Ash Sakula Architects

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Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
2009 remodelling
Boxley Street housing, Silvertown, London

Ash Sakula Architects are a small, award-winning architecture practice based in London, UK. They were founded in 1996.[1]

Ash Sakula was formed by architects Cany Ash and Robert Sakula. Ash previously worked for the GLC Architects Department, Burrell Foley Fischer and posts overseas. She is an external examiner for Cambridge University.[2] Robert Sakula graduated from Liverpool University before working for Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, David Lea and DEGW Architects.[3] The couple had been living together in central London since 1984.[4]

Key projects and awards[edit]

  • Birdwing Conservatory, London (1997)[5] - the smallest project to ever win a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award.[3]
  • Leicester Creative Business Depot, Leicester - RIBA East Midland Award winner, 2005.[6]
  • Hothouse, Hackney, London - RIBA London Award[7] and Civic Trust Award,[8] 2009.
  • Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff (2009) - RIBA Wales Award 2010.[9]


  1. ^ Ash Sakula Architects, Britains Best Architects. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  2. ^ Ash Sakula, Women in Architecture. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  3. ^ a b Design Circle, RSAW South - Robert Sakula 10 December, SAWSA webpages, Cardiff University, 2010. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  4. ^ Peter Popham The brave new metropolitans, The Independent, 20 August 1996. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  5. ^ Nonie Niesewand Architecture: How the need for a dining room becomes a triumph for the spirit of enlightenment, The Independent, 2 October 1997. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  6. ^ Leicester Creative Business Depot, Leicester, RIBA website. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  7. ^ London winners 2009, RIBA website. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  8. ^ Hothouse, Hackney, Civic Trust Awards website. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  9. ^ RIBA Awards, RIBA website. Retrieved 2011-11-16.

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