Chris and Joachim founded Smartform in 2018 and bring over 18 years’ experience in the industry
leading the design and delivery of complex major projects. Our experience spans a range of sectors including:​

_ Sport 

_ Transport 

_ Bridges and Infrastructure 

_ Mixed Use & Master-Planning 

_ Civic & Cultural 

_ Residential

Prior to founding Smartform Architecture Joachim and Chris worked with high profile design led international practices including Cox Architecture, BatesSmart, MarkBarfield Architects ( UK ) John McAslan and Partners (UK), Richard Rogers (UK ), Foster and Partners ( UK ) gaining valuable experience across a diverse range of projects and sectors

Chris Smiles


BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA ARBV

Joachim Clauss


TFH Berlin, Dipl. Engineer Architect