Nicholas Socrates Architecture & Urban Design
4 El Cobre, St Brelade’s Bay, St Brelade, Jersey, JE3 8EFsocratesarchitects.email@example.com
AboutWe are an award winning practice representing new, forward-thinking ideas in architecture and urbanism within the UK and beyond.
Founded by the successful artist Nicholas Socrates, this young practice prides itself in contemporary design and design excellence.
NSA offers full architectural services, interiors, visualizations and masterplanning.
Nicholas Socrates is a Greek Cypriot who was born and raised in Jersey, Channel Islands.
Nick is an accomplished urbanist with distinguished qualifications in architecture and urban design. He has worked on a wide range of ground breaking international and UK projects of high-profile masterplaning and regeneration schemes – including; St Helier Waterfront Masterplan, Bristol Temple Meads regeneration, Oxford Central masterplan and Oxford train station design, Jersey’s East Quay regeneration, Jersey’s Snow Hill, St Helier regeneration and various masterplans for the MoD.
He holds an MA Distinction in Urban Design from the University of Barcelona. An MArch (Part 2) Distinction in Architecture from Technical University (TU) Delft and Bristol UWE. A BA (Hons) (Part 1) in Architecture from London Metropolitan University. He also hold a first class BA (Hons) in Fine Art Painting from the University of Brighton.
His slum regeneration masterplan and innovative bridge construction in Agra, India was shortlisted and highly commended for AECOM’s international SOS Urban Frontiers competition in 2012. And his designs for Rotterdam’s Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s New Art Gallery and Depository were shortlisted for Architizer’s A+Awards in 2013.
His artwork animation ‘Surrealist Articulation of Architectural Space’ was shortlisted and highly commended for the international CINECITY Architectural Film prize.
His selective paintings won the See.Me art prize and his painting ‘Steel Breeze’ was shortlisted for the prestigious Threadneedle prize at Mall Galleries, London in 2011.
His work has been exhibited at the Vienna Art Fair, the Innsbruck Contemporary Art Fair, the Puerto Rico Art Fair, Jersey’s International Airport, Westminster’s European Commissions Representation, and in London, Bristol, New York, Paris and Berlin, amongst others.