NTA16 architects was formed in January 2005 through the merger of Neil Thomson Associates and Atelier 16, combining A16’s knowledge of the private and commercial sectors with NTA’s experience in social housing and special needs.Iolanda M. B. Costide took over as main equity director and practice principal.
Atelier 16 was established in 1977 in London. The practice has been involved in a variety of projects in the UK, Greece, Romania, Nigeria, Kenya, Guinea, Pakistan, South Africa and Mexico. Since 1990, with Iolanda Costide as sole proprietor, Atelier 16 has formed associations with companies abroad - such as H&C Consultores SC in Mexico, or Arhitop Srl in Romania - to broaden its reach and areas of expertise.
NTA Projects (Neil Thomson Associates) was set up in London in 1976 by NeilThomson
We have developed an expertise in housing, both private and social; in special needs residential and treatment centres; in office design - new-built, regeneration and fit-outs; in education and special needs projects; in community, healthcare, sports and recreation projects; leisure and the conversion of existing and historic buildings. We promote sustainable development, green buildings and alternative building methods.
In addition to the full range of architectural services, we have created a close professional network of top consultants, and with our associates we can undertake development site searches, feasibility studies, financial appraisals, access audits and reports, project and contract management, and CDM co-ordination services.
NTA16 architects is a corporate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. The practice has been a corporate member of the Academy of CDM Project Co-ordinators (first known as Academy of Planning Supervisors) since 1999, and was joined by Leonard Overy-Owen as partner in Health&Safety and Design&Build issues.
We speak fluently French, German and Romanian in our office.