V&A Museum of Childhood redevelopment news – ambitious transformation by AOC with architects De Matos Ryan: free-to-access collection set within interactive and playful galleries in Bethnal Green to reopen in 2022.
HS2 decision will destroy precious wild places, The Wildlife Trusts call for a redesign: High Speed 2 approval by UK government. The rapid rail link forms the largest new UK station-building programme since the Victorian age.
York House King’s Cross office building, London, UK, design by dMFK Architects on Pentonville Road, using perforated cladding panels to transform the defunct 1980s structure.
London architecture news – award-winning architecture and interior design practice, gpad london, appoints new associate director David Walker to the senior team.
Tottenham Pavilion is a competition to develop a public realm Pavilion that encapsulates and preserves the unique power of Harringay Warehouse District as an antidote to gentrification.
AMAs has transformed a pair of Grade II listed Georgian townhouses in the Mayfair to operate as QS Office Headquarters. The main challenge was to adapt the buildings to function as modern workspace and retain the historical character of the building.
When creating Terrasse Penthouse Studio Fils divided the internal space with deeply texture windows to allow light into the suite and mimic the doors leading to concealed terraces and walk in wardrobes.
Grenfell Tower Inquiry news – gross negligence manslaughter threat ; firms involved in the building’s refurbishment request immunity over evidence. The Grenfell Tower fire took place in June 2017.
Custom refurbishment of a house in Herne Hill, South London, shortlisted for a New London Architecture Don’t Move Improve Award. The property convertd two flats into a stunning four-storey home, design by Conibere Phillips Architects.
Grenfell Tower Inquiry news – companies involved in the building’s refurbishment ask the public inquiry for a guarantee that anything they say in the hearings won’t be used for any prosecution. The Grenfell Tower fire took place in June 2017.
Transit Studio inverted the original layout of the Portobello Road project to provide two bedrooms at first floor level, with a living and kitchen floor at second floor level under the dramatic feature of the butterfly roof.
PRP + Hamiltons Architects get the go ahead for Pavilion Road Hotel in Knightsbridge. The scheme will be a 120-bedroom hotel and cost £70m it will replace a multi-story car park.
Harrods, London, is collaborating with renowned artists and designers to showcase inspirational collections that explore new ideas and concepts; inviting Zaha Hadid Design to present a selection of works in the store until 1st March 2020.
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