Studio McW are an emerging architecture and design studio based in London, established in 2016 by David McGahon and Greg Walton.
We are producing a diverse body of work across London and the UK, but it is the approach that remains consistent throughout each project; and that is an intense focus on the needs and requirements of the individual we are working with. We extract and challenge the idiosyncrasies of each client’s brief, the site and programme with the aim to create spaces that are unique, distinctive and of exceptional quality. Ultimately, we are passionate about producing the unexpected.
BSc MArch DipArch RIBA ARB
David studied at the Welsh School of Architect in Cardiff, and completed his studies at the University of Westminster, London. His hands on approach to learning has lead him to work in both award winning design practices, as well as construction companies in the UK and as a Construction Co-Ordinator for an NGO in Haiti whilst rebuilding schools following the earthquake of 2010.
David’s seeks to produce conceptual and detailed design that strongly portray and encourage the element of craftsmanship. Robustly testing ideas and material compositions to create thoughtful, ambitious solutions to architectural problems.
BA (Hons) MArch DipArch RIBA ARB
Greg graduated from Newcastle University with Distinction. His thesis project was shortlisted for the highly prestigious RIBA Presidents Silver Medal, as well as winning the HB Saint William Bell Memorial Prize for best major design project and the APL Travelling Award in the same year. After graduating Greg was awarded a commendation in the national RIBA Forgotten Spaces competition. He has worked in a number of start-up and established architecture studios across London, as well as spending time undertaking research in Paris, Los Angeles and New York. Greg’s work has been exhibited and published internationally.
Greg is motivated to create highly unique architecture that is designed and developed, not in isolation, but through mindful responses to particular conditions of the site, context and client. Greg believes that the greatest value added to buildings is through considered design.