Mews Architecture


Understanding Mews Arches

One of the characteristic features of a mews is its entrance and in particular its arch. But how typical is this? What variety of arches are there? Why were the arches built, and who do they belong to?


Simple mews or “Super Mews”?

While many mews properties retain their traditional charm and historical proportions, others are being transformed, undergoing substantial interior renovations to meet buyers’ demands for larger, lighter living spaces


Let there be light – RIBA lists a luminous mews conversion

“A piece of joinery crafted to live in” is how RIBA judges described this converted London mews property, now on the longlist for RIBA’s House of the Year competition


The secret of energy conservation inside a ‘wrapped’ mews

Sanya Polescuk Architects are old hands at designing stunning contemporary mews conversions, creating cleverly remodelled rooms flooded with natural light


Mews vs. Tower blocks – Which would you choose?

Which would you prefer? A Georgian mews house on a traffic-free cobbled lane or a luxury apartment in a residential tower



“Cobbles are coming back as a distinctive design element in public areas. Landscapers have rediscovered the many artistic layouts cobbles used to be laid in, such as circles, fans, diamonds and chains, and have woken up to what mews residents have known all the time – cobbles are practical, hard-wearing and one of the most […]


Windowless backs

“We are passionate about mews and love sharing our experience and knowledge of mews so if you are thinking of creating a ‘grand design’ do call us. We can advise not only on the best use of light but also on what design will make the most commercial sense when you come to sell or […]


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