About Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects is an architectural practice and sustainability consultancy offering a wide range of services relating to the built environment.  We have an impressive portfolio of award-winning projects in the education, housing, cultural, civic and urban design sectors.  We use our skills to create places that are loved by their occupants, simple to use and economical to run and maintain.  Read more about us and our work here.

News and Views

SWA's Deborah House makes longlist of the new McEwan Award 2016

SWA's upgrade of Deborah House artists' studios for creative arts charity Space has made the longlist for the new RIBA Journal McEwan Award for 'architecture for the common good' in the category of Alternative Working. Deborah House is one of 39 longlisted projects and drew the attention of the judges because SWA's light touch, budget upgrade of a former industrial building has meant the artist workshops have remained affordable and the rich architectural character of East London has been preserved in the face of creeping gentrification and bland new development. More info here

SWA shortlisted in Surface Design Awards 2016

SWA have been shortlisted for the Surface Design Awards 2016 in the category of Public Building Exterior. Our entry is the wildlife Habitat Wall that occupies an end wall at Mellor Primary School in Stockport. The wall is designed to accommodate different types of biodiverse habitats for birds, insects, animals and plants. The timber framework holds a wide variety of recycled and found materials. Team SWA travelled up to help pupils, staff, parents and members of the community construct the wall (see our older news post). More info here

Sustainability Consultant 2015 Build News Magazine Awards

SWA can reveal that we have been named Sustainability Consultant of the Year 2015 UK in Build magazine's Architecture Awards 2015. It is great, once again, to be recognised as one of the top performers in this creative, technical and fast-moving sector. Thanks to those who nominated us -whoever you are - and to Build's panel of judges.