THAA Architects is an architectural practice based in Newcastle and Northumberland.

As a studio of experienced professionals, it offers comprehensive services in architecture, interior design and masterplanning around the world.

THAA Architects has a diversified portfolio in restoration and new build projects, ranging from small to large scale, in residential, commercial, and civic buildings.

Our projects are in:



Middle East

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Born into a creative family in the North East of England, David was singled out for his creative skills from an early age. 

After leaving Royal Grammar School Newcastle, he studied his Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture at De Montfort University. In 1997 David graduated from University College London’s prestigious Bartlett School of Architecture with a Technical Distinction and a Special Design Commendation, under the tuition of Professors Sir Peter Cook and Colin Fournier.

David’s passion for the world of art, film and music and the natural environment, inspires his work in architectural theory and practice.

In his twenty years of experience he has been involved in all architectural sectors on a diverse portfolio of projects from interior design commissions to large urban masterplans at the concept, procurement, and construction delivery stages.

David has worked globally for a variety of award winning practices, including the Richard Rogers Partnership in London, BVN Sydney and RMJM Edinburgh.

In 2018 David set up THAA.


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OAPPC of Rome


Born and raised in Rome, with a Secondary school Diploma in Arts, Tiziano graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in architecture from the University of  “Sapienza” Rome.

Tiziano immersed himself immediately into the world of construction working at a health & safety management consultancy during his studies.

In 2009 he founded a real estate company in Rome, renovating, buying and selling residential properties for investment purposes.

Passionate about design, as soon as Tiziano became registered he decided to form an Architectural firm based in  Rome. The practice focused on residential architecture, interior design and renovation.

In 2017 Tiziano joined THAA, to help expand the practice into the European market.