Why good architecture is like a good bicycle… 

In Cambridge, our home town, bicycles are about the first thing you notice.

Bikes come in all shapes and sizes but the same basic geometry remains. There’s a reason why bike design remains pretty much untouched by passing fads and fashion: it works.

For us, the spareness and simplicity of bike design, the way it effortlessly fuses function with form, is a big inspiration for our work. Because, like all the best bicycles, great architecture is elegant, environmentally friendly and economical