We are Haptic.

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

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.

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

Orkesterplassen

Aerial view

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Site visit

Oslo Highrise

View across the harbour

Arkwright

Visiting the harbour

Drømmehagen

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

Akersveien

Urban links

Government Headquarters, Oslo

Inhabited svaberg

AQ

Composite sketch

The Architects’ Series, Television Centre

Environmental studies

Drømmehagen

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

Drømmehagen

Structural development

Slyngveien

Park life

Oslo Airport City

Showroom iterations

Vivense

Building iterations

Akersveien

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

Arkwright

Flesland site meeting

Flesland and Kristiansund Service Stations

Rear elevation during construction

Dersingham Road

Material studies

The One:One Collection

Hidden bathroom

Vivense

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.