Samantha Cheong Benitez

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Samantha Cheong Benitez

Senior Architect
BA (Hons) DipArch RIBA

Sam is a senior architect at JTP. She has worked on a variety of schemes which have achieved planning approval success.

Sam helped to deliver the first phases of the award winning zero carbon development at Graylingwell Hospital in Chichester. The scheme accommodates the largest installation of photovoltaic panels in the UK, along with a Combined Heat and Power plant. This experience has led Sam to develop further her skills and knowledge of environmental sustainability and its influence on architecture. She was involved in the fit-out and conversion of JTP’s studios at Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, where the project brief set-out strong sustainable design principles, to showcase the practice's green credentials.

Sam was also part of the team which delivered the respectful regeneration of Royal Clarence Yard, a former Naval Yard in Gosport which sits adjacent to a Site of Special Scientific Interest and includes two Conservation Areas containing 18 Grade II and II* listed buildings and Scheduled Ancient Monuments.

Currently, Sam is working on St Clement's Hospital, which includes the refurbishment and restoration of listed buildings at the former workhouse infirmary in East London; and Old Isleworth, a 139 home scheme within the historic Isleworth Riverside Conservation Area and adjacent to a Grade II Listed building. She has also recently worked on phases 1 and 2 of Bow River Village, the regeneration of a brownfield riverside site in the Lower Lea Valley in East London to create a mixed-use neighbourhood which responds to the areas industrial heritage.