Al-Jawad Pike is an award-winning London-based architectural studio founded in 2014 by Jessam Al-Jawad and Dean Pike. The studio operates across a variety of sectors including private residential, multi-unit housing schemes, office fit-out, luxury retail store design and temporary installations. The studio has a strong design focus and is recognised for the quality of its built work. We strive to produce architecture that positively transforms the experiences of its users and the wider community. Our projects are characterised by a sensitive approach to materials and intuitive understanding of construction and detail. Our process is both meticulous and exploratory, underpinned by research, technical expertise and collaborative dialogue with clients, consultants and constructors.

Jessam Al-Jawad

Jessam Al-Jawad is a co-founder of Al-Jawad Pike and is an architect with 12 years’ experience. Jessam studied architecture at Edinburgh University and University College London, qualifying as an architect in 2008. He joined David Chipperfield Architects in 2005 and worked as lead architect on a wide range of projects from a large residential project for a well established artist to high profile public buildings including the Cafe Royal Hotel and the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery. Jessam is actively engaged as a design critic across various schools of architecture in the UK.

Dean Pike

Dean Pike is a co-founder of Al-Jawad Pike and is an architect with 12 years’ experience. Dean studied architecture at University College London and Portsmouth, qualifying as an architect in 2007. He joined David Chipperfield Architects in 2003 where he worked for over 10 years as a lead architect on a number of high-profile projects including the Hepworth Wakefield and Hoxton Press. Dean has taught on the M.Arch course at the Bartlett UCL and is a member of the Hackney Regeneration Design Advisory Group.

Staff Robin Ashurst, Architect Neguin Amiri, Part II architectural assistant Filippo Antonucci, Part II architectural assistant Vittoria Leonardelli, Part I architectural assistant
Previous staff Amandine Kastler, Architect Jack Hudspith, Architect Luke Scott, Architect Zoya Zalyesna, Part II architectural assistant Mattia Agates, Part I architectural assistant Diletta Aprile, Part I architectural assistant Joseph Marchbank, Part I architectural assistant Alessio Pavani, Part I architectural assistant Gioia Rossano, Part I architectural assistant

Please send a hard copy of your CV and abridged portfolio to our studio address. We review applications on a regular basis and will notify potential candidates of positions as they become available. Please note that we are unable to return any CVs or portfolios submitted. Al-Jawad Pike is an equal opportunities employer.


Unit 2.3, 1-5 Vyner Street,
London, E2 9DG
T +44(0)20 8981 8141

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