Alan Dempsey

Founding Director

Nex Architecture


Alan is an internationally recognised, experienced RIBA/ RIAI chartered architect and Client Adviser .

Alan is the founding director Nex—, an award-winning London based design studio that connect people to place by focusing on context, people’s experience and atmosphere.

Nex works with education, cultural and leisure clients to create flexibly programmed buildings and spaces that are platforms for social interaction. Nex create added value by intimately connecting architecture to the city, creating long-term adaptability and enhancing the public realm.

Alan leads the overall design direction and is closely involved in all projects to ensure the studio’s commitment to quality and innovation are aligned to client ambitions. Alan’s strengths lie in his ability to work strategically, focus on a clear vision and communicate it persuasively to design teams and project stakeholders, and a meticulous attention to detail.

Recent selected clients include the Architectural Association, The LSE, University of Brighton, the Royal Airforce Museum and the Cadogan Estate.

Alan’s work has been recognised with awards and commendations from the NLA, D&AD, The Architects Journal, UK Technology Strategy Board, World Architecture Network, Building Design, and the Architecture Foundation.


Wednesday 17 October

14.00 to 14.30

14.30 to 15.00

15.00 to 15.30

15.30 to 16.00

To discuss your project with Alan at Education Estates please email using the address below.



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