We are a talented team of Architects, Interior Designers, Technologists, Urban Designers and Creatives, with studios in Manchester and London.

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London Studio
Manchester Studio

We continually challenge ourselves and preconceptions to deliver thoughtful solutions nationally across a variety of disciplines including, Architecture, Urban Design, Interiors and Graphics. Since 2010 we have been listening, questioning, thinking, designing and delivering for our clients.

We are a design-led practice and we recognise the intrinsic social and commercial value of good quality design. Our work is engaging, considered and rigorous, and always specific to our client, the brief, and the site. We strive to maximise site value and deliver the best possible outcomes at all times, and we have a proven successful track record across the UK delivering compelling solutions for many building typologies.

As a national practice we have worked in numerous locations throughout the UK across a variety of project types, for clients ranging from investors and developers to public and private sector bodies. We currently have live projects spanning England, Scotland and Wales.

We are committed urbanists and we recognise that the spaces around and between buildings are as important as the spaces within them. Sustainability is embedded in our ethos and is a central pillar to our work.

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Adam Thornton
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Aga Gwiazdon
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Agne Daugintyte
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Alex Cook
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Alan Palmer
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Ali Johnson
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Alisha Baimbridge
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Alice Baines
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Andrew Wakefield
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Arron Tann
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Ben Powell
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Cathrin Beermann
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Chester Chesney
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Christopher Gracie
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Claire Roberts
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Conor King
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David King-Smith
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Delecia Paul
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Elizabeth Hoang
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Emmet McAteer
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Felicity Pettit
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Gareth Hughes
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Henry Faulkner
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Ifan Jones
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Izzy Lewington
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Jack Carter
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Jack Pennington
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Jade Kershaw
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John Barrett
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Karen Stavenhagen
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Laura Stafford
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Maria Pena
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Namon Thongsuwan
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Natasha Dance
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Nick Weston
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Nina Haylock
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Paulina Olszak
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Paul Norbury
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Phil Doyle
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Rebecca Earnshaw
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Rhys Westacott
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Richard Nicholls
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Roxanna Kanda
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Sean Keogh
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Serra Ardor
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Sofia Larrea
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Sofia Viudez
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Tash Downie
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Tom Higgins
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Tony Skipper

We champion a different approach – whether it be a workplace, home, university, high street, hotel, or even a town. Our collective experience and knowledge is shared to develop, design and deliver places and spaces with purpose.

We are immersed in work which benefits local communities and the wider public, including creating workplaces for local government, hotel and residential projects in cities and cultural and educational facilities for local and national institutions.

2023
Guildford Design Award, Best Large Scale Residential Building. Bankside Student Living
Winner
2023
EG Regional Deal Award. West Bar Sheffield
Winner
2023
BCO Test of Time Award. Halton Housing Trust
Highly Commended
2023
Green Apple Environment Awards, Beautiful Buildings, Conservation Silver. The Corn Exchange Manchester
Winner
2023
The Yorkshires Commercial Real Estate Awards, Disrupter. West Bar Sheffield
Winner
2023
BCO Regional, Commercial Workplace. The Lincoln Manchester
Winner
2023
Insider NW Residential Property Awards, Apartment Development of the Year. Oxygen Manchester
Winner
2023
Insider NW Residential Property Awards, Apartment Development of the Year. Mount Yard, Meadowside Manchester
Winner
2021
Sunday Times Best Hotels in London, Hart Shoreditch Hotel
Top 100
2021
Sunday Times Best Hotels in London, Montcalm East
Top 100
2020
LABC NW Building Excellence Awards, Best High Volume New Housing Development. Axis Manchester
Winner
2019
Mixology North, Project of the Year, Living. Local Blackfriars Salford
Winner
2019
Watch Pro Awards, Best Refurbished Store. David M Robinson Manchester
Winner
2019
NWRCA, Preservation & Rejuvenation Award. The Corn Exchange Manchester
Winner
2018
MSA Presidents Award Built. Halton Housing Trust
Winner
2018
BCO Regional, Corporate Workplace. Halton Housing Trust
Winner
2017
Insider North West Architects’ Practice of the Year
Winner
2016
Insider North West Architects’ Practice of the Year
Winner
2016
Mixology North. Academy House Cambridge
Winner
2015
BCSC Gold. The Corn Exchange Manchester
Winner
2015
What House? Best House. The Longfords Teddington
Gold
2015
Design is — Shaw Contracts. Your Housing HQ
Winner
2015
Design Curial UK’s Most Luxurious Halls of Residence. VITA First Street Manchester
Winner
2014
RIBA Emerging Architect of the Year
Winner
2014
RIBA Sustainability. Trafford Town Hall
Winner
2014
RIBA Regional. Trafford Town Hall
Winner
2014
Mixology North. Your Housing HQ
Winner
2014
Design is — Shaw Contracts. 35 Fountain Street Manchester
Winner
2014
Civic Trust. Trafford Town Hall
Winner
2014
International Green Apple. Trafford Town Hall
Winner
2013
Mixology Design Practice of the Year
Winner
2013
Mixology North. Trafford Town Hall
Winner
2013
Mixology North. 35 Fountain Street Manchester
Winner
2013
BCO Regional. Fabrica, Manchester
Winner
2011
BCO Regional. The Hive Manchester
Winner

If you would like to discuss a project or find out more, please get in touch with one of our studios.

London Studio
LG9 The Leather Market,
Weston Street, London SE1 3ER
020 7253 7644
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Manchester Studio
4th Floor, The Hive, 47 Lever Street, Manchester M1 1FN
0161 228 0211
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