SIRS is an architectural studio based in London & Vienna founded in 2010 by Manuel Irsara and Sebastian Soukup, working on a wide range and scale of projects from product and interior design to the residential, hospitality, healthcare and cultural field. The practice’s work is highly bespoke, design oriented and has been published internationally.
Manuel studied architecture at TU Vienna, TU Delft and the Bartlett in London before qualifying in Venice as architect in 2006. He joined London based office Future Systems / Amanda Levete Architects in 2007, where he worked as lead architect on high profile projects in the residential and commercial field, gaining extensive experience in innovative design and fabrication. Manuel has been invited to various architectural congresses and as visiting design critic in the UK and abroad.
Having previously studied architecture at TU Vienna, worked as partner at BUS and having co-founded BOA in Vienna, Sebastian brings years of project direction and branding experience to SIRS. Building on his research experiences at Hans Lechner’s project-management office in Vienna he is further attaching innovative management knowledge to the enterprise. As a skilled master joiner Sebastian likes to set his hand whenever it comes to prototyping.