CHRISTOPHE EGRET AND DAVID WEST

STUDIO EGRET WEST

Category
Architects
Company Size
Boutique

No lectures. No superiority and no pretensions. Just high ambitions, clarity of thinking and
imagination in abundance,’ is the motto of architect Christophe Egret and urban designer David West.
The pair founded Studio Egret West in 2004 to create a fusion of architecture and urban design and ‘bring surprise and delight to place making’: they once constructed a wall of giant green fish to improve the façade of the notoriously ugly Stratford Centre. ‘Architecture is too often seen in isolation from its urban context. Planning is too often seen as soulless, unspecific proposals that gather dust on shelves,’ the duo explain. One ongoing project is the regeneration of New Bermondsey, where they aim to create ‘a 21st-century village within a world-class city

Christophe Egret and David West