Lyle Chrystie Collaborate to create

4 April 2019
U+I Head Office, London Victoria

Industry expert

 Lyle Chrystie

Lyle Chrystie

Reiach and Hall Architects , Director

From Reiach and Halls offices in Edinburgh Lyle leads a studio whose work has been widely recognised as delivering design excellence across a very diverse range of sectors. With work in Education, Health, Sport, Offices, Civic, Masterplanning, Refurbishment, Arts and Residential sectors and ranging in scale from a Maggies centre to major urban interventions, Reiach and Hall has forged a reputation as one of the UK’s leading architects practices. Lyles work places an emphasis on a people centred approach to design, putting the building users at the heart of the studios design thinking. Their work is imbued with an attitude to civic presence and place making that grounds their work in its own very specific place and the studio is intent on pursuing an architecture that is useful, considered, sympathetic, intelligent and beautiful

Key projects where Lyle has been design leader include the City of Glasgow College City Campus (Stirling Prize Shortlist 2017, BCIA Award 2016)  Riverside Campus (Stirling Prize Shortlist 2016, BCIA Award 2016), The Bridge for Scottish Water (BCIA Sustainability Award 2014, RIBA National Award) and Dundee House for Dundee City Council (BCIA Award 2012, RIBA National Award).

In addition to his work in practice, Lyle is an active speaker, teacher and juror. He teaches at the University of Strathclyde in the honours year and has been a visiting examiner, critic and guest lecturer at numerous other schools of architecture. He has been a judge for the British Council of Offices Awards and the British Construction Industry Awards.

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