An award-winning practice who’s Passivhaus-standard buildings are part of a wider goal to reimagine the city in which they work, live and play.
Architecture for London is a studio with a difference. Their turn-key approach is truly an all- encompassing take on the architectural process, offering specialist structural engineering, interior design and construction skills through a diverse in-house team of specialists. Environmental impact sits at the core of their decision-making. Their ambition to achieve greater sustainability is wrapped up in their research-based, fabric-first method that carefully considers materiality and maximises energy efficiency.
Lead by Ben Ridley, who’s numerous accolades are a testament to his expertise, their four-team structure, aspirational character and precision in execution promise a smooth journey whether it’s bespoke private homes or commercial developments, urban renewal or masterplans. Iteratively sketching, model making and visualising proposals for clients, their collaborative and inclusive process involves them at every stage. Projects include the internal refurbishment of a house in one of Holland Park’s mid-century modern estates, and the renovation of an Edwardian terrace in Muswell Hill to create a comfortable, low energy house.
Environmental impact sits at the core of their decision-making. Their ambition to achieve greater sustainability is wrapped up in their research-based, fabric-first method.