Ben Humphries

Ben has been part of the senior management team at Architype since 2008 and was made Director of the London office in 2015.

Ben has consistently delivered a wide range of complex community, educational, and public commissions and has lead many of Architype’s innovative projects including The Enterprise Centre, an exemplary low carbon building for University of East Anglia, the Masdar Eco City Project in Abu Dhabi and the Creative Media Training Centre for Southwark Council.

As Director, Ben has involvement in all projects across the office at both strategic and delivery stages, and promotes a relentless focus on the design quality of Architype’s output through rigorous reviews and QA. Ben is passionate about sustainable architecture and is keen to enthuse clients about the benefits of Passivhaus, natural materials, reducing embodied carbon and Soft Landings.

Ben studied for both architectural degrees at The University of Newcastle upon Tyne, before completing his professional qualification at London South Bank University. Ben worked for a number of practices in London and Kuala Lumpur before joining Architype in 2000.

Ben has lectured and taught in a number of universities, including London Metropolitan, Kingston University and the Architectural Association. He regularly talks on Architype’s work and approach at conferences in the UK and abroad and has had articles on education and sustainability published in a variety of publications such as Architect’s Journal and Sustain.



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