Jestico + Whiles creates buildings for people which fuse our common-sense approach to the way they could function with an experience of excitement, theatre and delight.
Founded by Tom Jestico and John Whiles, the practice has established itself as one of the leading players in the UK architectural scene, figuring every year amongst the industry's award-winners and recognised positively by our peers.
From our offices in London and Prague, we have completed major projects throughout Europe, the Middle East, Australia and India, picking up additional plaudits for our work in urban regeneration, refurbishment and sustainable thinking.
We believe that design briefs are just the start of a conversation and the relationship we build with our clients and others towards forging imaginative solutions which we handle with professionalism and a keen eye for what is appropriate, efficient, and attractive. Building is a team effort. We are team players, we listen, we learn, we guide, we manage and we design in a spirited, communicative manner that respects and encourages all parties. We enjoy the process and our reward is when that enjoyment is shared by all members of the team.
Looking beyond our portfolio, the way we work is another factor in Jestico + Whiles that comes highly regarded. We strive to sustain an inclusive, stimulated team and have figured in the Sunday Times’ Best Small Companies to Work For, Architects’ Journal’s Employer of the Year awards, and the Sunday Times’ Green List.
Ultimately, we love to design – and we do it with ingenuity, innovation, and