CRAB is short for Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau. Peter Cook, the founder of Archigram and Gavin Robotham established the studio in 2006.
Gavin Robotham acts as the Director design team leader of Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau Ltd. His involvement in projects extends from strategic planning through concept design and construction administration to completion. Gavin graduated from the Bartlett - University College London where he has received major prizes from the Royal Institute, Royal Institute of British Architects and subsequently the Knox Scholar at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. In addition to his role at CRAB Studio, Gavin continues to teach design and acts as a consultant for Populous.