About us

Newground is a London-based architecture and design practice established in 2013.

Our name represents our objective to contribute to the evolving built environment with inventive solutions rooted in experience.

As contributors to the built environment, we aim to be aware of what has come before, engaged with what is happening at present and alert to what is to come.

Well-resolved design solutions achieve a sense of inevitability. We set out to produce practical, legible and creative solutions to complex design challenges by engaging with the specifics of each project.

Sectors

While we consider ourselves specialists through extensive experience in certain sectors, we believe that the same principles and processes of good design apply across all sectors.

• Housing: mixed-use, build to rent, extra care and student
• Office and retail
• Masterplanning and regeneration

Scale

We work on projects large and small. We have proven that smaller teams can design and deliver large and complex projects, often more creatively and efficiently than larger competitors. We also recognise the need to keep our portfolio varied, with a range of projects of different scales keeping our output fresh and relevant.

Approach

We design with delivery in mind and, wherever possible, aim to remain involved throughout all stages of our projects from concept to completion to help translate design ideas into places and buildings that people can appreciate.

Our team

We work as a focussed, responsive, collaborative team out of our ground-floor studio in the heart of London Bridge.

At Newground, we understand that our office culture has a direct bearing on our work. Our open-plan studio reflects our inclusive approach to design and helps us maintain a vibrant, supportive workplace. We are committed to equal opportunities and encourage all our staff to reach their full potential through involvement in all aspects of design.

Join us

We are looking for an experienced Part 2 or newly qualified Part 3 designer to join the growing team at our London Bridge studio. We would be pleased to speak with individuals who have a keen interest in architecture and are committed to the entire design process from concept to execution. Housing and Revit experience would be an advantage.

Email practice@newgroundarchitects.com enclosing a CV and samples of your work by November 30, 2018. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

People

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Ziba Adrangi
Director
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Vanessa Weyer
Communications Manager
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Jordan Perlman
Director
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Lukas Vegys
Project Assistant
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Thomas Leach
Project Assistant
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Join us

Clients

These are some of the clients Newground has had the pleasure to work with. 

Awards

We are proud of the recognition and awards we have achieved in recent years.

 

2018
Brick Awards
Material Store Shortlisted – Large Housing Development
Rehearsal Rooms Shortlisted – Large Housing Development
Inside Housing Development Awards
Material Store Shortlisted – Best Build For Rent Development
Rehearsal Rooms Shortlisted – Best Build For Rent Development
British Construction Industry Awards
Rehearsal Rooms Shortlisted – Housing Project of the Year
GAGA Construction Awards
Rehearsal Rooms Winner – Duplex Systems
2016
Housing Design Awards
Material Store Shortlisted – Project Schemes
2013
Housing Design Awards
Rubicon Court Shortlisted – Completed Schemes

Press

We are pleased that our projects have regularly featured in leading publications.

 

2018
2018.10 Michelmersh News – Rehearsal Rooms
2018.10.15 Brick Bulletin – Material Store
2018.09 Hot Dip Galvanizing – Rehearsal Rooms
2018.09 Specification Today – Rehearsal Rooms
2018.09.06 Architects’ Journal (online) – Material Store
2018.08.03 Architecture Today – Material Store
2017
2017.04.13 Architects’ Journal – Rehearsal Rooms
2016
2016.02.26 Building Construction Design – Rehearsal Rooms
2015
2015.08.03 Architects’ Journal – Material Store
2014
Spring 2014 Ealing Magazine – Rehearsal Rooms
2012
2012.11.08 Architects’ Journal – Rubicon Court