Doug grew up in Mid Wales, surrounded by trees.

He has worked and studied internationally, the experience of which has taught him the value of designing sustainable buildings that not only look and feel inspiring but work as practical and uplifting solutions to living well.

Doug is committed to exploring the untapped potential of Welsh timber and for Wales to become a world leader in delivering exemplary architectural and structural solutions using home grown materials. Since 2001 Doug has been Director of Hughes Architects which now has offices in Cardiff as well as in Powys and Ceredigion.