Autor are experts in high-density, residential architecture & urban design.

Award winning architects

Autor are internationally award-winning architects located in the creative heart of London.

Economic Viability Maximisation

We specialise in economic viability maximisation for residential and mixed-use developments.

Personalised Service

At Autor we value the quality of personalised service. Our clients can expect continuous director input with a high level of personal attention throughout the design process.

Experience

As experts in pre-fabrication and passive house design we have successfully worked across many London boroughs providing clients with 14% above the average site densities.

Autor is the german word for author. We tell architectural stories.

Our Autors:

FREDERIC AKUFFO

Managing Director

Specializations:
Residential architecture, prefabrication, passive house technology, urban design, engineering
Publications:
How to have fun with Prefabrication, Homes Magazine, 2004
Cost Reduction in Construction,Peabody Housing Trust, 2002
Background:
RPA, JCMT & HTA, Weston Willamson
Education:
Diploma Architecture, 1999 University of Technology Darmstadt/Frankfurt, Germany
Master Architectural Design, 2000 UCL – Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK
Vision:
To create architecture as urban stories that inspire the city and generations to come.
Specialisations:
Residential architecture, urban realm and public open space design, sustainable and innovative architecture
Publications:
Light at the end of the Tunnel RIBA, Network Rail & Spacia – 1st Prize, Architects; Journal – Mountain House Scotland
Background:
Auk Europe, SDPS Architects, The Facility, Metropolis AS
Education:
Diploma in Architecture
University of Westminster
Tutor and guest critic
University of Bath
Vision:
Architecture is a dynamic expression of the process of spatial and cultural reflexivity. In making buildings, places and spaces we must draw in the values of context and history, the character of client and programme and bring forward an expression of these contrasting drivers while addressing the sustainability of our proposals, in environmental, financial and geopolitical terms.

STEVEN FIITZWILLIAM

Associate Architect 

Chiara Sapienza

Architect

Specializations:
Business Development, Operations & Strategy, Marketing & Branding
Background:
Ghoti, Sang Consulting, Uniforce Consulting, McKinsey & Company
Education:
BA(Hons) Int. Marketing and Management, LSBU, BA Int. Sales & Marketing Management, IBA Kolding
Vision:
Shape urban spaces to make a positive impact on the future.
Background:
APG Architecture, NDA Architects
Education:
MA with distinction, BA(Hons) in Architecture at the University of Portsmouth
Vision:
Responsive and sustainable Architecture that leaves a positive imprint on the urban fabric and thoughtfully enhances the way people live their lives.

KIERON STEPHENS

Architectural Assistant [Part II] 

Elizabeth Innemee

Architectural Assistant [PART II]

Background:
WADP Architects, Black Architecture, Article 25
Education:
MA with distinction and BA(Hons) at the University of Kent
Vision:
Architecture has the power to shape and improve the present, past and future. My passion is to create architecture that responds to and respects its context and surrounding, enriching those who engage with it.

Helen Luc

Financial Coordinator

FREDERIC AKUFFO

Managing Director

Specializations:
Residential architecture, prefabrication, passive house technology, urban design, engineering
Publications:
How to have fun with Prefabrication, Homes Magazine, 2004
Cost Reduction in Construction,Peabody Housing Trust, 2002
Background:
RPA, JCMT & HTA, Weston Willamson
Education:
Diploma Architecture, 1999 University of Technology Darmstadt/Frankfurt, Germany
Master Architectural Design, 2000 UCL – Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK
Vision:
To leave urban stories for the better that inspire and harmonise with their urban surrounding. Inform about the geometric relationships of rational and poetic dimensions of architecture.

STEVEN FITZWILLIAM

Associate Architect

Specialisations:
Residential architecture, urban realm and public open space design, sustainable and innovative architecture
Publications:
Light at the end of the Tunnel RIBA, Network Rail & Spacia – 1st Prize, Architects; Journal – Mountain House Scotland
Background:
Auk Europe, SDPS Architects, The Facility, Metropolis AS
Education:
Diploma in Architecture
University of Westminster
Tutor and guest critic
University of Bath
Vision:
Architecture is a dynamic expression of the process of spatial and cultural reflexivity. In making buildings, places and spaces we must draw in the values of context and history, the character of client and programme and bring forward an expression of these contrasting drivers while addressing the sustainability of our proposals, in environmental, financial and geopolitical terms.

CHIARA SAPIENZA

Architect 

Background:
Done Silver Kerr, P&T Architects (HK) AS
Education:
MArch, Chinese University of HongKong
BSc (Hons) Architecture, Cardiff University, UK
Vision:
Architecture has the power to shape and improve the present, past and future. My passion is to create architecture that responds to and respects its context and surrounding, enriching those who engage with it.

KIERON STEPHENS

Part II Architectural Assistant

Specializations:
Residential
Background:
APG Architecture, NDA Architects
Education:
Masters with distinction and BA(Hons) in Architecture at the University of Portsmouth
Vision:
Creating space that invites, inspires and connects people.

ELIZABETH INNEMEE

Part II Architectural Assistant

Background:
WADP Architecture, Black Architecture, Article 25
Education:
Masters with distinction and BA(Hons) in Architecture at the University of Kent
Vision:
Shape urban spaces to make a positive impact on the future.