Qualifications: BA (Hons), DipArch (Hons), RIBA
Position in Practice: Associate Director
Simon Roden graduated from the University of Sheffield with First Class Honours. After qualifying as an Architect in 1987 he joined the Irish modernist practice Scott Tallon Walker, working in their London office. He spent 20 years at the practice, and was made an Associate in 1994 and co-ran the office from 2000. During his time there he was responsible for a large variety of projects in both the UK and Ireland, ranging from schools, university buildings & churches, to hotels, residential schemes, offices, factories & warehouses, some of which won national awards. He was also responsible for a number of high profile interior and office fitting out projects.
Simon joined Formation Architects in March 2007, to help develop the practice and diversify into new areas of work. Since then Simon and his team have been responsible for a wide range of projects.
Built projects have included a private house in Cookham, a ceramic art gallery in London, Botanic House – a BCO Award winning seven storey office building Cambridge, the UK’s first multi storey cycle park which also includes a 230 bed hotel and retail space, also in Cambridge, the Europa Centre – a new gymnasium in south London, and a number of innovative office refurbishment projects in London, Woking and Cambridge.
Other un-built projects include a new resort hotel within a country estate, a number of residential schemes and invited competitions for mixed use and office developments.