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Make Architects
5 Broadgate


5 Broadgate is a bold response to the client’s requirements and the key issues of the site. The world class office headquarters for financial services firm UBS will house up to 6,000 staff and include four state-of-the-art trading floors to accommodate up to 750 traders per floor. The scheme represents a further stage in the […]


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Stride Treglown Davies
Gwent Records


Ebbw Vale steelworks was once the largest in Europe. Its closure in 2001 sparked a regeneration programme that cleared the site of all buildings except the listed General Offices, for which a new use had been found. The building was to be developed as a new home for Gwent Records Office, a visitor centre for […]


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Capita Symonds
The Crest Boys’ and the Crest Girls’ Academies


A Site Specific Design Concept The new Academies will provide a state of the art learning environment comprising a 900 place Girls’ Academy and a 750 place Boys’ Academy with a joint 400 place 6th Form. Our site specific design concept for The Crest Academies responds to E-ACT’s (Edutrust Academies Charitable Trust) vision of “Excellence […]


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Superfutures
New Ping Pong Restaurant at London’s Westfield


The new look reminiscent of the urban side of 1930s Shanghai chic has splashes of paprika red, Jade green and charcoal grey is guaranteed to whisk memories away from the nearby hustle and bustle. From the more elegant new furniture and bar stools to custom-made artwork, lighting and panelling, this is a look masterminded by Superfutures. […]


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Ardesia Design
Craven Hill Gardens


Craven Hill Gardens was a refurbishment project of a Victorian property in London by Ardesia Design. This 70sqm top floor property came with an abundance of structural problems relating to the roof, which had to be resolved before any other building works could commence. The placement of steel work created a number of limitations, especially […]


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Paul Davis + Partners
One Church Square


Paul Davis + Partners has recently completed a quality, sustainable project for keyworker housing in Pimlico that respects the adjacent grade I listed St James the Less Church. One Church Square is situated on the busy Vauxhall Bridge Road, and Paul Davis + Partner’s design ingeniously exploits its quieter elevation by locating its entrance off […]


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MyLandscapes LTD
Japanese Garden


The 250sqm site runs east to west and is surrounded by two buildings, a perimeter wall and open on the western side. Initially the ground was pretty level and laid to paving blocks allowing access to the buildings but serving not much purpose and fairly static. The project took 3 months to build during the […]


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DOS Architects
Ravenscourt Road


DOS Architects has just completed this elegant home extension and refurbishment in West London. Our client’s brief was to open up and extend the lower ground floor whilst also extending the second floor and modernizing the whole of the house. Our intervention included the lowering of the Lower Ground floor whilst also allowing bigger openings […]


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BDP
University of Wales


‘A home of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial activity that will be essential to the city’s regeneration’ – that was the aim of the dynamic new University of Wales, Newport – City Centre Campus, in the UK. The building design uses the characteristics of the site, a narrow strip of land adjacent to the river and in close proximity […]


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Make Architects
London Wall Place


London Wall Place is a premium office scheme which replaces a 1950s podium and vacant tower with two landmark buildings. The original urban grain of the area will be reinstated, reconnecting this key section of London Wall with the life of the City of London and its wider context and enhancing the relationship between the […]


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Squire and Partners
Hanover Street


Squire and Partners has completed a slender apartment building on London’s Hanover Street, featuring full height bespoke perforated shutters. The building forms part of a mixed-use development which also provides a new office building and the Hus Gallery of contemporary art. From 1800 to 1930 Hanover Street was the home of military tailoring, which influenced the design and craft in the detail […]


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DOS Architects
Elgin Crescent


Our brief with this beautiful Grade II listed house nestled in middle of a conservation area in Notting Hill was to update the space for the needs of a modern, growing family. To achieve this we presented to our clients a plan which opens up the heart of this home, allows the spaces – both […]


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De Matos Ryan
Bentley Manor


Bentley Manor is a new country house, bound by themes of sensitivity, sustainability and context, on the site of a manor house demolished in the 1950s. This is a home set within a series of stepped gardens and terraces where the hedges and walls of the gardens mark the boundary between the new house and […]


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AHMM
Royal Court Theatre


The Grade II Listed Royal Court Theatre has a rich history as a significant venue for national touring theatre, opera, ballet, pop music and comedy, and has been located at the heart of Liverpool’s cultural and social life for nearly 200 years. The project began for us in late 2008 when the Royal Court Trust when we […]


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Gerry Judah
Porsche 911 sculpture, Goodwood Festival of speed 2013


Celebrating 50 years of the Porsche 911, this sculpture by Gerry Judah at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013 is 35 metres high and weighs over 22 tonnes. It is a monocoque structure made up of tapered steel legs presenting three of the most iconic models from the car’s origin to the latest incarnation: 1963 […]


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AR Design Studio
4 Views


Situated in a prominent location overlooking the city of Winchester and its beautiful surrounding countryside stands Four Views. This striking upside-down build contrasts with its conventional neighbours, displaying a flat overhanging roof, dark grey brick, cedar cladding and grey aluminium framed windows. In 2011, we were approached by a couple wishing to build a new […]


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Barbara Weiss Architects
GP practice


Barbara Weiss Architects (BWA) has completed the extensive refurbishment, extension and change of use of a redundant 1990s office block into the new Wokingham Medical Centre, to create the largest single-site GP practice in the UK.  The 1,600 sq m NHS building, provides new facilities for up to 16 GPs (currently home to 11), and […]


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Hypostyle Architects
Multi-Storey Car Park


The car park is the first of 4 multi storey units proposed to serve the New South Glasgow Hospitals campus, which is currently under construction. The five level (700 parking space) building was constructed on the site of the previous hospital boiler house, associated buildings and chimney, which were demolished as part of an enabling […]


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Hypostyle Architects
Advanced Forming Research Centre


The Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is a public/private sector partnership designed to drive technological improvements and profitability within the aerospace, marine and automotive industries. Brief and clients aspirations The Client’s aspiration was to procure a building that reflects the status of a world class research and production centre that supports global industrial manufacturing companies […]


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NORD Architecture
Shingle House


Dungeness in Kent is one of the largest expanses of shingle in the world. It is of international conservation importance for its geomorphology, plant and invertebrate communities and birdlife. This is recognised and protected through its conservation designations. Designed by NORD as a ‘living experience’, the brief required a simple house comprising simple accommodation. The notion […]


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