Garbers & James is a London UK based architectural practice, set up in 2006 by partners Thore Garbers and Wendy James. Garbers and James have worked together since 1999 when they met whilst working as Senior Associates within Daniel Libeskind’s Studio (SDL), originally based in Berlin and subsequently New York and Zurich (…)

Garbers & James (G&J) is internationally recognised as expert in the Museum sector.

From writing the Client’s brief for the new Tate Modern, to advising on museum planning and logistics, G&J have a wealth of experience in delivering major museum projects both nationally and internationally (…)

G&J were commissioned to undertake Strategic Planning duties for Salisbury Cathedral in 2007. We have subsequently developed Strategic Plans for cultural institutions internationally (…)

Education has been a major theme throughout G&J’s careers to date. We have worked in the Primary School and University sectors in particular, for over 25 years (…)

G&J always write the specifications for their own architectural projects and have produced NBS format specifications for more than 20 years for a wide range of both public and private buildings types (…)

Since their foundation in 2006, G&J have received many public and private Commissions for Architectural projects. In 2012 G&J received a RIBA Regional Award (Wales) and a Stirling Prize nomination for Maggie’s South West Wales, Swansea (…)

Many Clients are expert at maintaining and running existing buildings and complexes; it can be very different imagining a new facility and just how much it can support and inspire an operation.

Especially within the public cultural and educational sectors, G&J can compile comprehensive and technical Briefing Documentation (…)