About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Website: www.drmm.co.uk

Started: 1995

Based: London

dRMM was founded by Alex de Rijke, Philip Marsh and Sadie Morgan in 1995.

The focus of the studio in on innovative, high quality work that is also and socially useful.

All of dRMM's completed projects have received critical acclaim and professional recognition. Its first new building project, No. one Centaur Street, won eight awards including 'RIBA London Building of the Year' and was described by Jonathan Glancey in the Guardian as "a minor masterpiece".

Building Design awarded dRMM 'Public Housing Architect of the Year 2006' for Wansey Street Housing; the globally unique Sliding House received RIBA and Grand Design Awards; and Clapham Manor Primary School has received RIBA, Civic Trust, and Mayor of London Planning Awards.