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“MEANINGFUL DESIGN IS THE KEY TO ANY SUCCESS STORY”

Office Sian is an award-winning RIBA Chartered Architecture and Design Studio based in London. Established by Architect Gurmeet Sian, the studio is involved in a number of domestic, corporate and arts projects, for both private and developer clients in the UK and abroad. Office Sian also works with various charity organisations in and around London.

Office Sian's completed commissions have been award-winners, and have also been shortlisted for international, national and local architecture and arts awards. The Phoenix Garden Building won the Camden Design Awards, and was shortlisted for the RIBA Regional Award and national RIBA Journal MacEwan Award. The 'Hackney Shed' Project was shortlisted by the Architect's Journal as one of the 24 best small projects in the UK, and the 'East End' Project was chosen by New London Architecture as one of the 50 Best Home Improvement Refurbishments in 2010.

Office Sian Architecture + design has been included in the Architecture Foundations 'New Architects 4', a major publication showcasing the best studios practicing in the UK in the last 10 years.

Gurmeet Sian is a member of the Redbridge Design Review Panel, and the Camden Design Review Panel.

Awards

Phoenix Garden Community Building

RIBA London Regional Award Shortlisted 

Camden Design Awards Best Building WINNER 2017

NLA Awards 2018 HIGHLY COMMENDED

RIBA Journal MacEwan Award FINALIST: Best UK community project

Hackney Shed

Architect’s Journal Small Projects Shortlist 2011

Hackney Shed

New London Architecture Best Domestic/Office Refurbishment Projects Shortlist 

East End Road

New London Architecture Best Domestic/Office Refurbishment Projects Shortlist 

Life ™©

Nuit Blanche Toronto Major Category WINNER 2007

Building Design Best Graduates of 2002, UK

Sir Charles Reilly Medal WINNER for the Best Thesis Design Project 2002

RIBA President’s Silver Medal Nomination 2002

Testimonials

“.... The Phoenix Garden charity appointed Gurmeet to design a purpose-built community building. Working with an architect who, from the outset, took the time to understand our requirements and how challenging constructing a new building is for a voluntary organisation was invaluable. Throughout the process, from the design stage to construction, Gurmeet was on-hand and willing to advise and guide us, negotiating clearly with good humour, all the while maintaining the vision of what our new building could be. As a result, we now have a beautiful award-winning building which fulfills our requirements.

We would have no hesitation in recommending Gurmeet as an architect: he really is very good.”
Phoenix Garden Trust, London


“Calm, thoughtful and second to none on spacial planning and layout, Gurmeet is a talented architect and a pleasure to work with”.
Katharine Redshaw, Lateral Property Developments Ltd.

“We feel very lucky to have had Gurmeet as our architect. The spaces he designed for us are beautiful. Our loft is stunning, and our kitchen has been transformed into a completely different place, warm, light and peaceful. We had prevaricated for years about how to improve the kitchen without extending it, and after two visits Gurmeet came up with an idea we had never thought of which has worked brilliantly. All our new rooms are full of simple but clever touches which we appreciate every day.

Gurmeet was also a pleasure to work with from start to finish. He listened to and worked with our ideas and kept the project moving forward. His involvement through the building process made construction much less stressful than it might have been and was invaluable to us as building novices.”
Kitty Stewart + Pedro Fernandes, Groombridge Road

“Huge thanks for all your help over the years - everything looks really amazing! ....You are a genius!”
J + J, Brougham Road

“I’d like to take this opportunity again to thank you, you’ve been a pleasure to work with. We also wish you lots of success.”
Kin Restaurant, Clerkenwell