Joel is a qualified architect with experience in interior design. He has been involved in a variety of hospitality schemes, including international projects for brands such as Novotel, Holiday Inn and InterContinental. Most recently, Joel delivered a large dual-brand hotel and conferencing facility in Lusaka, Zambia for IHG.
Originally from Geneva, prior to joining Studio Moren, Joel lived in Paris for several years, where he worked on both boutique hotels and larger projects.
Joel is actively engaged in architectural education. He is a professional examiner at the Bartlett School of Architecture, an external speaker at ENSA Paris Malaquais, and a mentor for RIBA Part 3 professional qualifications. Following his interest in conservation, he recently completed a master’s in building history at Cambridge University.
“I love the human aspect of every project. From clients to contractors, from consultants to guests: projects are about people.”