Schmid Architects offers comprehensive design solutions, collaborating closely with Clients to develop their project from conception to realisation. Our practice is distinguished by its holistic approach and an unwavering commitment to detail which underscores our dedication to achieving excellence in every project we undertake.

Located in the picturesque Bell Tower in Westminster, our studio space forms a tranquil and inspiring setting within the vibrant heart of London.

Design approach

Every project presents unique opportunities and challenges. We are committed to developing tailored design solutions in close collaboration with our clients. Our approach starts with a conversation to understand the client’s requirements and aspirations, enabling us to develop a comprehensive strategy to approach the project from start to finish. Throughout the process, we utilise a diverse array of tools, including sketches, visualisations, and physical models, to develop and communicate ideas. 

1. Discuss Client Brief
2. Prepare Concept Design & Feasibility Study
3. Develop Detailed Design & Planning Application
4. Technical Design & Building Control Application
5. Construction & Project Management

Sustainable Design

We believe that every project holds the potential to make a positive impact and contribute to a more sustainable built environment. By re-using existing building structures and incorporating renewable, locally sourced materials, we can significantly reduce carbon emissions across the lifespan of a building – from its construction to its occupancy. Through the integration of energy-efficient technologies and services, we can minimise emissions and reduce operating costs while simultaneously enhancing the living quality. Ultimately there is nothing more sustainable than a long lasting and well designed project that withstands the test of time.

Andreas Schmid

ARB registered Architect / Director

Andreas Schmid studied architecture at ETH Zürich, Switzerland and completed his Master's Degree at the chair of Prof. Adam Caruso in 2013. After working for the design-led practices Dürig AG in Zürich and OBRA Architects in New York, he established his own studio in London in 2019. Since then he has been working on a variety of residential and commercial projects.

Schmid Architects Ltd. is registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 12242712