JWa 

Joe Wright Architects started life in 2011 with the ambition to design “great homes for good people”. Since then we have designed and built numerous residential projects, each with their own distinct look and feel. We really care about what we do, and delight in our clients’ enjoyment of the process and their finished home.

Over the years, our project-focussed approach to has helped build strong working relationships with engineers, builders, sub-contractors and suppliers. We aim to harness the skills of the team to achieve the best possible built outcome.

As well as our residential projects, JWa have realised numerous community-based schemes; including works at Sunrise Nursery and the Haringey Irish Centre and an arts festival called Pallet Paradise. Developer clients come back to us with their new projects for our structured approach to the procurement process and problem solving, and our understanding of the residential market.

Joe Wright

ARCHITECT DIRECTOR / DIP ARCH BARCH ARB RIBA

RIBA chartered architect Joe Wright leads a design-focused practice which draws on professional experience across domestic, education and commercial sectors. Prior to establishing JWa, Joe worked as Project Architect on a number of high-profile schemes at the multi prize-winning practice, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris architects. 

Joe completed his degree in architecture at the University of Nottingham in 2001 before progressing to the postgraduate school at the University of Westminster. He received the highest grades: pass with distinction in both RIBA II and III professional diplomas. Joe’s diploma design project was a playful, yet careful study for a new zero-carbon primary school in west London, which sprang from the themes of nurture and nature. In 2005 Joe was awarded the Sir Banister Fletcher Prize for his outstanding architectural dissertation on New York’s Lower East Side.

Bea Cañadas

SENIOR ARCHITECT - STUDIO MANAGER / DIP ARCH MARCH ARB

Educated at the University of Granada, Bea has been working with JWa since 2013. Bea is a core member of the JWa team, she effectively manages the day-to-day running of the studio as well as managing her own projects workload. She has a pragmatic and highly-efficient approach to the design and build process and has been involved in many our key projects.

Maria Plura

ARCHITECT / DIP ARCH MARCH RIBA ARB

Maria has been working in the UK since 2005 following the completion of her studies at the prestigious Aachen University, Germany. She contributes her cutting-edge design style, an in-depth knowledge of construction detailing and a passion for sustainability.