icecream architecture was founded in 2009 by co-directors Desmond Bernie and Sarah Frood, The practice has a community led ethos with a focus on regeneration, enterprise and action. The team has grown to include Hannah Brackston, Sarah Diver Lang, Neil Fergusson, Daisy Tickner, Jim Bevington, Keir Eunson and Ginny Cooper.

Desmond Bernie: Director

Email: des@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Desmond believes in people; working to build community ownership and empowerment throughout a design process. He places emphasis on understanding priorities and need in order to create sustainable solutions. After experience with small and large scale architecture practices, Desmond set up icecream architecture in 2009 and has managed community focused projects that span design, research, regeneration, enterprise, public service innovation and digital engagement.

Sarah Frood: Director

Email: sarah@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Sarah is a community regeneration specialist within architecture and design with significant experience working with public bodies and communities to create innovative and thought provoking projects and research. Working in both urban and rural regeneration projects Sarah aims to aid groups to seek the best out of their spaces and opportunities. Using group voice as a basis she works to develop integrated and ultimately sustainable programmatic and design solutions. Sarah’s experience extends to public art installations, strategy and consultation within disciplines such as regeneration, research, digital innovation and service design.

Hannah Brackston: Lead Artist

Email: hannah@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Hannah is a socially engaged visual artist who’s approach to the environment is to consider it across a breadth of landscapes, from the physical infrastructure, to services and from social to cultural dimensions. It is in the connection between these, that her artistic approaches aims to find resonance and role, where there exists a conflict, the clash, between different agendas, plans and priorities, requiring alternative creative approaches. Her work does not fix itself to any one of these landscapes, it care’s about connections, communication and the everyday, seeing her role as an artists to build bridges, often taking the social a starting point. Hannah graduated from Environmental Art at The Glasgow School of Art, receiving the David Harding Public Art prize.

Neil Fergusson: Project Manager

Email: neil@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592


Neil is a designer with a wide range of experience in different-scaled management roles; leading or assisting small teams to deliver actions, projects and processes that work towards a greater goal. Having experience in business, studied architecture at Glasgow School of Art and graphic design at Manchester School of Art he has developed a wide skill-set that is quickly adaptable to be applied across the delivery of projects. His design practice has been driven by a want to understand the world, and then sharing representations of this; he is interested in empowering people to become more actively involved in shaping the world around them.

Sarah Diver Lang: Project Manager

Email: sarahd@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

Before joining icecream, Sarah worked as a freelance designer and teacher while developing her own projects and artworks. Sarah has been an invited artist for the Scottish Society of Artists and awarded the Edinburgh Printmakers Residency prize for New Print Generation. As a graphic designer she has a particular interest in using design to support the creative industries, working with art organisations and individuals across Scotland including The Scottish Gallery, Gayfield Creative Spaces, Edinburgh Craft and Design Map and Creative Carbon Scotland. Sarah has a drive for creating sustainable, engaging design rooted in an understanding of it’s context. Sarah graduated from Gray’s School of Art in 2010 with a specialism in printmaking.

Daisy Tickner: Project Delivery

Email: daisy@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Daisy is a designer with an open-minded and playful approach which comes from a belief in the great creative potential of discursive, collaborative and cross-disciplinary ways of working, aiming to produce work that is truly engaged with its cultural and physical environment. Daisy studied architecture at the Glasgow School of Art, having also spent time working in architecture and urbanism in Berlin. Through volunteering with community gardening and civic interest initiatives over the years, she has widened her practice to explore what design can achieve for people when conceived through careful, holistic research and deployed effectively using open and participatory development processes.

Jim Bevington: Software Developer

Email: jim@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Jim is a software developer with icecream architecture. His wide-ranging professional background has focussed on the intersection between technology and the arts. working with many clients in the creative/cultural sector on public-facing endeavours. Despite working closely with tech, Jim is more concerned with using it to enrich our non-digital lives: connecting and empowering people through networks, developing tools that reduce our screen-time or creating rich, artistic experiences. He is also a keen composer, using musical algorithms to explore the perceptual and psychological dimensions of sound.

Ginny Cooper: Project Delivery

Email: ginny@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Ginny is a designer and researcher who uses practice-led methods to design and conduct hands-on, collaborative engagement. Through her work she aims to explore and challenge social constructs and learnt ideologies by gaining in-depth knowledge and facilitating people led discussions as a basis for influencing behaviour change at an individual, community and governmental level. With a particular interest in housing, communities and regeneration she believes that more transparency and opportunity is needed to create equality within society

Keir Eunson: Project Delivery

Email: keir@icecreamarchitecture.com

Tel: 0141 237 8592

 

Keir is a designer and artist who works across a wide range of creative disciplines. His practice is varied; a focus on illustrated visual narratives during his years at Gray’s School of Art has developed into broader considerations of aesthetic representation, interaction, temporality and audience experience. He has a particular interest in participatory design with regard to interpretation in museum/gallery and heritage contexts; his research and work during his MA in Exhibition Design focused on progressive pedagogies and developing new relationships between audiences, staff and artworks in the contemporary gallery. His approach to research is conscientious and explorative and he has significant experience in utilising a range of research methods.

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54 Cook St, Glasgow. G5 8JN
 

0141 2378592

 

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