What We Do

EMPERY+CO was founded for one reason: to have a positive impact on the world through architecture. We are a progressive architecture, planning, and design studio, and whilst our methods continue to develop the creative approach to all our projects remains the same.

+ We offer the full range of architectural services from inception to completion

+ We cover all types of projects, serving the interests of landowners, property companies and self- builders

+ We have considerable expertise in navigating the planning system and our pro-active approach ensures a successful outcome in nearly all cases we manage

+ We assist landowners in optimising the value of their land, by analysing the development opportunities and undertaking detailed strategic feasibility assessments of their site

Who We Are

We are a team of skilled architects and creative thinkers, with a shared passion to deliver an effective, intelligent and responsive design service.

Our Story

EMPERY+CO was founded in 2012 and has continued to evolve into a forward-thinking architecture, planning and design studio. The shared values of the team at EMPERY+CO ensures that every project we undertake is approached with the same passion, care and attention to detail.

We Believe

We believe that good architecture is the key to a better quality of life. On every project our aim is simple: To create a better environment to live, work and play in.

BA(Hons) Dip(Arch) RIBA. Managing Director

Toby Peters

Toby is the founder of EMPERY+CO, progressive architecture and design studio. He is responsible for the company’s overall vision, creative direction and the day-to-day operations of the company. Since the beginning, Toby has focused on delivering a tailored and bespoke design service. His attention to detail and drive to achieve design excellence is paramount in shaping the company as it continues to grow and flourish. Toby has in excess of 15 years experience in the industry and has extensive knowledge of designing and managing large and complex projects. His wide-ranging experience encompasses residential design, education, leisure, and commercial work. He has worked extensively on a variety of unique and striking one-off homes in both the UK and abroad.


The Company

EMPERY+CO is a progressive employer and cultivates an environment that attracts and nurtures creative talent. Our studio is based in a converted barn perched on top of the hills of Langton Long near Blandford Forum. With its stunning views, the studio provides a vibrant and stimulating environment for both the team and our clients.