As architects, our ultimate goal is to create innovative and exciting architecture that brings pleasure to those who use it. Good architecture generates a sense of place, both inside the building and in the surrounding spaces. We aim to make these spaces practical, pleasant and enjoyable.
We understand that simplicity at its best requires perfection. Our design methodology begins with an open minded approach, enabling us to create interesting and original architecture. When designing a building, we place special emphasis on the role of detail and careful selection of materials.
Derek is a registered and insured architect with 25 years experience working in the UK and France. He studied at Canterbury School of Art for his Bachelor of Arts and received his Diploma in Architecture at Thames Polytechnic
After working for architect's practices in London and Sussex, he began in private practice in 2001
BA (Hons) (Arch) (Canterbury)
DipArch (Hons) (Thames)
HOW WE WORK
We co-operate closely with each client throughout the design process, from conceptual design through to detailed design and construction. If required, we will also provide contract management and inspection of the construction work as it progresses on site.
The choice of an architectural style is frequently a reflection of the site's location. Because we do not adhere to a specific architectural language, we will discuss how you would like your building to look. It could be contemporary and minimalist or relaxed and traditional. Honesty to materials and simplicity of design are the values we appreciate the most.