Left to right: Nuala Ridell-Morales (Chair of Carnaval del Pueblo Association), Lynne Brooke (Partner at The Brooke Consultancy), Pedro Gil

About Studio Gil

Studio Gil has worked on a variety of projects with ethnic minorities, communities, groups, and organisations blending design sensibility and craft with social agency.

Studio Gil’s repertoire spans varying sectors and typologies including new build residential dwellings, multi-unit residential schemes, community buildings, landscape and infrastructure projects, office fit-outs, school and educational structures, festivals, public realm, and exhibition design.

Studio Gil has crafted buildings in the UK and Latin America and its work is consistently published in acclaimed international architectural press. Since its foundation, the practice has been shortlisted as one of 3 world-wide finalists for the International Emirates Glass LEAF Young Architect of the Year Award (2009), Concrete House was shortlisted for RIBA London Awards (2014), 2[point]88 was longlisted for New London Architecture Don’t Move Improve Awards (2015), and the practice features in the highly acclaimed publication “New Architects 3: Britain’s Best Emerging Practices”(2016), a chronicle by the Architecture Foundation on the best practices established in the UK over the last decade.

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Pedro Gil 

Director – BA(hons), Dip.Arch, Dip.PP, ARB, RIBA

Pedro Gil is a registered Architect and a member Architects for Change (AfC) the RIBA Expert Advisory Group which advises on matters relating to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. He is a trustee for Carnaval del Pueblo Association a registered charity that serves to increase awareness of Latin American culture, and a board member on Community Southwark Voice representing the Latin American community. His interests lie in blending the creative process of crafting buildings with the subtleties of designing for people, places, and communities. He combines Architectural Practice with Academia in his role as a Senior Fellow at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and has taught Architecture at several UK Institutions. After several years’ experience at large practices such as Aedas Studio and ORMS, Pedro founded Studio Gil (2009).

Christo Meyer

Architect – B.Arch, Dip.Arch, PG Cert. Professional Practice, ARB, RIBA

Christo Meyer is a registered Architect and has worked on a variety of Studio Gil projects that have been published nationally and internationally in both print and online books and publications. Alongside practice, he has taught architecture at various academic institutions in the UK which include The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, University of Greenwich School of Architecture and Landscape, and University of Brighton School of Architecture and Design. He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (CUINDA).

Jess Tang 

Architect – BA(hons), PG Dip Arch, Dip.PP, ARB

Jess has several years experience in large and award winning practices such as Hawkins\Brown and Amanda Levete Architects. She is a key member of the Studio Gil team, a registered architect with a wealth of knowledge and understanding that includes sectors such as workplace, retail culture and hospitality, education, and housing.

Jess is confident having worked on large scale projects across varying sectors in the UK and internationally in Hong Kong. She is proficient in understanding the complexities of working to tight programmes with a great level of resolution at early RIBA work stages, collaborating with large consultant teams to design and develop schemes.

She takes an active interest in mentoring in schools and young female-led groups, acting as a positive role model and beacon for underrepresented young women and girls highlighting pathways into the construction industry.

Cai Hall 

Architectural Assistant – M.Eng M.Arch

Cai has an interest in community buildings, especially those with a historical background. He has conducted research into how residencies interact with community space and how this could facilitate an architecture of neighbourhoods and citizenship. He has recently worked on proposals for a community space at Surrey Sq, on the Aylesbury Est, Southwark, that connects residents to wider local services and amenities. His work looks for ways of widening participation amongst abroad constituency and seeks to create communication between people. He is a recent AJ Student Prize & RIBA London Student Award Nominee.

Marcela Florez

Studio Manager – BA Modern Languages, PG Cert. Education

Marcela has strong organisational skills coupled with keen problem-solving instincts. She is our administrative lead charged with maintaining the studio in a position of rude health. Marcela has a background in teaching having taught Primary and Secondary schools in both Latin America and the UK and continues to be a mentor and positive role model for younger generations.

Client List



London Borough of Southwark


Carnaval Del Pueblo Association

Latin Elephant

University College London ( UCL)

University of Brighton

Roy Kinnear Foundation

New Testament Church of God

Distriandina Ltd

Yoo Group

Woodcote High School

Greater London Authority (GLA)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Atelier RED Ltd


British Council