Rowan Melville


BSc (Hons), MA, ARB

Rowan completed her postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Art in 2014 where she was awarded distinction for her written thesis which examined housing estates, young offenders’ institutions and suburban sprawl. Prior to this, she gained an undergraduate degree from the University of Bath in 2010. Rowan gained her RIBA Part III at the University of Westminster in 2016 with distinction.

Rowan’s previous professional experience includes social housing and regeneration projects at Karakusevic Carson Architects and commercial fit-out and renovation projects at Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, both in London.

After joining ABA in 2014, she initially worked on preparing the first phase of a housing masterplan in Oxford for detailed planning submission. She has since worked on Exeter College’s Cohen Quad in Oxford, a design code and brand standard for a PRS housing developer and the delivery stages of the Northwest Cambridge Development’s Veteran Oak Quarter.