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Studio Bio

Studio Arkell is a RIBA Chartered practice, headed by lead, ARB registered & RIBA Chartered Architect, Hannah Arkell.

Based between the South Coast of Dorset and the New Forest in Hampshire, Studio Arkell aims to offer the design rigour often associated with big city designers, within the setting of our growing, diverse and approachable team of Architectural Assistants, Technicians and pool of specialist associates.

Meet the team here

With a vast combined knowledge and experience spanning many decades, the team at Studio Arkell are able to offer advice and design solutions for:

  • Concept Design
  • All aspects of Planning advice and application
  • Heritage and Listed Buildings
  • Domestic and Residential Extensions, Conversions & Reconfigurations
  • New Build Designs
  • Investment Projects and Feasibility Studies
  • Business and Commercial Design & Build Schemes
  • Interior and Landscape Design
  • Full Project Management
  • Technical Drawings

The creative studio aims to capture a balance of the old and new in each of its projects; blending traditional drafting skills, design technique and building experience, alongside innovative research, material knowledge and evolving technologies.

Our inspiration often comes from the wonder of the natural world around us, along with art and architecture in all its forms, but mainly it comes from you and your individual aspirations for your design & build, and just how, together, we can bring that to life.

The studio ethos is simple: Create beautiful, considered architecture.


We are Hiring!
16th May 2022
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New Office Launch
29th March 2022
Studio Arkell opens Christchurch office
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Working from Home
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