BSc(Hons) BArch HonLLD RIBA
Keith joined the practice in 1987, made Partner in 1995, and set up the London Studio in 1998. He has led many of FCBStudios' award-winning projects, including 2008 RIBA Stirling Prize winner Accordia Housing, and 2014 Stirling Prize shortlisted Manchester School of Art. His recent work encompasses major urban regeneration schemes, together with public museums, galleries and major university projects throughout the UK. Keith has an Honorary Doctorate from Bath University and a Chair of the CABE National Design Review Panel and Oxford Design Review Panel. He is guest lecturer at various UK schools of architecture and a regular speaker at national and international conferences.
MA(Cantab) MEnvD RIBA
Peter Clegg established the practice with Richard Feilden in 1978. Regarded as a pioneer in environmental design, he has over 40 years' experience in low energy architecture and is active in research, design and education. Peter works primarily in the education and cultural sectors. He has led projects at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, London’s Southbank Centre, Brighton Dome and the Leventis Gallery in Cyprus. His involvement in schools and higher education projects includes a new School of Engineering in Toronto and an Academy in Bangladesh. He is Chair of the RIBA research awards and the SWDRP, holds a professorship at Bath University, chaired the RIBA Awards Panel 2013/14, and in 2010 was made an RDI.
BA(Hons) BArch RIBA
David joined us in 1988, is Managing Partner in our Bath office and member of the FCBStudios Partnership Board. He has worked on many of our award-winning projects in housing, student accommodation and, in particular, the education sector. He has led project teams for the University of Gloucestershire, University of Plymouth, Aston University and recently Manchester Metropolitan University. Other projects include academies in Bristol, Paddington, Birmingham and Worcester, and schools in Plymouth and Dorset. David is often invited to speak at high-level education conferences, such as the LSC-RIBA FE Colleges Conference in London.
MA(Hons) Dip Arch RIBA
Marigold joined FCBStudios in 1988 and was made a Partner in 1995. She has worked on a wide range of education and regeneration projects. She is currently involved in the Ulster University’s Greater Belfast Development in Northern Ireland and was part of the team who delivered Highfield Humanities College, part of Blackpool’s Building Schools for the Future programme. As well as her role as a London Managing Partner, Marigold is chair of the FCBStudios Professional Practice Group and responsible for the Practice Quality System, Project and Practice Policies and Procedures, Appointments and Subconsultancy Agreements and ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO45001 accreditation.
BA(Hons) BArch(Hons) AABC RIBA-SCA
Geoff is Managing Partner in our Bath and Manchester studios. He takes a leading role in our creative re-use and regeneration projects and is an AABC-accredited conservation architect. He is currently working on the oldest surviving iron-framed buildings in the world at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Bath Abbey Footprint project and masterplans for National Museums of Liverpool and Liverpool University. He led our award-winning projects at Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle. Geoff is a CABE Built Environment Expert (BEE), member of the Historic England Historic Places Panel and a long-standing member of CABE's South West Design Review Panel. Geoff lectures at several universities and rides his bike a lot.
BA(Cantab) DipArch RIBA
Ian has extensive experience in arts and culture, healthcare, low-energy masterplanning, universities, schools, workplaces, and innovative housing projects, including One Brighton, the country’s first One Planet Living housing development, the repair and renewal of Southbank Centre, masterplanning for the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the LSE and schools in the UK and Bangladesh. His work with FCBStudios, and previously with Bennetts Associates and Arup Associates, has earned him seventeen RIBA awards, two of which made the Stirling Prize shortlist. Ian also leads the practice's Research and Innovations Team and is a visiting professor at UCL IEDE.
BSc(Hons) BArch RIBA
Andy joined the practice in 1988, became a Partner in 1995, and a Studio Leader in 2005. He has been responsible for a number of our major award-winning projects including Manchester School of Art, St Peter's Catholic Primary School, The Earth Centre Arrivals Buildings in Doncaster and Bristol Harbourside’s The Point, a major housing scheme in the heart of the city. Andy is actively involved in the majority of our Bath studio education projects, with a particular focus on arts education schemes such as the Plymouth School of Creative Arts, Bedales Art and Design Building, University of Warwick Faculty of Arts and Frome Steiner Academy.
Jason joined in 1996, rose to Partnership in 2007, and is now the housing sector champion of the practice. As well as taking an overview of all our housing and urban regeneration related issues, he is currently the design lead across a number of diverse sectors. These include masterplanning, higher education, further education, schools, mixed-use, and housing projects that encompass both new build and historically sensitive re-use. Jason sits on the Lewisham Design Panel, offers high-level consultancy support to various other councils and educational institutions, and has held teaching positions at Edinburgh and Bath Universities.
BSc BArch RIBA
Simon is a Group Leader in our Bath office, having gained his Partnership in 2007. Simon works across a number of sectors and heads up the Higher Education sector for the practice. Simon led the design of the award-winning Business School and Student Union buildings for Manchester Metropolitan University and an engineering facility at the University of Toronto. His design for an exhibition and office building in China was awarded the country’s first-ever BREEAM Outstanding certification.
Alex joined the London office in 1998, gaining his Partnership in 2007. While he works across a range of projects, his main focus is on urban design and large-scale city centre buildings. Through working in this sector, Alex has gained a wealth of experience in the education, office, cultural and residential building types that help inform the design of robust and deliverable masterplanning strategies. Alex is currently undertaking major regeneration projects in the UK, particularly in Manchester and Leeds, as well as a number of large-scale projects in London.
Sara heads up our Urban Design and Healthcare teams and enjoys a long-established involvement in residential projects and urban masterplanning. Her many successfully completed projects include The Point and the Frances Gardner Student Housing scheme for UCL. More recent projects include the masterplan, new residential buildings and secondary school for the Britannia site for Hackney Council, the masterplan of Church Street Public Realm for Westminster City Council and the masterplan and new Outpatients building for St Mary’s Hospital in London.
BSc(Hons) Dipl Arch
John is an exceptional designer, and his notable and award-winning projects include Chelsea Academy, Drapers Academy, William Perkin High School and the redesign and restoration of the Southbank Centre's brutalist venues. John recently led Spreehalle, creating new artists ateliers within former industrial buildings in Berlin, a new private house in Chelsea for Bryan Adams and the design and completion of the Centenary Building for the University of Southampton. He is currently overseeing the Charter School East Dulwich and the new student quarter for the University of Sussex. John has been an external examiner and studio tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture and visiting critic at Oxford Brookes and Sheffield Hallam Universities.
BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA
Hugo joined us in 2003, became a partner in 2008, and has worked on a wide variety of university, residential and cultural projects. Residential work includes RIBA Stirling Prize award-winning Accordia in Cambridge, and Murrays’ Mill in Ancoats, Manchester, which involves the regeneration of the oldest steam-powered cotton mill in the world. Hugo’s university work includes a multi-use cultural hub for Bristol University, a new library for Roehampton University, a new hub building for Kellogg College, Oxford and the Sheffield University Masterplan. Hugo is also a teaching fellow at the University of Bath.
BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA
Tom joined our Bath office in 2006 and became a Partner in 2013. He works across the Arts and Culture, Heritage, Housing and Education sectors and his award-winning projects include the Stirling Prize shortlisted Manchester School of Art, the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Bedales School Art and Design Building. He is currently working on a ten-year masterplan for the University of Liverpool, a strategic masterplan for National Museums Liverpool, the retrofit of Fareham Theatre, a recent competition win of Plymouth University Engineering Building and a feasibility study for an opera theatre in Hampshire.
BSc(Hons) BArch RIBA
Andy joined the practice in 1987, and became a Partner in 1995. He has been responsible for some of the practice's most high profile projects including RIBA National Award winners; Yorkshire Sculpture Park Underground Gallery, Formby Pool in Liverpool and The Hive in Worcester. He has worked widely across the sports, arts and higher education sectors, and has considerable experience in the delivery of complex construction projects. He is currently working on the retrofit of a theatre in Hampshire, an engineering building for the University of Plymouth and a multi-phased regeneration of the Quayside in the Cornish tin and copper mining World Heritage Site town of Hayle.
BSc(Hons) BArch RIBA
Mike became a Partner in 1999, two years after joining the practice. As a Studio Leader in Bath he is a key member of our senior management team. After working on the exhibition and entrance buildings at the Earth Centre in Doncaster, Mike designed various residential and higher education projects. In 2008, he led the team that won the Stirling Prize for Accordia, a substantial residential scheme in Cambridge. He has subsequently worked on large, complex mixed-use, higher education and residential masterplan schemes including the current University of Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus. Mike has taught at Portsmouth University and Bath University Schools of Architecture.
David specialises in the connection between information technology and architecture for the practice. He directs IT strategy and implementation, provides expertise in the provision of collaborative networking solutions including cloud, conferencing and web-based applications and leads on bespoke IT solutions for FCBStudios' projects that require unique software provision. David oversees the FCBStudios software development team and works with Simon Carter in leading the BIM strategy and implementation within the practice. He became a Partner in 2006.
BSc(Hons) BArch AABC RIBA RMaPS
Richard is a Partner in the Bath studio, leading projects in conservative repair, adaptive re-use of existing buildings, and new building designs in sensitive settings. He is currently team leader on a number of important projects in a heritage context, including Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Brighton Dome and Corn Exchange, the refurbishment of University of Bristol’s Senate House and a new gallery in Bishop Auckland. Richard is an AABC-accredited conservation architect, and a member of FCBStudios Professional Practice Group, with responsibility for health and safety systems, compliance and best practice.
BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA
A graduate of the University of Liverpool and Glasgow School of Art, Helen joined the London studio in 1999 and was made a Partner in 2007. She works across sectors and work stages enjoying all aspects of the design and construction process. On completion of Westfield Student Village at Queen Mary, University of London, Helen led our schools sector, delivering projects such as the award-winning St Mary Magdalene Academy, William Perkin Church of England High School and The Charter School East Dulwich. She is currently leading the refurbishment of Arup Associates’ Grade II listed Mountbatten House. Helen is a visiting critic at the University of Liverpool and a Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of Sheffield.
BSc(Hons) MArch RIBA
Since joining our London office in October 1999, Rachel has forged a longstanding involvement in education, healthcare, public realm and residential buildings, working with the University of Southampton, University College London and the University of Washington in Seattle. Rachel specialises in‘designs for science’ and projects include laboratories for Oundle School, Aitchison College Pakistan, Royal Scientific Society Jordan and at the RIBA award-winning Chelsea Academy. Heading up the FCBStudios charity group, Rachel also donates her time to charities based in Burundi and Kenya to provide facilities for street children using local technologies to support sustainable community life.
After completing his Masters degree at Yale University, Sam joined our London office in 2001 to lead the delivery of numerous educational, regeneration and cultural projects. These included a £30 million student village for Queen Mary, University of London, the RAF’s Cold War Museum in Cosford, a major mixed-use regeneration scheme at New Cross Gate in London, masterplanning associated with Marylebone’s Moxon Street, and the design of various secondary schools and adult education colleges. In 2010 Sam went to Northern Ireland to establish our new Belfast office, set up to deliver the Ulster University's ambitious new £250 million Belfast Campus.
BSc(Hons) BArch RIBA
Before joining us in 2007, Simon was a Partner at Studio Egret West and, prior to that, Project Architect with Will Alsop where he was responsible for the Blizard Building, an innovative biomedical sciences building in London’s East End. This marked the start of his current specialisation in designing innovative higher education research buildings. He led the team on Broadcasting Place – a landmark building voted Best Tall Building in the World in 2010. Most recently he has been directing the London team responsible for Ulster University's new Belfast Campus as well as the new campus for TU Dublin. Simon is the Partner responsible for the implementation of BIM in our London studio.
BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA
Amanda joined our London office in 2007 and made Partner in 2016. She has worked on a number of key schemes including the zero carbon housing development ‘One Brighton’ and an office and arts space for a homeless charity in Oxford. Amanda co-leads FCBStudios workplace sector and has extensive experience at all stages of design, from pre-planning to completion. Recently, she headed up a team to deliver a mixed-use development in Vauxhall. She is currently working on the Circle Square masterplan in Manchester, developing a number of buildings including commercial offices and an events pavilion as well as the design development of two speculative office blocks as part of Temple Leeds masterplan.
Dipl.-Ing. LEED AP BD+C RIBA
Anja has brought her experience of developing mixed-use buildings and urban masterplans to a range of city-centre residential and education projects and is currently focusing on a masterplan for the University of Cambridge and a new campus for the University of Bristol. Her interest in sustainability led her to design and construct a low carbon housing project in Uganda, and she now heads up a group of volunteers with the practice’s affiliated Feilden Foundation. She joined FCBStudios in 2014 and became a Partner in 2019. Anja is a qualified architect in Germany and the UK and a panel member of the Bristol Urban Design Forum.
Fliss heads up the FCBStudios Communications team and oversees all aspects of marketing public relations and business development for the practice. She joined FCBStudios in 2003, became an Associate in 2016 and a Partner in 2019. Fliss specialises in communications project management, tactical media campaigns, reputation and issues management and collaborative partnerships and has coordinated and assisted in the production of all major FCBStudios publications. Fliss represented the practice speaking at the Fassa Bortolo Awards for Sustainable Design and delivered a keynote at Design Fokus, University of Aalesund, Norway.
BA(Hons) DipArch MArch RIBA
Simon was the first architect to join our Manchester office in 2015 and was made a Partner in 2019. With over 20 years of experience delivering award-winning public buildings, including the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, he is passionate about the value of design and delivering environmentally and socially sustainable buildings. His work includes Murrays' Mills, the transformation of the world's oldest standing steam-powered cotton mill into a residential development and a sustainable, flexible teaching and learning building for Staffordshire University. He tutors at The Universities of Liverpool and Sheffield, is an external examiner at the University of Greenwich and co-authored the architectural assistant assessment criteria for the architectural apprentice Trailblazer group.