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Meet the Fraher family – Joe Fraher


With 2 whole days spent on site each week Joe is always busy but having managed to take a little time to complete this, his answers give a great insight into part of the driving force behind Fraher……

What is your favourite piece of architecture in the UK – Why?  

Our new house, because its the first time I have self built my family a home. Hopefully the first of many!

If you had not become an architect what would you have been? 


What do you do for fun, relax or unwind?

I have 2 small children I’m not sure they understand the concept of relax or unwind. I love my Brompton though (and the kids)

What is your favourite treat yourself cuisine or place to eat? 

Artusi in Beldenden Road – Big up  Peckham.

What is your favourite most inspirational country/city? How would you describe the architecture there? 

Big fan of Berlin and have had some great times there. Eclectic

What is your favourite season and why? 

Winter as we get to go skiing!

If you could visit/ experience any piece of architecture in the world where would you go and why?

Tokyo, we are hoping to get out there next spring.

What is your favourite film

I really enjoyed Inside Out

What is number 1 on your list of places to visit? 

Alaska, mountains meet the sea with bottomless powder.

What is the best piece of advice you have been given? 

Trust yourself!