Architecture that
inspires,
challenges,
changes.

A contemporary ecological extension of a listed Georgian building.

We added a contemporary ecological extension to a listed Georgian building, harmonising natural materials and low energy design.

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We are Transition by Design, a design collective at the junction of architecture, strategic design and social change.

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Sketchbook

Not all ideas find their way into reality; some never make it off the page. This is where you can explore our sketches – things we imagined but which never came to be.

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Research & writing

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Writing

Creating the change we want to see in the world, one empty building at a time.

Creating the change we want to see in the world, one empty building at a time.

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Research

'Nobody needs to feel like a spare part'

What one room taught us about community, civic space, and collective action on Oxford’s broken housing system.

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Updates

We've won funding to turn unloved plots of land into new social homes

Last month we got the exciting news that Oxford City Council had successfully applied to the Housing Advisors Program (HAP)…

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Listen In: Transition by Design join the Architecture Academy podcast

Lucy and Katie joined the Architecture Academy podcast to talk about a few of our recent and current projects. as…

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