Who we are

We are a friendly, open-minded team of architects whose work is inspired by people, context 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.


Hidden House Shortlisted for House of the Year

We’re pleased to announce that Hidden House was shortlisted for Grand Designs’ and RIBA’s House of the Year!  Read more about the project here… and see a selection of recent press coverage below. Channel 4: Grand Designs – House of the Year The Guardian/ Observer: Jail house rocks… an architectural marvel built over an old […]


Coffey Architects on Dezeen 2017 Hot List

We’re pleased to announce that we have once again made Dezeen’s Hot List. The list is generated based on audience data – an analysis of over 100 million page views and hundreds of thousands of search returns. You can read more about the process here on Dezeen. Most recently, the website covered our award-winning scheme, Hidden House, […]


Modern Detached wins 2017 Brick Award

We are pleased to announce that our project, Modern Detached, has won the Individual Housing Development award at the 2017 Brick Awards. We are grateful to have worked on such a special project for an amazing client. From the judges: “The palette of materials resonates with the immediate environment, and it is nice to see […]


Phil Coffey – 2018 Building Design Columnist

Coffey Architects’ director, Phil Coffey, has joined the distinguished list of Building Design commentators for 2018. Over the year, he will be sharing thoughts on the industry, how we work and why we design. Check out his first column, on optimism, here. Follow along the rest of the year at: BDonline.co.uk/comment  



Last week, director Phil Coffey was invited to participate in a PechaKucha at London-based property fair MIPIM UK. Alongside a great panel including Adam Walker, founder of CRATE, Colin MacGadie, chief creative officer at BDG and Will Notley, senior architect at PDP London, Phil presented a high energy, visually driven talk on the inside/outside-ness of the spaces […]

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