Meet MCR

Welcome to MCR Studio

Tailormade Solutions

We are an architectural practice, registered as a Chartered Practice with the RIBA.

We offer expert design services for all aspects of design and construction projects, including concept and technical design, statutory approvals, construction process and project management. At all stages of the project, from feasibility through to completion and handover.

Great People. Amazing Service. Beautiful Designs.

Our team

Our success is a result of a dedicated and expert team of professionals.

Stuart McGuckin


Stuart gained RIBA chartered architect status in 2000, and has considerable experience in educational, leisure, community and residential sectors.
Following graduation in 1995, he practiced in the Far East for a number of years, working on high rise office and sustainable mixed-use developments, before returning to the UK.
Stuart established MCR Studio in 2005, and has since worked on projects in London and the South-East, developing skills and experience in a number of sectors, including office, sport & leisure, education, community and residential.

Since 2012, he has also been involved in major school building programmes for Local Authorities
and the DfE’s Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Ruth Ridolfo


After graduating, Ruth practiced in South East Asia where she was heavily involved in a major new Marina Project, which included condominiums, sport and leisure centres.

Upon returning to the UK, Ruth qualified as an RIBA chartered architect in 2000, and has since gained extensive experience in education, office, community and residential sectors.

She has worked on many projects in and around London, establishing her skills in these sectors prior to joining MCR Studio in 2007.

Whilst acting as a Director at MCR Studio, she has continued to collaborate with a wide variety of clients on sustainable education, care, community and residential projects.