JAIA LIVING – Our confidence in residential design is based on its good and long track record of residential projects in UK. Innovative and customer oriented design solutions have made JAIA’s reputation in the residential sector.
JAIA WORKING – Regardless of its type, work space is a fundamental part of the route to success. JAIA WORKING provides bespoke design solutions to meet each unique business requirement with design excellence!
JAIA EXPERIENCE – Recent business development of this sector proved JAIA’s highly imaginative capability exceeds the customer’s expectations. Bespoke spatial designs with JAIA SYNTAX provide engineered spatial quality.
• Residential and Mixed Use
• Retail and Office
• Exhibition and Installation
• Event and Pop-Up
JAIA is a RIBA Chartered Practice. As a chartered practice we adhere to a strict code and set of standards that include:
Appropriate professional indemnity insurance, Quality management systems, Health and safety policy, Employment policy, Professional development for all staff, A written environmental management policy.
By working with JAIA you can expect a certain level of expertise and quality.
JAIA can be integral to the procurement process, our knowledge of: funding mechanisms, development potential, design, regulations, and marketing means whatever stage you are at JAIA will help your project become a success.
WE WILL HELP WITH
• Brief development
• Analysis of development potential
• Future proofing design
• Guidance on planning policies and building regs
“…..We have always found them to be highly professional, responsive and accurate in their work….. They respond creatively to their client’s requirements….” - Sharon Scott, Director at indigoScott Group
“….. providing a rapid response…..(their) superb presentation gives us the ability to punch above our weight and compete in this very competitive environment.” - Nicholas Allen, Director at Copperwood Developments
“…..(JAIA) achieve amazing results through various residential and mixed-use projects…..gaining planning approval…..and deliver high quality construction package.” - Danny O’keefe, Evolve Estates
• Highly professional and accurate
• Responsive to client requirements
• Rapid response and superb Presentation
• Succesful at negotiating planning
• High quality construction package
Joint Architectural Intelligence Associates
Joint Architectural Intelligence recognise individual projects, research works and creative approaches as valuable intellectual assets to be reused for either repetitive or hybrid approach. Having collated highly professional intelligence over the last 20 years of JAIA members expert experiences, JAIA persist to be a unique architectural practice crossing over the boundaries. In architectural projects, JAIA provides a platform in which developers, funders, contractors and other consultants will operate together like an integrated project team to deliver a greater quality of architecture with a viable financial structure to the end users. The intelligence that JAIA collates gets fed into this platform and gives greater potential to all our partners.
The collective thinking of JAIA architects draws upon experience from their own career, studies and experiments for JAIA’s unique Joint Architectural Intelligence.
Joint Architectural Intelligence recognise individual projects, research works and creative approaches as valuable intellectual assets to be reused for either repetitive or hybrid approach. Having collated highly professional intelligence over the last 20 years of JAIA members expert experiences, JAIA persist to be a unique architectural practice crossing over the boundaries.
In architectural projects, JAIA provides a platform in which developers, funders, contractors and other consultants will operate together like an integrated project team to deliver a greater quality of architecture with a viable financial structure to the end users. The intelligence that JAIA collates gets fed into this platform and gives greater potential to all our partners.
Jai Hyuk LeePrincipal Director,
AA Dipl. RIBA ARB
As a chartered architect of RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects), Jai Hyuk Lee is the principal director of JAIA. He has previously worked for KPF, Llewelyn Davies Yeang and PCKO in London. His 18 years professional experience includes Residential, Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Leisure, Mixed Use Development, Master-plan and Urban Planning, from early stage design to completion.
Joo Han BaekDirector,
Before becoming a director of JAIA, he previously worked for Edward Cullinan Architects, London. There he was involved in various office projects including Mixed Use, Education, Cultural, City Master-plan, and Residential. His unique experiences in various architectural workshops in Japan, Taiwan, France and India, have developed his knowledge of construction processes into another level.
Suresh A’rajSenior Architect,
Suresh A’Raj is senior architect of JAIA with 25 years experience in ARU, KPF and other practices. He has led multidisciplinary design teams in a wide range of projects, including office, cultural and residential. He joined JAIA on their early projects and now is responsible for a number of projects which are past planning consent and through the construction phase.
Seung Ho YooR&D Manager,
MA, MSc, PhD Candidate
As Research & Development manager of JAIA, he is an urban researcher and architect, working in the field of architecture, social science, environment and urban design. His focus is on the relationship between technology and public space, communities, social enterprise, urban politics and governance. His work in architecture is related to cultural programme, industrial building and renovation.
Michael RuthenburyArchitectural Assistant,
RIBA PART II
Michael Ruthenbury is a Part 2 Architectural Assistant having earned his diploma from Kingston University. Michael has experience working on residential and commercial projects from design through to construction. As well as Architecture, Michael has a keen interest in product design and runs his own design company selling his products to a wide range of shops in the UK and Internationally.
Alexandros BertzouanisArchitectural Assistant,
Architectural Engineering Dipl.
Alex holds a degree of architectural engineering. His work includes designing and supervising for architectural projects in the residential sector. Deeply interested in integrating new technologies into the process of architectural design exploring fields like BIM integration, Algorithmic/Parametric Design, Augmented Reality and Prototyping. He has also participated in several architectural competitions and exhibitions.
Julian McIntoshArchitectural Assistant,
RIBA PART I
Julian McIntosh is a part 1 architectural assistant who is currently studying for his part 2 qualification at the University of East London. Julian has experience working on architectural and Interior projects in the UK and overseas. He has previously worked for Chapman Taylor architects Shanghai office on his year out. Currently Julian is working on research surrounding the residential Intensification of brownfield sites within London.
Join JAIA!Architectural Assistant,
RIBA PART II
JAIA is seeking a RIBA Part II architectural assistant with excellent design skills, technical ability and enthusiasm to work on a wide range of new projects. Applicants must have eligible visa status to work in the UK. Please email us your CV and some work examples in pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY. 2014 SORAYA London
A delicately designed boutique shop has been completed for a start-up fashion brand SORAYA London. The shop space has been designed to expand the perception of the space using mirrored surface to each of the bespoke designed joinery. The concept and the quality from start to completion has been delivered on time and budget. The […]Read More
APR. 2014 Wimbledon houses
These 2 bold and elegant houses are due for completion shortly. These meticulously designed houses are being praised by agents, viewers and developers for their unique floor layouts, interior and exterior design even before their completion. JAIA is proud of being the lead architect who professionally delivered planning, construction and interior design for these exceptionally […]Read More
DEC. 2013 Sherriff House
This residential development of 9 flats in Richmond has successfully completed. Located in Hampton Wick’s Conservation Area, these 1 and 2 bedroom flats have been designed to offer contemporary living in the midst of the amenities of Hampton Wick village. Each flat has been individually designed to offer bright living spaces, with comprehensive specifications and […]Read More
AUG. 2013 Wimbledon houses
Two luxurious single dwelling houses are starting to show their full appearances in Wimbledon village. As meticulously designed architecture and interior by JAIA, the project will be a showcase of JAIA’s high-end residential projects. Each of the house sizes is approximately 7,000 sqft and the construction has been scheduled to complete in Spring 2014.Read More
JUN. 2013 JAIA branch office opens in South Korea
The first JAIA branch has opened its office in South Korea. The director Benny Kim, who is in charge of the branch, has designed a very ambitious paper structured pop-up studio and cafe and delivered it to a high quality in terms of both structure and appearance. The specially processed hardboard paper has been used […]Read More
FEB. 2013 Surface Design Award 2013, Winner
We are pleased to announce that JAIA has won the Public Building Interior Surface award for Korean Film Archive project at Surface Design Awards 2013! Jai and Jee Yeon attended the award ceremony at Business Design Centre, London 7th FEB 2013 and were presented the trophy. The Korean Film Archive designed by JAIA Architects was […]Read More
JAN. 2013 Larkhall Lane Completion
Larkhall Lane the infill development for 3 flats in Stockwell, Lambeth has finally been completed. JAIA has overcome various constraints to complete the very first project of the practice. The completed flats were received very well in the market.Read More
DEC. 2012 Wimbledon House
Construction of two luxury houses in Wimbledon has kicked off in November 2012. Piling is almost completed on site. JAIA has successfully managed to polish its planning scheme to receive “delighted” clients’ response to its improved design. The project is programmed for completion in 14 months time.Read More
NOV. 2012 Korean Film Archive at KCC is a finalist at the Surface Design Awards
JAIA is extremely excited that our recent work ‘Korean Film Archive’ at the KCC (Korean Cultural Centre), London has been selected a finalist in Public Building Interior Surface Category for Surface Design Award 2013. There were a large number of entries from all over the world and JAIA has once again demonstrated that its strong […]Read More
OCT. 2012 Liverpool Biennial 2012 – Terra Galaxia
Terra Galaxia is an exhibition in the collateral event “City State” in Liverpool Biennial 2012. Sponsored by the City of Incheon, it has accommodated new works from six art- ists Suknam Yun, Kyungah Ham, Suk Kuhn Oh, Sen Chung, Seoung Won Won and Wil Bolton. ISKAI Contemporary Art commissioned JAIA to design the exhibition “Terra […]Read More
JAIA branch office opens in South Korea. Please click the link below to find more! www.jaia.co.kr