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Surface Architects, UK
Contemporary Architecture Practice London: Design Studio in England, UK: Information
14 Jul 2011
Surface Architects – Latest Design
UEL Stratford Campus Building, east London, England, UK
Date built: 2011-
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UEL Stratford Campus Building
University of East London (UEL) commissions this architects studio to create a new entrance pavilion for their docklands campus.
Surface Architects – Key Projects
Featured Buildings by Surface Architects, alphabetical:
Endike Primary School, Hull, England, UK
Date built: 2011-
Planning approval granted Jan 2011
Lock-keeper’s Graduate Centre – Humanities Department, Mile End, east London, England, UK
Date built: 2006
Client: Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London
Surface Architects – RIBA Awards 2006, East London
Film & Visual Media Research Centre, Birkbeck College, 39-41 Gordon Square, central London, England, UK
Date built: 2007
Client: Birkbeck College
Queen Mary Medical School Library, Church of St Augustine & St Philip, Whitechapel, east London, England, UK
Date built: 2004
Client: Queen Mary’s
More design projects by this British architects office online soon
Architectural Project by this design studio
Queen Mary University of London, Mile End, east London, England, UK
Date built: Client: Queen Mary’s
Location:51 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4PJ, UK
Surface Architects UK – Practice Information
Architect studio based in London and in Hull, England, UK
Surface : London Architect Studio
Founded in 1999 by Richard Scott, Hull BSF Design Champion, and Andy MacFee, Project Architect for the Stirling Prize-winning Peckham Library, London, this design studio is now a leading architectural and design practice of its generation, with offices in London and Hull.
Award-winning buildings have gained Surface a reputation for innovation in how contemporary architecture looks, feels and works.
The team works in many sectors including Arts & Culture, Education and Commercial; encouraging a transfer of ideas between them.
Completed/recent projects include Birkbeck Film & Media Studies Centre, Endike Primary School.
Other sources suggest the practice was formed by Richard in 1996, in collaboration with philosopher Jeremy Weate and architect Kristen Whittle.
Their first project Soft-space won first prize in the Shinkenchiku-Sha Residential Design Award in Japan and Aquaphilia was one of the Ideal Rooms exhibited at the RIBA in 1997. At this time Richard worked for Will Alsop and taught History & Theory at the The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London and the AA – Architectural Association, London – with Jeremy Weate.
From 1999, Richard concentrated on Surface, winning a competition for the headquarters for new media company Razorfish. The design studiop’s next project was to be their largest: the £6M South Eastern European University in Macedonia was designed and constructed in 10 months, using pre-fabrication.
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