Tchaik Chassay studied at the Architectural Association in London. Qualifying in 1968, he then worked with Edward Cullinan Architects London between 1969-81 and became a senior partner. In 1982 he founded Tchaik Chassay Architects.

Tchaik Chassay has been lecturer and visiting tutor at Bristol, Hull, Oxford Brookes and Thames Universities. He served on council of the Architectural Association since 1982 becoming its Vice President in 1986. He has been visiting tutor and lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture Cambridge University. He has been an external examiner in the Department of Architecture and Interior Design at the Royal College of Art and University of Central England. In 1984 he co-founded The Groucho Club London.

Chassay is the founding partner of Chassay+Last and since June 2011 Managing Director of Chassay Studio Ltd.


BSc (Hons.) Dip Arch RIBA

Mark Querfurth studied architecture at the University of Cardiff and qualified from the Mackintosh School of Architecture in 1996.
At Skidmore Owings & Merrill he rose to a senior position over a period of six years, completing successful projects for numerous high-profile commercial clients, during which time he developed high level skills in project briefing, design and project delivery.

Since leaving SOM he has worked with some of the most respected design firms in the UK, designing and delivering projects in the residential and hospitality sectors.


BA (Hons.) Dip Arch RIBA

Thomas Dine studied architecture at Oxford Brookes University, qualifying in 1991. He is particularly interested in ensuring that design ideas are developed into the physical qualities of completed buildings. He has led technical teams producing working drawings for many projects, including several large residential developments.

Dine was the chair of the London Ecological Design Association and maintains a broad knowledge of sustainability issues. He is also a member of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and has worked with buildings in sensitive historic contexts.