What do you think is the largest influence on your work?
Melanie Beynon: Looking at the work we have recently completed, I can see the influence of time spent in Spain and seeking out the likes of Álvaro Siza and Rafael Moneo. These monumental interiors reflect restrained architecture, orientation and light, the framing of views, minimal material selection and a focus on tectonics.
Continual critical questioning within the studio and throughout the design process heavily influences the final outcome of every project. Collaborators, consultants and contractor relationships are important to ensure we have an enduring outcome.