Practice role models

October 2016

Practices are where architecture happens. They shape how the sector is perceived, create culture, define desirable behaviours, attract talent, engage with clients and produce the work. 

The Practice Role Model project provides an opportunity to question and broaden the notion of what it means to be a successful RIBA Chartered Practice. The project will highlight a range of different practices and ways of working that are able to deliver excellent work, whilst at the same time enabling their people to flourish. The project’s ultimate ambition is to define practical ways that practices can evolve to be responsive to both the opportunities and threats facing the profession.

If your organisation, or one you know, has a really positive reputation or excels in a particular or unique way/area, please tell us why by nominating them via our online nomination form. 


The call for nominations opened on 15 September and closes on 23 October 2016. Shortlisted practices will be contacted at the end of October.

For further information about the project, please email Professional Standards.

More information about the RIBA Role Models Programme, including 12 role models from 2015 externallink, can be found on