Raphaé is an architect and stage designer. He completed his architectural training from The Bartlett UCL and Manchester School of Architecture, both with Distinction. His projects have varied in scale and complexity, from concept proposals to realised installations, sculpture, stage sets and buildings.
As an architect he has previously worked for BDP on a range of education, healthcare and residential projects. This included collaborating with Herzog & de Meuron on AstraZeneca’s Global Headquarters in Cambridge.
Raphaé has also designed for opera, dance and fashion editorial. His set and costume work for opera Polyeucte at Theatre Royal Stratford East was awarded Best Design, and in 2019 was exhibited digitally at the Prague Quadrennial. He has worked at the V&A for London Design Festival, engaging in exhibition install/ de-stall with architects, stage and lighting designers.
He is the recipient of several awards, has presented projects in conferences and exhibitions, and was nominated for the prestigious RIBA President’s Bronze Medal. Raphaé has taught at The Bartlett Summer School and been an invited critic for programmes at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, The Bartlett and Westminster Schools of Architecture.
Outside work Raphaé enjoys fitness, yoga and ballet.