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.


Londonon: rolling research programme

On 16th February, the collective of participants of the Londonon research programme (Carl Turner Architects, Coffey Architects, Duggan Morris Architects, Gort Scott, Haptic Architects, and Mæ) assembled at the mid-point of Waterloo Bridge to celebrate the launch of the inaugural European workshop to harness the collective knowledge of those practices involved. Londonon was formed to ask questions of how we can reach out and […]


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 […]


“The Meaning of Light”

Director Phil Coffey was recently interviewed for London Magazine, the city’s monthly glossy publication covering people, places and property. Looking at the sunlight streaming in through the huge expanse of razor-sharp rooflights in a a modern extension, you’d be forgiven for thinking we’re in southern California, or perhaps somewhere even more exotic. But each of […]


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 […]


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 […]

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