Philip Mellor-Ribet Graduated from the University of Bath School of Architecture in 1984. He spent 5 years in London building up a sound base of work experience in areas ranging from health and education to developer housing before moving to France, where, after two years in the office of Dominique Perrault Architecte, he set up his own practice.

Following the prize winning Spreebogen competition entry in 1992 he set up MRN Architectes in Paris with german architect Konstanze Neuerburg.

Registred Architect in both France and the UK his cross channel experience is put to good use when de-coding the local building industry for foreign corporate investors.