Jonathan Sergison was born in 1964 in St. Asaph, UK. He graduated from the Architectural Association in 1989 and gained professional experience working for David Chipperfield and Tony Fretton. In 1996, he established Sergison Bates architects in London with Stephen Bates. Jointly responsible for the design direction of the practice Jonathan now leads the Zurich studio, which opened in 2010.
Sergison Bates focus on urban planning and public buildings and housing and are currently involved in a wide range of projects in the UK and abroad. Sergison has taught at a number of schools of architecture, including the Architectural Association in London, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
Several of their projects have received awards and the practice’s work has won international recognition with the Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal, the Erich Schelling Medal for Architecture in 2006 and they were recently listed in Domus magazine’s ‘100+ best architecture firms 2019’.