Gruff is formed of a dynamic team of architects, designers and creatives. A close-knit practice, with a wide range of experience and skills, our collective understanding of the built environment creates unique and thoughtful proposals.
Nick first joined Gruff in 2013. He left later that year to complete his MArch at the Bartlett School of Architecture, for which he gained a Distinction in both Design and Thesis. He has a passion for writing and won the History and Theory Prize for essays in his 3rd and 4th years of study. He has a continuing interest in notions of territory and border conditions which informed his final Masters project. His thesis investigated the geo-spatial interplay between the American grid system and tectonic movement in California via a series of interventions along the Calaveras Fault line. He stayed in contact with the practice during his studies, helping out when time permitted and has recently rejoined the team, excited to work on a wide range of new projects.
He has previously worked for Hugh Broughton Architects and Robin Partington and Partners and been involved on a number of large residential schemes in London and award-winning arts and cultural projects including the Maidstone Museum and Henry Moore Foundation.