Schneider Designers is a design focused practice of architects and interior designers based in London.

We have a diverse range of skills and abilities with a proven record in cultural, leisure, offices, transport infrastructure, retail, hotels, residential and masterplanning projects.

Our design approach is centred around regular structured reviews with our clients to consolidate a shared vision for each project. We are proud of our record and high percentage of repeat clients.

Today our dynamic environment is defined by our multi-national personnel, through whom we believe we possess a unique mix of creative ingenuity and commercial insight supported by a wealth of experience.

Jack Schneider
Director | ARB, RIBA

After qualifying as an architect in UFRJ, Brazil in 1981, Jack acquired extensive experience in residential, commercial, masterplanning and transport infrastructure projects in both Brazil and his native Peru, 

where he spent several years working for a prestigious architectural firm. From there, Jack moved to London where he completed a postgraduate course at the Architectural Association, opening Schneider Designers in 1990.


His background and experience has enabled him to bring together a professional team of international architects, to whom he transmits the aspiration to continually introduce innovative design solutions to contemporary architectural practice.

Joao Ricardo Lopes
Project Architect | ARB, RIBA, GradDiplCons (AA)

Joao's knowledge and experience in both high end residential projects and large scale governmental and industrial design gives him a particularly in-depth understanding of the technical aspects of a project.

Starting his career in 2000 while still studying Architecture in Lisbon, Joao spent several years designing and managing diverse and complex projects, starting his own practice where he continued working on both public and private projects. In 2011 he decided to move to London and obtained his Graduate Diploma in Building Conservation at the Architecural
Association. He has since completed his RIBA Part III.

Claudia Valcarcel Rodriguez
Architect | Part II

Claudia moved to London in 2005 having completed her IB diploma in Peru. Here she graduated with a RIBA Part II  degree from Kingston University, and has since worked for two high-end residential practices based in London, during which time she also completed private projects in her hometown of Lima. 


She has a special interest in maximising space and natural light, achieving dynamic interior-exterior relationships in her designs. Through her international work she has developed a flexible understanding of design and materials.

Andres Gonzalez-Meneses
Architect | Part II

Andres completed his Masters of Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Madrid in 2015, after studying his fifth year of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. 

In addition to his work experience in prestigious studios in Chicago, London and Madrid, he has expressed his own personal vision of architecture through taking part in global architecture competitions. In doing so, he has been awarded the first prize in the Canyon View Accommodation International Architecture competition, as well being awarded two second prizes in Site Landmark and Site Dwelling global competitions. These achievements have led him to be selected member of the Jury for the Museum of the Ancient Nile International Architecture competition.


Andres also devotes much of his time to his passion for art, and has had his sculptures featured in a group show at Espacio Gallery in London.

Emily Hernandez
IT Manager

Emily is an IT professional with over 17 years’ experience and has been working with Schneider Designers since 2008.


Aside from optimising and maintaining our IT systems and equipment, providing technical support and managing our databases, Emily also monitors project costs and timings, making sure we are operating at maximum efficiency.


Emily is also responsible for the procurement process and marketing at Schneider Designers, also assisting the office manager in managing cashflow and overheads.