Welcome Andreina


This month we are delighted to welcome Andreina to the MCa team. Andreina joins us from Church Lukas, where she was involved in a PBSA scheme in Birmingham and the first stages for extra care, student accommodation, and housing scheme in Falmouth. She also carries a background in specialist fenestration system technical design.

Andreina is originally from Venezuela, where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and worked for the Regional State of Architecture and Urban Planning department before coming to the UK and completing her M.Arch in Nottingham Trent University and an M.A in Spatial Practices in the Arts University Bournemouth.

In her spare time, Andreina enjoys researching and practicing jewelry silversmithing, visiting museums, going to live music events, and trying all the chocolate shops she finds in her way.

King Edward House- New workplace project


Marchini Curran Interiors are delighted to have been appointed by Urbana Partners UK Holdings on a new workplace renovation scheme at King Edward House, in New Street Birmingham.


The scheme involves the comprehensive refurbishment of the nine storey building to Category A standard. The work also includes updates to the entrance areas, social spaces, and communal facilities.


MCi will provide Architectural and Interior design services, and will be supported by MCE, who will provide the structural engineering input.


More to come as this project progresses.

New Project – Phoenix, Leicester


Nottingham architects and interior designers Marchini Curran Associates (MCa) have released a

preview of their designs for Phoenix, the renowned independent cinema and art centre in Leicester.


The scheme, to be delivered by Willmott Dixon Construction’s Nottingham office under the Scape

National Construction Framework, will see an extension of 1,200sqm to the existing venue at Midland

Street Leicester. The build includes two new cinema screens, a new digital art gallery, and extended

café and bar facilities, including an event space and a rooftop terrace bar.


Work will start on site in the summer of 2021, ready for launch in 2022. Definitely something to look

forward to!

Welcome Bijal


Bijal joins MCa after having worked for nearly 8 years at Church Lukas in Nottingham. There Bijal was involved in PBSA (Purpose-Built Student Accommodation) projects across the country and some work in the education sector. Notable projects include the delivery of the Sixth Form Centre at Rushcliffe School; and work on several key projects for Omni Developments including, Eligin Place in Glasgow (IQ students), Queen Street Studios in Exeter (Fresh Student Living) and Lace Market Studios in Nottingham (Host Students).

Prior to her employment at Church Lukas, Bijal has developed several years of experience in the commercial and residential sectors working for EPR, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands and other firms. At EPR, Bijal worked on the delivery of the Imagination Technologies Headquarters in Kings Langley, through which she attained her Part III. At LDS, Bijal worked on the UCL Masterplan and Hanover Square Development Masterplan prior to undertaking a secondment to provide support to the LOCOG team on the London Olympics.

Bijal has keen interest in retrofitting and working with existing buildings and is passionate about sustainability. Bijal has also been mentoring a student at NTU over the last year.

In her spare time, Bijal loves to socialise, visit exhibitions and enjoying the outdoors.

New office proposal in South West London


The proposed development consists of 3 ‘Campus’ buildings, providing high-quality flexible office facilities, sat around a raised plaza resulting in a high quality public realm and amenity space with associated car parking.

We will be posting more as this project updates and evolves.