Stuart was born in the Netherlands and is an architecture graduate (BA Manchester & DipArch Mackintosh School of Architecture). Prior to joining David Morley Architects in November 2009, he gained architectural experience for Smith Scott Mullan Associates in Edinburgh, focusing mainly on a large urban regeneration projects. Following his graduation from the Mack, he completed a voluntary summer project to create an outdoor pavilion for the Brownies in Scotland.
Stuart has worked in a number of sectors within the practice, including on a refurbishment and extension project at Glenfield Hospital; an eco-refurbishment residential project for Grosvenor Estates; an upgrade to additional office space for the Youth Sport Trust and a number of sports pavilion projects.
From December 2010 to April 2012 Stuart was involved with the successful delivery and completion of the London 2012 Olympic Water Polo Venue. The project was the first dedicated Water Polo venue built for an Olympic Games. He was also Project Architect for the conversion of the Olympic Park Site Operations Compound into the Park Operations Centre in preparation for the games.
Stuart is currently working on the £20m Clifton House development in King’s Cross. This is the refurbishment of a 1930’s warehouse building into a 260 bed Hotel and the creation of three new floors with 3,000m2 of new office space above.