Founding Directors

Tom Emerson

Tom Emerson obe BSc(hons) DipArch(Cantab) riba arb sia studied architecture at the University of Bath, the Royal College of Art and the University of Cambridge. Alongside practice, he is dean of the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich and, since 2010, has been professor of architecture and construction where he leads a research and design studio exploring the relationship between making, landscape and ecology. His students produced the Pavilion of Reflections floating on Lake Zurich for Manifesta 11 (2016), A Room for Archaeologists and Kids in Pachacamac, Peru (2018) and an ongoing series of surveys of the future of post-industrial cities and landscapes.

Stephanie Macdonald

Stephanie Macdonald obe BA(hons) DipArch studied fine art at Portsmouth College of Art and following a scholarship to Japan, architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, the Royal College of Art and London Metropolitan University with Caruso St John. She has developed the practice’s collaborative approach working with consultants, artists, designers and scientists.


John Ross ma(Cantab) DipArch arb
Owen Watson ma(Cantab) MSc Arch aam arb


Matt Atkins ma(Cantab) DipArch arb

Martin Nässén MArch arb

Karolina Sznajder DiplArch 

6a studio

Temilayo Ajayi BSc
Hanna Albrecht BSc MA
Roberto Boettger AADipl arb
Cornelius Braam BSc M.Sc
Alex Butterworth BA(Cantab) AADipl    
Matthew Gregorowski BA(Cantab) DipArch
Alastair Greig MA(Cantab) DipArch arb
Joshua Harskamp AADipl arb
Noriyuki Ishii BA
Felix Koch Dipl.-Ing. Arch
Edorta Larizgoitia MArch
Jongwon Na AADipl arb
Isabel Ogden MA DipArch arb
Dewi Preece BA AADipl
Emily Priest BSc(hons) AADipl
Dylan Radcliffe Brown BA MArch
Tadeas Riha MSc Ing.Arch
Rachael Sykes BA
Anais Kanakubo BA, PA to Founding Directors
Jonathan Wong  LLB (Hons) M.Arch arb riba fciar
Phyu Thet Zaw CAT BSc acca, Accountant


Jonathan Anderson

Dan Pearson Studio
Johan Dehlin
Eley Kishimoto
Engineers hrw
Luke Fowler
Oliver Godow
David Grandorge
Roger Hiorns
Jane Wernick Associates
John Morgan Studio

Jonathan Cook Landscape Architects
Simon Jones
Max Fordham llp
Mendick Waring
Momentum Engineering
Victoria Morton
Gabriel Orozco

Amalia Pica
Price and Myers
Seth Siegelaub

Caragh Thuring
Nick Tyson (Regency Town House)
Edmund de Waal
Webb Yates