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

The Planning Bill puts citizen-led design on the table, but it’s up to us as architects and designers to make sure it means something.

The Planning Bill puts citizen-led design on the table, but it’s up to us as architects and designers to make sure it means something.

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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

Work in progress: We're helping to deliver 50 meanwhile spaces in just 2 years

As the projects nears it's end, Architect Katie Reilly opens her sketchbook to share the process behind our Meanwhile in Oxfordshire project.

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We’re recruiting for an Architect, and a Part II Architectural Assistant on 6-month contracts.

We’re on the hunt for a full-time architect and a part-time Architectural Assistant to join our architecture and design Co-operative based in Oxford, could this be you?

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