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6 Aug 2018
The Sixth, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Design: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects (AHMM)
The Sixth Belfast Office Building
images courtesy of architects

The Sixth Belfast Building
Plans have been submitted to create Belfast’s first ever rooftop running track at The Sixth, the former Belfast Telegraph building, as part of a £75m regeneration plan that places ‘user well-being’ at the centre of a pioneering office and creative workspace development.

30 Jun 2018
Television Centre, London & University of Amsterdam Shortlisted at World Architecture Festival 2018 Awards

Television Centre London, UK, and University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Nertherlands, are two of 536 shortlisted entries across 81 countries:

World Architecture Festival Awards 2018 Shortlist

27 Mar 2018
RIBA North West Awards Shortlisted Buildings

Liverpool’s Royal Court, Liverpool is one of 9 buildings have been shortlisted for the 2018 RIBA North West (Royal Institute of British Architects) Awards; the winners will be announced at an Awards evening at One Fine Day, Liverpool on 16th May 2018.

Liverpools Royal Court
photo © Timothy Soar

RIBA North West Awards Shortlisted Buildings

9 Aug 2017
AHMM Win American Architecture Prize Firm of The Year

The Firm of the Year Award recognizes the full portfolio of firms, taking into consideration the company size, specializations and resources.

The winners of the Firm of the Year Award 2017 were selected by AAP’s esteemed jury, comprised of 32 architecture experts and professionals.

AHMM – American Architecture Prize Firm of The Year

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris from London, United Kingdom – Architectural Firm of The Year

5 Aug 2017
1 New Burlington Place Office Building, London, South East England, UK
1 New Burlington Place Offices |
photograph : Rob Parrish
1 New Burlington Place Building by AHMM – shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2017
1 New Burlington Place is a mixed development redeveloping a disparate series of buildings into a cohesively layered urban block in London. A pair of grade II listed Georgian townhouses are transformed and incorporated into the adjacent retail unit and the other returned to a family home.

21 Mar 2017
Barns Place, Oxford Shortlisted for RIBA South Awards 2017

One of fifteen buildings shortlisted for RIBA South 2017 Awards:

Barns Place, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Barns Place Oxford Building
photograph © Rob Parrish

RIBA South Award for Barns Place by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

23 Jun 2016
Two RIBA National Award 2016 Winners for AHMM – 23 Jun 2016:

61 Oxford Street
Soho, London, England – Mixed use – retail, office and multi-dwelling residential
61 Oxford Street
photo courtesy RIBA
61 Oxford Street

ARK All Saints Academy and Highshore School
Camberwell, London, England – Mixed, non-selective secondary school, education

photo courtesy RIBA

The Television Centre in White City
Television Centre by AHMM
5 Jan 2016 – Television Centre, the iconic former home of the BBC, will launch residential sales to the public in April: 950 new homes and apartments, new cafés and restaurants, an independent cinema, 400,000 sqft of office space and a new outpost of a private members’ club, complete with a hotel.

Burntwood School Wandsworth – Stirling Prize Winner

15 + 14 Oct 2015 – Burntwood School by AHMM wins 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building

Burntwood School, a large comprehensive girls’ school in Wandsworth, London by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 for the UK’s best new building. Now in its 20th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize, is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize.

The presentation of the RIBA Stirling Prize trophy to architects AHMM took place at a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London.

Burntwood School
photo © Rob Parrish

AHMM’s transformation of Burntwood School reimagines a 1950’s modernist secondary school campus for 2000 girls and 200 staff. The architects created six new faculty buildings and two large cultural buildings linking original buildings by renowned 1950s/1960s architect Sir Leslie Martin.

New London Police Headquarters, England – 14 Oct 2013
Scotland Yard Architecture Competition Winner
New London Police HQ
picture from London Metropolitan Police Service
Architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) chosen to redesign London’s new police headquarters – redeveloping the Curtis Green building.

Kingswood Academy, Bransholme, Kingston upon Hull, eastern England
Kingswood Academy Building Hull
photo © Rob Parrish
Kingswood Academy Hull – 18 Jun 2013
The new school built as part of Hull’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme acts as a visual and intellectual beacon in the flatlands of east Yorkshire, providing learning opportunities for the whole community. Taking as its reference the confident multi-storey Victorian schools that towered over their neighbourhoods, the external form is bold yet simple and the cladding is practical and sharp, reflecting light dramatically at certain moments.

240 Blackfriars, south London, England
Design: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
240 Blackfriars Building
photo © Adrian Welch

240 Blackfriars – 1 May 2013
The key feature is a chamfer progressively sliced off the angled facade as it rises up the building, the architects describe it thus: “Terminating the vista from the south end of Blackfriars Bridge is the crystalline form of this 20 storey office building wrapped in a fluid pinstripe glass skin”.

Dagenham Park School, east London, England
Design: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects
Dagenham Park School Building
image : Tim Soar / AHMM

Dagenham Park School – 31 Oct 2012
Dagenham Park Church of England School is one of the final BSF projects to be delivered. It replaces a number of outdated buildings with a new performing arts teaching building within a unified campus of the retained Sports Centre and D&T Building. The overall budget for the project was £22.6m which represents genuine value and the creation of a major new asset for the school and local community.

Kirk Balk Community College, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Kirk Balk Community College Barnsley
photo © Timothy Soar
AHMM design : Kirk Balk Community College – 28 Jun 2012
Aware of the wilful form-making that has characterised a large number of Building Schools for the Future projects, the architects proposed a solution that comprised of two simple geometric forms, a triangle and a rectangle. In the wrong hands this approach could have been leaden, here it is endlessly subtle.

The Royal Court Liverpool, England
Royal Court Theatre Liverpool
image from Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Royal Court Liverpool redevelopment wins planning permission
The Royal Court Liverpool moves closer to its restoration with award-winning British architectural practice Allford Hall Monaghan Morris announced as the winning architects in the Theatre’s Next Stage Competition.

Recent Projects by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Barking Central II, Barking and Dagenham, Essex, England
Barking Central II
photograph © Tim Soar

The Angel Building, Islington / Clerkenwell, northeast London
Angel Building
photograph © Nick Weall

The Angel Building Sculpture, London – incl. photos of the interior
Ian McChesney Studio
Angel Building Artwork
photo : Peter Cook

Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s Square, Chelsea, London, UK
Paul Davis + Partners with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Saatchi Gallery Building
image © Timothy Soar

The Yellow Building, Notting Hill, London, UK
Yellow Building
photo © Tim Soar

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Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – Key Buildings

Buildings / Projects by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, alphabetical:

Adelaide Wharf Housing, Hackney, London, UK
Adelaide Wharf
photograph © Tim Soar

The Battleship Building Refurbishment, Paddington, London, UK
Battleship Building
photograph © Tim Soar

Chobham Academy, London, England
Chobham Academy Building
picture from ODA

Kentish Town Centre, London, UK
Kentish Town Health Centre
photo © Timothy Soar
Stirling Prize Nominee 2009

Unity Liverpool, Waterfront, central Liverpool, England
Unity Liverpool
photo : Adrian Welch

Westminster Academy at The Naim Dangoor Centre, London, England
Westminster Academy
photograph © Tim Soar
Stirling Prize Shortlist 2008

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