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New practices: M Jones Architect

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The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

M Jones Architect, Brixton, London

Main people Matt Jones

Founded May 2013

Where have you come from? I studied at Nottingham and Westminster. I worked at The Manser Practice then spent six years at Waind Gohil Architects.

What work do you have? Mostly residential, along with some commercial fit-outs and commissions for furniture. I’ve also approached some local landowners directly which has led to a commission for a new-build house. This is designed to be largely prefabricated - a common thread through all scales of my work. I’m looking to keep my workloads balanced, to develop a consistent yet broad range of work. Part of this means continuing to work at a variety of scales in order to explore the practice’s interests in off-site and CADCAM fabrication. I’m looking for a competition for the summer, and hope to do a few of these a year as a way into unusual projects and to increase visibility.

What are your ambitions? The focus is on high-quality work, while continuing to explore and promote the off-site aspects. I’m also exploring alternative procurement methods, working closely with fabricators to deliver ‘more for less’. There is a gulf still between the public conception of prefabrication and modern day possibilities even for simple projects, which I’m keen to try and get past with clients.

How optimistic are you? There’s a steady stream of work, and my clients have been design-led and open-minded which is very beneficial in the early stages.

Web address www.mjonesarchitect.com

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