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.


Coffey Architects shortlisted in competition to design Weavers Quarter

We’re proud to announce that Coffey Architects has been shortlisted in the contest to design the next phases of Weavers Quarter, the redevelopment of the Gascoigne East estate in Barking for the borough’s wholly owned development company, Be First. Jennie Coombs, head of affordable housing at Be First, said: “With this competition we’re trying to […]


Coffey Architects at Wallpaper* Handmade, Salone del Mobile

Coffey Architects will be showing a bespoke piece of design in the 9th Edition of Wallpaper* Handmade at Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano, also know as Milan Furniture Fair, 17-21 April 2018. The theme for this year’s Wallpaper* Handmade is Wellness and Wonder – the quest for mental and corporeal wellbeing, the long and winding journey […]


Workshop 3: Londonon Milan

  Following successful workshops in London and El Ejido, we’re in Milan this week with our rolling research programme, Londonon, exploring the urban section. Alongside collaborating studios Carl Turner Architects, Duggan Morris Architects, Gort Scott, Haptic Architects, trip leader Mæ, and the local One Works team, we’ll be investigating intensification, urban regeneration, infrastructure and mixed-use. Watch this space for more.


Coffey Architects and Smeg reveal intricate shadow-casting screen for 2018 RIBA Regent Street Windows

For the 2018 RIBA Regent Street Windows competition, Coffey Architects has designed a dynamic window display for Italian cooking brand Smeg’s flagship London store. The installation celebrates the launch Smeg’s new Linea built-in collection. Through a hands-on process of iterative refinement, and close collaboration with structural engineers Morph Structures, the architects explored installation options that […]


A City of Ages – Phil Coffey for BD

This article was originally published on BD, 5/4/2018. Read it here.   Kevin McCloud once said to me rather pointedly over a Grand Designs judging table… “Phil, you aren’t young any more.” As architecture currently works to sort out its gender balance (I’ve just returned from Mipim, which seemed significantly more progressive this year), I […]

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