Company Profile

The architecture of BWA is simple, elegant and timeless. It belies the effort that has gone into its making, and the complexities of the processes by which it is designed and built: it looks as if was always meant to be there. It belongs.

Intensely sensitive to context, the practice is obsessive about plan form, proportions, light, and the use of materials. Every detail is thought through, resulting in buildings that are wholly bespoke.

From its inception in 1987, Barbara Weiss Architects has developed a reputation for providing an exceptionally personal service, based first and foremost on listening to clients. Understanding essential needs and refining aspirations is BWA’s crucial first step towards expertly steering each project through the many stages and endless decision-making required by the progression from design to implementation.

Barbara Weiss Architects believes successful relationships are vital to successful construction projects. Among the large number of clients, contractors and consultants with whom Barbara Weiss Architects regularly works, several have been collaborating with the practice for more than two decades, with repeat business and word-of-mouth recommendations still bringing in the majority of new projects.

Although based in London, Barbara Weiss Architects has built around the UK, and as far away as Los Angeles. The practice is currently home to a team of 10, including a high proportion of women, a wide range of nationalities and a part-time cocker spaniel...