Interior with brick wall and stair of Matheson Whiteley
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Prior to founding their firm in 2012, Donald Matheson was a project leader for Tony Fretton before working on Tate Modern's Tanks project, while Jason Whiteley spent six years at Herzog & de Meuron. Much of their workload is residential and in the arts, building galleries and studios for the likes of Martino Gamper and Max Lamb. Upcoming projects include a media company fit-out in London's Sea Containers House.

Art gallery of Matheson Whiteley

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WKCD Arts Pavilion Matheson Whiteley

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Ellie Stathaki is the Architecture & Environment Director at Wallpaper*. She trained as an architect at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and studied architectural history at the Bartlett in London. Now an established journalist, she has been a member of the Wallpaper* team since 2006, visiting buildings across the globe and interviewing leading architects such as Tadao Ando and Rem Koolhaas. Ellie has also taken part in judging panels, moderated events, curated shows and contributed in books, such as The Contemporary House (Thames & Hudson, 2018), Glenn Sestig Architecture Diary (2020) and House London (2022).