the practice thrives on a warm and relaxed internal atmosphere, good communication and opportunities for the exchange of ideas:


In September 2015 we travelled as a whole practice to Cambridge for a first look at the new Allies and Morrison Cambridge Studio. It was a fantastic day which included tours of our projects at

Trip to Lens

In September 2014 we travelled as a whole studio to France to visit the Louvre-Lens by SANAA as part of our 30th anniversary celebrations.

Showcase Exhibitions

Since 2005 we have held regular exhibitions to showcase the energy and creative talents

Learning from our projects

We like to organise visits to our completed projects shortly after, and sometimes many years after, completion to share knowledge and successes. Project teams host sessions to review developing

Environmental Initiatives

We have a well-established practice culture of environmental responsibility and

Women in Architecture

As partners in the AJ's Women in Architecture programme, we continue our longstanding and a

The Table

Our ground-floor cafe, The Table, provides all-day dining to visitors and the public and offers

Friday Evening Drinks

Friday evening drinks are held in the studio every fortnight, on the roof terrace in summer or at

In-house Training

Our regular programme of lunchtime CPD seminars is always well attended and follows the RIBA curriculum. We also provide professional training to develop individual personal and practice

Lecture Series

We host regular evening lecture series exploring themes such as architectural theory,

Drawing Classes

Informal, enjoyable and taught in small groups in the studio, our drawing classes are open to

Contemporary Applied Arts

Promoting and championing British craft, Contemporary Applied Art's gallery, shop and offices occupy the ground floor of our Southwark Street warehouse refurbishment.


We encourage and support cycling, with secure bike storage, shower facilities and

Sport Activities

We support a programme of sporting activities, including yoga in the studio, 5-a-side football and a softball league during the summer months.