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Bennetts Associates is a British firm of architects. It was founded in 1987 by Denise Bennetts and her partner Rab Bennetts, who had previously worked for Ove Arup & Partners.[2] The firm has worked on the design of large office buildings, with sustainable design as one of its key principles.[3] The firm has offices in London, Edinburgh and Manchester.[4]

Bennetts Associates Architects
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Key architectsDenise Bennetts
Rab Bennetts
PartnersJulian Lipscombe
Simon Erridge
Peter Fisher[1]
FoundersDenise Bennetts
Rab Bennetts
LocationLondon, Edinburgh and Manchester

National Life Stories conducted an oral history interview (C467/103) with Rab Bennetts in 2012-13 for its Architects Lives' collection held by the British Library.[5]


Projects undertaken by the firm have included:


  1. ^ "Bennetts Associates Limited - Officers (free information from Companies House)".
  2. ^ a b Baird, George (2001). The Architectural Expression of Environmental Control Systems. Spon Press. p. 40. ISBN 0419244301. OCLC 800255590.
  3. ^ Hopkins, Ben. "Our Approach to Design". GRI Sustainability Report 2016 (PDF). Bennetts Associates. p. 13.
  4. ^ "About Us; Office locations". Bennetts Associates.
  5. ^ National Life Stories, 'Bennetts, Rab (1 of 17) National Life Stories Collection: Architects' Lives', The British Library Board, 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2018
  6. ^ "Loch Lomond Shores Orientation Centre". Glasgow Architecture.
  7. ^ "Hampstead Theatre London". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Elizabeth II Court". Hampshire County Council.
  9. ^ "Mint Hotel Tower of London". Mint Hotel Group. Archived from the original on 29 October 2011.
  10. ^ "Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation". Royal Shakespeare Company.
  11. ^ Higgins, Charlotte (2 September 2010). "Royal Shakespeare Company prepares to open theatre after £112.8m revamp". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Mint Hotel Amsterdam Officially Converts to Become First DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in the Netherlands Hilton Worldwide Global Media Center". Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  13. ^ "Edinburgh's centre for data science and artificial intelligence opened by Princess Royal - FutureScot". FutureScot. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Bayes Centre opens as part of Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal". GOV.UK. Retrieved 17 November 2018.