Studio

Our studio is the heart of our creative process, and has been designed to encourage a culture of collaboration and innovation.

We have created spaces to experiment, explore and exhibit; it is the ideal place to create architecture that inspires.
    Studio
    01
    About
    Founded in 2009, we have a wealth of experience designing and delivering innovative buildings across multiple sectors including workplace, housing and placemaking.

    We became an Employee Ownership Trust in 2018 reinforcing our identity as a design focused collective, diverse in skill and backgrounds who share a passion for progressive architecture and innovative solutions.

    We take pride in creating well considered places to be used and enjoyed.
    01
    About
    Founded in 2009, we have a wealth of experience designing and delivering innovative buildings across multiple sectors including workplace, housing and placemaking.

    We became an Employee Ownership Trust in 2018 reinforcing our identity as a design focused collective, diverse in skill and backgrounds who share a passion for progressive architecture and innovative solutions.

    We take pride in creating well considered places to be used and enjoyed.
      02
      Our approach
        We work as a collective in a transparent and logical way. We do not have a house style and believe that every project should be looked at afresh.

        We create desirable places to live and work that are richly detailed and diverse in character, celebrating the culture, customs and heritage of their setting, reinforcing a sense of identity and place.
        Through our engaging design process of sketching, model making, drawing and discussion, we deliver great buildings that people talk about and enjoy.
        03
        Our team
        Our strength is the energy and creativity of the people we work with.

        As an Employee Ownership Trust, our structure allows us to nurture individual talent and reward collective success, providing incentive and opportunity for people to flourish. Our people are our business; it is personal.
        03
        Our team
        Our strength is the energy and creativity of the people we work with.

        As an Employee Ownership Trust, our structure allows us to nurture individual talent and reward collective success, providing incentive and opportunity for people to flourish. Our people are our business; it is personal.
          15 nationalities
          11 years
          1 studio
          15 nationalities
          11 years
          1 studio
          04
          Our clients

            ABP (London) Investment Limited

            Apt Works Ltd

            Dean Street Soho Limited

            East End Community Foundation

            Elysian Residencies

            Erec Estates

            European Land & Property Limited

            Godwin Group

            HB Reavis UK Ltd

            Helen Hamlyn Trust

            Hortensia Property Development LLP

            idé Real Estate

            Landsec

            LifeCare Residencies

            LinkCity

            Londonewcastle

            Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd

            Marcol Group

            Markab Capital

            MHA Associates Ltd

            Muse Developments Ltd

            National Grid Property

            Nuhu Developments Ltd

            Opai Investments Ltd

            Pushkin House

            Quadrant Estates

            Royal London Asset Management

            Royal London UK Real Estate Fund

            St William Homes LLP

            Tate & Lyle Plc

            Tenhurst

            Tishman Speyer

            Transport for London

            UNINN Parkside Development Ltd

            Urbanest UK Ltd

            Westbourne Capital Partners

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            Careers at Apt
            We are always looking to nurture and grow talented and creative people.

            We pride ourselves on our diverse, challenging and exciting studio atmosphere which offers opportunities for individual growth and career progression.
              Current opportunities

              • 26.08.21
                Part I Architectural Assistant

                Apt is currently looking to hire Part I Architectural Assistants to join its growing team in Clerkenwell, London to work
                on several exciting projects. 

                As a practice we are committed to helping our staff gain valuable experience in a friendly and creative environment. We will help with the development of your career through mentoring and any necessary training, as well as the opportunity to learn from other professionals in the studio. 

                Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following: 

                • passion for design excellence
                • creativity and design flair
                • fluent in Adobe Creative Suite
                • experience of REVIT preferred, but not essential
                • exceptional sketching skills
                • an ability to produce high quality physical models
                • good organisation skills and an enthusiastic attitude
                • strong communication skills, both verbal and written
                • some professional experience is considered a bonus

                Please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples using the ‘Apply Here’ link below with ‘Part I Architectural Assistant' in the subject heading.  

                Remuneration is dependent upon experience. Apt is an equal opportunities employer.

                Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.

              • 26.08.21
                Part II Architectural Assistant

                Apt is currently looking to hire Part II Architectural Assistants to join its growing team in Clerkenwell, London to work on several exciting projects. 

                As a practice we are committed to helping our staff gain valuable experience in a friendly and creative environment. We will help with the development of your career through mentoring, any necessary training and the opportunity to
                learn from other professionals in the studio. 

                Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following: 

                • passion for design excellence
                • creativity and design flair
                • fluent in Adobe Creative Suite
                • experience of REVIT preferred, but not essential
                • exceptional sketching skills
                • an ability to produce high quality physical models 
                • good organisation skills and an enthusiastic attitude
                • strong communication skills, both verbal and written
                • relevant professional experience

                Please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples using the ‘Apply Here’ link below with 'Part II Architectural Assistant’ in the subject heading. 

                Remuneration is dependent upon experience. Apt is an equal opportunities employer.

                Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.

              • 26.08.21
                Architect

                Apt is currently looking to hire architects to join its growing team in Clerkenwell, London. 

                The Role 

                We are seeking to appoint highly motivated and talented architects who are passionate about working in a dynamic design-led environment to join our studio in London.  The ideal candidate will have a strong creative drive, experience in detail drawing packages, design coordination, knowledge of UK building regulations, and an ability to maintain design quality throughout the design process. Significant cladding experience is required. 

                Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following: 

                • 3 years post Part III experience
                • experience of running significant packages from RIBA workstages 3 to 5
                • an excellent knowledge of construction materials and detailing 
                • cladding and design coordination experience
                • be comfortable working as part of a larger team or working individually under the supervision of a senior team member 
                • experience liaising with/managing consultants 
                • be comfortable delivering design information in Revit 
                • be fluent in Adobe creative suite
                • excellent verbal and sketch communication skills
                • ambitions to develop their career and contribute to the success and growth of the studio

                Please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples using the ‘Apply Here’ link below with ‘Architect Application’ in the subject heading. 

                Remuneration is dependent upon experience. Apt is an equal opportunities employer.

                Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.
              • 26.08.21
                Project Architect

                Apt is currently looking to hire project architects to join its growing team in Clerkenwell, London. 

                The Role 

                We are seeking to appoint highly motivated and talented Project Architects who are passionate about working in a dynamic design-led environment to join our studio in London.  We are looking for strong candidates who can successfully lead and motivate teams of architects and assistants and have excellent ability to communicate design ideas to a range of audiences and resolve construction challenges.  The successful candidate must be design-led and have proven experience delivering high-quality spaces across a range of project scales and sectors. Experience in the later RIBA stages is essential. 

                Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following: 

                • at least 5 years post Part III experience
                • a background that demonstrates excellent design skills
                • experience of running projects across a range of work stages, including on site
                • experience of heading a project team under the direct supervision of a Project or Studio leader
                • be comfortable interpreting design direction and delivering to the highest technical standards
                • experience producing information for tender in Revit
                • be confident in presenting emerging design ideas to clients & consultants
                • be confident in presenting emerging design ideas to senior colleagues for internal review
                • be capable of developing project programmes and design deliverables
                • be fluent in Adobe creative suite
                • excellent verbal and sketch communication skills
                • ambitions to develop their career and contribute to the success and growth of the studio

                Please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples using the ‘Apply Here’ link below with ‘Project Architect Application’ in the subject heading. 

                Remuneration is dependent upon experience. Apt is an equal opportunities employer.

                Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.
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