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Piers Gough


Piers Gough is Principal of CZWG Architects LLP, which has a track record of designing developer and RSL schemes, many in urban locations and involving a high proportion of residential accommodation. The practice was founded in 1975. Principal buildings include and many in the Docklands; Clerkenwell, Soho and Bankside Lofts; Mile End Park Green Bridge, Camden Wharf and The Glass Building; and Westbourne Grove Public Toilets and flower kiosk! The Masterplan for the Gorbals in Glasgow has won universal acclaim as an exemplar of inner city regeneration. He has lectured extensively in Europe, America and China, and contributed regularly to the architectural press, radio and magazines.

The Thames has featured in the work of the practice with spectacular buildings at China Wharf, Cascades, Dundee Wharf, Millennium Harbour, Seacon Wharf and Tunnel Wharf.

Piers was on the Urban Design Group of the London Docklands Development Corporation reviewing schemes up and down that stretch of the Thames. The river has also featured strongly in discussions as a Commissioner of first English Heritage, then CABE, as Design Champion for Kent and as a board member of the wonderful Trinity Buoy Wharf.