Nudge Group , Principle
Shankari a highly experienced, creative team leader and the board British Architectural Trust Board (BATB). She
founded Nudge to challenge traditional approaches to architecture head‐on, focusing on community led, sustainable
design processes. She is also a visiting lecturer at Cardiff University and Newcastle University. She has been a judge for
Architectural Journal for over 4years. In 2017 she took some time out to project manage the build of a house in Sri
Her practice Nudge is a young, versatile, Bristol‐based architecture practice with a strong reputation for designing and
delivering spaces that enable people to innovate, be bold, work, muse and reflect. Nudge is behind a growing portfolio
of award winning spaces in Bristol and beyond. Recent projects include, OVO Energy headquarters, Old Market
Assembly (bar, restaurant, theatre and bakery), SS Great Britain Café, Engine Shed (for Bristol City Council), Temple
Studios (for TCN‐UK) and Creative Common (for Bristol City Council & HCA).
The philosophy of Nudge is guided by the concept of collaboration and co‐design, which recognises that the spirit of a
space is always shaped by the people who use it. We are a boutique architectural practice who understands each
design project requires a unique set of skills. For this reason we seek to work on projects which inspire and drive our
creative energy, with passionate clients who want to make a positive physical impact on our urban landscape. We
build each team around our client’s needs, ensuring social and environmental values, innovative flair and a true spirit
of collaboration function together for the best possible outcome.