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Yemi Aladerun – Associate
Yemi Aladerun graduated with a distinction from Kingston University in 2011, qualifying as an Architect in 2013. Her student projects featured in Blueprint Magazine, The Architectural Review and The Architect’s Journal.
Having worked at Mæ on a range of large-scale residential refurbishment and estate regeneration projects, Yemi joined BWA in July 2012 and was made an Associate in April 2015. To date, she has run a number of projects including listed houses in Islington and Pimlico and a mixed use, part new-build, part conversion of a public house, in Wandsworth into nine luxury apartments. Yemi also worked on the conversion of the former Arts Council building in Westminster to provide 29 luxury apartments.
Over and above overseeing projects in the office, Yemi takes particular responsibility for PR and marketing.
Yemi mentors for The Social Mobility Foundation, The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and for the Fluid Diversity Mentoring Programme which was developed by RIBA’s Architects for Change (AfC) Committee and the Construction Industry Council. Yemi is also an ambassador for the Architects Benevolent Society.
Yemi is a member of the RIBA and was elected as a National Council Member & Trustee of the RIBA in September 2017, she also sits on the RIBA’s Education Committee.
Three things Yemi likes
Rue Franklin Apartments