Clare Moore

C3M Studio


Graduating and moving to London in 2001, Clare studied at the Glasgow School of Art, ETH Zurich and the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow between 1994-2001.

Clare became passionate advocate of regeneration and refurbishment at an early stage in her career. This was demonstrated through developing a live thesis project during her post graduate studies working within the Salt Market area of Glasgow, Lower Merchant City.

The research was undertaken as her post graduate thesis, resulting in built commissions for the Independent retail sector; including commissions for music venues, bar, retail and restaurants industry. Approaching the local authorities and building a network of groups that supported the protection of the Saltmarket, G1.

Clare moved to London in 2001, to work for Squire and Partners, initially employed working in the planning and concept team, directly under the professional guidance of Michael Squire and Tim Gledstone.

After a period of developing and leading a number of planning consents, Clare then spent an extended period leading a series of complex fast track, challenging, refurbishment projects both as Project Architect, Executive Architect and Associate.

Projects delivered during the later stage of working at Squires were;

Howick Place Fashion and Design Centre; 2nd and 3rd floor speculative studios CAT A .

Howick Place Fashion and Design Centre; Bespoke residential apartments for private clients.

– Gordon House Refurbishment and roof top extension – CAT A.

These projects cemented the desire for Clare to commit to the refurbishment & fit out sector; specifically CAT B, FF&E projects working with the challenges of existing buildings.

C3M Studio was established in 2011, following a commission from VOREDA, for and on behalf of Imperial college, Wood Lane Studios, W12.

Clare developed the company through her passion for working with the complexities of existing buildings and had developed a strong track record of delivering complex ‘cut and carve’ refurbishment projects in the commercial sector.

Strong leadership skills and practices to collaborative design, with a holistic approach to support the design team.

Clare is a RIBA / ARB Chartered Architect, with a wealth of experience in delivering projects in both the Public and Private sectors of the industry.

She has worked on projects ranging in value from £100,000 to 15M, relishing the opportunities of managing challenging programmes, diverse clients and adding appropriate value through design.

Maintaining the clients aspirations for quality and budget, is key to the delivery of a successful project.
C3M Studio has developed a varied workload since its inception including commercial, educational and residential sectors, the common thread being the reinterpretation, renewal, alteration and extension of existing buildings and structures.

Projects include:

IMPERIAL, ‘Grad Pad’, White City, London: Postgraduate accommodation; Interior design / architecture, CAT B FF&E; including reception area, break out spaces, bespoke study pods, welfare.

VOREDA Office, Marylebone, London: Interior design, Architecture, CAT B FF&E. Space planning, office floor plates, conference, bespoke joinery.

PLACE2BE HQ; Office, interior design, Architecture, spatial design, reception, library, office floor plate, training, conference, welfare facilities Cat A /B FF&E. Project Management.

INTERXION cloud data centre, Shoreditch, London: Interior design / Architecture, Branding; Reception area, Security, Breakout space, Conference, Welfare facilities, large ‘eco’ urban roof terraces. A pilot scheme for corporate branding.

THE RAYNE FOUNDATION: Fitzrovia, London: Planning, Conservation Area Consent, Refurbishment, Detail Design, Project Management.

Clare is passionate about releasing the detail preserved in existing buildings. Sustainability and modern methods of Refurbishment and restoration is her passion.

Area of expertise 3D Design, Architecture, Communication Design, Design Education, Design Management, Exhibition Design, Interior Design, Urban Design