Bennetts Associates is one of the UK’s leading firms of architects, with a wide-ranging portfolio of award-winning projects and an established expertise in higher education, refurbishment and sustainability.
The following summaries the evolution of the practice and a series of guiding principles:-
History - established in 1987 by Rab and Denise Bennetts, Bennetts Associates has since evolved into a highly regarded practice of around 50 people, with offices in London and Edinburgh.
Personnel - the evolution of the practice is characterised by a very low staff turnover with a stable core of high calibre, experienced and motivated professional personnel.
Awards - over 100 major awards have been won by the practice and its built work, from architectural quality through to construction and operational excellence.
Approach - the practice adopts an approach to its work that is imaginative but technically thorough and is premised on rigorous analysis, collaboration and integration.
Delight - regardless of function and building type, Bennetts Associates’ projects are recognised for their flair, visual clarity and sense of space.
Sustainability - Bennetts Associates has long been in the vanguard of sustainable practice in the UK and has secured recognition for this status through a series of major awards and appointments to advisory boards.
Diversity – the practice’s portfolio covers a wide range of scales and typologies, from arts, cultural and education projects through to commercial, transport and leisure commissions.
Delivery - professionalism and quality of management are given great emphasis and the practice has an excellent record for delivery on time and to budget for projects in the UK and Europe.