Chris Godfrey

Principal of HBA Residential

Chris is an award-winning Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)Chartered Architect with over 22 years of experience creating highly considered and newly crafted residences for the most discerning of clients. 

Prior to becoming Principal, Chris was Creative Director at 1508 London, an internationally renowned, high-end residential design studio. At 1508 London, Chris helped develop the company from formation and oversaw the Architecture and Interior Design teams and the creative in put sand outputs on all commissions. 

In 2000, Chris established SCAPE Architects, a highly-regarded residential design studio which he ran for over a decade. SCAPE‚Äôs work has been published extensively worldwide and the studio was voted one of the top 50 young practices in the world by Wallpaper*magazine. 

In the years before forming SCAPE, Chris worked for other internationally renowned design practices including Seth Stein Architects. He has also lectured in Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Art.