We want to craft the extraordinary
out of the
everyday. Every project starts with a particular situation or
- a conversation at dinner time, or maybe a
framed view of a landscape. Our focus is on allowing these
experiences to come into being - on creating a sense
This belonging is enabled through an understanding of
the local context
- orientation, aspect, view, materiality and
form. Not imitating the context, but learning from
it - what has shaped it and made it particular.
A respect for context is also at the heart of a sustainable design
approach - minimising impact and maximising passive benefits, while
materials and expertise
to root a project in its place.
To turn a house into a home emotion and
experience need to be
added. This comes from strong client relationships
between the lines of a brief to reveal hidden opportunities.
through our creative
These aims are achieved through the careful manipulation of material
and light, and the choreography of everyday life. Architecture is
about real things in real places. We are interested in
architecture as a backdrop to life.
People are at the
heart of everything that we do. We work hard to understand our
clients and their needs – beyond what is written in the brief – in
order to find unexpected opportunities and solutions.