Cultivate

Qualify

Conceive

Refine

Realise

Revisit

Look before you design

We continually observe and connect with the urban and natural worlds, storing clues and references to inspire projects as yet unknown.

Dhobi Ghat clothes washing district (Mumbai, India)

Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, USA)

Bartlett Summer Show (London, UK)

Londonon research trip (Oslo, Norway)

Scaffolding on the Tate Modern Blavatnik Building by Herzog & de Meuron (London, UK)

Londonon research trip (Milan, Italy)

Londonon research trip (Paris, France)

Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale by Sverre Fehn (Venice, Italy)

Anish Kapoor at Pitzhanger Manor (London, UK)

V&A Exhibition Road Quarter by AL_A (London, UK)

Oslo City Hall by Arneberg & Magnus Poulsson (Oslo, Norway)

View from White Collar Factory by AHMM (London, UK)

Dad Dancing on Haptic study trip (Oslo, Norway)

PropSki (Chamonix, France)

Londonon research trip (El Ejido, Spain)

Oslo Opera House by Snohetta (Oslo, Norway)

RSH+P Offices at The Leadenhall Building (London, UK)

Roof Life at LFA (London, UK)

Immersive skiing at PropSki (Chamonix, France)

Mountain hut (Zuoz, Switzerland)

Cycle to MIPIM (Cannes, France)

Green Wall La Pescaia (Tuscany, Italy)

Cycle to MIPIM (Bari, Italy)

Door Knob (Sant'Angelo in Colle, Italy)

Londonon (London, UK)

Fondazione Prada by Rem Koolhaas (Milan, Italy)

Early morning train journey (Kent, UK)

Sa Llotja (Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

Fondazione Prada by Rem Koolhaas (Milan, Italy)

Biblioteca Vasconcelos by Alberto Kalach and Juan Palomar (Mexico City, Mexico)

Haptic Roof Life at LFA (London, UK)

Bosco Verticale by Stefano Boeri (Milan, Italy)

Serpentine Pavilion by Frida Escobedo (London, UK)

Londonon research trip (El Ejido, Spain)

Ask the right questions

Led by curiosity, we align what we see with what we know, mapping the context, distilling the brief and uncovering the inherent potential of both.

Site visit

London Cancer Hub

Site analysis

Chadwell Heath

Site links

Oslo Airport City

Royal Harbour marina, Ramsgate

Archive Homestore and Kitchen

View from canal

MSCP, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Aerial plan

Straume Town Centre

Site sketch

Orkesterplassen

Site visit

Oslo Highrise

Existing hall

The One:One Collection

Section through trains

The One:One Collection

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Fan the Spark

We set the direction for the project, consulting our references, developing a strategy and beginning to imagine a physical form to test against the brief.

Composite sketch

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Svaberg inspired stairs

Arkwright

Strategy diagrams

Marseille Airport

Internal concourse sketch

HS2 London Euston Station

Inhabited svaberg

AQ

Elevation studies

Orkesterplassen

Grønlikaia

Work-life balance

The Davidson Prize

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Uncover the finer grain

With our collaborators we develop and refine the idea, exploring the haptic qualities of the project, and the specifics of look, feel and build.

Elevation

Archive Homestore and Kitchen

Sectional drawing

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Showroom iterations

Vivense

Immersive technologies

The Davidson Prize

Development of the structural strategy through digital modelling

Delhi Noida International Airport

Tårnkvartalet

Tårnkvartalet

Layout plan

Haakon Restaurant

Life by the water

AQ

Exploded masterplan

Marseille Airport

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Match technique and idea

As construction begins, we stay with the project, working with its makers to make sure our design, social and environmental intent is understood and retained.

Timber construction

Akersveien

Reception desk construction

Arkwright

Roof detail

Istanbul Airport

Cladding testing

MSCP, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

During construction

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Hidden bathroom

Vivense

Material studies

King’s Cross W3

King’s Cross W3

Construction

Slyngveien

Flesland site meeting

Flesland and Kristiansund Service Stations

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Complete the circle

All buildings have a life far beyond completion, and we chart the impression our work leaves on environment, place and people for reference in future projects.

Winner!

The Davidson Prize

Misty morning

Flesland and Kristiansund Service Stations

A walk in the sunshine

Rosemoor Studios

A walk through the trees

MSCP, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Café visitor

Archive Homestore and Kitchen

Boardroom door

Arkwright

Furniture display

Vivense

Front elevation

Dersingham Road

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