Philip studied Architecture at UWIST, Cardiff, gaining a BSc (Hons) Architectural Studies in 1979, he achieved his BArch degree in 1981 and became a Chartered Architect in 1983.
Since qualifying, and prior to the formation of KWL Architects, Philip was a partner in the multidisciplinary Kirkham, Williams and Lewis Partnership between 1984 and 2001. In 2001 he formed KWL Architects with his co-director Neil Ross.
While Philip has a broad architectural background, since the formation of KWL Architects he has specialised in all aspects of care developments including care villages, assisted living, specialist care units and care homes. Philip’s particular expertise is in the preparation of pre-development viability assessments, detail design and designing for challenging sites.