Gagarin Studio


TEL: 01422 300042

. .

Gagarin Studio Limited is a client-focused, RIBA chartered practice with projects across the North of England. We're a team of experienced, award-winning architects and designers with a particular interest in the creative re-use of existing buildings.

10 Hapless fans of music

We often use music as a reference point or analogy to our design process. Our favorite music embodies a bit of who we are and mirrors how we work. Whether its being creative within constraints – ‘Voodoo Ray’ was a great tune built around a sample clipped to a few seconds due to the limited memory of the early sampler – Morrissey and Marr set their own stylistic constraints by eliminating what they didn’t want to be and then worked in the space remaining to create a sound which was wholly new. Or how music can capture the essence and context of a place without being overt – Sonic Youth could only be from New York and Jarvis Cocker is imbued with a permanent whiff of Sheffield. We could go on for hours…