Department of
Architecture and Built Environment

Architecture Matters Deborah Saunt

Tuesday 11th February 2014 (18:00-19:00)

Deborah Saunt, DSDHA

Architecture Matters

DSDHA's architecture is always evolving, and for us each project is a bespoke response to a unique brief. Its approach is always focused, sustainable and elegant, and aims to create delight wherever possible for the buildings and spaces they design. Trust, respect and integrity shape the relationships that DSDHA develops with clients, stakeholders and collaborators. That approach enables for each project to achieve its fullest potential, whether it is a single building or an entire urban quarter.

Deborah Saunt founded the award-winning architectural studio DSDHA in 1998. Her work blurs the boundaries between landscape and architecture, art and urbanism, and questions our preconceptions of the city. She has led the studio in establishing an international reputation, delivering a range of high profile buildings. The studio's recent projects include a mixed-use flagship store on South Molton Street, a jeweller’s studio in Southwark and a gateway building for the London 2012 Olympics’ Athletes Village.

In addition to practicing, Deborah completed her PhD thesis under RMIT’s Practice Research programme. She currently teaches a diploma design unit at Cass School of Architecture, London, and was guest professor at EPFL, Switzerland (2008). Prior to establishing DSDHA, Deborah studied at Cambridge and Edinburgh and apprenticed with both Tony Fretton and MJ Long in London.





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