Mossessian & partners is a new international design-led studio for architecture, planning, technology and design. Established in 2005 by Michel Mossessian (former SOM London Design Director), the team of 20 multicultural individuals is fast becoming one of the leading design practices in the world. The practice has a growing reputation for architecture of the highest caliber, and encourages a design process that is entirely collaborative, alert to the needs of clients, attentive to the requirements of local planning authorities and in tune with the complex parameters of a demanding brief. With a number of high-profile international projects to his credit, Michel Mossessian has recently won planning approval for two buildings in the landmark Paddington Basin scheme, London’s latest commercial hub, and is also working on the ExxonMobil building in Shanghai, China and The Heart of Doha, Qatar. The practice is also on live competition shortlists for iconic cultural buildings in Abu-Dhabi and the UK, and a government building in Brazzaville, Congo.