Gabriella Mai, ARB
Senior Associate Partner
Gabriella is a Senior Associate Partner at PLP Architecture with more than 15 years’ experience across a range of sectors including offices, transport, residential, healthcare and education in both the UK and abroad, with extensive experience of interior fitouts in particular.
She is a senior member of the team and is currently involved in the design and construction, from Stage 3 through to completion, of Cleveland Clinic’s first flagship private hospital in Europe located in Belgravia. The existing neo-classical building has been converted into an eight-storey, 325,000sq ft state of the art private medical clinic consisting of 184 bedrooms, 8 operating theatres, ICU, imaging and day-care facilities. With a strong design ethos at the heart of this project combined with the complex technical requirements of a hospital, Gabriella has been a pivotal senior member of the team and is design lead on numerous key packages, as well as overviewing the front-of-house areas.
She has also previously been involved in the design and construction, from Stage 3 / Stage D through to completion of a new headquarters for a major broadcasting company in West London. The broadcasting headquarters supports the core values and key principles underpinning the vision of the organisation with the creation of an open, flexible and inclusive environment for around 3500 staff including a glazed broadcasting studio, auditorium and multiple food and beverage facilities.
Prior to joining PLP, Gabriella worked at TPS Consult & Broadway Malyan on a range of projects including the office portfolios of Deutsche Bank and Direct Line Group, the detail design for Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham for Carillion Building, The Board of Inland Revenue Tower, Customs & Excise House in Trinidad, the modernisation of Lucknow Barracks and Northwood Barracks for the Ministry of Defence, among other projects. Gabriella is a registered architect in the UK. She received her Bachelors in Architecture from Leeds Metropolitan University, and her RIBA Part II and Part III from Kingston University in Kingston-Upon-Thames.