Expert Residential & Mixed-Use Architectural Design Services in London

With over two decades of experience as a registered RIBA and ARB architect, Simon Kaufman is a seasoned professional in residential and mixed-use architecture, leaving his mark not only in London but also across the UK and internationally.

At Simon Kaufman Architects, we offer a comprehensive approach to architectural services, covering every phase of development, from initial concept and feasibility studies to post-completion support. Our commitment to excellence ensures that we guide your project seamlessly from pre-planning to completion, providing top-tier expertise at every step of the way.



Who We Work With

Commercial Land-owners | Developers | Homeowners | Communities




Our Streamlined Processes

We handle projects of all sizes and types, from residential to commercial and mixed-use. We customize our services to your needs, whether you require end-to-end project management or specific services like planning drawings or technical specifications for tenders and approvals. 





Our journey begins with a sketch, igniting a collaborative process to align with your objectives. We delve deep to understand the site's intricacies and constraints while nurturing your creative ideas. This stage encompasses defining the project's scope, exploring feasibility and viability options, and crafting a comprehensive strategy for the future phases of the project. 

Our services include  

  • Feasibility Appraisal Documents
  • Building Condition Surveys
  • Planning Policy Reviews
  • Site Master-planning
  • Phasing Strategies
  • Floor Area Assessments
  • Site Layout Options
  • Concept Design Ideas
  • Pre-Application Consultation Proposals 


Planning Applications

Planning applications are our forte. Leveraging our extensive experience across the London boroughs and throughout the UK, we optimise your proposals and our approach for the highest likelihood of securing planning permission. We stay current with the latest policy guidelines, including the London Plan, Nationally Described Space Standards, and all other recent regulatory changes. Our architectural design and consultation services for London's residential and mixed-use developments will have the best chance of approval first-time. 

Our services include  

  • Pre-application Consulation Proposals
  • Planning application design drawings
  • CGI visualisation & 3D design models
  • Policy compliance with: London Plan; NDSS; LCDS; BCO office design standards; Part M; and other relevent regulatory guidance
  • Coordination of technical planning reports
  • Design & Access Statements
  • Design presentations to planning officers, local councillors and stakeholders.
  • Community Consultation
  • Lead consultancy, coordinating the professional design team.
  • Coordination with engineering proposals.



Building Regulations

Thanks to our careful attention to detail and experience with construction, we produce comprehensive technical drawing packages and specification that enables complex commercial and residential developments across London and the UK. Our expert professional team ensures we keep abreast of all regulatory changes; and we ensure compliance is adhered to with every building detail we create. 

Our services include  

  • Detailed technical design drawings and specifcations
  • CDM (Health & Safety) Compliance
  • Building Safety Act 2022 Compliance
  • Environmental Performance
  • Construction Materials Specification
  • Coordination and management with engineering teams.
  • UK Building Regulations Compliance including new updates. 
  • BREEAM/NHBC Compliance




Construction and Post-completion





Construction Information

Our guidance and expertise are available on site during construction, where we see our work from the design studio realised.

We'll ensure that technical specifications and construction details are clearly laid out and coordinated before work on site commences; and the provide advise for any queries, and can even help manage the construction process as you require.

Our Services Include   

  • Construction design detailed drawings 
  • Technical specification for tender and construction.
  • JCT Contract Management
  • Inspection and advice on construction works.
  • Completion Certification




The range of our services doesn't end once the project construction is complete. Our services can extend beyond tha to help with the complete operation, sales and management of your new building.

Our services include   

  • Building management liaison.
  • Sales, marketing & aftercare support.
  • Building in operation evaluation




I think your docs and drawings are brilliant! Really clear, inspiring, exciting. Thanks so much for all the work you've put into them. Real enhancements to the streetscape and town centre vitality.

Giles Harrison, Abacus Fairhomes Development



Unlock Comprehensive Architectural Excellence, Start to Finish

Elevate your project with our professional services, spanning every phase of design and construction. Reach out today for an initial consultation and take the first step toward turning your vision into reality.

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