• Practice Overview

  • DAC Architects was established in 1967, celebrating more than 50 years in Gravesend.  The practice has undertaken a wide variety of projects across all genres of building types over the years and has established a wealth of Knowledge across the South East and Greater London, working with many Local Authorities, housing Associations, Contractors, businesses, charities and private clients. Being members of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and of the Association of Consultant Architects (ACA) we have the technical expertise and experience to carry your project through from inception to completion providing you with confidence in attaining successful building outcomes.

  • Directors

  • Jonathan Rowland
    BA(Hons), DiplArch (Hons), RIBA

    Jonathan has worked full time in architectural practice since 1980. Prior to joining DAC Jonathan had worked mainly in Private Practice, but also as a sole practitioner, at a major Local Authority and for the Architects Department of the John Lewis Partnership. 

    He joined DAC in January 2001 and became an equity Partner in the Practice in April 2006. He has extensive experience of the Planning system, master-planning, sustainable design, contract administration, Building Regulations and technical design.

  • Andrew Scott
    BA(Hons), DiplArch (Hons), ACArch

    Andrew joined DAC in February 2012 to take an active role in the running and development of the Practice. Formally a Sole Practitioner he established a Practice in Bromley, Kent which he built into a Partnership with a portfolio of private residential and commercial clients. His experience in many sectors of the Building Industry has established a keen understanding of the Building Design and Procurement process from both contractor and client perspectives which has been invaluable in guiding Clients through projects from inception to completion.

    During his time in a previous role as a Director of a Christian Charity in the Care sector Andrew has worked on many relief aid projects in Africa and India and is currently actively involved with work in Haiti, Kenya and more recently South Sudan.

  • Our Ethos

    The practice's ethos is for design excellence and brings a commitment to developing a coherent and functional solution to often very complex planning, spatial and technical problems. This is achieved through the talent and experience of our team. Working closely with Clients we help them to achieve their aspirations, with intuition and imagination, always focusing on the practical and technical challenges to bring to reality the best solution.

    We are committed to providing a professional and personal service irrespective of the scale of Project. We seek to deliver architecture that responds to the brief. Good architecture is produced by a cohesive mix of client / architect interaction and is a much-valued aspect of work in practice.