'The Gingerbread City 2017'

Museum of Architecture 6 - 22 Dec 2017

Gingerbread City is an exhibition that invites architects, urban planners and landscape designers to design a city made entirely of gingerbread based on a masterplan developed by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design. Pitman Tozer will be designing a plot as part of the exhibition.
Find out more here

Cycle to MIPIM

8 - 13 March 2018

Both Luke Tozer and Pitman Tozer associate Andy Matthews will be cycling to MIPIM and raising money for Coram, the UK's oldest children's charity.

Every year, 100 or more riders from the property industry complete the 1,500km challenge in six days. In 2016, this increased to 200 people across two routes completing the journey and raising even more money for charity.

Sponsor Luke Tozer here
Sponsor Andy Matthews here

'London's Towns: Shaping the polycentric city'

11 Oct - 11 Jan 2018

Exploring the important role town centres are playing in accommodating London's population growth, this exhibition showcases the results from NLA's latest Insight Study, including 3 Pitman Tozer projects The Reach, Plaistow Hub and Monier Road.
Find out more here

'In Residence: Luke Tozer'

Nowness, Oct 2017

In the latest episode of In Residence, Tozer talks the creative challenge of tackling a difficult project and how he let light lead the design of the unorthodox sit.
Watch the film here

Pitman Tozer study trip to Amsterdam

12-14 Oct 2017

We had a fun filled 2 day programme looking at architecture of Amsterdam, including housing projects of Eastern Docklands, Borneo-Sporenburg and Funenpark, as well as tours of the Eye Film Institute, Het Schip and Hofjes of Jordaan. You can see more of our pictures from the trip here

NLA Cycle tour

Oct 2017

Associate Andy Matthews prepared and led a tour with Peter Murray. The tour formed part of New London Architecture's up and coming London's Towns exhibition and insight study. Starting in Greenwich and following a circular route around London the tour explored development and regeneration across London's Towns.

Open House London

16-17 Sept 17

Pitman Tozer once again opened up Mint Street and Gap House showing the public around as part of the annual architectural showcase.

Brick Awards 2017

Luke Tozer will be one of 4 judges of the Brick Awards

The annual Brick Awards celebrates the use of clay brick in every aspect of design and construction. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 9 November. Find out more about the awards here

'Creative councils are building homes again'

ES Homes & Property, June 2017

Article by Lee Mallet on how sixteen out of London's 33 boroughs are funding development and building homes, tackling housing shortages and generating income including Croydon Brick by Brick including an image of Homefield House. Read the article here

Shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards

May 2017

Our Monier Road scheme in Fish Island for Peabody and Hill Partnerships has been shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards. The winners will be announced 10 July 2017.

Pitman Tozer exhibition as part of LFA

June 2017

As curious newcomers to Marylebone and Edgware Road, we embarked on a photography project exploring the streets surrounding us to discover what makes this area so unique. The exhibition was a collection of images and stories capturing the life and landmarks of our new neighbourhood including housing, transport infrastructure, public buildings and the spaces in-between.

'Peabody unveils plans for low cost homes'

ES Homes & Property, Feb 2017

Article on Peabody and affordable housing including our Mint Street scheme and current Peabody projects in Thamesmead and Fish Island, Hackney Wick. Read the article here


Celebration of Peabody

RIBA 9 Feb 2017

This event showcased Peabody developments including our Monier Road and The Reach. A short film was made by Peabody for the event including an interview with Pitman Tozer.
Watch the short film here

'Why are councils setting up private companies to build homes?'

The Architects' Journal, 9 Feb 2017

Article investigating what the boom in council-owned housing developers will mean for architects, including mention of Newham's Red Door Ventures and Croydon's Brick by Brick which Pitman Tozer are both working with.

'Make your future flexible'

ES Homes & Property, Feb 2017

Article on the future of flexible and custom build housing, including comment by Luke Tozer.
Read the article here

'Homes for All Ages'

Urban Design London, 15 Nov 2016

Luke Tozer will be giving a talk as part of this session investigating housing options for different groups within our society, including how they can be funded, designed and delivered. Find out more

Luke Tozer selected for Manser judging,

Oct 2016

Luke Tozer judged the 2016 Manser Medal competition alongside the late Michael Manser's son, Jonathan and architect and sustainability expert Lynne Sullivan. Read the article in AJ here

Wearside Road is submitted for planning,

Sept 2016

Pitman Tozer has submitted plans for a mixed housing scheme of 9 new homes for Peabody in the London Borough of Lewisham.

'Industry Updates'

Future Constructor & Architect Magazine, Sept 2016

Interview with Luke Tozer on being architecturally inspired as a youngster, Mint Street and new projects at the practice.
Read the interview here

'Comply or cough up: Unpicking London's radical zero carbon rules'

The Architects' Journal, Sept 2016

Are the capital's tough new rules for major residential schemes trailblazing or just another development tax? Luke Tozer gives his opinion in this AJ comment piece.
Read here

Shortlisted for the National Housing Awards, Jul 2016

Our Monier Road scheme in Fish Island was shortlisted in Best Scheme in Planning Category of the National Housing Awards. Find out more about the shortlisted schemes here

The Reach, West Thamesmead is submitted for planning, Jul 2016

The 5,522 sq m residential-led mixed-use development will transform a vacant self-contained site. Including 66 homes, the scheme is part of a GLA funded initiative by Peabody, Bexley and Greenwich councils to deliver more homes. Read the AJ article

Sheffield Design Week

21 - 30 Oct 2016

Mint Street will be showcased as part of the public exhibition 'New Urban Housing Ideas for Sheffield' looking at innovative examples of urban housing from across the UK and Europe. Find out more about Sheffield Design Week here

'Imagine Hammersmith Ideas Competition'

June 2016

Pitman Tozer Architects were joint winners in this competition to capture ideas to improve Hammersmith Town Centre, set up by Hammersmith London Business Improvement District (BID) and West London Link as part of LFA.

'Policy Priorities for Housing in London'

11 Oct 2016

Luke Tozer will be speaking at this seminar that will bring together key policy makers with a range of professionals to assess the future for housing policy in the capital. Find out more about the event

'Why architects are bricking it over Brexit'

The Architects' Journal, Apr 2015

Architects are fearful that leaving the EU would affect their trade with the rest of Europe and stall growth in the UK. Are they right to be afraid? ask Will Hurst and Richard Waite. Luke Tozer gives his thoughts alongside others in the industry.
Read the article here

'Custom build - can it work in London?'

Planning in London, Apr 2016

Article by Luke Tozer discussing the challenges and opportunities for custom-build in London.
Read the article

'Slow Burn City: London in the Twenty-First Century'

Rowan Moore, Mar 2016

Mint Street features in this book packed with stories about the physical fabric of London in the twenty-first century. Picador, ISBN: 9781447270188

'Space Standards for Homes'

Blueprint, Apr 2016

Comment piece including Luke Tozer's comments on a new nationwide minimum space guidelines for new-build homes that has been brought in by the Government.
Read the article here

'New Ideas for Housing'

Blueprint, Feb 2016

Feature on our winning entry with Naked House and LB Enfield for the NLA Housing Competition where we have developed designs for a Local Authority package for custom build affordable housing.

'UWE Ibstock Architecture Lecture Series'

Jan 2016

Tim Pitman gave a talk on housing in as part of the 2016 Ibstock Architecture Lecture Series at the University of the West of England.

'London's new custom-build homes'

ES Homes & Property, Jan 2016

Article by Ruth Bloomfield featuring our winning entry with NLA Housing Competition with Naked House and LB Enfield to create what is set to be London's biggest custom-build project to date. Read the article here

'Do it yourself'

RIBA Journal, Jan 2016

Custom and self build have huge potential to dent the housing shortage. So what's stopping them? Article by Luke Tozer in January's issue. Read the article

Monier Road, Fish Island is granted planning permission, Nov 2015

The London Legacy Development Corporation has granted planning permission to Peabody for Monier Road, our new mixed-use development in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The announcement featured in both AJ and BD.

'The Skinniest Houses In The World'

Architectural Digest, Nov 2015

Gap House is included in a piece on small footprint houses around the world.
Read the article

New Ideas for Housing - International Competition 15 Oct - 17 Dec 15

Our submission with Naked House and LB Enfield has been selected as one of the 10 winning entries and is featured in the NLA New Ideas for Housing publication and exhibition at The Building Centre.

AJ Architecture Tomorrow

MIPIM UK 21-23 Oct 2015

Pitman Tozer Architects exhibited as part of the Architecture Tomorrow curated gallery of future British architectural projects stand at MIPIM UK Olympia, London.

New Ideas for Housing - London Housing Showcase 15 Oct - 17 Dec 15

Mint Street is included in an exhibition as part of the NLA showcase highlighting the very best examples of new housing projects in London - recently completed, under construction or at design stage.

Top 60 Developments, Inside Housing Magazine, Oct 15

Mint Street has been named one of the Top 60 Developments 2015 by Inside Housing magazine. It was highly commended in the best development of the year category at a ceremony on Friday 16th of October.
See all winning schemes here

'The quiet revolution in British housing'

The New Review, The Observer, Aug 2015

Mint Street features in this article by Rowan Moore on the role of architects in creating imaginative and sustainable architecture for the future.
Read the article

Metropolitan, Eurostar Magazine

Aug 2015

Feature on unusual homes across Europe including Gap House.

'New homes for first-time buyers'

ES Homes & Property, July 2015

Article on first-time buyer properties in London, mentioning Mint Street our Peabody scheme in Bethnal Green.
Read the article here

'Taking Stock' Brick Bulletin, Architecture Today

Summer 2015

Profile on Peabody and the use of bricks by the housing association in their housing schemes including our Mint Street project.

'Self Build on a Shoestring'

Competition run by the National Custom & Self Build Association in collaboration with Grand Designs Live. Sept 2015

Luke Tozer was a judge of this ideas competition seeking proposals for new self-build homes. Find out more

Good Homes Alliance Tours

30 April 2015

We gave tours of Mint Street as part of the Good Homes Alliance programme of events, seminars and workshops on pertinent topics organised for members and non-members promoting sustainable homes and communities.

Inspiring housing #5: Luke Tozer on Churchill Gardens

More homes, better homes, Architects' Journal, Apr 2015

Luke Tozer tells the AJ why the government should learn from the 'elegance and efficiency' of Powell & Moya's Churchill Gardens.

Public London: 10 years of transforming spaces

NLA 23 Apr - 11 July 2015

A model of our Mint Street housing project for Peabody features in the NLA Insight Study and 10th Anniversary exhibition at the Building Centre.
Find out more here

Peabody announces Thamesmead Team

Apr 2015

London housing association Peabody has included Pitman Tozer in their full housing zone team for South Thamesmead. The strategic masterplan will set out a roadmap for the delivery of thousands of new homes over the next decade.

'How to exploit the gap in the housing market'

The Times Bricks & Mortar, Apr 2015

Our Gap House project features in Robin Ash's piece on the UK housing market and building on city-centre plots.

RIBA London Regional Award

18 May 2015

Mint Street wins an RIBA London Regional Award. The winning schemes were announced at an awards ceremony at the National Theatre's Temporary Theatre on the Southbank.
Read more here

Shortlisted for First Time Buyer Readers' Awards

Feb 2015

Mint Street has been shortlisted in both Best Architectural Design and Best Medium Development categories. Winners will selected by reader vote and will be announced Friday 24th April. See the full shortlist here

'Housing: Inconvenient Truths'

Green Sky Thinking Week 2015

Good design improves lives, but solving the housing crisis requires changes in politics, economics and care for 'society' - coupled with long term planning - to better lives in a more sustainable world. How can the profession help? We debated this topic with Mole Architects, 5th Studio & Beyond Green.

'Architectural Lecture Series'

UEL Architecture Students Society, Feb 2015

Houses and Housing: Tim and Luke gave a talk on their work to date as part of the UEL Architectural Lecture Series 2015.

'Don't Move, Improve - Talk: Design Inspiration'

NLA, Building Centre, Sat 24 Jan 2015

New London Architecture hosted a day of free advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes, Luke Tozer presented as part of the lunchtime talks programme. Find out more and book

'Designing London - Infilling London'

Urban Design London, Jan 2015

Tim Pitman gave a talk as part of a session looking at design options and best practice for infill development. Find out more

'Regarding the Residential'

Architectural Research Quarterly, Sept 2014

Edward Wainwright interviews Luke and Tim about setting up practice and current projects. Read the article

'Building Better: Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes'

Sofia Borges, Sven Ehmann, 
Robert Klanten, Aug 2014

Gap House features in this visual showcase of outstanding environmentally friendly houses, including technical data for each featured project. Gestalten ISBN: 978-3-89955-512-7 Read more about it

Shortlisted for The Sunday Times British Homes Awards

July 2014

Mint Street is shortlisted in the Affordable Housing Development category.

'Tim Pitman reviews UEL's end-of-year show'

Architects' Journal, July 2014

Tim Pitman gives his review on the University of East London's student show at the Docklands campus. Read the full review here

Mint Street wins at New London Awards

July 2014

Our scheme with Galliford Try for Peabody won Best Housing category, sponsored by Turley.

'Right side of the tracks: Mint Street by Pitman Tozer'

Architects' Journal, July 2014

Cover story article by Ellis Woodman on our Peabody housing scheme. Read the article

Shortlisted for The National Housing Awards

July 2014

Our Peabody housing scheme is shortlisted in the Best Design category of The National Housing Awards.

'Flexible Footprint'

Grand Designs, July 2014

Article on flexible spaces and extensions featuring our Lateral House and annex in Bayswater.

Highly Commended at the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards

June 2014

Our conversion of an existing dormitory to create a new sixth form centre, for St Leonards-Mayfield School has been Highly Commended in the public and community category of the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards.

'Quality street: Peabody rolls out the future of affordable housing'

Guardian, April 2014

Interview piece by Oliver Wainwright on our newly completed Peabody housing project, Bethnal Green. Read the article

'Affordable homes'

ES Homes & Property, May 2014

Article on Peabody housing projects, featuring our Peabody scheme Mint Street in Bethnal Green. Read the article

'Meet: Pitman Tozer Architects'

Blueprint, May 2014

Interview piece with Luke and Tim. Read the article here

Mint Street wins at Housing Design Awards

July 2014

Our Peabody housing scheme is a winner in the Completed Schemes category.
Read the BD piece on the winners here

'Ahead of the curve'

Architecture Today: Inform, May 2014

Report on our Mint Street scheme as affordable rented housing.

Housing Excellence Awards

April 2014

Our scheme for Peabody in Bethnal Green is shortlisted in the Best New Affordable Housing Scheme category.

'The future of social housing? Peabody unveils designs by 20 young architects'

Guardian, Jan 2014

Oliver Wainwright article on the shortlisted practices by Peabody for its ''Small Projects Panel'', including the Pitman Tozer Architects scheme. Read the article

Peabody ''Small Projects Panel''

Jan 2014

Our scheme for Pembury Youth Hall, Hackney was included in the 20 strong shortlist selected by Peabody, from which Pitman Tozer was selected to join 5 other architectural practices on the Small Projects Panel.

'Domestic adaptations and extensions'

Inhabit, Nov 2013

Lateral House features in Architecture Today's publication on domestic designs.

'Spotlight: Peabody looks to include smaller firms'

Future of London, Nov 2013

Interview piece with Peabody Development Director Claire Bennie on shaking up housing procurement with their drive to involve more small firms in their new developments and the success of our project with them. Read the article

'Peabody boost for small practices'

Building Design, Nov 2013

Luke Tozer is asked to comment on Peabody's unveiling of plans for a small projects panel.

'Peabody's new small projects panel sets a welcome precedent'

Building Design, Nov 2013

Ellis Woodman gives his opinion on Peabody's initiative with reference to our Peabody project.

'Eco Living'

By Chris van Uffelen, Sept 2013

Gap House features in a book on combining sustainability with trendsetting design in contemporary architecture.
Braun, ISBN 978-3-03768-149-7 Buy the book

'Space Creators'

Domus Life magazine, Sept 2013

High-end residential property magazine Domus interviews Luke Tozer about starting the practice, and past and current projects.

'Victorian terrace becomes ultra-stylish family home'

Evening Standard Homes & Property Sept 2013

Philippa Stockley meets the owners of our Lateral House project in West London. Click to read

'Grand ideas to use in your grand design'

Grand Design magazine, Sept 2013

The Lateral House annex features in the popular homes magazine. Click to read

The Sunday Times British Homes Awards

Aug 2013

Our Lateral House is shortlisted in the Conversion & Restoration category.

'My digital life, Jonathan Crossley'

Building Magazine, Aug 2013

Building magazine talks to Pitman Tozer project architect Jonathan Crossley. Read the article

'Pitman Tozer unwraps Notting Hill terrace revamp'

Architects' Journal, Aug 2013

Richard Waite takes a look at our newly completed Lateral House. Click to read

'Office to Homes'

Planning in London, July 2013

Luke Tozer explores the technical issues associated with change from office to residential use. Click here to read

'In a London Home Renovation, Changing Everything but the Facade'

The Wall Street Journal, May 2013

Ruth Bloomfield reports on our recently completed Lateral House project. Read the article

'Wonders & Blunders'

Building magazine, May 2013

Luke Tozer compares Eero Saarinen's design for Dulles International Airport with his effort for the US Embassy in London. Download the article

Lateral House wins Blue Ribbon Award

The Ideal Home Show 2013

Our Bayswater project, wins the Ideal Conversion or Refurbishment award in the 2013 competition.

'Is the RIBA doing enough for small practices?'

Building Design, Apr 2013

Luke Tozer gives his opinion on the topic. Read the article

Building 'Buys a Pint for Pitman Tozer Architects'

Building magazine, Mar 2013

James Clegg meets us at our local, The Cow, Westbourne Park Road, London W2.

'What was an ecohouse is now just a really well-designed house'

Blue & Green Tomorrow, Mar 2013

Interview with Luke Tozer on what the future has in store for ecohomes. Read the article

'Entering a hidden world through a secret door'

Neues Zuhause, Nov 2012

Gap House is featured in article in German magazine 'New Home' on houses in tight urban spaces for Deutsche Post. Neues Zuhause website

New London Architecture exhibition: Housing London

Building Centre, London, Oct-Dec 2012

Our housing scheme for Peabody features in this exhibition addressing the issues affecting the design and delivery of London's homes. NLA website

'Period conversion: Victorian on the outside, ultra-modern on the inside'

Life supplement, The Telegraph, July 2012

Our Upside-down House project features in Ruth Bloomfield's piece on period conversions.

'Open House London', Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the event

Foreward by Alain de Botton

Gap House chosen as one of the 100 most architecturally inspiring buildings to have taken part in the history of Open House.
Ebury, ISBN 978-0-09-194362-2 Buy the book through Open-City

'Keep your eyes open and carry a pencil'

Life Class, Building Design, June 2012

Interview with Luke on our Peabody scheme, Inuit Igloos and Isi Metzstein.

'RIBA Membership Survey Shock Results'

Architects' Journal, June 2012

Piece by Merlin Fulcher including Luke Tozer's comments on the value of RIBA membership.

'7 London Houses We Love'

Dwell, July 2012

In celebration of London's finest residential design, Dwell magazine includes our Gap House among the seven London houses they love. Read the article

'Just one thing: the right windows'

Evening Standard Homes & Property, May 2012

Our Upside-down House is the perfect example of how to let more natural light into your home, says Deborah Collcutt. Read the article

'Eco-Urban Design'

By John Flannery & Karen Smith, Feb 2012

Gap House features in a book on how architects have responded to the challenges of environmental change. Springer, ISBN 978-94-007-0368-1; e-ISBN 978-94-007-0369-8 Buy the book

'Peabody housing in Bethnal Green by Pitman Tozer'

Architecture Today online, Feb 2012

News that our housing scheme for Peabody in Bethnal Green has been granted planning permission.

'Reaction: The stories that shook your world in 2011'

Architects' Journal, Dec 2011

Richard Waite asks Luke Tozer what effect student fees will have on the next generation of architects. Read the article

'First Look'

Building Design, Dec 2011

A feature on our Peabody housing scheme by Oliver Wainwright.

'1000 x European Architecture'

Page 147, Nov 2011

Gap House is chosen as one of 1000 projects built across Europe in the past five years. Braun ISBN 978-3-03768087-2 Read more about it

Architecture Open

RIBA exhibition, Oct-Nov 2011

Photos of a model of our Mint Street housing project for Peabody feature in the inaugural RIBA London Architecture Open exhibition.

'Big Ideas in a Small Space'

Archetcetera, Mar 2011

Writer on contemporary architecture and design Phyllis Richardson includes our Gap House on her ever-fascinating blog.

Kevin McCloud's 10 Greatest Architectural Homes

Mail on Sunday, Mar 2011

'Grand Designs' presenter Kevin McCloud includes our Gap House among his 10 favourite architectural homes in Britain. Read the article

'Green homes: will patience pay?'

Blue and Green Tomorrow, Feb 2011

Article by Luke Tozer on the realities of designing and building sustainable housing. Read the article

'Determinedly Modernist'

Financial Times, Nov 2010

Ex-RIBA president Michael Manser talks to Edwin Heathcote about the medal that bears his name and the 2009 winner, our Gap House. Read the article

'Mind The Gap'

Dwell, June 2010

Dominic Bradbury on the process of conceiving and realising our Gap House, with photos by Charlie Crane. Read the article

'Hidden Assets'

How To Spend It, Financial Times, Apr 2010

Gap House is the perfect example of how to make the best use of awkward urban sites in this feature by Dominic Bradbury. Link to the article

'Mind the Gap House'

Weekend magazine, Guardian, Mar 2010

The planning and conservation area impact of the Gap House is explored in this article by Anne-Celine Jaeger.

'Make Mine a Danish'

Berlingske Nyhedsmagasin, Mar 2010

A piece on our Gap House by Charlotte Nygaard in the Danish design magazine.

'How to add light and space to your home'

Space Plus, Elle Decoration, Mar 2010

Luke Tozer and our Upside-down House feature in the interiors magazine's supplement collecting architects' top tips. Download the article

'A Gap Big Enough for a Family'

Evening Standard Homes & Property, Nov 2009

Luke Tozer and Charlotte speak to Philippa Stockley about life in the Gap House, plus Gap House 'Get the Look'. Download the article

'Capital's Cleverest New House'

Evening Standard, Oct 2009

Philippa Stockley celebrates our Manser Medal winning Gap House. Download the article

'A Narrow Victory'

Sunday Telegraph magazine, Sept 2009

Luke Tozer reveals the trials and tribulations of building your own home, and offers his five top tips. Download the article

'20 Best Cottages For Christmas'

Sunday Times, Sept 2009

Our workshop in Badingham is picked as a design conscious Christmas get away. Book via Best of Suffolk.

'Building the Future'

John Lewis magazine, Sept 2009

Luke Tozer and Charlotte talk to Rachel Loos about building and living in the Gap House.

'Interactive Floor Plan: Gap House'

Wallpaper*, Sept 2009

The interiors magazine includes interactive floor plans of our Gap House as part of its Open House London event edition.

New London Architecture Exhibition: RIBA London Award Winners

NLA, Building Centre, 2009

Our Gap House features in an exhibition of RIBA London Award Winners, and in a show of 50 new buildings since 2000 to celebrate Westminster's Year of Design.

Hooray! Gap House wins RIBA Manser Medal

June 2009

'An intelligent, simple, practical, high-quality design that makes most of the housebuilding industry look inadequate,' were the words used by former RIBA president Michael Manser when awarding the Gap House the Manser Medal.

Architecture 09, RIBA Buildings of the Year

Edited by Tony Chapman, 2009

Our Manser Medal winning Gap House features in this book on the 2009 RIBA Awards. Merrell ISBN 978-1-8589-4490-6 Available from the RIBA bookshop

'Reader Project: Move or Improve?'

Real Homes magazine, Jan 2009

A feature article on the Upside-down House, our refurbishment project on Portobello Road, London.

'Narrow Victory'

Grand Designs magazine, July 2008

A cover story and feature on Gap House, including an interview with Luke Tozer.