The Studio

We are comprised of highly qualified professionals that come together to deliver bespoke solutions to client requirements. We specialise in Architectural services and have developed a pipeline of interconnected experts to add value throughout the project lifecycle.

Collaboration with Specialists

In addition to our expertise and knowhow we have developed relationships and partnerships with an expanding range of specialists. This enables us to maximise our value proposition without incurring the costs associated to larger organisations.

Professional Affiliations

We are a registered practice with The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists. Continuous improvement is a core value of our practice reflecting our In-house team memberships of The Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors and Institute of Engineering & Technology.


Usman Yaqub

Managing Director at Studio Yaqub

Usman is a Chartered Architectural Technologist. He established his earlier career at one of the UK’s top 10 most influential Architecture firms, from designing and implementing large scale projects for the likes of Sainsbury’s to developing and maintaining an Architectural support team in the Far East. Having gained such valuable experience in a breadth of areas with special expertise in detailed design and difficult sites, he co-founded Studio Yaqub.

Usman is also an Associate Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of The West of England, Aspirations Chair and Vice-Chair of the Wessex Region of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.

Farooq Yaqub

Principal Consultant at Studio Yaqub

Farooq is a Chartered Engineer with a background in Product Development consultancy, inclusive of 3D and user centred design. He is experienced in the Manufacturing Engineering sector through various core and project roles at a blue chip Automotive company focussed on Process Improvement, new technology and strategy.

A Chartered member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, STEM Ambassador, co-founder of Studio Yaqub and experienced in the implementation and auditing of the ISO 9001:2015 standard.