Alex Cochrane AADipl RIBA ARB BA(Hons)


After completing a foundation course in Fine Art, Alex Cochrane studied Interior Architecture at Chelsea College of Art and completed his studies in Architecture and Urbanism at the Architectural Association in London.


He gained invaluable experience working with a number of award-winning architectural practices Including Eldridge Smerin (Stirling Prize nominee) and Tom de Paor (Young Architect of the Year) before starting his own practice in 2009. The practice has enjoyed acclaim for a series of projects including The Boathouse in Berkshire, Selfridges Men’s Designer Floors and Personal Shopping, The Silence Room, a 5-storey house and studio in Kensington and more recently the worlds largest eyewear department in the Selfridges new Accessories Hall. Alex’s current projects include the substantial refurbishments of Selfridges’ Executive and Byers and Merchandise Offices on Oxford Street, the sensitive refurbishment of Marcel Breuer’s de Bijenkorf building in Rotterdam and a large restaurant in Holt Renfrew’s flagships store in Toronto.


Alex is supported by a fantastic team of full-time staff including architects, interior and product designers with a deep knowledge of cultures both past and present and a longing to discover new possibilities for the built environment.