Rio Architects
Andrew Baker, Director and Architect at Rio Architects


Director | Architect
BSc (Hons), Dip Arch, RIBA

A natural leader with extensive experience, Andrew has a substantial portfolio of satisfied clients and exemplar buildings spanning multiple sectors, design stages and project scales.

As a Director at Rio, Andrew is known for his work on education-based projects across primary, secondary, higher and further education, SEN and PMLD. His ethos is that good design can profoundly benefit the well-being of building users and enhance their educational experience.

Andrew actively champions Rio staff being office-based, fostering an environment that prioritises communication and collaboration and maximises the quality and efficiency of our service. This approach bolsters the friendly and inclusive nature of the practice.

Sitting on many of our internal project design review panels, he actively encourages junior team members to engage in discussions on design and delivery, firmly believing that a team approach is the cornerstone of our success.

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