Joe Daly Architect & Sustainability Consultant ǀ RIBA ǀ BREEAM Accredited Professional ǀ BREEAM Assessor ǀ CSH Assessor ǀ HQM Assessor

Contact Details: JD Associates, 105-111 Euston Street, London NW1 2EW Tel: 07805 517 281 Email: Web:

Ivy House (Betham Associates)


Joe is an architect and sustainability consultant with over 15 years practice experience in London.   He has worked on many building types ranging from historic listed houses to new mixed-use developments.   In 2011 he established JD Associates to focus on sustainable design and the integration of the BREEAM methodology into the work of the practice.   His knowledge of sustainable design was developed over a 5 year period as a member of The Environmental Assessment Consortium, and he is currently qualified as a BREEAM AP, BREEAM Assessor, Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor and Home Quality Mark Assessor. 


2011 - Present JD Associates

Haverstock Hill, Belsize Park, London. As the sustainability consultant for a mixed use development of five flats and small supermarket JDA progressed the sustainability strategy. This included guidance for energy efficiency, water efficiency, reducing the environmental impact of construction materials, minimising construction waste, daylighting within apartments, sound insulation and site ecology. On-going guidance is being provided to the design team in support of a Code for Sustainable Homes assessment which is a condition of planning approval.

Lingfield Vicarage, Berkshire. As a sustainability consultant to BSRIA, a number of historic Code for Sustainable Homes assessments were brought to conclusion, including a newly built vicarage.

Bolsover Street, Fitzrovia, London. Assisted with consulting on BREEAM matters for a major refurbishment project. The project involved the creation of 18 flats from a six storey office building (with BREEAM consultation provided by the Environmental Assessment Consortium).

Petersham Road, Richmond, London. This scheme comprises a mixed development of seven new apartments over an existing two storey former brewery being refurbished as offices. Level 3 of The Code for Sustainable Homes is targeted for the apartments, and a BREEAM rating of ‘Good’ for the offices. As the sustainability consultant JDA is providing on-going guidance to the design team. The water efficiency strategy, achieved through the specification of high efficiency water fittings throughout, provides a 16% improvement over the standard required by building regulations. The energy strategy, incorporating a communal heating system with ground source heat pump and solar photovoltaic array, achieves a 40% improvement over building regulations.

Sudbury House, Greenford, London. This scheme comprised a development of 39 flats for which level 4 of The Code for Sustainable Homes was a planning condition. As sustainability consultant JDA provided guidance to the design team in support of its sustainability objectives. The water efficiency strategy included a rainwater harvesting system for use within a communal garden, and the specification of high efficiency water fittings throughout. All flats have been designed to ‘Lifetime Homes’ standards.

‘The Bar’ Hanway Street, London. As architect, a feasibility study and design proposals were developed for improvements to an existing niche music bar in The Hanway Conservation Area near Oxford Street. The proposals included the reinstatement of a traditional shop front, a new kitchen with full height external flue, a café dining area and reconfigured entrance lobby. Planning permission and building control approvals were obtained and tender documentation prepared. As party wall surveyor, a party wall award was issued in relation to an adjacent development on Oxford Street.

Proposed Shopfront
Existing Facade

Whitbread Premier Inn, High Wycombe. BREEAM Assessor for bespoke Assessment undertaken with The Environmental Assessment Consortium for a new 120 room hotel achieving a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good.’

Whitbread Premier Inn, Leicester Square, London. BREEAM Assessor for bespoke assessment undertaken with The Environmental Assessment Consortium for a new 84 room hotel at Leicester Square targeting a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good.

Melagrano Delicatessen, Clarendon Road, London. Design for new dining area within Notting Hill Gate delicatessen.

Montagu Square, London. Architectural adviser on listed building matters for major refurbishment of maisonette within this historic London square.

2010 Betham Associates

Bayham Street, Camden, London. Scheme and technical design, building control approvals and tender drawings for new four storey building with ground floor restaurant and seven flats on upper floors.

2007 – 2009 MR Partnership

West Heath Avenue, Golders Green, London. As Project Architect. Conversion of 11 bedroom house into two residences for different generations of the same family.

Hammerson House, Bishops Avenue, Hampstead, London. As Project Architect. Feasibility study report for major phased alterations at large nursing and residential care home.

Private House, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London. As Project Architect. Refurbishment throughout, loft conversion and ground floor extension. Design, Planning and Building control approvals, conservation area consent, construction and on site co-ordination.


Kingly Street near Oxford Circus, London. Feasibility study developed to three successful planning applications for remodelling and extensions to existing mixed use four-storey building (offices and retail).

10-14 Upper St Martins lane, Covent Garden, London. Team member for major new mixed commercial development of offices, retail and residential.

Belsize Square Synagogue, London. Team member for alterations and refurbishment throughout to modern synagogue.

2000 - 2007 Betham Associates

Significant contribution to projects as associate of sole practitioner:

Ivy House Highgate Hill, London. Grade 2* listed, five storey, 17th century town house; alterations, additions and refurbishment throughout; planning and listed building consents, building control, construction and contract co-ordination.

77 Baker St/ Montagu Row, London. Scheme design and planning consent for mixed commercial development (offices, retail and residential).

79 Baker St/Montagu Row, London. Scheme design and planning consent for two new storeys of residential accommodation over existing offices.

Bayham Street, Camden, London. Design and planning consent for new build mixed commercial development with ground floor restaurant and seven flats on upper floors.

Cricketfield road, Hackney, London. Scheme design for mixed development of six flats above a car repair workshop.

Maylands, Radlett, Hertfordshire. Additions and refurbishment throughout to Arts and Crafts style house including a new indoor swimming pool. Building control approvals, construction and contract co-ordination.

Sommerstown Community Centre, Kings Cross, London. Major alterations to community centre; building control approvals, construction and contract

New Farmers House, Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales. New house, new barn and landscaping; planning consents, building control approvals, construction.

Lower House farm, Abergavenny. Successful flood risk analysis to support application for new house in Brecon Beacons National Park.

Archway Road, London. Planning consent for creation of new shop front, new entrance gates and garden to flats.

Archway Road, Proposed Elevation


Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, London. Negotiations with planning authority and successful retrospective applications for conversion of four terraced houses into flats.

Private House, Lansdowne Road, North London. Loft and first floor conversion. planning and building control approvals, construction, contract administration.

Private House, Hornsey Lane, London. Design for additions to five storey Victorian terraced house. Drafting of successful planning appeal.

Caledonian Road. Negotiations with local authority and resolution of environmental health matters for house of multiple occupation.

Campana Road, Parsons Green, South London. Ground Floor extension and refurbishment, planning and building control approvals, construction and contract administration.

Highgate High Street, London. Planning consent for new storey of residential accommodation over existing shop and residential premises within the conservation area.

2006 Private House

Gbendembu, Sierra Leone. Design for private house.


1997/2000 Constructive Individuals

Constructive Individuals is a company that specialises in community projects of sustainable and self-build construction. Projects are delivered through volunteer participation.

2000 Platform 12, Kings Cross Station, London. Construction of nine timber framed shops for a crafts market by team of self-builders. Designed by sustainability architects Archetype.

1997-98 Nightingale Community Centre, Hackney, London team member. Construction of Community Centre by team of self-builders. Designed by sustainability architects Archetype.

1998 Greenpeace U.K

Portable exhibition. Design and construction of portable exhibition for Greenpeace’s campaign to highlight alternatives to PVC in the construction industry.

1996-1997 Raglan Squire and partners

Royal Garden Hotel, High Street Kensington, London. Feasibility study developed to design proposals for conference facilities.

London Heart hospital, Harley Street team member. Preparation of construction drawings for new hospital.

Landscape Projects

2007 Highgate West Hill. Design for extensive remodelling of front garden to enable off street parking.

Sketch Plan - Highgate West Hill Front Garden

2007 Imperial Court, Shepherds Hill, Highgate. Landscape design and planting plan for grounds of apartment block.

2006 Ivy House Highgate Hill. Design for woodland garden.

2005 Six Tunnels Farm, Hertfordshire. Landscape design and planting plan for redevelopment of farm as equestrian centre agreed with English Heritage.

2005 Archway Road, London. Planning consent for design of new garden and gates to flats.

2005 Addison road, Notting hill Gate, London. Landscape design and planting plan for apartment block.

2004 Shafford Stud Farm, Hertfordshire. Garden design, planting plan and planting up of private garden.


2000 Martineau Nursery Highbury. Design of Educational and Play Gardens.

Professional Qualifications


South Bank University

2002 RIBA PART 3 Professional Practice Exam

Thames Polytechnic (University of Greenwich)

1988 RIBA PART 2. Dip Arch (Hons)

1985 RIBA PART 1. BA (Hons) Arch



2016 Registration as BREEAM Domestic Assessor

2015 Registration as Home Quality Mark Assessor

2014 Registration as BREEAM Public Buildings Assessor (Education, Healthcare)

2011 Registration as BREEAM AP (Accredited Professional)

2010 Registration as BREEAM Commercial Assessor (Offices, Retail, Industrial)

2008 Registration as Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor

2007 Registration as BREEAM Ecohomes Assessor


Landscape Design

Capel Manor College

2000 RHS General Certificate (Distinction)

1999 C&G Plants and Planting Design