The office

The office

Simon and Michael in the 80s

Simon and Michael in the 80s


The Practice was set up in 1984 by Simon Smith and Michael Brooke who met whilst studying architecture at University. 

Initially based in Battersea the practice now operates out of a large open plan office located in Clapham Old Town, London

Successful in achieving valuable planning consents the practice is proud to have built the majority of its schemes in its 35 year existence, now approaching 2300 jobs.  








Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

We are a RIBA chartered practice and as such we work in accordance with the RIBA’s ‘Plan of Work’ i.e. we work through the sequential work stages as set out by the RIBA’s conditions of engagement

Architects Registration Board (ARB)

All our architects are registered with the ARB and work in accordance with the Code of Conduct set out by the ARB


Simon Smith BA (Hons) Dip Arch ARB RIBA  Governor of James Allen's Girls' School, London

Michael Brooke BA (Hons) Dip Arch ARB   Trustee of Heritage London