The Practice


Established by Chris Darling in 2003, we work in a range of affordable to luxury residential projects, hotels, offices and retail schemes – and our diverse and talented team have the skills to deliver mixed-use, masterplanning and regeneration projects.

 
 

Background

 

Darling Associates is a multi-award winning 60+ strong architecture studio with principal offices in London and Poland.

We have thrived through a belief in the elegance of design, accuracy in detailing and the inherent beauty of natural materials. We offer a professional, exemplary approach throughout and deliver the highest standards in all we do.

Our practice has earned a reputation for our expertise in being able to deliver large scale projects across the world and are skills are sought internationally in countries such as Abu Dhabi, Moscow, Paris and Sydney.

Major clients with long term relationships delivering repeat commissions, include Berkeley Group, Canary Wharf Developments, Legal and General, Essential Living, Salmon Developments/NFU and Lend Lease.

The leadership of Darling Associates are dedicated to continuing the growth of the practice. This is achieved through a continuing focus on our core values of beautiful design, commercial approach and very high quality of client service.

We are an RIBA chartered, AJ100 practice that is ISO 9001 accredited.


The Team


We are a diverse and multidisciplinary team, providing experience and skills in a wide range of projects. Our working environment encourages personal growth and development, complimented with a sense of community, social interaction and belonging. We have a progressive culture where people feel they can invest themselves in the practice.

 

MEET THE STUDIO

Awards

 

Architects Journal

2009
Practice Of The Year

2011
Practice Of The Year
(London & South-East)

Employer Of The Year
(Highly commended)

Practice Of The Year
(Shortlisted)

2012
Employer Of The Year
(Shortlisted)

2015
Collaborator Of The Year
(Shortlisted)

2016
Collaborator Of The Year
(Shortlisted)

 

3R Awards

2011
Office Category
Pentonville Road (shortlisted)

2016
Office Category
Ampersand (shortlisted)

British Council for Offices (BCO)

2013
Best Refurb
Agar Street (Shortlisted)
London & South East

2015
Best Workplace
Point Maidenhead
South West, Thames Valley & S Wales

2016
Best Recycled/Refurb
Ampersand
London & South East

 

RICS Awards

2013
Residential Scheme
Fermoy Road, Maida Hill

 

FTB Awards

2013
Best Architectural Design
Fermoy Road, Maida Hill (Shortlisted)

ES New Homes

2008
Best New Small Development
The Collection, St. John’s Wood

2009
Best New Small Development
Embassy Court, St John’s Wood

2011
Best Conversion
Tapestry Building

Best New Luxury Home
Silk House, Cornwall Terrace

2012
Best Development
Affordable Homes
Fermoy Road, Maida Hill

Best First Time Buy
Fermoy Road, Maida Hill

2013
Best Luxury Home
Cornwall Terrace

Best Conversion
Cornwall Terrace

City Heritage Society

2011
Conservation & Restoration
Tapestry Building (shortlisted)

 

British Homes Build Quality Awards

2011
Best Multi-Storey Development
One Hyde Park

Chairman’s Award
One Hyde Park

 

British Homes Awards

2012
Highly Commended Apartment Building
Fermoy Road, London


Our Studios

 

DA London

 

London

1 Greencoat Row
London
SW1P 1PQ

mail@darlingassociates.net
+44 (0)20 7630 0500

DA Poznan

 

Poznan

Stary Rynek 61
61-772
Poznan

poznan@darlingassociates.net
+48 (0)61 852 31 54


Our Work

 

 

Workplace

 

Residential

 

Interior Architecture