Who we are

We are a friendly, open-minded team of architects whose work is inspired by people, culture and light. We co-create useful places, taking every opportunity to add beauty along the way.

Whatever the project – big or small, bold or sensitive – we answer your brief without ever losing sight of your practical, budgetary or commercial needs or wants.


AJ SPECIFICATION CASE STUDY: 22 Handyside Street by Coffey Architects

Check out AJ Specification for a case study of our project 22 Handyside Street. Project architect Christopher McHale discusses the robust palette of materials chosen for the scheme, each decision contributing to the scheme’s efficiency, budget, aesthetic and effect. Designed around the position of the sun, the site perimeter, and the site’s structural grid, 22 […]


Phil Coffey on the Kimbell Art Museum for Building Design

Coffey Architects’ founder and director Phil Coffey introduces the latest in Building Design’s 50 Wonders  series: Kimbell Art Museum Exhausted, driving in a sun-soaked cabriolet into the Kimbell Art Museum as a 22-year-old part I student, I knew little of the building. The car parked in the dark bowels of the structure; I climbed the […]


Coffey Architects’ 22 Handyside Street featured on RIBA Journal

‘Architecture should be about circadian rhythms and the way people respond to time and light,’ director Phil Coffey told Pamela Buxton for RIBA J. In this piece Coffey and Buxton discuss the importance of light to our designs for Argent’s new commercial building in King’s Cross and to architecture as a whole. Factors such as health and […]


Icon covers Coffey Architects’ 22 Handyside Street

Renowned design publication, Icon, has covered our most recent completion at 22 Handyside Street in London’s King’s Cross. Click through below to read more! Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

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