Blockmakers Arms, our conversion of a former Hoxton pub into a family home, has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022
Blockmakers Arms, our conversion of a former Hoxton pub into a family home, has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022
Blockmakers Arms, our conversion of a former Hoxton pub into a family home, has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022


 

 

 

 

Erbar Mattes is an RIBA-chartered architecture and interior design practice based in London.

 

The practice’s work is driven by a creative search for clarity and simplicity in unfolding the potential of place and brief, aiming to create inspirational spaces and value through a thoughtful articulation of light, material and form.

 

Erbar Mattes has secured Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent for numerous design-led commissions and has been recognised for the quality of its built work. Erbar Mattes has won the New London Architecture Award 2017 for ‘Best Use of Materials’ and the London Borough of Haringey 2018 ‘Best House' Award. It has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022 and the BD Architect of the Year Awards 2017. The work has been widely published in the UK and abroad.

 

 

Demian Erbar, Architect ARB RIBA, Co-founding Director

  

Demian was born in Buenos Aires and studied architecture at La Sapienza University in Rome and the Technical University in Aachen, graduating in 2006. He gained professional experience in Germany, Argentina and the UK, qualifying as an architect in 2009. In London, Demian worked for five years at David Chipperfield Architects, leading a number of high profile hospitality, residential and cultural projects, including the interiors of The Hepworth Wakefield public art gallery in West Yorkshire and a studio for the artist Antony Gormley in Norfolk. Demian has taught as lecturer, design studio tutor and is regularly engaged as design critic across various schools of architecture in the UK. He co-founded Erbar Mattes Architects with Holger Mattes in 2015.

 

 

Holger Mattes, Architect ARB RIBA, Co-founding Director

  

Holger was born in Aachen, Germany, and studied architecture at the Technical Universities in Aachen, Delft and Berlin, graduating 2002. He gained professional experience in Germany, The Netherlands and the UK, qualifying as an architect in 2005. He moved to London in 2007 and worked with David Chipperfield Architects and Mae before establishing Erbar Mattes in 2015. He was Associate in charge of the acclaimed Turner Contemporary public art gallery in Margate, large-scale London housing developments Agar Grove and Brentford Lock West, as well as a number of high profile residential and hospitality schemes in the UK, US and the Middle-East. Holger was Assistant Professor at the Technical University Aachen and design studio tutor at the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury.

 

 

 

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Blockmakers Arms, our conversion of a former Hoxton pub into a family home, has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022
Blockmakers Arms, our conversion of a former Hoxton pub into a family home, has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022
Blockmakers Arms, our conversion of a former Hoxton pub into a family home, has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022