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
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    About Us
    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 Us
    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.
          13 nationalities
          10 years
          1 studio
          13 nationalities
          10 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

            Orion Land and Leisure Limited

            Private Client

            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.

            We are currently recruiting for a number of positions within the practice, details of which can be found below.

            Please note that due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.
              Current opportunities

              • 10.08.20
                Project Architects

                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 has 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.

                Successful candidates will:

                • have at least 5 years post Part III experience
                • have a background that demonstrates excellent design skills
                • have experience of running projects across a range of work stages, including on site
                • have 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
                • have 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 - have excellent verbal and sketch communication skills
                • have ambitions to develop their career and contribute to the success and growth of the studio

                To apply for this role please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples via the link below, with ‘Project Architect Application’ in the subject heading.

                Due to the high volume of applicants, please note we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.

                No Agencies Please

              • 10.08.20
                Senior Project Architect

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

                The Role

                We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and talented senior project architect who is passionate about working in a dynamic design-led environment to join our studio in London.

                We are looking for experienced people to lead and motivate teams of architects responsible for the design of large-scale developments. Ideal candidates will possess an impressive design portfolio with extensive experience in all phases of the design process. Candidates must also have excellent project management, client coordination and people management skills.

                The successful candidate will:

                • have at least 7 years post Part III experience
                • have a background that demonstrates excellent design skills
                • have experience of running complex projects on site, with a construction value of at least £60m
                • have experience of heading a large project team under the direct supervision of a Project or Studio leader
                • be comfortable interpreting design direction and delivering to the highest technical standards
                • have experience of project delivery, including 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
                • have experience in developing detailed specifications with a specialist consultant
                • have experience in developing project programmes and design deliverables
                • be fluent in Adobe creative suite
                • have excellent verbal and sketch communication skills
                • have ambitions to develop their career and contribute to the success and growth of the studio

                To apply for this role please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples by email via the link below with, ‘Senior Project Architect Application’ in the subject heading.

                Due to the high volume of applicants, please note we will only be in contact should you be invited to interview.

                No Agencies Please

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