Mowbray Crawshaw Architects is a London based architectural practice that delivers innovative and imaginative design solutions for private, public and commercial clients. Julian Mowbray and Aidan Crawshaw met at Dannatt Johnson Architects in 2003. Sharing a belief in the value of durable architecture, they established Mowbray Crawshaw Architects at the beginning of 2009. A year on, their work includes diverse projects in the UK, the Channel Islands, and Italy. 

Working in close collaboration with clients and other consultants, MCA is dedicated to making buildings that respond boldly and intelligently to their cultural, social, andhistorical context. Committed to designing and delivering beautiful buildings that address their environment, MCA work to understand the demands of individual sites, and in addition to producing refined working workings, is dedicated to computer modelling, sketches and the production of manual models as part of the design process.

Mowbray Crawshaw Architects LLP

Julian Mowbray


Julian is a founding member of Mowbray Crawshaw Architects. He completed his studies at Newcastle University, and joined Dannatt Johnson in 1999, where he pursued his passion for historic buildings by gaining detailed experience in conservation architecture. He is energised by devising subtle, modernresponses to historically sensitive contexts, and to that effect has delivered several high-profile projects including the World Heritage visitor centre at Battle Abbey, and the rooftop extension of 6 Burlington Gardens for the Royal Academy of Arts. He is currently designing a farm house conversion and stable block for a riding schooloutside Milan.

Aidan Crawshaw


Aidan is a founding member of Mowbray Crawshaw Architects. Before completing his studies at the Architectural Association, Aidan worked as a sculptor. Combining a tactile approach to design with an intellectually rigorous response to environment, Aidan has delivered diverseprojects including the renovation of the Grade I listed conservatory at Chiswick House, and the new entrance building for Carisbrooke Castle. He is currently designing an environmentally sustainable dwelling for a canal-side site in Limehouse.