Introduction

Architect based in East London, specializing in work in context with historic/listed buildings from contemporary to traditional.

Biography

Simon Hurst trained at Bath University and The Prince of Wales' Institute of Architecture. He worked for John Simpson, then John Outram, and since 2001 has been working for himself. In 1998 he was awarded a travelling scholarship from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, learning the crafts of historic building conservation.

Projects include the design of a new great hallĀ for a Tudor manor house in Kent, works to a Grade I listed country house by Sir John Soane, extensions and alterations to several listed buildings in London and Essex. Alterations to properties in St. Tropez, Moscow, a new Classical library interior in Paris, major alterations and new works to a substantial Grade II* house in Chelsea. A new 'manor house estate' residential development in Essex. A large new farmhouse in the Cotswolds with barn conversion, new indoor pool and outbuildings. Simon Hurst is the Honorary Architect to the Art Workers' Guild, Trustee of the Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust, and a Patron of the Soane Museum.

Contact details

Phone number: 020 8531 2571
Website: http://www.schd.co.uk
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Image Gallery

New Great Hall

Title: New Great Hall

Description: A new great hall designed for a Tudor manor house in Kent.

Library Interior

Title: Library Interior

Description: New Ionic library interior in an apartment in Paris

Garden Pavilion

Title: Garden Pavilion

Description: Stone Doric pavilion in a townhouse garden

Sweet Shop

Title: Sweet Shop

Description: New shop front for an old fashioned style sweet shop in Walthamstow. Winner of Best Shop Front 2012 in the Waltham Forest Love My Borough Awards.

Pool Building

Title: Pool Building

Description: Indoor pool with green oak trusses

Pool Building

Title: Pool Building

Description: New indoor pool in the style of a Cotswold Barn

Cotswold Farmhouse

Title: Cotswold Farmhouse

Description: Vaulted stone porch to new wing of a farmhouse in the Cotswolds

Cotswold Farmhouse

Title: Cotswold Farmhouse

Description: New farmhouse interior: new stairhall with oak staircase.

Cotswold Farmhouse

Title: Cotswold Farmhouse

Description: Large new wing to an existing late 18th century farmhouse.

Measured Drawing of Westminster Cathedral

Title: Measured Drawing of Westminster Cathedral

Media: Gouache on board

Description: Measured drawing of St Patrick's Chapel, Westminster Cathedral. Second Prize winner in the Centenary Measured Drawing Competition.