Matthew established Matthew Lloyd Architects (MLA) in Shoreditch, East London (early 1990s), having previously worked for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) in London and Chicago.
MLA is recognised for sensitive, innovative and contextual architecture. Recently completed projects include two new buildings at the Grade II Listed Bourne Estate for LB Camden (overall winner of the 2018 Housing Design Awards, a RIBA Award, NLA Award and a Camden Design Award); HS2 replacement housing on the Regent’s Park Estate, for LB Camden; new residential blocks and church at the Frampton Park Estate (Housing Design Award and a Hackney Design Award). Key earlier projects include the ground-breaking church conversion at St. Paul’s Old Ford, refurbishment of the Grade I Listed Royal Society of Arts (RIBA London Award; RIBA English Heritage Award for the Historic Environment); a mixed-use development at St Mary of Eton Hackney Wick (RIBA National Award, Housing Design Award, and an NLA Award). Current projects include the Tybalds Estate for Camden, as well as housing, community and church projects in several central and east London boroughs.
Matthew’s expertise is centred on urban/suburban regeneration, with a particular emphasis on housing and community provision. He has substantial experience working with multiple stakeholders, to achieve complex planning consents and deliver successful schemes for both clients and communities. He is a chartered architect and has served as a judge for the RIBA Awards, the Camden Design Awards, and the Hackney Design Awards.