International Architectural Team

The team behind Southbank Place includes some of the worlds leading architects.


Squire and Partners are an award-winning architectural practice that has been designing and executing buildings on key sites in London and internationally for over 35 years.  The practice’s approach to design assumes that every site has its own history, character and needs.  Derived from a sense of place, buildings respond to underlying themes of materiality, scale and proportion, which are common to their locations, whilst revealing a commitment to contemporary design and detailing.  Key projects include the Chelsea Barracks masterplan, One Tower Bridge, the Reiss Headquarters and the Knightsbridge Apartments.

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) is one of the world’s pre-eminent architecture firms, providing architecture, interior, programming and master planning services for clients in both the public and private sectors. KPF’s diverse portfolio, which features over 70 projects certified or pursuing green building certification, comprises corporate, hospitality, residential, academic, civic, transportation, and mixed-use projects located in more than 35 countries.

Axis Architects is a company set up by Sheppard Robson and currently based in their London offices. They specialise in working collaboratively alongside concept architects to ensure delivery of complex projects.

They have access to a wide network of architectural professionals that are all able to deliver world-class work and are skilled in handling high-quality projects from the start to their final sign-off.

GRID has emerged out of one of the country’s largest architectural practices to reflect the evolving demands of the industry and its clients.  It has undertaken some seminal residential developments in the last 10 years and still focuses on what it does best – Residential and Masterplanning Projects.  It is undertaking new commissions on offices, a car park, a new church, a library and even a music venue.

Adamson Associates Architects is an award winning Architectural practice with offices worldwide. Since 1934, they have created a diverse and distinct portfolio of projects. They cover a wide variety of sectors including commercial, cultural, hotel, residential, institutional, large-scale, mixed-use development sites, retail, entertainment; airports and transportation centres.

They have also collaborated with the world’s most acclaimed Design Architects for prestigious on-going projects such as the World Trade Center Redevelopment in New York and Canary Wharf in London, England.

Stanton Williams is an award winning international architectural practice based in London. The firm has developed its portfolio from an initial focus on museums and galleries towards a wide variety of projects, all of which demonstrate the practice’s over-arching objective of putting the user’s experience of space, light and materials at the forefront of the agenda. Completed projects include: the new Campus for the University of the Arts London at Kings Cross, Tower Hill, the recently completed Sainsbury Laboratory in the University of Cambridge’s botanical gardens, the Hackney Marshes Centre and the Eton Manor site for the London Olympics 2012. Current projects include: King’s Cross Square, the Stadtmuseum Berlin and the Grand Musée d’Art in Nantes.

Patel Taylor’s work ranges from city scale planning and urban landscapes, to leading residential, mixed-use and workplace developments, and education and cultural buildings. It is involved with some of the largest urban regeneration schemes in the UK. 2012 heralds the delivery of its Olympic Village guidelines and over six hundred homes.

Goddard Littlefair is a London-based, luxury interior design house with international expertise and a global portfolio, established in 2012 by Martin Goddard and Jo Littlefair. The company specialises in hotel, hospitality and spa projects, as well as high-end private and developer residential schemes.

Townshend Landscape Architects was established in 1988 by Robert Townshend.  They are an award winning practice providing a professional landscape design, environmental planning and urban design service. The practice has considerable experience in designing public realm landscapes for prominent commercial, educational, residential, retail and leisure developments throughout the UK, Europe and abroad. They seek to provide design-orientated solutions with a particular emphasis on an innovative approach within the practical restraints of a project and to create sustainable places for the enjoyment of future users.