RIBA Architect Fabian Danker Director of Studio Colab based in London About

Image Above: Fabian sitting within a pavillion he designed and made for Vamos Festival.


Studio Colab is an award-winning RIBA Chartered Architects studio based in London. We specialise in residential architecture from house extensions and refurbishments to large contemporary new-build homes. We cover London and home counties and can assist in both residential and commercial projects.

BA(Hons) MArch ARB RIBA Architect


Experience and Expertise

Winner of British Homes Award 2020 for Home Transformation of the Year and regularly featured and shortlisted in Architectural awards including New London Architecture – Don’t Move Improve, AJ Retrofit Awards. In addition, Fabian’s work is frequently published in architectural journals, including Grand Design Magazine, Architectural Journal.
Fabian has had almost a decade of experience as Project Architect on numerous residential and commercial projects ranging in construction budget from £50k to £1m+.
Prior to setting up Studio Colab, Fabian has worked in London as a contractor and joiner. Most importantly, this experience has given him a great understanding of how buildings are designed and constructed.
Fabian travelled extensively, working in architecture practises in Melbourne, Australia and after that, in Chiang Mai, Thailand working on Luxury Residential Architecture and carbon negative and eco friendly Architecture.

Academic Achievements

Fabian studied architecture at Northumbria University for both bachelor and masters attaining a first-class honours and the highest grade in the year.
Furthermore, his thesis project was recognised as a pioneering student-led design build project. Subsequently his academic papers have been published and he has presented them in international conferences eCAADe and AAE.
After that, he gained ARB accreditation at University of Greenwich attaining a first-class honours and ranked top in class.

London Community Involvement

He is involved in Royal Docklands Public Spaces Group in Newham as an architectural consultant and heavily involved in the development of the Docklands area.
He’s been involved as part of the judging panel for Pews and Perches and various grants to support local Artists and community ventures.

See some of the latest projects he’s been working on at Studio Colab here.