Paul + O Architects


Paul + O Architects was started by Paulo Marto and Paul Acland in 2002. Coming from Southern Africa and New Zealand respectively, the award winning London based architectural practice designs with an international focus. The practice designs using traditional materials that are expressed with a contemporary language so as to merge the old and the new. Projects stand out because of their accurate approach and eye for detail which generates a stunning high quality architecture. Regardless of the context, whether it is a historic, urban, modern or rural setting, the context of the project is always important and it is reflected in the essence of the project. Paul + O Architects has built up a extensive portfolio of exquisite buildings including the critically acclaimed country house in Suffolk, a pool pavilion in a country house estate and a refurbishment of a Georgian terrace in London. With a holistic architectural service that is enhanced with their proficiency in design enables clients to be satisfied with their design. Some of the services include landscape design, creation of customised furniture, interior design, fittings so as to secure the creativity and delivery of the buildings and gardens in terms of the exterior and interior. Their experience and ability has been acknowledged by the public and professionals. They have received a handful of prestigious awards including Grand Designs Awards in 2010, winning the title of Best Redesign and Spears Design for Living in 2011, winning the Grand Design title, and was a finalist of the BD Architect of the Year Awards in 2009.