About us

Find out more about the Albyn Architects team

The Albyn Architects journey began in 2015 after being founded by Mark Dellaquaglia. Joining forces with Ian McGregor 3 years later, the pair combined their knowledge and expertise to create an architectural practice capable of delivering high quality commercial and residential projects.

With creativity, practicality and high quality design at the forefront of their work, the experienced design team at Albyn Architects is capable of meeting the demands of any building project across the north east of Scotland.

Ian McGregor

Director & Architect

Ian is our principal architect, responsible for the day-to-day running of the practice.

Ian followed his love for design to university where he graduated with a Masters in 2007 from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture in Aberdeen, before qualifying as an architect 2 years later.

Before being appointed director of Albyn Architects, Ian was the director of McGregor Garrow Architects, which he had founded and established in only 5 years, before selling his share to focus developing and growing Albyn Architects. Prior to this, Ian held key roles in a number of architecture practices; Ian Rodger Architects, Halliday Fraser Munro, Space Solutions and Squire Associates.

Ian is an expert in providing exceptional residential and commercial projects, including bespoke extensions, office and retail fit-outs, and healthcare and community builds.

Mark Dellaquaglia


Mark began his architectural training at Aberdeen College before completing a Building Construction and Architectural Technology course at Robert Gordon University.

With over 20 years' experience in key roles within several architectural companies under his belt - including Senior Associate at Space Solutions, Project Manager at Knight Property Group and Technical Director at Unispace - Mark founded Albyn Architectural in 2015, before rebranding and joining forces with Ian in 2018 to create Albyn Architects.

Mark has a wealth of knowledge and experience, from traditional architectural services, masterplanning, turnkey developments, workplace consultancy, fit-out refurbishment and construction management.

Caroline McBain

Associate Architect

Caroline studied at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture where she graduated with a masters in 2013 and then qualified as an Architect 5 years later.

Before taking on her role at Albyn Architects, Caroline has worked for McGregor Garrow Architects, Space Solutions and Pihl UK.

Caroline has worked on projects across a multitude of sectors, including office fit-outs, new schools, healthcare and many successfully-completed residential builds.

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