London, one of Europe’s Capital of Design and….Architecture. Today we highlight 10 Amazing Architects that are based in the British capital and that world-known figures in the industry.
Since its foundation in 1985, David Chipperfield Architects has developed a diverse international body of work including cultural, residential, commercial, leisure and civic projects as well as master planning exercises. Within the portfolio of museums and galleries, projects range from private collections such as the Museo Jumex in Mexico City to public institutions such as the revitalized Neues Museum in Berlin. Practices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai contribute to DCA’s wide range of projects and typologies.
Deborah Saunt and David Hills
The founders of DSDHA have overseen works such as the Corner House and Covert House in London, and the St Anne’s SureStart Centre in Essex. DSDHA are among the best architecture firms in all of the London area.
Glenn Howells is an award-winning design studio with national and international reach. The practice has an approach rooted in the constant exploration of ideas about how buildings and cities are made built and how they can improve the lives of individuals and communities.
Jestico + Whiles
Jestico + Whiles is an award-winning international architecture and interior design practice with offices in London and Prague. At the forefront of innovation and design excellence, the practice has won over 150 national and international awards.
Mohsin Cooper Limited
Mohsin Cooper are experts in adding value through exemplary design, for both domestic and commercial clients. Adopting a rational, design-led approach we have consistently demonstrated our ability to transform sites and existing buildings, often in the context of challenging planning restrictions.
Peter Murray has been called the chairman of New London Architecture! This is due to his campaigns for high-quality buildings and planning in the city, such as their 100 ideas for solving the city’s housing crisis.
Russian For Fish
RUSSIAN FOR FISH is a London based, award winning architectural practice, founded in 2006. The practice understands the impact of financial, environmental and space constraints facing clients and acts innovatively to create an intelligent architectural design.
Studio 304 is an award-winning architectural studio with a strong focus on craft, materials and practical detail. We pride ourselves on our inventiveness, from using the most modern materials to finding clever alternatives for cost-prohibitive ideas.
vPPR Architects is an award-winning London-based practice established in 2009 by Tatiana von Preussen, Catherine Pease, and Jessica Reynolds. Inspired by art practice and historical precedent the company works together with clients and collaborators to develop rigorous architectural concepts, which resolve complex and competing relationships between community, geometry, landscape, and economy.
Zaha Hadid Architects
Zaha Hadid, the founding partner of Zaha Hadid Architects, was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 and is internationally known for her built, theoretical and academic work. Each of her dynamic and innovative projects builds on over thirty years of revolutionary experimentation and research in the interrelated fields of urbanism, architecture, and design.