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 studied architecture at The Bartlett (University College London) and Edinburgh graduating with distinction and qualifying as an architect in 2010. He worked for David Chipperfield Architects for 10 years before establishing Al-Jawad Pike in 2014. Jessam is actively engaged as a design critic across various schools of architecture in the UK.
Dean studied architecture at The Bartlett (University College London) and Portsmouth graduating with a distinction and qualifying as an architect in 2009. Dean worked for David Chipperfield Architects for over 10 years before establishing Al-Jawad Pike in 2014. Dean taught on the MArch course at the Bartlett UCL from 2014 to 2016.
Experienced Part 2 architectural assistant
Al-Jawad Pike are looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Part 2 architectural assistant to join its team in London. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in a small or medium-sized studio, preferably on projects across retail and residential sectors. We are looking for someone with excellent technical skills and the confidence and ability to develop projects from concept stage through to the critical stages of their delivery.
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