MA (Oxon) AA Dipl PgDp RIBA

Tom Smith, Director

Tom brings a broad understanding of land, property and development to the practice, and he has a particular passion for architectural work with a contemporary resonance in rural and historic environments. Whether considering objects, buildings or landscapes, Tom seeks to capture the essence of place and convey it through the quality of architectural space to provide something of lasting value.

Tom grew up in the bucolic setting of a secluded valley in the Cotswolds, and his experience is deeply rooted in landscape, especially that of the countryside. He studied Modern History at Oxford University, where specialism in History of Architecture propelled him onwards to the cosmopolitan environment of the Architectural Association. Extensive travel across both Europe and Asia has provided him with a recurring source of inspiration.

Tom worked for Rick Mather Architects and Charles Tashima Architecture in London, and for Channa Daswatte in Sri Lanka, before founding the practice with Robert in 2010

House & Garden In Conversation with Tom Smith 

"An architect draws an elegant, textured courtyard house from the remains of a 17th-century barn"- House & Garden

Read the full article, as Tom speaks about his approach to designing the former threshing barn, Cotswolds Barn Conversion, into a countryside haven that sits nestled within the surrounding landscape.
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Discover the article here

Charities & Affiliations

We are excited to announce that Woldon Architects are supporting the Soane Museum’s, Young Architects Club.

Director Thomas Smith RIBA: “It’s a great opportunity for young children to benefit from an inspiring educational programme involving exciting workshops and activities focused on architecture and culture related to the museum’s outstanding collections”.

To view the programme in full, please visit the link below and see how you can be a part of the Woldon Architects sponsored events.

https://www.soane.org/learning/families

Estate Clients

Whether part of a multi-generational legacy holding or a new acquisition, many of our projects lie within an estate portfolio context. We have extensive experience and insight to rejuvenate property successfully with unparalleled vision and rigour.

Through the provision of bespoke master planning and architectural services, we help our clients thoughtfully to maintain, renovate and commercialise their holdings, sustaining their legacy for future generations.

We are adept at working with varied client structures including trusts, companies, charities, families, stakeholders and consultees to deliver agreed objectives. And we are committed to creating flexible and vibrant places with added character and distinctiveness.

We empower our clients to take heritage forward with innovation and imagination.

New Enquiries

To discuss a project please contact
t: 020 7998 1525
e: studio@woldon.com

Walled Garden House

A new house of 6,000sqft beside a listed hall and chapel.

Cotswold Barn Conversion

Conversion of an historic home barn to form a south facing courtyard house