We are a team of Architects, Designers and Technicians based in Sheffield and London.

We pride ourselves on our team ethic, care for responsive design and our drive to understand the needs and priorities of our clients. We want every project to be one everyone is proud of, and for everyone involved to enjoy the process of getting there.

Our Approach

Our principal activity centres on designing buildings to meet the complex requirements of our many clients.

We work across many market sectors including health, education, civic, community and environmental projects, retaining many of our early clients.

Our practice mission is to deliver a high quality service to our clients so that working with Race Cottam Associates provides a positive experience and one that our clients would wish to repeat.

Listening helps cultivate teamwork, create stronger relationships, better design solutions and ultimately happier clients

Listening is good for design; the best design occurs when architects listen to the client to understand all the constraints and aspirations, listen to the site and
context and listen to fellow colleagues.Listening fosters the best design to

We have no ego; the main mission for us is to be responsive and put our client’s interests and goals first.

When we have fully understood a brief we can then bring our skills, professionalism, passion and creativeness to produce a building that exceeds expectations and provide a positive experience that our clients would wish to repeat.