London | Since 2002

322 Fulham Road, Chelsea, SW10 9UG London, United Kingdom
Phone +44 20 7352 4900


Torquil McIntosh

Architecte DPLG ARB, Director

Torquil studied at the University of Edinburgh and the Beaux-Arts in Paris, gaining fluency in French and graduating in 1998. His practice experience includes Denis Laming Architectes in Paris and Future Systems in London. He lives in London with his wife and three children.

Simon Mitchell

BA(hons) Dip(hons) Arch RIBA ARB, Director

Simon studied at the University of Greenwich in London, gaining his RIBA Part III qualification in 1998. He has a range of practice experience, most notably with Terry Farrell & Partners and Future Systems where he was Associate Director for several years. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

Simon and Torquil met at Future Systems where the experience they gained working on award-winning projects such as the Lords Media Centre and Selfridges in Birmingham as well as prestigious competitions such as Musee de Quai Branly stood them in good stead when forming their own practice in 2002.

Since then Sybarite has grown year on year, supported by a diverse and talented team of architects and technicians.


Sybarite is an architecture and design practice drawing its passion and inspiration from organic forms in nature as well as technologies transferred from other industries, creating a distinctive style both fluid and timeless. The word ‘Sybarite’ encapsulates the philosophy - voluptuous, luxurious and pleasurable.

The practice has a large portfolio of completed work, having executed over 300 projects in diverse locations worldwide since forming in 2002. We have a growing reputation as experts in the field of retail architecture, from one-off destination boutiques to large department stores, and our focus on service has ensured that much of our work comes from repeat clients.

At the same time, we to strive to continually innovate and experiment with design and materials. Striking a balance between realised and conceptual projects has been crucial in keeping us at the top of our game.

As a Chartered RIBA practice, Sybarite has a wealth of expertise in construction and a demonstrated ability to deliver both local and international projects. With 95% of our clients based outside of the UK, we have extensive experience putting together teams in a multitude of locations worldwide.