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Patrick Mitchell

Patrick Mitchell

Patrick is an Associate based at Pattern’s Edinburgh studio.


MA (Hons) MArch ARB
Patrick Mitchell

Since joining Pattern in 2016 to establish the Edinburgh office, Patrick has been involved in leading projects for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament. Venues include Olympic-class aquatic centres, an Olympic-class indoor sports arena, and a 40K seat air-cooled football stadium. Before he joined Pattern, Patrick was an associate at Hoskins Architects where he worked for 15 years. Patrick has comprehensive experience leading projects through the design process, from feasibility to completion, across most sectors including healthcare, commercial, education, high-end residential, museums, galleries and exhibitions. Many of these involved experience working with historic and sensitive buildings. Patrick brings a considered practical and technical knowledge to projects and he is practiced in leading and liaising with multi-disciplinary design teams to complete successful projects.


Patrick studied at the University of Edinburgh and at the Helsinki Institute of Technology, completing his Masters in 2001. He qualified as an architect in 2003. Patrick has worked on varied projects in Scotland, London and Sydney, including The Bridge, Easterhouse; V&A Architecture Gallery; Athlone Castle Visitor Centre, Ireland; The Royal Museum and West Register Street Offices, Edinburgh; Notre Dame & St Peter’s Primary School, Glasgow; Bird College of Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Kent. He was the project architect for Partick Community Centre for Health – a finalist for the Andrew Doolan RIAS Best Building in Scotland Award. Notably he led the team to extend the Grade A-listed Scottish National Gallery in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site in Edinburgh.