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Paul Hamlyn Hall Champagne Bar in London by B3 Designers

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Article source: B3 Designers

The vast Paul Hamlyn Hall at London’s Royal Opera House now hosts a champagne bar that is 13.5 metres long, has sixteen serving points and is finished to please even the most discerning eye. It can also be disassembled easily.

Image Courtesy B3 Designers

  • Architects: B3 Designers
  • Project: Paul Hamlyn Hall Champagne Bar
  • Location: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
  • Project Completion Date: 2011


2 Whites Grounds in Bermondsey, London by Guarnieri Architects

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Article source: Guarnieri Architects

2 Whites Grounds is located in the Bermondsey conservation area, a central up-and-coming part of London close to London Bridge, where the Shard of Glass and White Cube Gallery are located.
The existing building is a five-storey-high warehouse with a distinctive character and a gable roof structure that dates back to the end of the 19th century. The project comprised the redesign of the interior of the top floor penthouse and the reshaping of the roof structure.

Image Courtesy © Guarnieri Architects

  • Architects: Guarnieri Architects
  • Project: 2 Whites Grounds
  • Location: Bermondsey, London, United Kingdom
  • Completion Date: 2011


VELUX Modular Skylight in London, England by Foster + Partners

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Article source: Foster + Partners

VELUX and Foster + Partners launched the new VELUX Modular Skylights during an event at 30 St Mary Axe in London on 13 September 2012. The first collaboration of its kind for both companies, the project aims to radically improve the environmental performance of every aspect of roof lights – the new frame offers levels of insulation far better than a typical aluminium profile.

Image Courtesy VELUX

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: VELUX Modular Skylight
  • Location: London, England


The Shard at London Bridge Quarter, United Kingdom, by WSP

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Article source: Bentley Systems, Incorporated

Soaring 95 stories above the South Bank of the Thames, The Shard at London Bridge Quarter is the tallest building in Western Europe. As its name suggests, the building is comprised of multiple glass shards that merge to form an elongated pyramid, creating a complex structural form with many design challenges. The skyscraper was also designed for sustainability, using recycled construction materials and targeting an “Excellent” BREEAM rating. The developer, Sellar Property Group chose WSP to deliver a technical solution for The Shard that was financially viable.

Image Courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshiop

  • Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshiop
  • Project: The Shard
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Developer: Sellar Property Group
  • Structural Engineer: WSP
  • Associate Architect: Adamson Associates
  • MEP Engineer: Arup
  • Marketing Editor: Carol Minton
  • Company: Bentley Systems, Incorporated


Backpacker Hotel in Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London by Paul McAneary Architects Ltd

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Article source: Paul McAneary Architects Ltd

Paul McAneary Architects announce the design of the first Backpacker Hotel, a new concept that combines the luxury of boutique hotels with the spirit of international backpacking. This sustainable project on Kingsland Road Hoxton, London, in the heart of the fashionable district, ‘recycles’ the existing architecture adding a new public bar and shop.

Image Courtesy Paul McAneary Architects Ltd

  • Architect: Paul McAneary Architects Ltd
  • Project: Backpacker Hotel
  • Location: Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London
  • Project Architect: Paul McAneary
  • Starting Date: 2012
  • Completion Date: TBC
  • Area: 1500sqm (existing) 1600 (estimated)
  • Design Team: Paul McAneary Architects Ltd
  • Supplier: The Expanded Metal Company


PENSON for Google at CSG Covent Garden London

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Article source: Cherrill Scheer & Associates

One of Europe’s leading interior design and architecture studios PENSON has delivered Google’s new super HQ at Central Saint Giles, Covent Garden, London. The 160,000sq.ft HQ covers an amazing variation of floors including the Main Reception, a Lala Library, Gymnasium, Cafés & Restaurants, a Town Hall and many other trinkets all with long reaching panoramic views of London’s skyscape. It’s simply awesome.

Google’s New Super HQ

  • Project: PENSON for Google at CSG Covent Garden London
  • Location: London
  • Client: Google
  • Interior Designer: PENSON
  • Contractor: Parkeray
  • Project Managers: CBRE
  • Bespoke Joinery: ADS Joinery


Aqua at Dover Street Market in London, UK by Zaha Hadid Architects

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects

Dover Street Market has commissioned Zaha Hadid to design a site-specific installation to be showcased in their London store during the 2012 Olympic Games. Entitled “Aqua”, the concept references the formal language of Hadid’s renowned London Aquatics Centre.

Dover Street Market


Wimbledon Stadium in London by Edge Structures

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Article source: Bentley Systems, Incorporated

A four-year improvement program at Wimbledon’s All-England Club was staged around the annual tennis tournament, with London-based Capita Symonds as the main structural consultant and Edge Structures, a structural engineering design practice based in London and Leeds, coordinating design among multiple contractors. Edge Structures used Bentley’s building information modeling (BIM) software to design the facility improvements for a new retractable roof.

Image Courtesy Edge Structures

  • Structural Engineering Design: Edge Structures
  • Project: Wimbledon Stadium
  • Location: London
  • Marketing Editor: Carol Minton
  • Company: Bentley Systems, Incorporated


Per Speculum in Newham, London by Nicholas Kirk Architects

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Article source: Nicholas Kirk Architects

Nicholas Kirk Architects have been appointed to design a folly for the London Festival of Architecture. The practice have design a project that augments reality whereby visitors enter into an environment that does not quite appear as it should. The architecture creates an illusion whereby perspective views are distorted inside the space and scale and proportion are challenge the senses.

Image Courtesy Robin Hayes

  • Architects: Nicholas Kirk Architects
  • Project: Per Speculum
  • Location: The Royal Docks, Newham, London
  • Job: London Festival of Architecture 2012
  • Type: New Build Folly
  • Completion: June 2012 tbc
  • Photography: Robin Hayes


Amhurst Road in London, England by Edgley Design

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Article source: Edgley Design

Our clients had owned and worked on the site for over a decade and wanted to modernise the buildings. However, they wanted to retain the principles of the existing buildings, to create a new and sustainable small community.The proposal was to knock down the existing studio, and rebuild an artist’s studio with better facilities, as well as a separate two bedroom house all within the same footprint.

Image Courtesy Edgley Design

  • Architects: Edgley Design
  • Project: Amhurst Road
  • Location: London, England


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