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HAYDON SCHOOL ACTIVITY HALL in London, England by Nick Baker Architects

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Article source:  Nick Baker Architects 

The completion of a new activity hall marks the 10th year of Nick Baker Architect’s involvement in the development of Haydon School, and the penultimate phase of a Masterplan developed in 2004.

Image Courtesy © Hamish Park

Image Courtesy © Hamish Park

  • Architects: Nick Baker Architects 
  • Project: HAYDON SCHOOL ACTIVITY HALL
  • Location: Haydon School, Pinner, London, HA5 2LX, England
  • Photography: Hamish Park
  • Structural Engineer: The Budgen Partnership
  • M&E Engineer: EEP
  • Client: Haydon School Governors
  • Area: 1,090M² gross internal area
  • Year: 2014

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The City of London Freemen’s School by Hawkins\Brown

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Article source: Hawkins\Brown

Hawkins\Brown has completed the first phase of a masterplan to overhaul The City of London Freemen’s School in Ashtead, Surrey.
The works, which have been shortlisted for an RIBA South East 2015 Award, comprise a new boarding house and dedicated music school including practice rooms and a recital hall.

Image Courtesy © Tim Crocker

Image Courtesy © Tim Crocker

  • Architects: Hawkins\Brown
  • Project: The City of London Freemen’s School
  • Location: London, England
  • Photography: Tim Crocker
  • Landscape Architect: BD Landscape
  • Structure Engineer: HOP
  • Design Stage Structural Engineer: Alan Baxter
  • Quantity Surveyor: Capita
  • CDM Coordinator: HCD
  • M&E: Max Fordham
  • Acoustics: Max Fordham
  • Planning Consultant: Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
  • Main Contractor: Morgan Sindall

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Launch of Crossrail Place Retail and Roof Garden, Canary Wharf by Foster + Partners

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Article source: Foster + Partners

A major new shopping development and roof garden above Canary Wharf Crossrail Station has opened to the public today, ahead of the station opening in 2018. Stretching more than 300 metres along the north dock, the above ground scheme designed by Foster + Partners includes four levels of shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as extensive public gardens, which are densely planted with trees and plants, and interspersed with seating and pavilions – all partially enclosed by a timber lattice roof, which wraps around the building like a protective shell.

Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners

Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: Launch of Crossrail Place Retail and Roof Garden, Canary Wharf
  • Location: London, England

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Graveney School Sixth Form Block in Tooting, London by Urban Projects Bureau

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Article source: Urban Projects Bureau

UPB have worked with Graveney School on a number of projects and ventures and the Sixth Form Block is the result of a positive collaboration between the school staff, students and the design team. Post-BSF, UPB submitted a range of potential projects for funding bids, and were successful in securing an Academies Capital Maintenance Fund for a new Sixth Form Block to the rear of the school site. The building provides valuable extra teaching, study and events spaces for sixth form students, and makes a positive contribution to Graveney’s campus and host of fine architectural buildings.

Image Courtesy © Kilian O’Sullivan

Image Courtesy © Kilian O’Sullivan

  • Architects: Urban Projects Bureau
  • Project: Graveney School Sixth Form Block
  • Location: Tooting, London
  • Photography: Kilian O’Sullivan
  • Software used: Vectorworks
  • CLIENT: Graveney Trust
  • STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Furness Partnership
  • CDM COORDINATOR: MorganCarr (more…)

Fitzroy Park House in London, England by Stanton Williams Architects

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Article source: Stanton Williams Architects

Stanton Williams was commissioned by a prominent film director and an interior designer to create a new family home in the conservation area of High gate, north London, replacing a late 1950’s house.

The design strategy takes advantage of the sloping site by creating new additional spaces within the lower garden level, above which a series of interlocking sculptural forms emerge, evoking the spirit of a tree house.

Image Courtesy © Edmund Sumner

Image Courtesy © Edmund Sumner

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NINE ELMS TO PIMLICO BRIDGE in London, UK by Architects of Invention

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Article source: Architects of Invention 

The young London-Moscow-Tbilisi based practice Architects of Invention alongside with Hewson Consultants,  Engenuiti, Edenvale Young, Hyland Edgar Driver, Lumieres Studio, Gardiner & Theobald and Savills has entered competition for a design of a pedestrian and cycle bridge connecting Nine Elms and  Pimlico.

Image Courtesy © Architects of Invention

Image Courtesy © Architects of Invention

  • Architects: Architects of Invention
  • Project: NINE ELMS TO PIMLICO BRIDGE
  • Location: London, UK
  • AI Team: Davit Tsanava, Dominykas Daunys, Nikoloz Japaridze, Anton Khmelnitskiy, Ivane Ksnelashvili
  • Client: Wandsworth Council
  • Consultants:
    • Lead Bridge Consultant: Hewson Consulting
    • Structure: Engenuiti
    • Landscape: Hyland Edgar Driver
    • Lighting: Lumieres Studio
    • Cost Consultant: Gardiner & Theobald
    • Planning Consultant: Savills
    • Fluvial and Hydraulics: Edenvale Young
  • Size: 240 m²
  • Budget: £40 mil
  • Programme: Pedestrian & cycle bridge
  • Status: Competition

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Peekaboo House in Islington, London by Lipton Plant Architects

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Article source: Lipton Plant Architects

Peekaboo House is located near Newington Green in N1, Islington and benefits from the side access and parking space where our site was identified. The clients were current residents of the property and had already completed extensive refurbishment works in addition to the modern glazed extension at Lower Ground floor completed by the previous owner. Our brief was to create an effective separate single bed dwelling for a nanny with the impending arrival of their first child. Although we were able to utilise some of the side access to form the new addition the client was insistent upon retaining the parking space and as much of the rear patio as possible. Furthermore it was important to retain an access for the client from front to back via the side access to ensure security of the overall property was in their control.

Image Courtesy © Lipton Plant Architects

Image Courtesy © Lipton Plant Architects

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WATERMARK PLACE in LONDON, UK by Bauporte Design Entrances BV

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Article source: Bauporte Design Entrances BV

Watermark Place is a mixed-use commercial development located on the north bank of the River Thames in London, UK.

Image Courtesy © Bauporte Design Entrances BV

Image Courtesy © Bauporte Design Entrances BV

  • Architects: Bauporte Design Entrances BV , Fletcher Priest Architects
  • Project: WATERMARK PLACE
  • Location: LONDON, UK
  • Client: CORE
  • Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Entrance: Circular Full Vision Revolving Doors; model CFV 2800AY

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“Walking in the sky” in Museum Gardens, London by KleurInKleur interieur&architectuur

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Article source: KleurInKleur interieur&architectuur

Entering  the pavilion you will experience the sky and its components in a particular way, as if you’re in the middle off it.

The pavilion consists of 2 triangular shapes placed on their point and open to the sky. Connected they stay in balance and you get a same triangular entrance between them.The entrance is accentuated by a canopy.

Image Courtesy © KleurInKleur interieur&architectuur

Image Courtesy © KleurInKleur interieur&architectuur

  • Architects: KleurInKleur interieur&architectuur
  • Project: “Walking in the sky”
  • Location: Museum Gardens, London
  • Registration Number: 1000002564
  • Name: ArchTriumph Competition
  • Site UseSite Area (m²): 36m2 – ca.10520 m2
  • Building Area (m²): 36 m2
  • Gross Floor Area (m²): 15,4 m2
  • Building Coverage Ratio (%): 0.34%
  • Gross Floor Ratio (%): 0.15%
  • Maximum Height (m²): 2,8 m’

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Greenwich Gateway Pavilions in London, UK by Marks Barfield Architects

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Article source: Marks Barfield Architects

Marks Barfield Architect’s Gateway Pavilions are the first completed project in Knight Dragon’s ambitious and evolving vision for the Greenwich Peninsula.  They mark a statement of intent, signalling the quality and character of the place they intend the Peninsula to become.

Image Courtesy © Marks Barfield Architects

Image Courtesy © Marks Barfield Architects

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