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.

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
Designing places that promote activity

Designing places that promote activity

The relationship between buildings, places and infrastructure can be critical in promoting active lifestyles and bringing hard to reach people to activity. We explore this theme in our latest sketchbook.

Irina Korneychuk
14 December 2020
Innovation Centres

Innovation Centres

We design innovation centres that cultivate thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems, driving growth in their local and regional economies.

Leighton Cooksey
09 October 2019
Award-winning use of BIM at M-SParc

Award-winning use of BIM at M-SParc

​Alongside a beaming client and project team, I took to the stage at the national Constructing Excellence Awards 2018 to celebrate our Digital Construction Award for the realisation of Menai Science Park. Here, I will explain how digital tools were fundamental to the successful outcome of the scheme.

Leighton Cooksey
17 December 2018
Inspirational Schools

Inspirational Schools

More than 25,000 children are learning in schools designed by our practice. We create inspirational environments which encourage students to learn, enquire and explore with confidence.

Chris Pugh
10 September 2018
50m Pools

50m Pools

We have completed more 50m pools than any other architectural practice.

Sherief El Salamani
23 February 2018
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
Developing our people

Developing our people

We take the development of our staff very seriously and are committed to providing an environment in which they are able to thrive from the outset.

Nicholas Deeming
03 January 2018
Indoor Snow

Indoor Snow

Indoor snow is one of the most exciting innovations of our generation. Our ingenuity has transformed a promising concept into some of the most successful leisure destinations in Europe.

Archie Wang
06 March 2017
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
Community Leisure

Community Leisure

Sport and leisure centres fulfil vital social and wellbeing functions in the heart of our local communities. Our buildings reflect the changing needs of society and how we spend our leisure time.

Adam Dalby
18 August 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
The silk road

The silk road

Over this past few weeks, Assia Stefanova and I have been collaborating with Professor Rachel Armstrong from Newcastle University on the Fairy Tales 2017 competition.

Imogen Holden
14 February 2016