Al-Jawad Pike is an award-winning London-based architectural studio founded in 2014 by Jessam Al-Jawad and Dean Pike. The studio operates across a variety of sectors including private residential, multi-unit housing schemes, office fit-out, luxury retail store design and temporary installations. The studio has a strong design focus and is recognised for the quality of its built work. We strive to produce architecture that positively transforms the experiences of its users and the wider community. Our projects are characterised by a sensitive approach to materials and intuitive understanding of construction and detail. Our process is both meticulous and exploratory, underpinned by research, technical expertise and collaborative dialogue with clients, consultants and constructors.

Jessam Al-Jawad

Jessam studied architecture at The Bartlett (University College London) and Edinburgh graduating with distinction and qualifying as an architect in 2010. He worked for David Chipperfield Architects for 10 years before establishing Al-Jawad Pike in 2014. Jessam is actively engaged as a design critic across various schools of architecture in the UK.

Dean Pike

Dean studied architecture at The Bartlett (University College London) and Portsmouth graduating with a distinction and qualifying as an architect in 2009. Dean worked for David Chipperfield Architects for over 10 years before establishing Al-Jawad Pike in 2014. He has taught on the M.Arch course at the Bartlett UCL and is currently a member of the Hackney Regeneration Design Advisory Group.

Staff Filippo Antonucci, Associate Robin Ashurst, Associate Renato Pimenta, Architect Zoe Spittle, Architect Alan Casey, Part II architectural assistant Joseph Marchbank, Part II architectural assistant Hawa Al-Najjar, Part I architectural assistant
Previous staff Mattia Agates Neguin Amiri Diletta Aprile Jack Hudspith Amandine Kastler Vittoria Leonardelli Ileana Liaskoviti Jules Moritz Alessio Pavani Gioia Rossano Luke Scott Zoya Zalyesna

Experienced Part 2/3 architect

Al-Jawad Pike are looking for a highly skilled and enthusiastic Part 2/3 architect with a minimum of 5 years UK experience to join its team in London. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled and motivated all-rounder with experience working across all RIBA stages, preferably with one or two completed projects under their belt. The studio has a number of projects on-site and at detailed design stage that require an architect with excellent technical skills and the confidence and ability to manage projects in the critical stages of their delivery.

Please also provide references from previous employers in your application. We are an equal opportunities employer and especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. To apply for this role please send hard-copy CVs with examples of work by post, or via email to (max size 5MB).


Unit 2.3, 1-5 Vyner Street,
London, E2 9DG
T +44(0)20 8981 8141

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