create interest and texture in form, light and the natural
beauty of materials in their elemental state. Beyond this we do not
wish to promote a practice style, as we believe it is the unique
characteristics of each individual commission, rather than a
pre determined stylistic approach, that is the most important
generator of lasting and innovative design.
Ultimately, architecture is not about drawings, models, computer
simulations or websites, however seductive we may strive to
make them. Nor can it be truly found in theories and the spoken or
written word. Architecture is above all a practical art and is a
physical thing you can touch, move through and shelter
within. If it's good it should also inspire and uplift.
Successful design reflects this reality, and is the stronger for