Gemma has over 15 years of experience in practice, the majority of which has been at Tim Groom Architects where she is an Associate Architect. She has helped to deliver over 1000 multi-residential and commercial units across the UK. Her passion for design and the creation of contextual-driven pieces of architecture has helped to secure planning for numerous residential, hotel, and office schemes for Tim Groom Architects.

Gemma is a Tutor in BA Architecture BA2 at Manchester School of Architecture, where she studied for both her BA Hons and B.Arch in the Continuity Atelier.

Gemma is currently in the process of trying to secure planning for her dream home in the Conservation Area and Green Belt in Mobberley, Cheshire. It was a project that won the MSA One-off House (Unbuilt) Category in 2021.

Academic and professional qualifications

ARB Registered Architect | RIBA | MArch | BA

Previous Employment

Prizes and awards

Knolls Barn Gemma Birchall MSA One Off House 2021 Winners l (Unbuilt Award)