Douglas and King Architects are based in London’s Shoreditch, and over the 18 years since formation have developed a large portfolio in London and the Home Counties.

Our key mission is to create high quality buildings through a rigorous design-led process. Our studio is an open environment where we encourage a free exchange of ideas, to deliver buildings that are modern, functional, sustainable, long lasting and above all, successful spaces to be in and to experience.

We work with property developers, housing providers, landowners and private clients across the private and public realms. We communicate with our clients to understand their needs and key targets, and we guide them through the design and construction process to ensure success.

All property development today, large or small, public or private, is based on a business model. Buildings that do not follow a business model are simply vanity projects and do not make a positive contribution to our built environment.

As Architects and design team leaders we understand how to create built excellence through a profound understanding of the processes involved in delivering the components of the business model  Architectural excellence and the qualities of the buildings and environments we create rely on our design ability coupled with an astute approach to cost control.

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The practice is led by the Architect Martin King supported by an extensive network of associates, assistants and consultants.  Martin qualified in both Architecture and Civil Engineering completing his studies in Bristol, London and Paris.  As a Chartered Architect Martin is a member of the RIBA and has been registered with the ARB since 2000. More information on Martin’s work can be found by clicking here.