Nick Coombe is a chartered architect and a graduate of the Royal College of Art, where he was mentored by Eduardo Paolozzi.

In West Berlin he was mitarbeiter to Erdmute and Alessandro Carlini working on conceptual projects, one of which was a collaboration involving Haus-Rucker-Co. In New York he assisted the architectural historian Kenneth Frampton in the preparation of his exhibition on the Russian constructivist Ivan Leonidov. On graduation from the Royal College of Art he was awarded a scholarship organised by the British Council and hosted by the Museum of Soviet Architecture in Moscow.

In London, Nick worked for Powell-Tuck, Connor & Orefelt, after which he went into partnership with Jonathan Stickland for twelve years. The work of their practice included a collaboration with Hamish Fulton at Tate Modern and the design of a new-build studio for Grayson Perry. Throughout the 1990's Nick was a visiting lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art in the Interior Design department headed by Drew Plunkett. He has been invited to speak at various institutions including the Royal College of Art and the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing.

"Nick Coombe is of a new generation of architects blurring the boundaries between buildings and art"                         Daily Telegraph

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