We are a unique spatial design agency, working across the fields of architecture, urban design, infrastructure and landscape. We work with our clients and commissioners to create beauty and enduring value from complex situations, for new and existing buildings, through to larger-scale urban strategies.
5th Studio's design approach allies conceptual clarity with practical 'making' skills – and is underpinned by a series of principles which inform the way we design and deliver projects.
5th Studio are able to think, design and organise at a strategic scale - operating across infrastructure, engineering, conservation, ecology and planning. Our work at this extra-large scale - across projects which range from the re-thinking postindustrial landscapes to the strategic planning of future change within historic cities - aims to create strong places by combining visceral and analytical responses to their particular topographies.
Our work is anchored by the experience of working and thinking across this spectrum of scales, disciplines and projects: we are skilled at thinking strategically, whilst also maintaining a meticulous attention to detail.
5th Studio’s long term project to create a new public foreground to regeneration in London’s Lower Lea Valley was picked as a top ten highlight of the year by The Guardian’s Architecture & Design Critic Oliver Wainwright. Read the article here.
“After years of negotiations, 5th Studio’s Leaway riverside path finally opened in spring, stitching together crucial missing links with ramps, bridges and new sections of towpath with a rugged, as-found quality that makes them feel like they’ve always been there. A model of useful green infrastructure – unlike the Garden Bridge, which was finally cancelled this year."
5th Studio is seeking an experienced Senior Architect (5 years+ post-Part 3) to join our London Studio. The new role will support some exciting new projects in the practice and provides the opportunity to shape and deliver these. In addition to a wide range of projects from masterplanning through to realising complex buildings, you will also be involved in all aspects of the practice, from pitching for new work to delivering projects.
Applications should be made simultaneously in hard copy and by email and include the following:
- A cover letter setting out why you want to work for 5th Studio;
- Your CV detailing previous experience and qualifications;
- Up to 4 sides of A4 showing images and drawings of key previous projects.
Please post hard copies marked 'Recruitment' to Unit 14, 21 Wren Street, London WC1X 0HF, and email a single PDF to recruitment @ 5thstudio.co.uk.
5th Studio is an Equal Opportunities Employer.