Who we are

A design consultancy for the 21st century that puts people before space.

A design consultancy for the 21st century that puts people before space. Professional life. Personal life. The lines are blurring. Hybrid working and living is here to stay. Climate change is not a debate. We have a mission and a responsibility to act. We don’t just design beautiful buildings and award-winning spaces; we create holistic and sustainable solutions. Sustainable good business solutions and sustainable environmental solutions. We design for good. Enhancing, not harming our environment and our communities. Architecture. Interior Design. Behavioural Change. Workplace Strategy. Thought Leaders. Futurologists. Opinion Makers. Environmentalists. We bring it all. Our unique approach to integrate these skills to Engage, Imagine then Create leads to unimaginable surprises.

Our disciplines


People. Purpose. Aesthetic. All perfectly harmonised. Creating incredible structures that drive maximum commercial value. Bold, powerful yet eloquently simple solutions to complex problems. New or repurposed buildings that connect communities and are sustainable and bring joy to everyone that encounters them. Our sights are set firmly on the future. Designing buildings for today – with tomorrow’s needs in mind.

Master planning and public realm / New build / Refurbishment / Re-purposing, re-imagination and reconfiguration / Feasibility studies / Due diligence and building evaluation / Condition surveys / Real estate strategy / Portfolio review / Planning applications and local authority liaison / Shell and Core / Cat A / Cat B /Future-proofing /Sustainable buildings /BREEAM /LEED /WELL / Commercial Architecture

Spatial and workplace strategy

Businesses grow, contract, and evolve. So do their people and real estate needs. The world of work has changed fundamentally with hybrid working patterns. Workplace strategy is now four dimensional to include time, behaviours, space and protocols. Our workplace strategists work closely with our behavioural change and design teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of an organisation at all levels. Defining processes, spaces, technologies, and facilities in addition to the behaviours that motivate, increase productivity, and retain great talent.

Workplace Consulting Services/ Employee engagement / Staff surveys / Focus groups / Interviews / Observation studies (TUS) / Spatial analysis / Benchmarking / Agile working / Hybrid working / Activity based working / New ways of working/ Blocking and stacking / Space planning / Occupier due diligence / Landlord building appraisal / Portfolio review / Post occupancy evaluation.

Interior Design

Purposeful design goes beyond aesthetic. It responds to our needs. It sparks positive experiences. It starts with people; how we connect with our spaces and each other. How we use space and for what purpose. Working often in concert with our consulting and behavioural change team, our award-winning interiors team will distil your organisation’s culture, vision, brand. Map its design DNA and create an environment that’s uniquely yours. A space that inspires. A space created with a view to the future - adaptable, sustainable, and healthy.

Corporate Interiors/Workplace Interiors/ CAT A/ CAT B / Briefing / Brand experience / Space planning / Conceptual design /Detailed design/ Construction documentation / Furniture consulting / Signage and wayfinding/Sustainability/Wellness/Hybrid working/Agile working/ Activity based working/WELL/ BREEAM/LEED

Behavioural Change

Change. Some of us dive right in. Others may panic. Used properly, behavioural change programmes can help transform work culture and get buy-in from everyone involved. Using a variety of practices and innovative tools, our behavioural change experts tailor bespoke programmes to support project leadership teams and their people to understand, embrace and manage change with minimal disruption. Ensuring a smooth transition. Helping everyone to thrive.

Behavioural Change Management/Engagement/ Leadership engagement/ Staff Surveys/ Workshops/Change Champions/ Discovery / Culture / Coaching / Engagement / Change / Communication / Behaviours / Change Management

News and PR


News: The MCM Studio has been shortlisted for a Mixology Award!


News: MCM appoints Maria Bavio as MCM, Great Suffolk Yard Studio Lead

              MCM Welcomes Ana Rita Barreira Martins as Sustainability Lead

MCM Welcomes Ana Rita Barreira Martins as Sustainability Lead

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