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  • Temporary Cathedrals

    DROO’s City Approach project underway in Shoreditch, London.  The “maisonettes” project by Da Costa Mahindroo architects is there by absence, illustrated by the vast void in waiting of the temporary scaffolding cathedral. More…

  • DOMUS

    DOMUS magazine features DROO architect’s VI Castle Lane in Westminster, London.  “While following strict constraints to respect the historical heritage, London studio Droo has created an apartment building with markedly contemporary forms.”…

  • Attitude

    Portuguese Attitude magazine features DROO’s Harrington project “Pure Tranquility”.  For this project, Michel Da Costa Goncalves and Amrita Mahindroo created a “spaces of meditative calm”, characterised by “the chiaroscuro effect of light…

  • New year New name

    New year, new name, RARE architecture becomes DROO short for Da Costa Mahindroo Architects. Expanding now into the southern hemisphere with Melbourne joining our main offices in London and Paris. 

  • New London Architecture, NLA

    DROO is currently featured at the New London Architecture, NLA as part of the Don’t Move, Improve! exhibition. DROO, Da Costa Mahindroo Architects is presenting its Engelfield project.

  • RUE Magazine

    DROO Architects’ Harrington Garden project is featured on RUE Magazine June 2018. Exuding a quiet strength of character, this West London Townhouse, play with the chiaroscuro effect of light and shade to create…

  • Concert Hall

    DROO (formerly RARE) amongst the 6 honorary finalist for the Kaunas Competition in Lithuania for a Concert hall. With TPC, Theatre Projects Consulting.

  • Fractal Tree

    Fractal Tree, an installation by DROO (formerly RARE architecture) at the Geffrye Museum part of the London Design Festival 2017 and Shoreditch Design Triangle. With ParmarBrook.

  • ARCHICREE European listing

    ARCHICREE European listing, DROO (formerly RARE) selected amongst the 16 best architectural offices in Europe.  

  • The Good Life

    The Good Life France December 2013