shedkm is known for its distinctive and transformative approach, resulting in bold and engaging schemes that have both economic and social impact.
Our ideas are rigorous, rational, and playful, giving buildings and places a strong identity that helps achieve commercial and social goals.
We build upon the existing strengths and emotional connections of a city's built and social fabric, creating thoughtful interventions that establish a rich and sustainable sense of place. Each project is viewed as a piece of the larger urban puzzle, recognizing that the spaces between buildings are just as important as the individual structures in expressing heritage, community, and identity.
With studios in London and Liverpool, where we were established 25 years ago, we remain at the forefront of regenerative placemaking. Our portfolio encompasses transformational schemes and vibrant new city neighborhoods deeply rooted in the historic urban context.
At shedkm, we practice socially responsive design, prioritizing people in the placemaking process and aiming for long-term social sustainability. We deliver innovation through strategic commercial thinking, a strong design rationale, and modern construction methods that prioritize speed and efficiency.
Our enterprising approach challenges design assumptions to add value for both clients and end users.
What sets us apart is our unique design culture, which combines clarity, consistency, and a strong architectural expression. Our ideas give buildings and places a distinctive identity that helps achieve commercial and social aspirations.
We work with the inherent strengths and emotional connections of a city's built and social fabric, creating thoughtful interventions that foster a rich and sustainable sense of place. Each project is seen as a vital component of the larger urban environment, recognizing the significance of the spaces between buildings in expressing heritage, community, and place.
With our studios in London and Liverpool, established 25 years ago, we remain pioneers in regenerative placemaking. Our diverse portfolio spans the UK, featuring transformational schemes and vibrant new city neighborhoods deeply rooted in the historic urban context.
Our projects have proven that social and commercial value can be mutually beneficial. By creating desirable places where people want to live and work, we enhance the economic viability of developments and unlock long-term commercial opportunities.
At shedkm, we collaborate closely with clients, offering flexibility, pragmatism, and a proactive problem-solving approach. We excel at working within the constraints of tight urban sites or limited budgets, maximizing opportunities within project briefs to add value.
Our approach has always been focused on "levelling up," and it remains as relevant today as ever. We prioritize thoughtful and contextual design that significantly improves lives.
Our sociable "one practice" culture is highly valued within our team. We prioritize well-being and maintain great working relationships at the core of everything we do. Despite our growth, we have never lost sight of our founding values. Our senior team is committed not only to design leadership but also to nurturing a supportive environment that fosters opportunity, autonomy, and inclusion.
We listen to our staff and understand the importance they place on our family culture and our emphasis on professional and personal development. We are always excited to hear from individuals who appreciate shedkm's work and are interested in joining us.