The majority of our work is from repeat clients. We’re not big on advertising or PR - recommendations and our reputation speak for us.
Clients often have differing priorities. We seek to understand your motivation and what is important to you and respond to your specific needs.
We are proud of our ability and success with constrained sites but design is only half the story. Quality of service and delivery are also very important to us. We appreciate the importance of a constant watchful eye on each project and understand the importance of client delivery targets.
From the outset, Mohsin Cooper took the time to understand us. From their first visit on site, to the many more that followed, they always listened to what we wanted, identified our main challenges and found effective ways to overcome them.
The project has been a huge success for us and we know that this is due to the creativity, technical capability and due diligence taken by Mohsin Cooper Architects.
After a ten year history of failed planning applications, Mohsin Cooper proposed a fantastic solution, where others had only seen problems.
‘Mohsin Cooper’s suggested design for our town centre has won a lot of support from residents and has influenced Kingston Council on their intent in forming a collaborative relationship with residents and, hopefully, leaving us with a legacy of which we can be proud.’
‘I am pleased to recommend Mohsin Cooper Architects. Justin Cooper is the lead designer for our project….I am confident that his expertise and skills will help us to complete the project successfully.’
Abe — Director
Abe Mohsin is a co-founder of Mohsin Cooper and is an RIBA Chartered Architect. He has worked with a wide range of clients including various property developers, commercial clients, project managers and homeowners on high quality, bespoke residential projects. His work has ranged from large commercial projects in Central London to work on high profile Listed Buildings and housing schemes with boutique developers.
He is a passionate advocate of high quality housing design and sustainable place-making and has been the co-Chair of the Eastbourne Council Design Review Panel and an invited critic for the South East Regional Design Panel. Abe is also an invited critic at The University of Brighton School of Architecture.
Alongside running the practice with Justin, Abe's other passions include playing drums in his instrumental band, cycling, and cinema.
Justin — Director
Justin Cooper is a co-founder of Mohsin Cooper and is an RIBA Chartered Architect. He has a proven aptitude for design informed by extensive experience gained over twenty years in the industry. He has led a number of high specification and technically demanding projects, such as the refurbishment of a Listed Victorian Pumping Station and mixed use high rise schemes.
Justin has been instrumental in the design of several housing schemes, a number of which were winners of the RIBA housing awards. Justin gained expertise in housing design, working on notable one off houses in sensitive planning contexts.
Justin is a keen tennis player and also a prolific and accomplished watercolour painter of architecture and nature.
Nathan — Projects Director
Nathan Chilvers is a registered architect with a wealth of experience in the fields of residential and commercial design. He has exemplary design skills and leads many of our projects from inception to completion, juggling complex and varied tasks with resolve and a quiet determination.
Working alongside Abe and Justin, Nathan has been heavily involved in the design and delivery of ‘The Stag’ mixed use scheme in Brighton, and also Boundstone Nursery in Lancing. More recently Nathan has been Project Director through the build out stages for a new build office development to a tight backland site in the Brighton Laines.
Nathan’s other strengths lie in the fields of graphics and branding. He has designed building way-finding signage, exhibitions and books to a very high standard.
Outside of the office, Nathan is a keen cyclist and has travelled widely taking part in cycling sportive's abroad.
Alex — Head of Planning
Alex has over 15 years’ experience in Town Planning, six of which relate to planning applications and policy representations across the south covering rural matters at Strutt & Parker. Prior to this, Alex spent two years dealing with planning matters from an urban perspective for a national house builder, McCarthy & Stone. Before joining Mohsin Cooper, Alex was the Head of Planning at SHW LLP, managing a team of planners and his own case load across the south.
Alex joined Mohsin Cooper in October 2019 and oversees planning consultancy services across our offices in London, Hove and Cheltenham.
His expertise covers the vast majority of the UK; from Cornwall to Yorkshire. He has wide-ranging skills and knowledge of both planning applications and policy, covers all aspects of planning including both urban and rural development, including the Green Belt and Heritage Assets.
Alex has been a full member of the RTPI since July 2011.