The studio is run by 3 partners with backgrounds in large internationally acclaimed practices with the ability to lead teams across different disciplines and project boundaries.

Khuzema Hussain

Khuzema’s experience demonstrates a capacity for resolving technical issues and delivering great ideas. He has a real strength in RIBA Stages 4 & 5 which has allowed him to build projects not only at Collective Works, but previously with Grimshaw Architects as well as RSHP.

Siri Zanelli

Siri started her career working on small sites in Japan and later gained experience on large scale infrastructure, housing and competition projects at Foster + Partners as well as RSHP in London. She has also seen a variety of small timber residential projects through to completion.

Alasdair Ben Dixon

Alasdair brings a unique perspective to the team through his background in both the commercial and charity sectors. Before founding Collective Works he worked on large projects at Morphosis and Grimshaw Architects. He has recently been appointed to the RIBA Ethics Commission and is also a trustee of Architecture for Humanity UK.

Collective Works brings together an agile network of coworkers made up of diverse talent. Our young team, unencumbered by traditional modes of working, are attracted to our unique and flexible approach.

Philip Allin

An architect, PhD researcher, writer and editor who contributes to think-tanks and a variety of architectural publications. Philip is currently working for Google on connected home systems.

Holly Barker

An architect at Allies & Morrison with experience ranging from the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park to the Wayne Hemingway’s ‘Blackburn is Open’ initiative. Holly was recently part of the team shortlisted for The Shed with Hauser & Wirth.

Rachel Booth

A marketeer and project manager, driven by creativity, Rachel has an international arts marketing background having lived in Amsterdam, Berlin and London working across several sectors from graphic design, advertising and architecture, as well as supporting independent galleries, fashion designers and curators.

Edward Dale-Harris

An architectural assistant from the CASS Design School, Ed founded Socially Active Workshop Architecture. He’s delivered an award winning Earth School in Sierra Leone & has 3 years experience with Squire and Partners.

Christopher Daniel

An architect and sometime theatre consultant whose work with Eric Parry Architects, Wilkinson Eyre & Charcoalblue includes a wide range of projects with a strong emphasis on performance. Chris is also a trustee of the Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick.

Lanre Gbolade

An architect with experience in small/medium/large scale practices. Recent positions have placed him at the heart of the development process in Client-side design management roles, where he guides project delivery with collaborative Information Management techniques.

Tara Gbolade

An Architect and project manager with a wealth of experience in the residential sector for both private and public client bodies. A strong advocate of sustainable design, Tara was recently featured in the Celebrating Excellent Black Architects showcased at the RIBA, NLA and Stephen Lawrence Centre.

Lee Henry

A graphic designer with experience in editorial, illustration & branding. Lee has worked on a variety of projects for the travel, hospitality and food & drink industry with past clients including the Radio Times and BBC Good Food.

Daniel Holmes

An architectural assistant that studied at Bath and Cambridge who currently works at RSHP with experience in transport, residential and cultural buildings. He also has experience in smaller practices with extensions and in landscape architecture with Grant Associates on projects like Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.

Lauren Hutchinson

A graphic designer with a great portfolio of branding & animation work across the music, fashion & hospitality industry. Lauren has worked with agencies and clients such as M&C Saatchi, Patternity, Topman, Wolfgang Gartner & Oasis.

Patrick Laing

A Product designer with a material focus, Patrick is involved in a number of fields including jewellery, furniture, industrial, store and event design. His Plume mudguard was selected as a 2014 Design of The Year by The Design Museum London.

Rashidah Less

An architectural assistant who recently completed her Part I at the Kent School of Architecture. With a particular interest in urban regeneration and its impact on community.

Lucas London

An architect and urban designer focused on transportation, Lucas is currently working as an independent consultant on sustainable mobility and place-making at/around transport hubs. Previously, Lucas worked in New York and Shanghai on major urban transport and development projects.

Ioana Lupascu

An Artist with an MA in Architecture her work expands across disciplines from installations, brand experience, art direction and painting to creative production and social events. Interested in interdisciplinary projects and participation her clients include: Camille Walala, LDF Matches Fashion & Adidas.

Sara Lopez Camus

A Part 2 architect from Spain, currently working for Methodic Practice. She has experience across all design stages and a keen interest in the social impact of architecture, research and graphic design.

Joe Scragg

An architect with a background in sustainable design. Joe has a keen interest in sustainability and the adaptive re-use of buildings, with plenty of experience with residential detailing.

Michelle Stones

A Chartered Accountant with a background in practice, Michelle now works in the Higher Education sector, specialising in financial project management. Michelle has a keen interest in analysis and producing information for effective management.

Haruhito Tomi

An architectural designer who has been working independently for private clients in East London for many years. Haru has great experience and passion in small residential & retail projects from concept design to final construction details.

Tomas Tvarijonas

An architect with experience at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners who recently completed his Masters thesis on rapid prototyping & inflatable structures at the Bartlett.

Ru Travers

A graphic designer with broad experience in creative direction and brand development. Originally an art graduate with a Masters in design for Digital Media, Ru was design lead at Veeve and has recently established his own studio.

Yeena Yoon

An experienced architect currently teaching at Greenwich University and setting up her own jewellery brand. Yeena has worked for a number of award winning practices including Zaha Hadid where she lead large parts of the Aquatics Centre.

Jade Zheng

An architect with experience in the US, China and South Korea, Jade is the London based partner of Shanghai design studio DCA. Jade enjoys designing in different contexts across the cultural, educational, commercial & health care sectors.

Natalia Zwardon

An architectural assistant recently relocated from Hong Kong where she was involved in significant developments – Currently working with a London based practice and also with a keen interest in set design.

We invite our clients to become engaged in the design process. We have a commitment to delivery & will exceed your expectations. Here’s what our clients say about us.

Ben Stephenson, CEO We Are Waterloo

"We are delighted to be working with Collective Works as part of the London Festival of Architecture. We were very impressed with the way the team read the brief and the pavilion has many of the objectives of WeAreWaterloo in bringing together people who might not otherwise have an opportunity to meet."

Ragnar Hartvig, Oslo based private residential client

"We felt that Collective Works would be perfect for the renovation of our property and are really happy with our house, and see us living here for the rest of our lives."

Matt Kemp, Underground Cookery School

"Crucially the project became as personal to them as it did me, and the results speaks for themselves. I would have no hesitation in recommending this extremely innovative and energetic partnership."