Jestico + Whiles

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Jestico + Whiles
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Practice information
Key architects Tom Jestico + John Whiles (founding directors)
Founded 1977 (1977)
Location London, NW1
Significant works and honors
Buildings The Hempel
Central School of Speech and Drama
Awards 2009, 2011 RIBA Awards

Jestico + Whiles is an architectural firm and interior design practice based in London, UK. It has completed a number of high-profile cultural, diplomatic, hotel and retail projects in Europe.

The firm[edit]

Jestico + Whiles was founded by Tom Jestico and John Whiles in 1977. The practice is a trust, jointly owned by its staff. It is known particularly for its work on London boutique hotels such as The Hempel and One Aldwych.[1] However, the firm has a diverse workload, and is also experienced in many other sectors including universities, schools and social housing.[2][3]

The head office of Jestico + Whiles is at Sutton Yard, Goswell Road in Clerkenwell, London EC1V. It also has an office in Prague, Czech Republic. It has completed major projects across Europe, the Middle East and India. Its expertise includes urban regeneration, conservation of historic buildings and low-energy building techniques.[4]

Notable projects[edit]

Major projects, by year of completion and ordered by type, are:

Cultural and diplomatic
Hotels and restaurants


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dominic Lutyens (12 October 2002). "Tipping the Velvet Revolution". Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Jestico + Whiles Architects, England: Information,
  3. ^ Robert Booth (10 October 2010). "Prince Charles drafted in to help rebuild quake damaged Port-au-Prince". Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2012. experienced in building social housing in the UK 
  4. ^ About Jestico + Whiles
  5. ^ Bury, Liz (18 July 2008). "Jestico & Whiles’ nanotechnology centre shows that small can be beautiful". Building magazine. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "RICS Awards 2007 Winners list". Archived from the original on October 23, 2007. Retrieved 2017-04-22. , RICS
  7. ^ "Andel's Hotel Berlin". Archived from the original on December 1, 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-26. 
  8. ^ "Andel's Hotel Lodz". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 26 November 2012. The original, multi-award-winning design is the creative work of British interior architects Jestico + Whiles... have already made quite an impact with their innovative projects in a number of different cities. 
  9. ^ a b "Shimmering, softly hued Jestico + Whiles-designed Aloft London Excel opens". World Architecture News. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2012-11-26. 
  10. ^ Adrian Mourby (2 March 2001). "How green is my chalet". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Abbotts Wharf". Case Studies. CABE. Archived from the original on 2011-01-18. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  12. ^ Saba Salman (20 September 2006). "Tanner Street: a vision of the future in east London". Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  13. ^ "Old Spitalfields Market: Architecture Information". World Architecture. e-architect. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  14. ^ "Abbotts Wharf, London E14". 2006 Winners. Housing Design Awards. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  15. ^ "South winners 2009". RIBA Awards. RIBA. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  16. ^ "London winners 2011". RIBA Awards. RIBA. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 

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