"You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site" - Frank Lloyd Wright

About Us

our vision

To grow roots within Northampton and expand via. local employment & trade opportunities.

Provide options throughout the design/thought process, via. generated images (CGIs) -allowing the client to make an informed decision, as we progress.

We also provide a tailored quotation with various levels of service options i.e. drawings only or more comprehensive -including acting agent for applications, tender assist, or project management/inspection.

our story

Established by myself (Andrew Richards) in 2016, with an ambition to utilise my experience and knowledge of construction design & application for your project requirements.

My portfolio & experience ranged from various commercial sectors to bespoke one-off housing for the private sector. Including problem-solving; identifying & design/practical solutions, when none seem apparent.

Please get in touch, we offer a no-obligation discussion (for the domestic client, only).

Ready to find out more?


the Team


Naomi Van Dijk

Administrative Assistant

Assisting in various admin duties such as; enquiry response, email, scheduling meetings & website management.



Andy Richards

Architectural Designer

Over 17 years experience in full building envelope & internal solutions, under prior (market leaders) international trading companies.

"In my years of experience, I am yet to find a problem for which a solution does not exist, or which cannot be designed to suit -within regulation(s)"



Apprentice Designer/Technician

Given time and more importantly a sufficient workload, we plan to recruit an apprentice to Diverging Architecture - with included allocated study day(s), providing a qualification in Architecture and/or Computer Aided Design.

Interested in joining?




Whilst we are not be recruiting at present, please feel free to send a C.V & covering letter to; andy@divergingarchitecture.co.uk -should a position arise.


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