NCA Architects are a design-led Architecture and Interior Design studio founded in 1996. We create high quality, contemporary spaces that are light-hearted, both physically and rhetorically.

We see our work as modern, but tempered by a love of place, traditions and materials. We do not follow a house style and each project is a creative interpretation of brief, site and budget. We imaginatively make the best use of any budget to create architecture and work hard to explore options to find a solution that exceeds expectations yet remains practical, achievable and lasting.

NCA have extensive knowledge of construction and detailing that makes for a complete service and well crafted building. We balance inventive use of materials with traditional construction solutions to find the most appropriate solution and achieve it by modest intervention. We endeavour to use natural materials to make buildings that wear well and provide a richness that endures.

Our residential projects have won awards and commendations, including Best Contemporary Residence in the D&D Awards. These projects have been published in the British national and local press, architectural journals and interiors magazines.

Our projects are predominantly located close to our studio in Brighton, London and East Sussex, however we are increasingly working further afield.

NCA Architects have particular expertise of:

Interior design
One-off houses
Arts buildings
Leisure buildings
Landmark regeneration projects
Showrooms
Offices
Design in historic contexts
Listed Buildings
Repair and remodelling historic buildings
Community consultation
Low energy environmental design
Lightweight construction
High quality timber construction
Design for maritime environments
Feasibility studies

Neil Choudhury
BA. BArch RIBA 1988
Graduated in Architecture from Liverpool University in 1986. Neil gained extensive formative experience with several London architectural practices including Avanti Architects and van Heyningen and Haward where he was Project Architect for a number of Cambridge Colleges and a library for King Alfred School.

Secretary Hastings Urban Design Group 2003 – 2005. Member of the South East Regional Design Panel 2004 – 2010. Member of South East Design Forum, RIBA and Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce.

Principal of NCA since 1996.

Anaëlle Regent
BA (Hons), MA (Arch)
Graduated in 2016 from ENSAG (National architecture school of Grenoble, France) with a Masters in Architecture, Cities and Resources. Anaëlle worked in Grenoble with Adrien Felix-Faure Architectes as well as with La Compagnie des Createurs on interior design and private houses. Previous experience at Option D’Interieur in La Rochelle.

Anaëlle has particular skills in graphic design and presentation as well as interests in urban regeneration and space utilisation.

Florence Fathers
BA (Hons)
Graduated in 2015 in Architecture from the University of Brighton. Florence has worked at London practices Liddicoat & Goldhill Architects as well as Simon Conder Associates on a variety of domestic projects at different stages of development. Additional experience gained at Matavai Bay Architects and Urban Projects Bureau.

Florence has keen interests in architectural and graphic design, with skills in model making and small scale publishing.