Dezeen Awards 2020 Shortlist

We are delighted to announce that our recent project, the Duke of York Restaurant, more recently known as Vardo…
23 Sep 2020 News

RIBA London Awards Shortlist

We’re thrilled to share that our recent project the Duke of York restaurant was shortlisted for a 2020 RIBA London…
8 Jun 2020 News

Glazed Expression

New feature in Architecture Today, “Nex- incorporates fully retractable windows in a spiralling facade“
11 Feb 2020 News

AJ features Royal Wharf Pier

Have a read of AJ‘s latest article which features our recently completed Royal Wharf Pier for Ballymore. The pier…
26 Nov 2019 News

Part I position available

About us Nex is an architecture and urban design studio working on special projects inspired by place, people…
27 Aug 2019 News

Part II position available

Nex Architecture has an opportunity for a Part 2 architectural assistant to join its firm in London. Nex…
6 Aug 2019 News

Water Works: Royal Docks field trip

Sam Lyons one of our architects will speak at this interesting future of London: Royal Docks Field Trip.…
10 Jul 2019 Exhibitions + Lectures

AA building Conversations

This building visit was led by Alan Dempsey, the tour started at the Danish Embassy in Chelsea designed…
5 Jul 2019 News

Exeter College Library Win

We are thrilled to have won a landmark competition for the renewal of Exeter College Oxford’s Grade II…
29 May 2019 News

Crossing land and sea

Royal Wharf Pier featured in this months Enki magazine. The pier will be a new landmark on the…
4 Apr 2019 News

Construction is underway

We are delighted to share some of the latest construction photos of the Royal Wharf Pier. The pier…
27 Mar 2019 News

New Military Museums

We have had the opportunity to take part in John Zukowsky’s book about new military museums. This book…
7 Mar 2019 News

Royal Wharf Pier piling begins!

Those who have commuted along the Thames to Canary Wharf or Greenwich may have noticed some construction around…
1 Mar 2019 News

Where Design meets Dine

Inspiring Sloane square magazine interview with our director Alan Dempsey about the upcoming restaurant on Duke of York Square.…
18 Jan 2019 News

Senior Project Architect

Senior Project Architect / Associate About Us Nex is an architecture and urban design studio working on special…
12 Oct 2018 Uncategorized

Part III

About Us Nex is an architecture and urban design studio working on special projects in arts & culture,…
12 Oct 2018 Uncategorized

Ask the Architect

Alan Dempsey is heading to Manchester on the 17th October to take part in the Ask the Architect…
3 Oct 2018 News

Talks with 100% design

Head over to the ICON hub @100% design this Saturday at 12.30 to hear Alan Dempsey ‘in conversation’…
18 Sep 2018 News

We are hiring!

Nex- are hiring:  A creative architect for Cultural, Leisure, and learning gems Do you have the talent and…
7 Sep 2018 News

Best of British

RAF museum featured in the FC&A August Issue  
20 Aug 2018 News

Join our team!

Nex is looking for a Part-I architectural assistant to join its London team. Nex— is an award-winning architecture…
23 Jul 2018 Uncategorized

Reach For The Sky

“Nex’s bold reworking of the RAF Museum in Hendon is designed to reconnect the organisation and its historic…
5 Jul 2018 News

Museum + Heritage

Have a read of this case study about the RAF Museum’s Centenary Transformation Programme provided by the Museum…
27 Apr 2018 News

Brighton Photography Centre

Bringing together learning, art and culture, this space offers a new shared forum of exchange for students and…
1 Feb 2018 Press + Publications

One to watch

One to watch, Alan Dempsey interview with FX Magazine.    
17 Jan 2018 Press + Publications

NLA quarterly Issue 32

Our Project ,The Duke of York Restaurant is part of this issue of the NLA quarterly. The article…
30 Oct 2017 Press + Publications

We are hiring!

London based Nex— is an award winning architecture office that connect people to place through inspiring architecture and…
23 Aug 2017 News

Cadogan Café Win

Cadogan Cafe has won the Hotels & Hospitality Category at the New London Architecture Awards 2017.  The New…
17 Jul 2017 Press + Publications

Nex— Sandcastle Design

As part of the 2017 London Festival of Architecture, we just completed a design for a 2,5m x 2,5m sized…
5 Jun 2017 News

RAF Museum — Team Profile

Rowan is the project architect on the Royal Air Force Museum project. We want to dig deeper into…
8 Feb 2017 News

Nex— Expectations for 2017

Alan Dempsey recently contributed to an article for Architects Journal outlining what we might expect of the year…
16 Jan 2017 News

Cadogan Cafe in Property Week

Property Week discusses the "gentle revolution" of Cadogan estate in Chelsea, and the role that the Cadogan Cafe plays in their new emphasis on public space and place making and their traditional yet "forward moving" mentality. more
30 Jun 2016 News

Nex— Open Studio

Nex will open their studios to interested members of the public for the 2016 LFA. more
22 Jun 2016 News

Nex Featured in New Architects 3

We are very excited to be featured in a new book by the Architecture Foundation celebrating the best of British. more
7 Mar 2016 Press + Publications

Cadogan Cafe in Get West London

Get West London mentions the Cadogan Cafes 'innovative glass facade' in their article prior to the forthcoming public display. more
28 Jan 2016 News

Cadogan Cafe in Wallpaper

Cadogan Cafe is featured in Wallpaper Magazine, prior to its public exhibition in Duke of York Square. more
28 Jan 2016 Press + Publications

Project Architect Vacancy

We have a vacancy for an experienced Project Architect to join our team with at least three years…
7 Oct 2015 News

Part I Internship Vacancy

We have a vacancy for an ambitious and experienced Architectural Intern to work on UK cultural and leisure…
25 Jul 2015 News

RAF Museum Win

We are pleased to announce our recent competition win for the refurbishment programme of the RAF Museum in London. more
20 Jul 2015 News

AA Emtech Thesis Jury

Alan has been invited as an external jury member to review final Emtech Masters thesis at the Architectural Association…
20 Jan 2015 News

AA Lecture and Masterclass

Alan will give a talk at the AA on the offices recent work and a masterclass review with candidates…
10 Dec 2014 News

Memory Clouds film

A new film has been released showing the making of our 'Memory Cloud' installation. more
13 Aug 2014 News

Memory Clouds in Archilovers

The profile of our Memory Clouds interactive installation for Chinese fashion label Exception de Mixmind is now available… View article
12 May 2014 Press + Publications

RIBA Launches Shanghai Windows

The Architects’ Journal announces practices involved in the RIBA Windows project in Shanghai, featuring our collaboration with renowned Chinese haute couture… View article
1 Apr 2014 News

University of Brighton

NEX have been appointed by the University of Brighton to design a new Photography and Media Centre. more
5 Mar 2014 News

2|4 Apartment complete

Our refurbishment of a central London apartment has just been completed. View the project.
27 Feb 2014 News

Cross Corner House on site

Our project for a basement and rear extension to a period house in London is now on site.
1 Feb 2014 News

Memory Clouds in BD Online

Our Memory Clouds interactive installation for Chinese fashion label Exception de Mixmind is featured in BD.  
24 Jan 2014 Press + Publications


Dawn of the (Retail) Soul: Convergence Theory and the Language of Design at XinTianDi View article
2 Jan 2014 Press + Publications

BD Interview

‘Your horizon constantly changes’ Have a look at Alan’s interview in the Building’s Design Magazine. View article
15 May 2013 News

Tea with an Architect

Alan will participate in ‘Tea with an Architect’ alongside the Apprentice’s Gabrielle Omar on Tuesday 26 March from…
22 Mar 2013 News

Prototyping Architecture

Conference video is now available. Ebook of proceedings can be found here.
13 Feb 2013 Exhibitions + Lectures

Cadogan Cafe Exhibition

Our proposal for the Cadogan Cafe Design Competition will be on exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London from the 26-29 November.…
19 Nov 2012 News

10×10 Drawing the City

Alan has been invited to contribute again to this year’s charity event in support of Article 25 Disaster Relief. The UK’s leading artists,…
1 Nov 2012 News

Cadogan Café Shortlist

Nex has been shortlisted by the Cadogan Estate as one of the six teams selected from a field…
31 Oct 2012 News

In the Making Exhibition

Opens during London Design Festival. Presenting nine recent projects by NEX through models, prototypes, images, and drawings, the…
19 Sep 2012 News

Scale and Ambition Show

The Times Eureka Pavilion will be on exhibition at the Architecture Centre in Bristol from the 08 August…
8 Aug 2012 News

Pavilion opens at Kew Gardens

The Times Eureka Garden and Pavilion has opened at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Situated just inside…
12 Jul 2012 News

AA Visiting School

Alan will participate as a course leader in the forthcoming AA visiting School in Sao Paolo, Brazil from…
18 Jun 2012 News

Research by Design Conference

Alan has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the Research by Design conference at the University…
15 Jun 2012 News

NEX complete Eureka Pavilion

The Times Eureka Garden and Pavilion has opened at the Chelsea Flower show. The garden was awarded a…
26 May 2012 News

WAN AWARDS 21 for 21

Nex has been longlisted for WAN AWARDS and published in today’s edition. Click here to see the Projects!
27 Mar 2012 News

‘That Eureka Moment ‘

Frame Magazine takes a look at our Eureka Garden Pavilion at Chelsea Flower Show, Kew Gardens. Issue 85,…
1 Mar 2012 Press + Publications

Trust New Art Shortlist

NEX has been shortlisted by the National Trust and the Arts Council England for their Trust New Art…
17 Feb 2012 News

Dartmouth Square complete

The refurbishment and extension of a listed house at Dartmouth Square in Dublin has been completed. More details…
16 Feb 2012 News

Alan Dempsey at DIT

Alan has been invited to give a talk at the Dublin Institute of Technology on Tuesday 21 February.…
15 Feb 2012 News

NEX win AJ Small Projects

The Times Eureka Pavilion has won the 2012 Architect’s Journal Small Projects Award for sustainability. Three awards were annoucned…
8 Feb 2012 News

Courvoisier Future 500

Alan Demspey has been selected as one of  the Courvoiser Future 500 in 2011. The annual award ‘recognises…
10 Jan 2012 News

Send To Print / Print to Send

The Aram Gallery have selected three recent projects by NEX for this exciting exhibition to open on 12…
8 Jan 2012 News

RIBA Architecture Open exhibition

RIBA. Architecture Open. Group Exhibition In the Making, NEX Solo Exhibition as part of the 3 Nations programme.…
1 Jan 2012 Exhibitions + Lectures

[C]Space in Constructing Shadows

Our [C]Space – AA DRL10 Pavilion is featured in Constructing Shadows edited by Peter Petschek and Siegfried Gass…
16 Nov 2011 Press + Publications

3 Nations Emerging Architects

NEX have been selected to particiapte in the 3 Nations Emerging Architects Exhibition. Curated by the Dutch Emabssy…
10 Nov 2011 News

YAYA 2011 Longlisted

NEX have been longlisted for the UK Young Architect of the Year 2011. The award is supported by…
4 Nov 2011 News

‘Green for All’

The Times Eureka Pavilion is featured in Maru Magazine Issue Vol 113.  
2 Aug 2011 Press + Publications

‘Kew goes to Chelsea’

The Times Eureka Chelsea Garden will be on display at Royal Botanical Kew Gardens, near Victoria Gate from…
2 Jun 2011 Press + Publications

Eureka Pavilion in Dezeen

Dezeen Magazine visits our Times Eureka Pavilion of the Chelsea Flower Show.  
26 May 2011 Press + Publications

‘Eureka Pavilion Brings Leaves to Life’

World Architecture News announces our Garden Pavilion, commissioned by new monthly magazine ‘Eureka’ from The Times in collaboration…
24 May 2011 Press + Publications

CCA San Francisco

Alan has been invited as a jury critic for the final reviews of the Advanced Studios at the…
25 Apr 2011 News

NEX for Chelsea Flower Show 2011

We are delighted to announced that we are collaborating with Chelsea gold medallist and landscape designer Marcus Barnett to…
20 Jan 2011 Uncategorized

Emerging Technologies Masterclass

Architectural Association, London, Emerging Technologies Masterclass Young Architect of the Year. Architecture Foundation, London. Group Exhibition 3 Nations…
1 Jan 2011 Exhibitions + Lectures

Binary house secures planning

NEX have secured planning permission for an extension to an existing house on the West coast of Ireland.
14 Dec 2010 News

ICD Stuttgart Lecture

Alan will give a lecture on Thursday evening at the Institute for Computational Design in Stuttgart. Invited as…
5 Nov 2010 News

Frener + Reifer Workshop

Alan has been invited to participate in a week long workshop with specialist facade manufacturer Frener + Reifer…
2 Nov 2010 News

Alan Dempsey at Cabinet 2009

Alan has been invited to represent the British Council at the opening day of this year’s C&binet Forum…
15 Oct 2010 News

NEX at Frieze Art Fair

The To-and-Fro Table will be shown at the ‘House of the Noble Man’ Art and Design exhibition during…
8 Oct 2010 News

Metamorphosis Award for To & Fro

Domus announces our exciting Metamorphosis Award for the table design from Metropolitan Works, created by London Metropolitan University,… View article
5 Oct 2010 Press + Publications

Nine Problems Book published

Edited by Alan Dempsey and Yusuke Obuchi, with contributions from Charles Jencks, Brett Steele, Patrik Schumacher, Hanif Kara,…
25 Sep 2010 News

Metropolitan Works Talk

Alan will give a talk this Wednesday at 1pm on recent work as part of the London Design…
11 Sep 2010 News

NEX at London Design Festival

NEX will exhibit their first furniture piece, the To-and-Fro Table at The Dock from the 20-26 September. Full…
11 Sep 2010 News

AA|FAB Exhibition at the LDF

The AA|FAB exhibition Designing Fabrication will take place  at the Village Underground Art space in Shoreditch, London during…
6 Sep 2010 News

NEX win Metamorphosis

NEX has won an open design competition to prototype their first furniture piece and will exhibit it at…
7 Aug 2010 News

The Architect’s Portfolio

Nex-‘s projects are featured in The Architect’s Portfolio: Planning, Design, Production by Andreas Luescher. Now available in all leading bookshops and…
21 Jul 2010 Press + Publications

NEX win EU 40 under 40

Alan Dempsey and NEX have been selected by the European Centre for Architecture and the Chicago Athenaeum as…
14 Jul 2010 News

D&AD Yellow Pencil Award

[C]space DRL10 Pavilion was awarded a prestigious D&AD Yellow Pencil at an Awards ceremony on Thursday evening in…
12 Jun 2010 News

ETH Zurich Lecture update

Alan will give a lecture on the evening of Thursday 27 May at the Architecture Forum in Zurich.…
19 May 2010 News

‘An Architecture of Parameter’

Urban Environment Design interviews Alan and discusses the meaning of parametric designs in Architecture.
3 May 2010 Press + Publications

The Leaders Issue

Alan Dempsey has been selected as one of 15 future leaders in architecture and design from an international…
14 Apr 2010 News

[C]Space in Arkitenten

C- Space for AA DRL10 Pavilion is published in Arkitenten’s April 2010 Issue VOL 112.    
1 Apr 2010 Press + Publications

NEX move office

Due to increasing workload we have moved to larger offices in central London. Our new contact details can…
29 Mar 2010 News

University of Edinburgh talk

Alan will give talk at the University of Edinburgh this coming Friday 12 March at 6.30pm. Invited by…
9 Mar 2010 News

Metamorphosis Award

Metamorphosis Award. Winner of new product development award from UK Technology Strategy Board and Metropolitan Works for To-and-Fro…
1 Jan 2010 News

London Design Festival

London Design Festival The Dock, London. Launch of To-and-Fro Table. Metropolitan Works, London, Alan Dempsey is invited speaker.…
1 Jan 2010 Exhibitions + Lectures

Cloth House published

We’ve finally received photos of a residential project we finished last year in London. More details below. Hope…
18 Dec 2009 News

‘Random and Raw’

A10 takes a look at our Pelota 5 exhibition installation for British furniture manufacturer Established & Sons for…
1 Nov 2009 Press + Publications

Alan Dempsey at CAFA Beijing

Alan will give talk on recent work at the Architectural Associaiton and NEX at the Central Academy of…
22 Oct 2009 Exhibitions + Lectures

NEX at Parametric Prototypes

NEX have been invited to participate in the Parametric Prototypes exhibition in Xi’an China. The show will run…
16 Oct 2009 Exhibitions + Lectures

AA|FAB Exhibition opens

The Designing Fabrication Exhibition has opened at the Village Underground Artspace in Shoreditich as part of the London…
22 Sep 2009 News

NEX at Innovation Dublin 2009

Our recent project for the Point Square in Dublin has been selected for exhibition as part of ‘Innovation…
4 Sep 2009 News

NEX wins runner-up in Dublin

Our recent submission for the RIAI Point Square competition has been awarded runner up position along side HeneghanPeng,…
24 Aug 2009 News

Waterworks Pavilion Shortlist

Nex has been shortlisted in an open RIBA / Waterworks competition for a mobile pavilion along the Leeds…
5 Aug 2009 News

Design Modelling Conference

Alan Dempsey has been invited to lecture at this year’s Design Modelling conference at the Universitat der Kunste…
31 Jul 2009 Exhibitions + Lectures

Slaney Bridges Shortlist

NEX & Arup have been shortlisted to design two bridges over the river Slaney in Enniscorthy, Ireland. The…
1 May 2009 News

Pelota Installation Video

A time lapse film of the assembly and opening of the Pelota installation for Established & Sons in…
27 Apr 2009 News

Shape to Fabrication 3

Alan Dempsey has been invited to present recent work at the Rhino Symposium Shape to Fabrication 3 in…
15 Apr 2009 News

Advanced Architecture Settimo

The first leg of the AAST exhibition opened last night in Settimo, Italy, featuring the [C]space DRL10 Pavilion.…
8 Apr 2009 News

Nex shortlisted for RIBA competition

Waterworks, Liverpool. Nex shortlisted for second stage of RIBA open international competition. D&AD Awards. [C]space DRL10 Pavilion wins…
1 Jan 2009 News

Institute for Computational Design

Institute for Computational Design (ICD). University of Stuttgart, Germany. Invited Lecture. Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing,…
1 Jan 2009 Exhibitions + Lectures

NAI Rotterdam Lecture

Alan Dempsey is invited to lecture at the NAI in Rotterdam for the ‘Night of Concrete’ 2008, an…
19 Nov 2008 News

AA|FAB Exhibition opens

The Designing Fabrication Exhibition has opened at the Village Underground Artspace in Shoreditich as part of the London…
1 Oct 2008 News

Ballsbridge- Dodder Bridge Proposal in PLAN

  PLAN Small Projects announces our winning proposal for Ballsbridge-Dodder Pedestrian bridge competition in Dublin South City. Issue October…
1 Oct 2008 Press + Publications

Capturing the Art of Concrete

The photograph of [C]Space DRL10 Pavilion by Rafael Contreras Morales is placed runner-up in CQ’s recent photo competition…
1 Sep 2008 Press + Publications

DRL10 Pavilion: The Winning Entry

DRL10 Pavilion is featured in Archicreation Magazine, as the winning entry of Design Research Lab competition arranged by…
1 Sep 2008 Press + Publications

‘Furniture for Furniture’

AWM Magazine features our Pelota 5 Exhibition as it houses the furniture designs by Established & Sons  at…
1 Aug 2008 Press + Publications

‘ Temporary Concrete ‘

[C]Space pavilion , currently located in Bedford Square in front of the Architectural Association, is featured in A10.…
15 May 2008 Press + Publications

[C]Space in ICON

ICON magazine interviews Alan and Alvin on the winning entry of the [C]Space pavilion on Bedford Square. Issue…
1 May 2008 Press + Publications

‘ The Far-out Pavilion ‘

BD announces the opeming and completion of [C]Space DRL10 Pavilion, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the school’s Design…
18 Apr 2008 Press + Publications

‘ Piecing It Together ‘

The Architect’s Journal looks at [C]Space’s  concrete panels and its fluid computer-generated designs and models at the Architectural…
21 Feb 2008 Press + Publications

Night of Concrete

NAI Rotterdam, Netherlands. November. Alan is invited speaker for the annual ‘Night of Concrete’. TU Delft, The Hague,…
1 Jan 2008 Exhibitions + Lectures

Competition win

DRL10 Pavilion, London. First prize in international competition for public pavilion in London with Alvin Huang.
1 Jan 2007 News

Unit 8 exhibition

Projects Review. AA, London. Designer and curator of Intermediate unit 8 exhibition with Yusuke Obuchi.
1 Jan 2005 Exhibitions + Lectures

Unit 8 exhibition

Projects Review. AA, London. Designer and curator of Intermediate unit 8 exhibition with Yusuke Obuchi.
1 Jan 2004 Exhibitions + Lectures

Architecture Biennale

Latent Utopias Architecture Biennale. Graz, Austria. With Ocean UK. Curated by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher. Projects Review…
1 Jan 2002 Exhibitions + Lectures

D+AD Award Nomination

[C]space DRL10 Pavilion is nominated for a prestigious D&AD AWARD. The project has been selected as one of…
4 May 2001 News

Future Visions for plastics

Plastiline: Future Visions for Plastics. First Prize in international design competition. Milan, Italy:
1 Jan 2000 News

Bureau les Esprit

New directions for product design in Europe Plastiline: Featured work. Bureau les Esprit. Milan, Italy.
1 Jan 2000 Exhibitions + Lectures