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
    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.
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      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.
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        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.
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        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.
          12 nationalities
          12 years
          1 studio
          12 nationalities
          12 years
          1 studio
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          Our clients

            ABP (London) Investment Limited

            Aldau Developments

            Appin Land

            Apt Works Ltd

            Arax Properties

            Claymore Wealth Management

            Dean Street Soho Limited

            DEEP R&D Limited

            East End Community Foundation

            Elysian Residences

            Erec Estates

            European Land & Property Limited

            Godwin Group

            HB Reavis UK Ltd

            Helen Hamlyn Trust

            Hortensia Property Development LLP

            idé Real Estate

            Inderpal Matheru

            Lamb's Passage Real Estate Limited

            Landsec

            LifeCare Residencies

            LinkCity

            London Green

            Londonewcastle

            Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd

            Maplewood

            Marcol Group

            Markab Capital

            Mason & Fifth

            McLaren Property

            MHA Associates Ltd

            Montila Developments

            Muse Developments Ltd

            National Grid Property

            Nuhu Developments Ltd

            Opai Investments Ltd

            Orchestra London

            Pushkin House

            Quadrant Estates

            re:shape

            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

            Waterman House Investments Limited

            Wates Residential

            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.

            Please either respond to an advertised position, or if there are no active roles listed feel free to apply speculatively on recruitment@apt.london.
              Current opportunities

              • 16.06.22
                New Business Developer

                About Us:

                Apt is an architectural practice underpinned by a creative and collaborative approach. We create architecture that inspires through great design, innovation, and craftsmanship.

                We work as a collective in a transparent and respectful way. We do not have a house style, we look at every project afresh; creating 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.

                From our studio in Clerkenwell, the heart of London’s design district, we work across multiple sectors including housing, commercial, heritage, arts and community projects of all shapes and sizes across London and the UK.

                About The Role:

                The Business Developer is responsible for providing business development support to Apt Directors in their business activities and in the pursuit of new business opportunities.
                The BD will use strong organisational and communication skills to support the team in maintaining current and, developing new client relationships.
                You will support the generation of new business by maintaining client relationships across all target sectors.
                This position reports directly to the Executive Directors and provides PA related support directly related to new business development initiatives.

                - Your Work/ Duties (inclusive but not limited to)
                 Organise introductions to new clients, consultants, and contractors within key markets
                 Ensure business development diary bookings are undertaken to agreed timescales, book and amend as required
                 Track new business meetings and ensure that follow up actions are carried out, utilise the enquiries tracker and studio CRM system
                 Along with the marketing department research potential events and consider appropriate activities to engage clients
                 Organise travel, itineraries, and diaries for related to BD activities
                 Compile background research into potential clients prior to meetings
                 Prepare and assemble tailored portfolios and documents/ collateral required for business meetings
                 Organise printing, scanning, and binding of documents, book external printing. Circulate digital and hard copy documents to clients as requested
                 Liaise with relevant teams and individuals for production of portfolio documents
                 Keep business leads ‘warm’ through regular approaches to prospective and previous clients. Track each contact, utilise the enquiries tracker and studio CRM system
                 Regular monitoring of press and articles, make links between projects, experiences, and opportunities
                 Attend management meetings related to new business
                 Manage a central book of contacts using the practice’s CRM system
                 Write and compile bid documents
                 Attend events (NLA membership) and be an ambassador for the studio

                - Support the management of the studio
                 Organise business contact with prospective and previous clients
                 Generate market analysis and insights for new business
                 Collate regular communication with clients
                 Consult with the management team on all strategic matters to ensure an appropriate, consistent, and coordinated approach
                 Be approachable and well organised, offer clear guidance to the management team and work effectively with the Studio Director, Marketing and Communications Manager and the external support service providers

                You will:

                Have excellent organisatonal skills, communication skills, project management skills and interpersonal skills.
                Be pro-active and take the initiative, be a team player, be calm and professional at all time.
                Be thorough and precise, always maintain high quality output, anticipate change, manage priorities and deadlines impeccably.

                Applicants must be already eligible to work in the UK.

                Please submit your cover letter, digital CV and work examples using the ‘apply’ link below with Business Development Application in the subject heading. 
                Remuneration is dependent upon experience. Apt is an equal opportunities employer.

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