1. Research
    We design, teach and foster talent, write and share our thoughts about architecture with the wider public as well as the profession. Our intention is to open up the world of architecture and invite people in, to explore and learn about the role of spatial design in our lives.
  2. Sharing the Beautiful Everyday Journey
    As recipients of the 2016 Built Environment Research Fellowship – awarded by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 – DSDHA have investigated the nature of London’s urban mobility, taking into account often overlooked aspects of aesthetic and psychological order. Building on this research, we have devised a methodology...
  3. Photography as a design tool
    How to re-imagine a 20th Century architectural landmark? Drawing on the Smithsons’ interest in understanding how buildings and spaces change over time, as well as on our historical and grounded research, we used photography as a tool to research the evolution of the Economist Plaza and guide our project for the ensemble...
  4. Burnt Timber
    As the UK's first charred timber building, Parkside Pavilion was developed using a unique technique specifically devised by DSDHA to burn the wood.
  5. Think Zinc
    During the construction of the pigmented zinc facade for Alex Monroe Studio, DSDHA visited the site at 37 Snowsfields to learn about the art of bespoke zinc facade fabrication.The specialist zinc craftsman on site introduced the studio to the process of cutting, folding, and installing the complex profiled pigmented zinc...
  6. Super-Density
    How can we build more homes in the centre of historic cities without the negative impacts usually associated with high-density?
  7. Orbits and Trajectories - PhD research by Deborah Saunt
  8. Rome Study Trip
  9. If We Could Design London
  10. Christ's College Heat Recovery
    Researching through our project for Christ's College School to develop a sustainable and efficient Heat Recovery System for use throughout the building.