arclab is an architecture and design studio located in West London. The founding director, Dusan Decermic, worked at Stanton Williams from 1996 until 2000, completing high profile projects that included The National Theatre, The National Gallery, Whitbey Abbey Headland Project for English Heritage and the Issey Miyake flagship store. arclab was established in 2000.

arclab works closely with it’s clients in a spirit of ingenuity to offer resolutions of verve and rigour, from conception through to completion. arclab does not foster rigid preconceptions.

arclab has a wealth of professional practice and academic teaching experience. Enquiries from organizations and individuals for large or small scale works are welcomed.




















Director arclab London, 2000 - present day

Project Architect Stanton Williams London 1995 - 1999

The Royal National Theatre - refurbishment, London
Millennium Seed Bank - Wakehurst Place
Birkbeck College - New teaching building, London
Whitby Abbey - New museum and visitor centre
Brindley Place - Office development, Birmingham
Issey Miyake - Flagship store, London W1

Architect Munkenbeck and Marshall London 1994

Lycee Francaise, Competition, London

Associate AEM Studio London 1993 - 1994

North Kensington Amenity Trust - Leisure complex, London
JCA TV Studio - New editing suites, London

Principal Private Practice London 1992 - 1993

Private residence - St. Lucia, West Indies
Private residence - refurbishment, London W3
Private residence - one off furniture commissions, London

Architect Rick Mather Architects London 1989 - 1992

Keble College - Student residences, Oxford
University of East Anglia - New student residences
Now and Zen restaurant - St. Martin's Lane, London
Zen restaurant - Montreal, Canada
Private residence - Belgravia, London

Qualifications BA (Hons) Westminster, DipArch Westminster, ARB RIBA









includes clients while working at other practices

The National Gallery, London
The Royal National Theatre, London
English Heritage
University of East Anglia
Issey Miyake, London
Freshwater Property Management










while working at other practices

Restaurant in Docklands Building Design March 1990
Chill Factor Design Journal January 1991
Un Palais de Glace Futuriste Design ( Canada ) December 1990
Through the Looking Glass Interior Design April 1991
Zen and the Art of Glazing AJ Focus April 1991
Updating the first Moderns Diseno Interior September 1991
Zen and Sensibility Architectural Review July 1991
A Zen Dragon Interiors ( USA ) April 1992
Zen and the Art of Restaurant Design RIBA Journal July 1991
Feeding time Blueprint April 1991
Zen Restaurants - Architecture in Detail Phaidon Press Ltd 1991
Masterplan to Reality Architecture Today September 1996
End of terrace RIBA Journal July 1997
Act II at The National The Architect’s Journal April 1998
Art and Architecture The Architect’s Journal October 1998
City Scale Architecture Today November 1999
Issey’s Place Frame May/June 2000