Being There

Since being established in 1958, our journey has taken us from a niche UK practice to a worldwide business with 16 studios. Today we provide a wide range of services from architecture, masterplanning and design through to landscaping and branding. We have a portfolio of world-class design projects and are benchmarked on the global stage. We can apply that experience – together with the diversity of our skills – to help clients achieve their goals.

Being Experts

The practice is a people business that will always value relationships and trust. Put simply, that is how our 500+ expert designers make great design happen. Many clients tell us that our energy and drive makes a real difference. That's because all our teams want to be successful and for their projects to reach their full potential. 

Being Partners

We draw upon our global reach, and the unrivalled diversity of our designers and apply ourselves completely to our clients’ goals - meaning that we work differently, we think differently and we deliver. That is just one of the reasons why our clients like working with us. Our priority is to excel for the benefit of our clients, through a focus on quality, collaboration and delivery. We put the right people with the right skills onto the right projects – and that’s how we create additional value for clients.

Being Effective

We have a practical approach and know that we need to apply design expertise to get things done. We know that delivery matters and we know that success comes by turning smart thinking into realised achievements. Our offer and the value we add are founded on delivering a top quality professional service that ensures the right end product. We create places and buildings, sustainable communities with social and economic purpose and support responsible global urbanisation.