Gruff Architects

Gruff Architects


We create enveloping spaces that tell stories. Stories that engage people and make them feel they are open and inviting, and that are ultimately human. Each project is crafted around the individual and unique context of each space. We have a methodical and structured work process and our designs are always tailor-made to each brief.

Areas of Expertise

Arts & public realm, bars & restaurants, commercial, hospitality, interior design, new build, refurbishment, residential, sustainable design, workspace

Borough Expertise

Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Enfield, Hackney, Harringay, Islington, Lambeth, Lewisham, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Southwark, Wandsworth

Awards and Accreditations

BD Young Architect of the Year Awards Finalist 2018

British Home Awards Shortlisted 2019

NLA Don’t Move Improve Shortlised 2018/2019

Archiboo Web Awards Overall Winner 2019

AJ Small Project Awards Finalist 2019

AR Emerging Architecture Awards Highly Commended 2014

AJ Architecture Awards Project of the Year (Under £250k) Finalist 2018

AJ Retrofit Awards Finalist 2016

Structural Timber Awards Finalist 2019

RIBA Chartered Practice

Affliate of the British Institute of Interior Design

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