An English architecture studio in Mallorca
An architecture studio of RIBA and Spanish registered English architects in Mallorca.
- SPECIALISM | Residential projects, both new houses and reformations of historic buildings
- EXPERIENCE | RIBA Registered English architects based in Mallorca since 2000, with over 30 years experience in public and private projects in the UK
- AWARDS | Mallorca Architecture Prize 2007-10, Best individual house
We design creative, sustainable and livable homes for a distinctly local context.
Who we are – English architects in Mallorca
sebastian harrisArchitect PhD. MA Cantab. COAIB
Sebastian holds a doctorate in Architectural Design from Barcelona School of Architecture, UPC. He is an English architect with professional qualifications from ETSAB, Barcelona and the University of Cambridge and has practiced in Barcelona and Mallorca for the last 8 years. He also teaches architectural design and representation in Barcelona (ETSALS).
Training and Qualifications
- Barcelona School of Architecture, UPC: PhD in Architectural Design; Professional Architectural qualification
- Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona: MA Architecture & Urbanism (top distinction 2010)
- University of Cambridge: MA, BA Hons (Architecture)
- The Balearic Chapter of Architects, COAIB: Registered Architect
Anthony HarrisArchitect Dip Arch. RIBA COAIB. MA Courtauld.
Anthony has been Adviser to English Heritage and the Arts Council of Great Britain, and has specialised in architectural history at the Courtauld Institute, London. He has recently been awarded the latest Mallorca Architecture Prize by the Balearic Chapter of Architects (COAIB).
Training and Qualifications
- Dip Arch RIBA, English architect
- MA in architectural History from the Courtauld Institute, London
- Registered in Spain and the UK, with the Royal Institute of British Architects and The Balearic Chapter of Architects
- Past advisor to British Heritage and the Arts Council of Great Britain
The general principles underlying all of our work are:
We consider environmental factors extremely seriously as they are key to creating efficient and comfortable spaces. We do this by concentrating first on fundamental factors such as orientation, shading, sunlight, and insulation before incorporating modern technologies. At the same time we take particularly interest in the relationship between inside and outside spaces, optimizing views while protecting the interior against the extremes of climate. Read more…
We also use the natural and local materials, as these weather well, are sustainable and connect buildings to the local context. When used carefully and imaginably, these can also produce entirely modern effects. Read more…
architecture for new Ways of living
New ways of living require new kinds of houses. Daylight, climate control, installations and spatial configuration, all require a modern approach – but this also creates greater opportunities to reinterpret the building types of the past in which traditional buildings can be reorganised to allow a totally new experience. Read more…
Sense of place
This concept embodies both the physical environment and the social and cultural context. We believe architecture should bring out the positive qualities of place to tie them into new projects, creating new connections to where they stand and the context in which they will be used. Read more…