On arriving in Abu Dhabi in 2002, I was given the task of designing our own studio and office. The new building was already under construction and I had to move quickly to make the structural changes I saw as necessary. My priority was our staff member’s wellbeing and I wanted to give us a space that we would all enjoy and that would support us in our work.


Being a fast track, low budget project, I drew the key architectural details by hand. Here are some of them.