.
She is a History graduate from York University and a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Conservation architect, qualifying at the Bartlett (1990).
Louise has chaired and contributed to many design reviews in London and south east England. A chair of the South East Design Panel and Chair of the Hackney Design Review Panel, she has run stakeholder workshops in conservation areas, and for housing design committee workshops. On the Steering Committee for Hackney Town Centre, Louise is a RIBA Client Design Advisor and is a specialist in community and education architecture.
She led the team Primary Capital programme in Birmingham (2007-2010) and developed a new Programme Strategy for School Environments (2011). Louise is a member of the AABC and is on the North London Diocesan board for London Churches specialising in 20C architecture and strategic redevelopment.
Louise’s projects have won and been shortlisted for local/national design awards: CivicTrust, RIBA; Local Authority; The Housing Awards, British Council for School Environments Awards. She has led successful campaigns regarding neighbourhood development in London Fields East, Clarence Mews, Salford and Central Hackney.