About Us

Our work strives to enhance our sense of surroundings, identity and relationship to others and the physical spaces we inhabit, whether feral or human-made.

Selected Awards
  • 2004 — Aga Khan Award for Architecture
  • 2009 — Mies van der Rohe Award
  • 2013 — AIA/ALA Library Building Award
  • 2015 — Best Interior, Designers Saturday
  • 2016 — AIA New York Honor Award

VA-RA is a long-established architectural firm with over 100 awards to its name. An interdisciplinary practice, we offer a full range of design and building services including masterplanning, urban design, landscape and development consultancy.

Few know as much about housing design and urban regeneration as VARA. With over 55 years’ experience to draw on, we have established an exemplary track record in the design and delivery of homes and places of varying scale, complexity and diversity.

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