Welcome to our chartered design and planning studio. We are dedicated, dynamic, and above all we believe ourselves to be unique in what we do. We were set up with a focus on cafe culture and franchise store modelling, but with a key difference in that we have developed from an architectural and planning consultancy background. Not only do we therefore focus on the highly specialised and fast paced world of the commercial interior but we are unique in being able to maximise the economic potential of any site with a complete architectural package, from remodelling right through to major residential and commercial development.
These are our key members:
BA(hons) DipArch AA ARB RIBA MCSD
The founder of Architecture Design, Matt specialises in cafe culture, retail, leisure and residential development. Currently working with retail clients and franchisees of both global brands and boutique stores; designing, planning, branding, and re-imaging them. An unrivalled planning experience of over 1000 shops taken successfully from conception to completion.
Residential projects are also a passion having exhibited work on the future of London housing, bespoke planning and construction of new homes, extensions, conversions, and the design of major development.
Having studied architecture at the Architectural Association and the University of Greenwich, Matt graduated with a first class honours degree and a distinction for postgraduate studies. He has received RIBA medal nomination for work and also received awards for performance in architecture, design technology, and CAD.
Matt is chartered as both an architect with the Royal Institute of British Architects and as an interior designer with the Chartered Society of Designers.
Our resident coffee shop expert, there isn't much he doesn't know about the world of franchise and coffee design. His architectural background also means that any shop fit-out is built looking at the bigger picture, be it simple structural alterations through to mixed use redevelopment of the entire site. Your contact for any new commercial feasibility study and planning development.
Marius' adept skill base covers not only our residential developments but also our latest franchised office designs for Regus. The complex floor designs involved for such developments has swiftly led him to become our in house CAD and rendering guru, so if something needs calculating and visualising, he's all over it.
Cedric specialises in dessert parlour design as well as coffee shops, burger joints, and mixed-use residential works. He is an expert in feasibility studies and producing arrangements for furniture, lighting, artwork, advertisements, shop fronts, and all of the elements you require to achieve a full commercial fit-out.
Lee is our planning and franchise specialist, making sure designs meet both brand requirements as well as all the relevant building regulations and local constraints ready for construction. As is essential for any member of our team, he's also an expert in coffee shop layouts!
Katie is highly experienced in architecture and interior design. As well as driving forward our work with coffee shop layouts and renewals of existing stores, she is also busy developing exciting franchise designs throughout the UK for many up and coming new brands.
Our architectural technician, James is busy developing new store designs for our existing brands as well as being fully immersed in the contractual obligations and design branding for cyclical store renewals.
Joanne previously worked on educational spaces and is now helping us to plan store designs for existing brands and will also be developing manuals for larger franchise expansion and our roll-out of serviced office designs.
Our office manager, Bernita, is a jack of all trades. Orchestrating day to day life in the office with the scale of client base we have is no mean feat, but if ever you need to find out what’s happening, query a job or account, guaranteed, she'll have the answer.
Whilst we like to be at the cutting edge of the latest technologies, sometimes it's great to go old school. All of our team photos were taken on film, yes actual film with proper developing! Thanks to @aaron__heather.
Architecture Design Limited
Fitted Rigging House
The Historic Dockyard
Kent ME4 4TZ
Make it happen.
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+44 (0)1634 791166