About Us

Read Spicer Architecture was formed by Catherine Read and Michael Spicer in February 2012 achieving RIBA Chartered Practice status in March. We are also a CIAT Registered Practice. We bring established design, technical and management expertise together to provide a client focused, efficient and high quality architectural and project management service. We offer good value to existing and new clients in the private, commercial and public sectors.

Read Spicer Architecture operate an ethical, socially responsible business regulated by the Architects Registration Board and the RIBA and CIAT Codes of Conduct. We carry Professional Indemnity Insurance and a commitment to Continuous Professional Development. This gives our clients confidence in our ability to deliver a leading and accountable professional service.

We provide sound advice in guiding an approach to your project. We explain the opportunities and constraints that you might face and the options and support disciplines you may need to consider. Relationship building, trust and team work are at the heart of our service.

We listen … to understand our client requirements, then we strive to add value. We do not commit you at any stage until the scope, brief and budget – and your project priorities are agreed.

RSA endeavour to produce practical, pragmatic, yet uplifting design solutions that not merely answers your needs, but delivers over and above.  Our aim is to leave you with socially and environmentally sustainable, energy-efficient, cost-effective, high quality solutions.  Our aspiration – to exceed your expectations and enhance the environment.

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Catherine Read, Partner

Catherine Read

Catherine Read MCIAT is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and the partner responsible for technical matters, both in terms of design and office systems. She has gained expertise from a number of architectural design practices in the sectors of housing, church conservation and repair, health, leisure and school design and is experienced in putting together and managing design and …

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Michael Spicer

Michael Spicer

Michael Spicer MAPM RIBA is a Norwich Architect who has worked in both private and public sectors having previously run his own successful Norwich based architectural practice. He is a RIBA Client Adviser and a Project Manager offering these additional skills as part of the partnership’s independent client-side specialist consultancy services. His career as an architect in Norfolk began at Group …

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