People

Alain Schreiber
Julie Forrest
Eileen McGee
Sofia Farinas
Alastair Hackland
Manuela Molendini
James Walinck
Eva Krisilia
Jonathan Harris
Ewa Wilson
Alastair Hackland

Managing Director
Dip Arch (Hons), ARIAS RIBA ARB

Alastair has been Managing Director at Hackland + Dore Architects since 1994.

Previously a Senior Architect in Local Authority and with the Housing Corporation/Scottish Homes Alastair has very extensive experience in private practice in residential, commercial and retail projects. He is also Framework Delivery Manager for Hackland + Dore.

Alastair has acted in an advisory role to Tenants' Steering Groups, Housing Associations and Co-operatives, writing briefs, managing contractual negotiations and giving group training as Employers Agent and as Project Architect. Member of RIAS Environment Housing and Planning Board; Committee member of Edinburgh Architectural Association; member of the Sustainable Urban Design Working Party with SEPA, Scottish Water and Construction Industry former member of the UK Architects Advisory Group to Energy Saving Trust, Member of Parliamentary Cross Party Housing Group.

alastair.hackland@hackland-dore.com

Manuela Molendini

Associate Director
MArch (Hons), MPhil, ARB

After obtaining a Master's degree in Architecture in Venice, Manuela moved to Bath to pursue her Master's degree  in History and Theory of Architecture. She also gained valuable experience in architectural offices both in Venice and Bath before moving to Edinburgh in 1998 to work primarily on complex civic projects.

Manuela has extensive experience in the design and delivery of commercial and residential projects for public and private sector clients. Within the office she promotes design reviews and is responsible for feasibility studies. Manuela is also plays a key role in managing job procurement.

Manuela has been with Hackland+Dore since 2008.

manuela.molendini@hackland-dore.com

Julie Forrest

Associate
BA, BArch (Hons), Dip PPPM, ARB

Julie has extensive experience from inception to completion in the delivery of new build social housing, sheltered housing and suported accommodation for  housing associations and local authorities.  Proficient in technical and on site construction working practice and Contract administration.

As Operations Manager Julie is also responsible for technical and training reviews, CHAS, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Julie is an Executive Committe Member for East Lothian Tenants and Residents Panel who she represents on East Lothian Partnership: Safe and Vibrant Communities. Advisory role for local housing sub groups.

Having previously worked in London, Australia and Newcastle Julie has been with Hackland + Dore since 1995. 

julie.forrest@hackland-dore.com

James Walinck

Project Architect
MA (Hons) Arch. Design, MArch, ARB

Following completion of academic studies of Shanghai, a period of work experience in the western US, and several years working on retail and commercial projects across Scotland, James joined the office as a graduate architect, successfully completing his Part 3 professional practice exams in early 2015.

James is an RIAS Section 6 Accredited Energy Design Certifier, and plays a key role in integrating Hackland + Dore's sustainable design approach from the outset of projects. In addition to acting as project architect for a variety of projects within the office, he is also responsible for implementation of BIM, and holds significant experience in 3D modelling and the production of CGIs.

James has been with Hackland + Dore since 2012.

james.walinck@hackland-dore.com

Eva Krisilia

Project Architect
BSc, BArch (Hons), MSc Arch Cons, TEE AIA Int. ARB

Eva obtained a honours degree at the University of Dundee and a MSc in Conservation in Architecture at Edinburgh University. She qualified as an Architect in 2006.

Eva is also a member of AIA Int. (American Institute of Architects)/COMOS/Europa Nostra UK and an affiliate with Newcastle University and Geoscience and Civil Engineering departmentShe is currently studying for an MSc in Flood & Water Management.   She has a broad experience in major civic and public buildings, education and commercial in the UK and abroad with particular knowledge and experience in the refurbishment of historic/listed buildings in sensitive city centre areas.

Eva has been with Hackland + Dore since 2015.

eva.krisilia@hackland-dore.com

Alain Schreiber

Project Architect
MArch (Hons), HMNOP ARB

Alain qualified with a Masters Degree in Architecture at Strasbourg School of Architecture 2009 and gained his Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice (Part 3 equivalent) at Lyon School of Architecture in 2015.

Alain has been involved in all aspects of design and delivery of residential and commercial projects. He is also experienced in BIM modelling and the production of CGIs.  

Alain has been with Hackland + Dore since 2016.  

alain.schreiber@hackland-dore.com

Sofia Farinas

Project Architect
BA Arch (Hons), MArch, ARB

Sofia has gained extensive experience as a project architect working on residential projects including medium scaled flatted developments and works to listed buildings in Edinburgh, which she has built upon with her recent work on large scale affordable housing projects.

Sofia has been with Hackland + Dore since 2015.

sofia.farinas@hackland-dore.com

Jonathan Harris

Graduate Architectural assistant
Dip Arch, BArch (Hons)

Jonathan studied at the Glasgow School of Art and qualified with a diploma in architecture in 2016.

Jonathan is involved in all stages of the design process including technical delivery. He is currently working towards taking his Part 3 professional practice exam.

Jonathan has been with Hackland + Dore since 2016.

jonathan.harris@hackland-dore.com

Ewa Wilson

Graduate Architect
Dip Arch, MSc Architecture and Urban Planning

Ewa graduated in Wroclaw University of technology and graduated in 2007. 

Ewa has gained extensive experience as an architectural assistant working in the UK since 2008. She is also experienced in technical detailing and BIM modelling.

Ewa has been with Hackland + Dore since 2017.

ewa.wilson@hackland-dore.com  

Eileen McGee

Eileen McGee
Office Administrator Manager

Eileen deals with all aspects of office administration. Eileen also assists with finance administration and with tenders for job procurement.

Eileen has been with Hackland + Dore since 2000.

eileen.mcgee@hackland-dore.com