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With a reputation for bold ideas and pioneering sustainable design, Sheppard Robson is one of the largest architectural practices in the UK with offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Abu Dhabi.
Our approach empowers and encourages the collective dialogues that have shaped the practice for over 75 years, drawing together expertise across different building typologies, technical knowledge and design skill. This philosophy leads to an architectural language that is always evolving and given continuity by a firm belief in the power of design to drive positive change.
Recently completed projects include Fitzroy Place, the transformation of an urban block in London’s Fitzrovia, and Siemens Middle East Headquarters at Masdar, Abu Dhabi, which created a new benchmark for sustainable office buildings in the region.
Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital –“The design creates a close connection between nature and the healing process, with the architectural language of the project a beacon that shines out over the city from its prominent location.” The palette of materials is characterised by orange brick which makes reference to the region’s red clay soil. The pronounced ends of each wing rise to a sweeping peak, designed to give the building a distinct architectural form that makes the hospital identifiable from a distance and animates it when viewed close-up… Read more