In practice

Timothy Soar captures the diversity and preoccupations of architects across the UK.

Melanie Whild

Melanie Whild joined Birmingham-based Weedon Architects for her year out, and never left. She reflects on the way the 100-year-old practice and its projects have evolved.

Charles Holland

Relocating to Deal, a seaside town in east Kent, has exposed Charles Holland's practice to fresh influences, new ways of working and opportunities to engage with the community in profound ways.

Jennifer O’Donnell

Jennifer O'Donnell's long relationship with Glasgow's derelict Govan Graving Docks has evolved into an opportunity to work on a community-led vision for the site.

JJ Lorraine

For JJ Lorraine, the waves at Camber Sands are a source of positive energy and life-affirming joy that match his optimism about his practice and the future.

Sarah Griffiths and Martin Williams

Sarah Griffiths and Martin Williams have witnessed the increase in intensity and frequency of extreme weather events from the window of their woodland studio.

Tara Gbolade

Ever-changing graffiti at the Leak Street arches at Waterloo reflects the culture of constant regeneration and renewal that underpins Tara Gbolade's approach to practice.

Dean Murphy

A career devoted to education and healthcare buildings has given Dean Murphy hope that this generation is laying the foundation stones for a transformative way of life.

Rupert Cook

Lockdown has given Rupert Cook an opportunity to focus on the adventure of launching a new practice and to find a new balance in his personal and professional life.

Yẹmí Aládérun

For Yẹmí Aládérun working as a client and delivering affordable housing provides a platform to activate the power of architecture and shake things up from the inside.


Phil Coffey

The urgent threat of climate catastrophe has taught Phil Coffey to look at – and to photograph – the city in a completely different way.