We believe that every project is unique, and it is important to start with a blank sheet of paper. Our expertise allows us to pick apart common challenges, and apply our ingenuity to find a solution that meets the needs of the client, the user and society as a whole.

Bringing Canadian concepts to community leisure

What our UK team learned from a recent study trip to Vancouver with IAKS, the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities.

Patrick McMahon
23 August 2022
Library of the future - Q&A with Architectural Review

Library of the future - Q&A with Architectural Review

What can designers of a new European Library of Information and Culture in Milan learn from Sunderland's Culture House?

Steve Dickson
29 June 2022
Universal design

Universal design

Almost everyone is likely to experience a form of temporary or permanent disability. Design should reflect this.

Sabrina Hoeck
13 May 2022
​Revisiting the Beacon

​Revisiting the Beacon

Post-occupancy evaluation at the Beacon of Light raises the question: can you quantify the social value of good design?

Irina Korneychuk
23 November 2021
Architecture needs apprentices

Architecture needs apprentices

A new academic year is upon us - the perfect time to rethink traditional routes to becoming an architect.

Laura McClorey
08 October 2021
Food for thought

Food for thought

As Market Hall Victoria reopens its doors after pandemic hibernation, we have been reflecting on the contribution that food halls are playing in re-energising our high streets.

Tania Love
16 August 2021
University masterplans

University masterplans

Our unique approach to campus masterplanning and estate strategy development has contributed to the growth and success of Russell Group and ‘post 92’ universities alike.

Ian Whittle
10 August 2021
Teaching and learning

Teaching and learning

We collaborate with leading higher education institutions to enhance the student experience through research-driven innovation in teaching and learning facilities.

Andrew Kane
07 February 2018
Velodromes

Velodromes

The velodrome is one of the most iconic, engaging and complex sporting arenas of our time. The experience gained from the design and delivery of four velodromes has given our architectural practice a unique understanding of the challenges posed by these remarkable buildings.

Michael Hall
19 September 2016
Feeling at home in the workplace

Feeling at home in the workplace

Modern workplace design is evolving to satisfy a growing demand for attentive design, with the ability to connect people in inspiring, well-considered and responsive places.

Lee McLaughlin
05 July 2016