Emergent Vernacular Architecture, established in 2014, is a London-based research and design practice with an overseas branch in Haiti. EVA Studio is a RIBA chartered practice since 2017.
EVA founders have a combined wealth of experience in architecture and design, having worked for renowned practices, as well as having worked for several years in developing countries such as Haiti and Bolivia.
Between London and Port-au-Prince, our practice has a team of over ten talented designers and field architects, with different backgrounds and a broad experience and expertise.
EVA’s portfolio aims at undertaking projects with a social agenda: our portfolio extends over a wide range of projects from public spaces, public infrastructure, schools to housing.
Our clients comprise for international organisations such as Global Communities, American Red Cross, USAID and J/P HRO, as well as local foundations such as FOKAL.
We are used to work on multi-stakeholders projects, including government institutions, and local grassroots as well as local artists and artisans.
‘We must begin by understanding that every place is given its character by certain patterns of events that keep on happening there.’
- Christopher Alexander, The Timeless Way of Building