We create space for people.

 

Founded on the belief that architecture should be approached from the inside out. 

We harness technology, research and creativity to create spaces that bring out the best in people.


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Design Research

Discovering and validating your needs.

The science
of space.

Great design solves real problems. Great design meets the needs of both your business and your people for the long-term.

We work with you to apply a range of in-depth analysis methods, based on our academically-proven understanding of how people and organisations behave in space. Our evidence-driven approach delivers solutions that work better for your business and its users.

This is the way we develop strategies that we deliver with our fully integrated design team. The result? An effective space that really works for everyone, over the long term. 

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"From their forensic examination of our needs, to their final recommendation, Spacelab worked with us as true partners. Their attention to detail, their fresh and innovative thinking and patient collaboration never ceased to amaze us."

Victoria Lynch-Robinson, Head of UK Facilities, JWT

Interior Design

Solving real problems for your business.

Developed in collaboration

Our award-winning designers don’t simply look at you as an individual business, but as a business of individuals.

We develop your design strategy to create an effective, efficient and, above all, inspiring space. From concept design to detailed design and delivery.

 

Working closely with our Research and Architecture teams, we offer a completely seamless integrated approach.

 

View our interiors projects.

"It is clear that ideas and innovation are at the forefront of this project, delivering truly inspiring office space.”

BCO Award Judges’ comments, Virgin Money Edinburgh

Architecture

Create a sense of community.

Planning
around people

Large-scale master plans. Individual residential schemes. Community centres. Hospital wings. Places of Worship. Architecture is about buildings that create a sense of belonging, whether people work or live or simply enjoy spending time in them.

Working seamlessly with our Research and Design teams, our single, integrated approach creates award-winning spaces that inspire on both the inside and out.

View our architecture projects.

"I’ve always believed that true beauty really is found in the detail - and no more so than in architecture. My job is to make sure every small detail contributes to the big picture."

Robin Lonsdale, Director

News and insights

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Spacelab nominated for 'Interior Design Practice of the Year' in FX Awards

Spacelab nominated for 'Interior Design Practice of the Year' in FX Awards

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What people say

"Having originally engaged them for a workplace study, we subsequently appointed them as architects and interior designers for the project. I sleep better at night knowing Spacelab are on the team!"

Robin Howard, People Director, Boden

"Why do I come back to Spacelab time and time again? Because they understand exactly what we want and always deliver creative yet pragmatic solutions. It’s a rare skill to understand a client’s needs as perfectly as they do."

Helen Ashton, CFO, ASOS

"Spacelab operate a culture whereby whoever you are dealing with is not only of the highest quality, but also feels like one of your team."

Nigel Rees, Head of Environment, Virgin Money

"It is clear that ideas and innovation are at the forefront of this project, delivering truly inspiring office space."

BCO Award Judges comments, Virgin Money Edinburgh

"Staircase... genius."

Rupert Heseltine, Executive Chairman, Haymarket Media Group