John Drew

RIBA MArch DipArch BA (Hons)

Design Director, Principal


+44 20 7466 1000

John Drew joined the London office of Perkins+Will in December 2010 to develop our architecture and base build practice. As the former director of Rafael Vinoly Architects (RFA) London office, John was responsible for the planning process on 20 Fenchurch Street, the Battersea Power Station Redevelopment, the Mathematical Institute for Oxford University, and the Bahrain Bay Development in Bahrain. Prior to RFA, John was a partner at Foster + Partners and worked on six major City developments including the Willis Building, the Walbrook Building, and 10 Gresham Street. He was also responsible for the Allen & Overy building in Spitalfields and Kogod Courtyard for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. John is currently responsible for base building design and is working on a mixed-use scheme in London’s Shoreditch of approximately 800,00sqft, including a 39-story residential tower. John is also working on a 200,000-square-foot office building in Cambridge, a number of projects in London, and projects for clients including Microsoft and Siemens.