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LDNMV in London, England by k-studio

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Article source: k-studio

Within a beautiful period property in London’s Maida Vale, this apartment has been fully renovated and re-worked, increasing the usable area and transforming it into a unique and contemporary family home.

Image Courtesy ©  Tom Gildon

Image Courtesy © Tom Gildon

  • Architects: k-studio
  • Project: LDNMV
  • Location: Maida Vale, London, England 
  • Photography: Tom Gildon
  • Contractor: OWN Developments Ltd
  • Status: Completed 2012

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The Eagle in London, UK by Farrell

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Article source: Farrell

Designed by Farrells and developed by Mount Anvil, The Eagle located on City Road, just north of Old Street round about in London, creates a new landmark building for this fast-developing area, whilst drawing on the heritage of the site to establish a modern-day Art Deco icon.

Image Courtesy © Farrell

Image Courtesy © Farrell

  • Architects: Farrell
  • Project: The Eagle
  • Location: London, UK

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Piccadilly Circus in London, England by Fletcher Priest Architects

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Article source: Fletcher Priest Architects 

Fletcher Priest has won planning permission for a scheme to revive one of London’s most idiosyncratic and popular locations – the urban quarter that is home to the Piccadilly Lights. The 24-hour city block borders Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue’s Theatreland and Soho’s Denman Street and attracts 100m people a year, although the space behind the Lights has been empty since the 1950s. Fletcher Priest’s proposal lightly envelops the site with a folding geometric skin of ceramic tiles, and creates a roof-top landscape of creative workspaces that open onto terraces with breath-taking views across central London.

Image Courtesy © Fletcher Priest Architects

Image Courtesy © Fletcher Priest Architects

  • Architects: Fletcher Priest Architects
  • Project: Piccadilly Circus
  • Location: Westminster City Council, London, England
  • Client: Land Securities
  • Users: 100 million people pass by Piccadilly Circus each year
  • Structural Engineer: Waterman Structures
  • Planning Consultant: JLL
  • Services Consultant: D Long + Partners
  • Townscape Consultant: Citydesigner
  • Transport Consultant: Momentum
  • Cost Consultant: RLB
  • Area: 210,090sqft
  • Status: Planning permission granted in March 2016

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Lambeth Palace Road in London, England by Wildstone

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Article source: Wildstone

A new hybrid advertising space and community garden, designed by Wildstone for client Clear Channel’s premium Storm brand, has transformed a treacherous corner in London into a vibrant community space. The formerly derelict site in Lambeth Palace Conservation Area had remained undeveloped for over twenty years and was eventually hoarded up. Anti-social behaviour was a longstanding issue, prompting Community Safety officers to request that the landowners investigate additional security measures and productive temporary uses for the development site. Innovative structures and urban space designers, Wildstone, have created a scheme to change this crime ridden space by transforming it into a publically open,working community garden, whilstrein stating the site’s original function as an advertising space.

Image Courtesy © Stratton & Reekie

Image Courtesy © Wildstone

  • Architects: Wildstone
  • Project: Lambeth Palace Road
  • Location: London, England

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The Chelsea House in London, England by Nash Baker Architects

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Article source: Nash Baker Architects

This Grade II listed house in Chelsea had been re-developed several times in recent decades, but had got rather tired. Our clients were looking to relocate to London and appointed us to create a new sense of space and light. We provided a full architectural service which included; obtaining planning and listed building consents and administrating the construction contract.

Image Courtesy © Nash Baker Architects

Image Courtesy © Nash Baker Architects

  • Architects: Nash Baker Architects
  • Project: The Chelsea House
  • Location: Chelsea, London, England 
  • Software used: Auto cad
  • Main Contractor: Stephens & James Construction Services
  • Size: 2,200sq/ft
  • Completed: 2012

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Carshalton Boys Sports College in London, England by Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Article source: Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects

Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects designed a classroom suite for Carshalton Boys Sports College in South London. The building is clad in perforated and solid Cor-ten panels and utilised off-site manufacture to meet programme, budget, and sustainability requirements.

Image Courtesy © Tim Crocker

Image Courtesy © Tim Crocker

  • Architects: Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects
  • Project: Carshalton Boys Sports College
  • Location: London Borough of Sutton, England
  • Photography: Tim Crocker
  • Software used: Autocad, Sketchup, 3D Studio Max
  • Client: Carshalton Boys Sports College
  • M&E/ Sustainabilty Engineer: XCO2
  • Planning Consultant: ADN Planning
  • Cost Consultant: Burnley Wilson Fish
  • Main Contractor: Charter Construction PLC
  • Arboricultural consultant: Clive Fowler Associates
  • Area: 775sqm
  • Year: 2013

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Hindmans Yard in East Dulwich, London by Foster Lomas

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Article source: Foster Lomas

The project consists of four houses built on a backland site surrounded by Victorian terrace homes. Situated on an awkward site with limited access, Foster Lomas have created four, high-performance houses which demonstrate the potential to create contextually driven, high-quality architecture, locked within backland sites throughout London.

Image Courtesy © Edmund Sumner

Image Courtesy © Edmund Sumner

 

  • Architects: Foster Lomas
  • Project: Hindmans Yard
  • Location: East Dulwich, London
  • Photography: Michael Franke and Edmund Sumner
  • Client: FWD
  • Structural engineers: Conisbee
  • Lighting designer: Foster Lomas
  • Structural engineers: Conisbee
  • Roof contractor: Organic Roofs
  • Sustainability level: Code for Sustainable Homes level 4.
  • Gross internal floor area: 88m2 – 100m2 per property
  • Contract duration: 12 months
  • Completion date: October 2015

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APARTMENT FILIPPO in London, England by STUDIO ALEXANDER FEHRE

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Article source: STUDIO ALEXANDER FEHRE

Move out of the City of London? Not if you apply the concept of bespoke tailoring to where you live. A flat only 15 minutes from Tower Bridge has been completely redesigned by Studio Alexander Fehre. Intelligent use of this small space was guided by the owner’s living needs. An unusual kitchen solution freed up space in the living area, while integrating much greater functionality.+

Image Courtesy © STUDIO ALEXANDER FEHRE

Image Courtesy © STUDIO ALEXANDER FEHRE

  • Architects: STUDIO ALEXANDER FEHRE
  • Project: APARTMENT FILIPPO
  • Location: London- SE16, England
  • Client: Private
  • Team: Alexander Fehre, Ralf Jander, Dirk Wissmann
  • Size: 45m² / 484 square
  • Year: 2015

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Milk Tea & Pearl Boxpark in London, England by Y A O

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Article source: Y A O

East London architecture studio Y A O has designed a bubble tea shop which features an architectural optical illusion.

Commissioned by Milk Tea & Pearl, the brief was simple – to provide a refreshing, memorable interior. The shop is located at Boxpark, a temporary shopping centre made from cargo containers, in the London borough of Hackney.

Image Courtesy © Y A O

Image Courtesy © Y A O

  • Architects: Y A O
  • Project: Milk Tea & Pearl Boxpark
  • Location: London, England
  • Team: Yaojen Chuang (Project Architect), Alberto Torres Hernandez (Artist), Odel Jeffries (Joinery), Joseph Waller Fabrications (Fabrications), Sam Mitchell (Fit-out)
  • Lead Designer: Y A O
  • Size: 28 sqm
  • Construction cost: Undisclosed

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‘Xylophone’ building for children with cerebral palsy in Haringey, London by phplus architects

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Article source: phplus architects

Working on behalf of the London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy (LCCCP), pH+ architects have received planning permission for an extension to their new premises, in the London Borough of Haringey, which will transform the way the charity works with children and the wider public. The children, young people and wider community will benefit from a range of new services and facilities, including a hydrotherapy pool, which have been funded by the generosity of private foundations.

Through a lengthy consultation process, the architects have worked with the charity to develop a centre with an inclusive design; one that helps children in particular develop in a series of differing environments designed to stimulate the senses through sounds, smells, light and varying surfaces. The architecture therefore becomes a tool to nurture young children. For example, ramps and lifts are important for accessibility but stairs will be employed at various key moments as part of the children’s walking programme. An external walkway wraps around the building, offering views out to the woodland landscape and allowing for movement through the fresh air. This walkway is enclosed by a timber screen which itself becomes a giant xylophone for children to play with. Sections of the cladding will be reflective so that children can observe their own movements.

Image Courtesy © phplus architects

Image Courtesy © phplus architects

  • Architects: phplus architects
  • Project: ‘Xylophone’ building for children with cerebral palsy
  • Location: Haringey, London

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