Our approach is open and inclusive inviting fresh ideas from our team to transform places and spaces in new ways. We listen first then challenge to ensure responsible outcomes with integrity and ambition.

Values

Environmental,
social and governance

Recognising our impact on the environment has been at forefront of our business since founding the practice in 1993. Barr Gazetas are committed to a management system that reduces the environmental impact of our activities at every stage, from design decisions and the sourcing of office services, to onsite supply chains and construction contractors. We are proud of our positive workplace culture and believe in our position as a force for good within the built environment industry. High levels of staff engagement and financial transparency sit alongside internal strategies for maintaining a sustainable and ethically-minded business, forming a long-term and resilient approach to our design and practice.

Our Net-Zero
Journey

Our in-house sustainability team promote our science-based net zero target as an integral part of all projects, with the consideration of materials, construction, durability and carbon footprint in each design decision forming part of our 2050 net zero target. Our supply chains play a vital role in achieving these aims and we include environmental performance and training in our selection criteria for consultants and contractors. Adopting carbon offsetting and promoting retrofit and the use of sustainable materials help us maintain our environmental management system to meet the requirements of ISO 14001:2015.

Design and technical
excellence

Barr Gazetas employ a rigorous system for managing the quality of our work to meet the requirement of ISO 9001:2015. As a RIBA chartered practice we adopt RIBA guidance to help deliver a reliable and competent architectural service to our clients and users of the buildings we design. Our internal stage processes and interim health checks for sustainability, design and quality form part of our milestone reviews alongside input from our design champions and technical director. 

Working with
industry

Barr Gazetas are affiliated with a number of associations to help us deliver projects to industry recognised standards including BCO, UK-GBC, NLA, LFA, The London Society, CPA & WPA, The Academy of Urbanism, Women in Property, Architect’s Declare, AJ100 and LETI. We are proud of our connections with consultants and our repeat work with a number of clients including Grosvenor, The Crown Estate and British Land. 

Awards

YearAwardCategoryProjectResult
2024Mix AwardsProject of the Year - Workplace Interiors - 30,000 to 70,000 ft2GrainhouseShortlisted
2024Mix AwardsProject of the Year - Workplace Interiors - 30,000 to 70,000 ft2GrainhouseShortlisted
2024MiPIM AwardsBest Conversion ProjectGrain HouseShortlisted
2024BCO AwardsBuildings under 2,500m2Holbein GardensShortlisted
2024BCO AwardsCorporate WorkplaceGrain HouseWinner
2023IStructE AwardsHolbein GardensWinner
2023NLA AwardsEnvironmental PrizeHolbein GardensShortlisted
2023NLA AwardsEnvironmental PrizeHolbein GardensShortlisted
2023FX AwardsUK WorkspaceThe KodakShortlisted
2023FX Awards UK WorkspaceHolbein GardensShortlisted
2023Architect of the Year AwardsOffice Architect of the YearVariousShortlisted
2023Building AwardsNet Zero AwardHolbein GardensShortlisted
2023UK Green Business AwardGreen Building Project of the YearHolbein GardensWinner
2023WasteBuild Zero AwardsCommercial buildingHolbein GardensWinner
2022Dezeen AwardsLarge Workplace InteriorCottam HouseLonglisted
2022Ciria AwardsConstruction Phase BiodiversityHolbein GardensWinner
2022FX AwardsWorkplace Environment LargeBroadwalk HouseShortlisted
2022FX AwardsWorkplace SmallCottam HouseShortlisted
2022Architect of the Year AwardsOffice Architect of the YearVariousShortlisted
2022Building London Planning AwardsBest Project for Sustainable PlanningHolbein GardensShortlisted
2022AJ Retrofit AwardsWorkplace £5 - 10MBroadwalk HouseShortlisted
2019AJ Retrofit AwardsHotel, Retail & LeisureQuadrant ArcadeWinner
2019AJ Retrofit AwardsOfficesOne Heddon StreetShortlisted
2018BCO AwardsProject up to 1,500m2AnomalyShortlisted
2017FX AwardsWorkplace Environment SmallLABS AtriumShortlisted
2017Blueprint AwardsCOPPAShortlisted
2017AECOM Excellence AwardsBest Small Project7 Air StreetWinner
2016The Energy AwardsCommercial Building Project of the Year7 Air StreetWinner
2016OAS Development AwardsOAS Development Awards7 Air StreetShortlisted
2016NLA AwardsConservation & Retrofit7 Air StreetShortlisted
2016Building AwardsSustainable Project of the Year7 Air StreetWinner
2016Architect of the Year AwardsRefurbishment Architect of the YearVariousShortlisted
2016BCO AwardsRefurbished/Recycled Workplace7 Air StreetShortlisted
2014BREEAM AwardsLondon Region7 Air StreetWinner

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