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  • SHH has created a complete transformation of the ‘House of Books’ in Hampstead. The property’s name derives from its previous owner, Labour leader Michael Foot, who was known as ‘The Old Bibliophile’ because of his enormous library of books, as well as his own personal erudition and authorship. Foot’s house was, in the words of […]


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  • Harrogate – Before and After Bisca was asked to re-design this awkward, angular concrete builder’s staircase for a prestigious new build. The staircase not only looked too mean and small for the space but had been cast so that it clipped the door entry. The going was too short, rendering it uncomfortable in use and […]


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            Corstorphine + Wright have worked closely with Network Road to transform the Westwood Leadership and Development Centre. It was originally built in the early 1990’s for Cable and Wireless who at that time were at the forefront of mobile telephones and its infrastructure. The building was opened in 1993 […]


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