Arnold House

11 December 2018

Arnold House is a redevelopment of an existing commercial building in the heart of Shoreditch. Three new levels have been added to the 4-storey building, creating a total of 60,900 sqft of office space over seven floors. They are serviced by a new core and a new reception area off of Great Eastern Street. The ground floor and part of the basement will be used for three retail units. New cladding and new windows have replaced the existing façade, and new commercial storefronts have lined the ground floor. The top floor is set back from the street, creating terraces for the tenants along the front elevation of the building.

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Fred Perry South Korea

19 November 2018

The recently completed new Fred Perry store in an existing unit in Seoul, South Korea. The design maintains the rough textures to the existing walls and floors, and places brightly lit black steel and glass boxes in the space, to create a new and minimal contrast. The design also focusses on presenting smaller collections of products, in line with…

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Surface Design Awards finalists have been announced! BuckleyGrayYeoman have two projects in the running. in the Retail Exterior category and The Minster Building in the Commercial Interior category.   Central Cross BuckleyGrayYeoman has reconfigured 32,000ft of retail and 13,500ft of restaurants at the Newport Sandringham building, which spans the block between Newport Place and Charing Cross Road in London’s West End. Commissioned by the building owners Shaftesbury the designs have dramatically improved the retail frontage of the building, in-filling a dark and cluttered colonnade to improve the streetscape of Charing Cross Road and enhancing Newport Court, an important pedestrian route into Chinatown….

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21 Soho Square

30 October 2018

Mediating between the historic context of Soho Square and the new Crossrail development at Tottenham Court Road, 21 Soho Square is very much seen as a gateway into Soho. A sympathetic refurbishment and extension to a Grade II listed Regency townhouse and former warehouse, the development delivers 27,000 sqft of characterful working space. Originally Cross and Blackwell’s headquarters building, the site presented a rare combination of formal offices and industrial floorplates. The architectural narrative of the two buildings however had been lost through external alterations and poor internal refurbishments undertaken in the 1980′s. The design sought to achieve distinctive expressions for both buildings within a coherent…

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18 Wells Street

23 October 2018

BuckleyGrayYeoman have demolished a four-storey 1960s office building and replaced it with a six-storey building, with a retail unit on the ground and lower ground floor, divided into four floors of office space and one duplex penthouse. Each office floor has its own private balcony to the rear and secure bicycle parking on the ground floor. The façade is elegant and contemporary, clad in light brick laid with varying orientations and bonds to articulate the façade. Reconstituted stone lintels span the window bays adding further visual interest. On the ground floor, green glazed bricks have provided a hardwearing finish that differentiates the use of the shop. Aluminium framed full-height windows with Juliette balconies…

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