Fathom Architects

We design buildings across a range of sectors including residential, workplace, education, medical science, culture and urban regeneration.  Our expertise lies in sensitive sites, employing rigorous logic to create places with commercial and aesthetic value.  Our clients include The University of Oxford, Stanhope, Exemplar and The Crown Estate.

Christchurch Woking Christchurch Woking

Christchurch Woking
Woking, Surrey

Competition winning extension and re-ordering of a prominent Grade II listed church complex in Woking town centre, encouraging community interaction through clarity of use, transparency and contextual contemporary design.

Community Sports Centre Community Sports Centre

Community Sports Centre
Barnet

New community sports centre on a green belt site. A sensitive approach to massing and façade design creates a building of three connected volumes integrated with the landscape.

The Empire, Leicester Square The Empire, Leicester Square

The Empire, Leicester Square
Westminster

Concept design for the redevelopment of one of the UK’s oldest and most respected entertainment venues in a prominent and highly sensitive West End location.

Abbey Road Abbey Road

Abbey Road
City of Westminster

Redevelopment of a site within the St John’s Wood Conservation Area to enhance the community assets of a listed Synagogue and provide 32 homes within a contemporary mansion block.

Medical Research Institute Medical Research Institute

Medical Research Institute
Oxford

A world class medical research institute for the University of Oxford, including laboratory, offices, café and roof gardens.

Dial House Dial House

Dial House
Putney, Wandsworth

Reconfiguration of an existing 1980’s development to increase area and improve the building’s contribution to the surrounding historic context.

Smithfield office Smithfield office

Smithfield office
The City of London

Design studies for Exemplar to ascertain the feasibility of redeveloping a site for office use in the Smithfield Conservation Area. An imaginative urban design proposal was required to activate the underutilised site.

Hurlingham Road Hurlingham Road

Hurlingham Road
Fulham

Residential proposal addressing an awkward triangular site in Fulham, to provide 55 apartments within a volume which transitions from one storey up to nine.

WestWorks research laboratories WestWorks research laboratories

WestWorks research laboratories
Hammersmith and Fulham

Design work for Mitsui Fudosan to assess the feasiliblty to fit out 6,000sqm of office as Category Two research laboratories in the newly refurbished WestWorks building at White City Place.

The Living Library The Living Library

The Living Library
Arup HQ, Camden

Finalist in the ‘Circular Economy’ competition for an installation at Arup’s global HQ, designed to encourage workplace sustainability with an interactive object library.

Mary Sheridan House Mary Sheridan House

Mary Sheridan House
Southwark

Designs to establish the viability of extending this 19,000sqft listed building, mediating between the historic fabric and the substantial adjacent ‘Baby Shard’. Two successful planning pre-applications concluding the study.

The Pod – White City Place The Pod – White City Place

The Pod – White City Place
Hammersmith and Fulham

The Pod: a mobile podcasting studio, designed to draw attention to and reference the BBC heritage of Stanhope’s new White City Place development.

Richmond homes Richmond homes

Richmond homes
Richmond upon Thames

Design studies to ascertain the feasibility of providing up to 80 new homes over six stories on an urban site in Richmond upon Thames.

Residential Masterplan Residential Masterplan

Residential Masterplan
East of England

Masterplan proposal for a new edge of city quarter, assessing future living standards, housing typologies and innovative construction techniques.

14-16 Great Portland Street 14-16 Great Portland Street

14-16 Great Portland Street
City of Westminster

Reworking of a 17,000sqft retail and office building in the East Marylebone Conservation Area. 1,700sqft of additional space was incorporated by rigorous reconfiguration of cores and lightwells.

Residential Development Residential Development

Residential Development
Shoreham, W. Sussex

Concept to deliver 300 homes with integrated public realm and sea defences. Our rigorous analysis of port authority regulations unlocked 20% more land for development.

Wilbury Grove Mews Wilbury Grove Mews

Wilbury Grove Mews
Brighton

Mixed use development in a Brighton Conservation Area, reworking and extending an existing three storey Victorian mews to provide apartments and office accommodation.

Church Reconfiguration Church Reconfiguration

Church Reconfiguration
Lambeth

Modernisation and reconfiguration of the building fabric, entrances and amenity spaces of a listed landmark.