Monthly Archives: March 2016

We were delighted to be part of this great debate yesterday at the Werkstatt in Clerkenwell about Architects and Image Makers. Architecture can be documented, but it can also tell stories. Architects and image makers have a special dialogue when discussing their artistic approach to capturing projects on film. Chaired by Catherine Slessor, the panel including us and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners explored the ways in which photography and film can transform, interpret, or re-imagine the narrative of architecture. We projected our movie on the Passage, done with Lewis Kahn. This movie will be soon accessible on our website.

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New planning permission

21 March 2016

Buckley Gray Yeoman has been given planning to refurbish a 1920s former textile warehouse in east London into new office space on behalf of CBRE Global Investor.  A two-storey extension will be added to the existing three-storey building in Hackney which will increase space by two thirds, taking the floor area up from 1,129sq m to 1,873sq m.Work will involve adding one storey that will be in keeping with the original brick structure while the other will feature a glazed pavilion and terrace. The interior design aspires to work with the best of the existing building, complementing the industrial aesthetic with modern enhancements to create maximum flexibility.  Work is due to start later this spring and take a year to…

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We are thrilled to hear that Channing School and Henry Wood House has been selected as finalists in the Architizer A+ Awards for the Plus Categories Details + Bricks and Concept+ Workspace. Vote for us here for Channing School and here for Henry Wood House. The Jury Winners and Popular Choice Winners will be announced on April 12th.

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Oliver Bayliss took part in February to the NLA working group discussion, aimed at informing the themes for the new NLA next Insight Study, which launches in Autumn. Agility, connectivity, experience, diversity, innovation are the drivers of today’s new workplace environment. Affordability is one of the main issue as well with rents having barely doubled over the last 30 years, in comparison to graduate salaries, which have risen ten fold, and housing costs, which have also steeply climbed. Location is one of the ingredients in making a workplace development socially and economically successful. The goal is to find the next vibrant spot, but the war for talent can be applied to all sectors, not just tech. But the idea…

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Cromwell Place

8 March 2016

We are delighted to take part to the new gallery concept that has been unveiled at Cromwell Place in London’s museum district. The project will see a cluster of up to 30 galleries operating in five listed building opposite the National History Museum. This new gallery hub of over 35,000 square feet has been designed to provide its members with offices, flexible exhibition spaces, viewing rooms and art storage.

 

 

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