Stuart Forteath

Architectural Technician

Stuart is an Architectural Technologist who joined OPEN in January 2010. Stuart worked for WJ Cairns / RPS Cairns for ten years before joining Derek Lovejoy Partnership in 1997 through their transition to the global design practice EDAW.

Stuart has considerable project experience and specialist skills in utilising computer technology for graphic design and desktop publishing, landscape assessment and ZTV, master planning and design development, hard and soft detail design and in creating accurate and realistic 3D models and photomontages primarily for planning submissions and Public Inquiries. He has worked on a diverse range of projects including residential, leisure and within the energy industry.

Stuart has built up significant experience in 3D modeling, photomontage and computer generated animation walk-through for projects such as Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Royal Bank of Scotland World Headquarters and Eastgate Centre, Inverness.

More recently Stuart has concentrated on renewable energy projects including; Landscape and Visual Assessment (LVIA) graphics, ZTV, wire line, photomontages and video montages for several wind farm projects. Projects include Whitelee Windfarm, Europe’s largest operational wind farm and the recently consented two phases of extension to the operational wind farm; Black Law Windfarm, Lanarkshire, operational since the early part of 2005; and small-scale hydro-electric schemes.

Stuart Forteath