Profile of Bennetts Associates Architects, headquartered in United Kingdom. Three projects submitted by Bennetts Associates Architects have been published on Architecture News Plus (ANP).
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 summarises 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 60 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.