Cwd Architects is a talented, design practice offering bespoke, high quality design and client service. The practice undertakes private house commissions, conversions and large new builds, conservation and historic building projects. The scope of work ranges in scale from landscape and urban design to buildings, interior and furniture design. Our work is modern yet responsive to context and the environment and is characterised by its individualism, originality and attention to detail.



James Cauwood is an RIBA chartered Architect with a Post Graduate Certificate in Architectural History from the University of Oxford. James has worked in Oxford over the past decade and has established a reputation for quality in architecture and design. Having worked in practice in London and Oxford he established CWD Architects in 2008. James also taught at Oxford Brookes University's School of Architecture between 2006-2012.



James Cauwood’s work to All Saints Convent - Oxford, was awarded a Commendation by the Oxford Preservation Trust in 2007. He was credited a Design and Conservation Award in 2006 from Basingstoke and Deane Council for Lauriston Housing Redevelopment (also nominated for an RIBA Award) and was a finalist in BD Magazine Young Architect of the Year 2006 and featured in Architects Journal and Sunday Times Small Projects Competition 2005. Since 2008 the practice has completed many new build and historic building projects including work to listed buildings and Scheduled Ancient Monuments.