Tom Cosgrove, who joins the firm following two and a half years with Faulkner Brown, graduated in 2015 from Queens University in Belfast with a Masters in Architecture.
Cosgrove’s new role will see him return to his home town of Derry to work at Gradon’s Northern Ireland studio alongside directors, Sean Furey and Liam Nelis.
Before starting work in Derry, Tom will spend one month at the firm’s studio in the North East of England as part of the company’s induction process.
Graham McDarby, managing director of Gradon Architecture said: “We are delighted to welcome Tom to the firm, he brings with him specialist experience in the education and sports & leisure sectors and I am sure he will prove to be a great addition to our team.
“At Gradon we are committed to providing opportunities for talented individuals who share our passion for architecture and value our company ethos, which puts people at the core of everything we do.”
Commenting on his new appointment Tom added: “This is a very exciting opportunity for me to return home to Derry and work with a highly regarded firm with international expertise. I have been very impressed with Gradon’s track record and also the investment they have made in digital technology.”
Gradon Architecture was established by Graham and Donna McDarby in 2009 and currently employs 19 staff across its three offices in North East England, Northern Ireland and Mongolia.