As a Partner, Aidan is responsible for the practice’s Urban Design and Russian Portfolios. He has extensive experience in the design and management of complex urban developments, masterplanning and architecture. Aidan is one of the founding designers within the practice, having joined as a student in the 1980s. He has worked on most of the major national and international portfolio projects, notably the transformation of two significant industrial heritage sites in Moscow – the Stanislavsky Factory and the Bolshevik Factory, the latter including a new Museum of Russian Impressionism. He continues to work closely with John McAslan across the practice on the design of projects and design management.
Aidan's work has been reproduced in numerous books and international periodicals, and has been exhibited and awarded at The Royal Academy of Arts, RIBA, The Royal Scottish Academy, L'Arsenal in Paris, The Architecture Foundation and the Institute of Contemporary Art in London and Boston. Aidan is visiting critic at The London School of Economics, the Architectural Association, The Bartlett, University of East London and Edinburgh School of Art and is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.
Aidan lectures widely, most recently at the Architecture Museum in Moscow, Russia. In 2014 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.