We are Haptic.

Based in London and Oslo, we work
all over the world, creating places that make people happy.







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.

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

Dad Dancing on Haptic study trip (Oslo, Norway)

Bartlett Summer Show (London, UK)

Londonon (London, UK)

Oslo Opera House by Snohetta (Oslo, Norway)

Green Wall La Pescaia (Tuscany, Italy)

Early morning train journey (Kent, UK)

Londonon research trip (Paris, France)

Bosco Verticale by Stefano Boeri (Milan, Italy)

Dhobi Ghat clothes washing district (Mumbai, India)

Haptic Roof Life at LFA (London, UK)

Fondazione Prada by Rem Koolhaas (Milan, Italy)

Anish Kapoor at Pitzhanger Manor (London, UK)

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

Fondazione Prada by Rem Koolhaas (Milan, Italy)

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

Immersive skiing at PropSki (Chamonix, France)

Londonon research trip (Milan, Italy)

PropSki (Chamonix, France)

Londonon research trip (El Ejido, Spain)

Serpentine Pavilion by Frida Escobedo (London, UK)

Door Knob (Sant'Angelo in Colle, Italy)

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

Londonon research trip (Oslo, Norway)

Cycle to MIPIM (Bari, Italy)

Mountain hut (Zuoz, Switzerland)

Sa Llotja (Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

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

Roof Life at LFA (London, UK)

Cycle to MIPIM (Cannes, France)

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

Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, USA)

Londonon research trip (El Ejido, Spain)

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

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.

View from canal

MSCP, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Site sketch


Aerial view

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Site visit

Oslo Highrise

View across the harbour


Visiting the harbour


Istanbul lights

Istanbul Airport

Existing hall

The One:One Collection

Section through trains

The One:One Collection

Site visit

Flesland and Kristiansund Service Stations

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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.

Green spine

Chadwell Heath

Massing studies


Urban links

Government Headquarters, Oslo

Inhabited svaberg


Composite sketch

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Environmental studies


Façade studies

King’s Cross W3

Work-life balance

The Davidson Prize

Design strategies

Oslo Highrise

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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.

Embedding the design


Structural development


Park life

Oslo Airport City

Showroom iterations


Building iterations


Axonometric masterplan

Indre Laksevåg

Development sketch

Chadwell Heath

Development of the structural strategy through digital modelling

Delhi Noida International Airport

Exploded roof axonometric

Long Thanh International Airport

Cladding detail

Flesland and Kristiansund Service Stations

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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.

Testing timber materials on site

Archive Homestore and Kitchen

Reception desk construction


Flesland site meeting

Flesland and Kristiansund Service Stations

Rear elevation during construction

Dersingham Road

Material studies

The One:One Collection

Hidden bathroom


During construction

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Roof detail

Istanbul Airport

Material studies

King’s Cross W3

King’s Cross W3

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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.