Ryder Alliance, a consortium of likeminded international design practices, established by Ryder Architecture and Australian practice i2C in 2014, also includes international operators BIM Academy, Ravetllat Arquitectura, Ruben Reddy and Ward Robinson.
Concept i are one of Asia’s main retail and leisure design studios, established in 1996 in Bangkok with a second office in Shanghai. The firm works across the Far and Middle East on a wide range of retail, commercial and entertainment projects. In 2018, the practice’s renovation work on Capitol Mall, Istanbul, was announced as the ICSC Global Awards Europe Winner. Their work on 360 Mall, Kuwait Entertainment Zones, also won international awards from IAPPA.
Concept i have been working with Ryder on the Whey Aye Wheel Development, Newcastle, since 2018. The friendship which developed between the two businesses encouraged Concept i to formalise a partnership with the Alliance.