Adam Hieke, Nye Saunders

Adam Hieke

BA (Hons)., Dipl.Arch [dist].,MA. Arch [dist]., RIBA 


An architect since 2008, Adam studied at the University of Portsmouth. Adam started working for Nye Saunders in 2000, whilst in the second year of his university degree and continued to return every holiday and year out, eventually taking up full time employment in 2005. In 2010 he was made an Associate and in 2017 became a Director.

Having worked at Nye Saunders for so long, Adam has become adept in working on Listed Buildings and Ecclesiastical projects - as well as a variety of residential projects in both traditional and contemporary design styles. Having attended the SPAB course, EASA course and the RIBA conservation course, he is working to become accredited in conservation architecture. Adam is currently appointed inspecting architect to some 40 or so Churches in the Guildford Diocese and is also a member of the Guildford Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC) for the Care of Churches and Churchyards. This body advises the Chancellor as he makes decisions on granting Faculties for any changes within a church.

Adam has a practical background having worked at his father’s joinery company when he was younger which has stood him in good stead when dealing with projects on site. Outside of work Adam's interests are sailing, DIY (particularly woodworking), photography and spending time with his family.