Fathom Architects

We design buildings across a range of sectors including residential, workplace, education, medical science, culture and urban regeneration and our work encompasses feasibilities through construction.  Our expertise lies in sensitive sites, employing rigorous logic to create places with commercial and aesthetic value.

 

Brook Street Brook Street

Brook Street
Westminster

Carefully considered façade concept for a significant new building as part of Grosvenor’s South Molton Triangle development, within the Mayfair Conservation Area where Davies Street meets Brook Street.

Blackfriars Road Blackfriars Road

Blackfriars Road
Southwark

A sustainable development of 62 almshouses, 22,500sqm of flexible workspace and 950sqm of landscaped gardens on Blackfriars Road for Southwark Charities.

Bishop’s Terrace Bishop’s Terrace

Bishop’s Terrace
Lambeth

Residential and workspace development on an infill site in Lambeth’s Walcot Square Conservation Area for the Walcot Foundation, a charity that works to break cycles of financial deprivation in the borough.

Kennedy Institute Extension Kennedy Institute Extension

Kennedy Institute Extension
Oxford

Our third appointment with The University of Oxford extends medical science and collaborative research facilities for the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology to support their ongoing investment in data science-based research.

No.6 Babmaes Street No.6 Babmaes Street

No.6 Babmaes Street
Westminster

A new social and shared workspace for The Crown Estate’s St James’s customers, recycling an existing vacant building to create shared facilities to support local businesses and their employees.

High Streets Re-imagined High Streets Re-imagined

High Streets Re-imagined
Fathom Futures

Adaptive retail as a curated platform to connect and inspire.

Christ Church Woking Christ Church Woking

Christ Church 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.

Queen Street Queen Street

Queen Street
Mayfair

Refurbishment of a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse in Mayfair, including a stepped rear extension, to create boutique office space with garden terraces.

Shelton Street reception Shelton Street reception

Shelton Street reception
Covent Garden, Westminster

Scheme to rationalise an existing office in Covent Garden by refreshing and modernising the entrance area between tenancies.

The Department of Digital Futures The Department of Digital Futures

The Department of Digital Futures
Fathom Futures

Local hub for digital innovation, last mile logistics and a curated platform of activity.

Elephant Park Pavilion Elephant Park Pavilion

Elephant Park Pavilion
Southwark

A pavilion within Elephant Park, forming a cultural and community centrepiece for the new South London neighbourhood.

Retail & Workplace Retail & Workplace

Retail & Workplace
New Bond Street, Westminster

Comprehensive redevelopment of one of the most prominent retail sites in London – located on the junction of New Bond Street and Oxford Street.

Hidden House Hidden House

Hidden House
Highgate, Camden

Hidden House is encased by a pair of overlapping curved brick walls which orientate views towards a sunken garden, minimising the impact on its sensitive setting bordering Hampstead Heath.

Hauxton Mill Hauxton Mill

Hauxton Mill
Cambridgeshire

New Life Science and tech incubator campus on the outskirts of Cambridge, which re-purposes a 19th Century Grade II listed water mill, establishing a new laboratory building and co-working space within the 2.8 acre site.

Viral Immunisation Research Building Viral Immunisation Research Building

Viral Immunisation Research Building
Oxford

New viral medical research institute on a tricky triangular site for University of Oxford

Taxi House Taxi House

Taxi House
Westminster

Reimagining an underused site in Westbourne Park, we create a generous community asset on a previously inaccessible area of canal path, and 16,200 sqm of hotel, flexible workspace and café spaces.

Office refurbishment Office refurbishment

Office refurbishment
The City of London

Shortlisted competition to substantially refurbish a 1990’s office on Leadenhall, re-invigorating the building with a double height glazed reception, efficient flexible workspaces, enhanced views, restaurant and public gardens.

MacBean Street MacBean Street

MacBean Street
Greenwich, London

Redevelopment of a brownfield site in Woolwich for L&G to accommodate 640 private and affordable rental homes, 21,000sqft of commercial space, green spaces and a public square.

Kingly Street Kingly Street

Kingly Street
Carnaby, Soho, Westminster

Refurbishment of a former Soho schoolhouse providing upgraded workspace which celebrates the history of the Victorian building and creates a modern, homely identity.

Maison retail, Mayfair Maison retail, Mayfair

Maison retail, Mayfair
Westminster

Re-envisioning Grade II listed 30 Bruton Street on behalf of Astrea Asset Management, to provide 12,5000 sqft of much improved maison retail space for occupation by a global fashion brand.

The Rotunda – White City Place The Rotunda – White City Place

The Rotunda – White City Place
Hammersmith and Fulham

New creative incubator space and music production facilities for emerging artists within the existing Rotunda building at White City Place.

Cultural Institution HQ Cultural Institution HQ

Cultural Institution HQ
West End

Design proposal for a prominent cultural client’s headquarters in Westminster, as an iconic marker on a central London thoroughfare to offer a ‘window’ into the organisation.

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.

Old Brewers’ Yard Old Brewers’ Yard

Old Brewers’ Yard
Covent Garden

Re-activation of a historic former brewery in the heart of Covent Garden to unlock a hidden urban courtyard as a calm antidote to the surrounding retail streets.

Pavilion Pavilion

Pavilion
Canary Wharf, London

Canary Wharf Group have appointed Fathom Architects to develop designs for a new Pavilion to enrich their ever growing arts and culture programme.

St Paul’s Girls’ School St Paul’s Girls’ School

St Paul’s Girls’ School
Hammersmith

Shortlisted competition for St Paul’s Girls’ School, evolving their campus vision to increase design coherence across the site and provide improved teaching, student and staff facilities.

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.

Affordable housing Affordable housing

Affordable housing
Westminster

Affordable housing providing 41 homes, whilst significantly improving community facilities for an existing adventure playground.

Regent Street Regent Street

Regent Street
Westminster

A series of regeneration projects with The Crown Estate to assess sites within their central London portfolio to rejuvenate existing building stock to create next generation collaborative and flexible workspace, leisure and retail spaces.

Dulwich Picture Gallery Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery
Southwark

Competition proposal for a temporary pavillion at Dulwich Picture Gallery, which references Soane’s manipulation of light through spherical vaulted domes to create a contemporary playful space for a variety of events.

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.

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.

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
St John's Wood

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.