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Muir Walker Pride Chartered Architects and Interior Designers is a UK based professional company with offices in St Andrews and Perth.

Our team is skilled in the development of design and contractual documentation. The practice is culturally diverse with an experienced, highly qualified and enthusiastic team of employees from across Europe bringing international insight and original concepts to the practice. This diversity is reflected in the broad range of commercial and private clients, based in the UK and overseas. Our practice helps clients achieve their vision by delivering contemporary, attractive, timeless, and environmentally sustainable building solutions which display a rigorous understanding of the design, construction process and budget. MWP will be happy to help you wherever you are.

Iain Muir

Ian Muir


Ian graduated Dundee University in Architecture and following periods of working in London, Toronto, & Dublin, Ian co-founded Muir Associates in Perth in 1995. Ian obtained an MBA in 2000 & is now the Managing Director of Muir Walker & Pride.

Ian has extensive experience in most building sectors having headed up many projects for Clients including commercial developers, residential developments, private housing, estates, charities, sports & golf clubs, community grant funded projects, townscape & historic shopfront & building restoration.

Ian is an expert in integrating energy saving environmental technologies in buildings and has lead design teams on projects with sustainability as a core principle.

Reseda Muir

Reseda Muir

Director of Business Development

Reseda was born in Kazan, Russia. She graduated Kazan University in Architecture and co-founded Muir Associates in January 1995 in Perth, Scotland.

Reseda since graduated Strathclyde University’s School of Law with a Masters in Construction Law and Dundee College in Fine Art. In 2011 Muir Associates merged with Walker & Pride in St Andrews to form Muir Walker and Pride where Reseda is the Operations Director. Her many responsibilities include architecture, interior design, contracts & business development.

Reseda is currently a Vice President of St Andrews Business Club.

Eamon Scanlon

Eamon Scanlon

Architectural Technologist

Eamon is a senior Architectural Technologist and has many years of experience in the construction industry working in Muir Walker and Pride.

He is the go-to man for any technical or HMO or building regulation issue.

Over the years, Eamon has worked on a vast range of projects for private & commercial clients including St Andrews University, housing developers, Madras Rugby Club House, Crail Golf Club, St Andrews United Social Club; & church community multi-functional facilities.

Daniel Rodgers

Daniel Rogers

Architectural Technologist

Daniel graduated from Dundee College in Architectural Technology and has ten years post-qualification experience working at Muir Walker and Pride.

His experience is varied including new build structures, refurbishments and conservation.

Simon Sword

Simon Sword

Architectural Assistant

Simon graduated Dundee University in Architecture and has carried out a number of design projects including a study for mixed use development.

Simon is the author of “A new community structure: Micro energy generation as a means for enabling sustainable rural communities”. As well as the wider vision, Simon has a keen eye for detail and its transfer to the built form.


Stelian Stefanov

Architectural Assistant

Stelian graduated with a Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Dundee in 2017.

Having previously spent his year out working experience at MWP, he was introduced back into our architectural family, where his design insight and 3D skills are now an integral part. Stelian’s main architectural interests are rooted in the social realm, as evidenced in his designs for housing for autistic people and contemporary workplaces in traditional buildings.


Nigel Hartley

Planner and Architect

Nigel graduated from the Liverpool School of Architecture in 1982 and became an RIBA member in 1983.

He developed an interest in town planning and graduated from London South Bank Polytechnic in 1990 and became an RTPI member in 2001. Nigel was an Associate Director of Broadway Malyan until he established Chestnut Planning in 2003. Nigel has been an associate with MWP on projects in southern England for more than 15 years.

Ian Reid

Ian Reid

Project Director

Ian is an experienced Chartered Architect graduating with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Architecture with Distinction. He is an active member of the RIBA and RIAS and a qualified Project Manager.

Ian also helps co-author the professional examination for architects qualifying in Scotland and acts as a Practice Examiner for the RIBA Professional exam.

Ian has worked in a wide variety of sectors including conservation, commercial, defence and residential development, participating successfully in architectural competitions winning several awards. He is skilled in Building Information Modelling and 3-D CAD work. He is design focussed in his approach and a sound problem solver and lateral thinker.

Erin Keay

Erin Keay

Office Support Manager

Erin has many years’ experience in the finance industry, doing various roles including team and customer care management within the banking sector.

Erin looks after the everyday needs of the business and is usually the first point of contact for our clients. Erin takes an active role in organising and assisting business operations working closely with the directors and team members.