Shortlisted for the AJ Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award, Sophie is a chartered Architect & founding partner of award-winning design & architecture studio, Liddicoat & Goldhill.
Liddicoat & Goldhill were awarded a RIBA award and Manser Medal nomination for the hand-crafted Shadow House. A Manser Medal commendation, RIBA London Award and RIBA House of the Year shortlisting came for the self-initiated Makers House – followed by a prestigious Stephen Lawrence Award shortlisting and a third RIBA award for the kinetic Ancient Party Barn. Named as one of Wallpaper* Magazine’s ‘Future 30’, the practice has twice been shortlisted for Building Design Architect of the Year (Housing), and Young Architect of the Year 2019 and featured in the Architecture Foundation’s New Architects 3: ‘A decade of New British Talent’.
Sophie is a RIBA Conservation Registrant, in addition to an architect with considerable experience of hands-on delivery of construction projects. Her artisanal approach to architecture is rooted in her education in painting at the Slade School of Fine Art. Sophie then studied at the Bartlett followed by the RCA. Her thesis project was shortlisted for the RIBA Silver Medal, and she won the Thames & Hudson School Prize and the Will Alsop Award for Urbanism. Sophie gained a breadth of experience at a variety of architecture and design studios – including EDAW, Foster & Partners, Waugh Thistleton – and contributed to the establishment of Carl Turner Architects, now Turner Works.