Chris Monckton Associates is an award
winning design practice based in Merseyside and London with
extensive experience in many projects including museums
and art galleries and INTEGER "intelligent and green"
We are design led and continually test our skills in competition.
The practice members have won three design competitions
and been shortlisted in six others. We have won an RIBA
award commendation for the Queen Elizabeth Temperate House,
Windsor. We are regularly involved in Lottery Fund bids
and other funding applications.
We have evolved effective systems for 'Integrated Project
Management' to deliver projects within budget, on time and
to the highest quality standards. We are committed to the
pursuit of excellence in design and in quality of service.
We are founder members of a nationwide initiative in the
application of intelligent technology and environmental
techniques ('INTEGER Intelligent & Green Projects')
to housing, hotels and exposition projects.
Nick Thompson has led project teams to create "one
of the most elegant exhibition spaces in the world"
museum galleries to display sculptures from two of the seven
wonders of the ancient world and "one of the finest
glass houses in England" for HRH The Queen.
Chris Monckton has particular experience in 'exposition'
projects through his work at the Harris Museum in Preston.
In 1995 he led our design team on a major international
competition for the National Museum of Korea incorporating
the latest 'intelligent and green' technology. He has recently
completed a major refurbishment programme at the Walker
Art Gallery in Liverpool.
Why Cole Thompson / Chris Monckton Associates?
Experts in 'exposition' projects - museums, art galleries
INTEGER "intelligent and green" housing projects.
Commitment to Merseyside
In practice in Merseyside since 1990, with a wide range
of local projects including regeneration and refurbishment
of local communities.
We have a good track record in design competitions,
particularly in the 'exposition' field.
Our team has extensive experience in lottery, DoE, DTi,
EU, EPSRC and private sponsorship funding.
Masterplan and urban design experience.
We have urban design experience in seven cities, including
masterplan and competition success, plus community regeneration
Much of our work has involved the sensitive refurbishment
and adaptation of historic buildings.
Intelligent & Green systems
We are leading initiatives in the application of 'INTEGER'
systems to housing, community regeneration, hotels and exposition
We are a small highly focused practice. Every project
is directlyled by the principal or by an
We have developed an 'Integrated Project Management'
approach to effective project delivery.
Our clients appreciate the service we provide and the projects
which we help them to create.