We had a good couple of months with the planners in November and December this year; We obtained planning permission for our project to extend a house in Carysfort Road in Stoke Newington. The project included retaining an informal roof terrace which will be a fantastic space when it is... read more →
Our project to extend, refurbish and re-model a Victorian terrace house in Allerton Road, Stoke Newington is nearing completion. The project is a great example of close collaboration between the client, the architect and the builder, with the client running the project from tender stage onwards. Finishing touches are being... read more →
Newham Council have granted planning permission for our proposal for a new brick and timber clad house overlooking Wansetad Flats. We are looking forward to getting into the detail design stage for this project - the roof geometry will provide an interesting structural design challenge and the detailing and materials... read more →
Our project is Belsize Park reached Practical Completion a few weeks ago and our clients have now moved back into their house. We are going through the final details with the client and the contractor as part of the Defects Liability stage, after which it will be declared officially complete.
This text was submitted as part of a symposium organised by the Royal Academy. The symposium was part of the exhibition at the Royal Academy called Sensing Spaces – Architecture Reimagined. The original text was called “The Personal Politics of Figure-Ground in Architecture - how we think about space with... read more →
When we are working on tight spaces in existing buildings we often find ourselves drawing everything out to scale in chalk on site. It doesn't look very glamorous but it works really well!
We spent two weeks working in Berlin this summer - meeting up with old work colleagues and seeing how much things have changed over the last 20 years. The two projects that really got us thinking about all the changes were Berlin Tempelhof Airport (scene of die Luftbrucke and the... read more →
We are moving into the closing stages on our project to refurbish and extend a house in Belsize Avenue. This image starts to get across the amount of technology that is hidden within the walls of contemporary dwellings. We can see all the electrical and data cabling alongside the hot... read more →
We are just about to start on the finishes at our project to refurbish and extend a 1970's house in Belsize Park. I like the pattern made in the existing plaster which has been made in order to form a key for the glue for the new plasterboard that is... read more →
We just heard that we have succeeded in obtaining planning permission for a large rear extension to a property on Evering Road in Hackney. The property is in the Northwold and Cazenove Conservation Area and was achieved with good contact with the Hackney planning department. We currently have two other... read more →