Tag: London

Leaf Facade in Mayfair \ Squire and Partners

Leaf Facade in Mayfair \ Squire and Partners

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

Squire and Partners have completed a private house in Mayfair, London, featuring a striking bespoke leaf facade which mirrors an established Virginia Creeper on a facing building on Curzon Street. The project involved the retention of an existing 18th century façade facing Waverton Street, and the design of a new building comprising three linked volumes […]

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University buildings Turin: membrane canopy for the roof planned by formTL engineers

University buildings Turin: membrane canopy for the roof planned by formTL engineers

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• August 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

The esteemed university of Turin has been gradually modernising its architecture. This has involved moving all the university faculties to a new campus which is to be completed with a building complex designed by the architects Foster + Partners, London. The buildings are aligned as a triangle with a circular open area. The large extent […]

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House in Crouch End \ LLI Design

House in Crouch End \ LLI Design

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• August 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

The owners recently purchased a new build 3000 sq foot townhouse in Crouch End, North London enjoying views towards historic Alexander Palace. The house boasts a magnificent ground floor double volume space. The first floor living room overlooks the kitchen dining area below and is linked via glass balustraded feature staircase, the rear exterior double […]

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Concept Portico Shop in National Gallery \ EDGE

Concept Portico Shop in National Gallery \ EDGE

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• July 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

EDGE has designed the new Portico shop at the National Gallery in London. Our ‘big idea’ was the concept of a visit to an artist’s studio, where the objects and artefacts on display are arranged in seemingly eclectic groupings, whilst forming an overall cohesive story to reflect the wide range of products available. We wanted […]

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Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

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• July 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners won the competition to design St James’ school in west London, UK. In response to the local building vernacular of grand roof expressions, the roof profiles articulate each element of the village cluster with a clay-tiled roof lantern. Glazed rooflights top each lantern, drawing natural light into every part of the building. […]

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The City of London \ Christopher Dina

The City of London \ Christopher Dina

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

The New York City based graphic designer Christopher Dina shared with us his new work of a graphic representation of London‘s striking skyline featuring its historic and modern day architectural icons. Illustrated landmarks include the Millennium Dome, London Eye, Palace of Westminster, The Shard, London City Hall, Tower Bridge, “the Gherkin” and Saint Paul’s Cathedral. […]

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MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

Leading experiential design agency MET Studio has created an exciting 3D brand experience exhibit for EDF, the official partner of and electricity supplier to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, housed in a purpose-built Pavilion (designed by architects Schmidhuber) within the London 2012 Olympic Park. MET Studio joined a team of leading European creatives on the […]

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Aqua at Dover Street Market \ Zaha Hadid

Aqua at Dover Street Market \ Zaha Hadid

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• August 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dover Street Market has commissioned Zaha Hadid to design a site-specific installation to be showcased in their London store during the 2012 Olympic Games. Entitled “Aqua”, the concept references the formal language of Hadid’s renowned London Aquatics Centre. Designing for Dover Street Market is an exciting opportunity to install a piece inspired by the fluid […]

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11 Baker Street \ Squire and Partners

11 Baker Street \ Squire and Partners

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• July 14, 2012 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners has completed a mixed use development occupying an entire urban block facing Baker Street, London W1. The scheme comprises a strongly modelled concrete and glass office building addressing Baker Street, and two predominantly brick residential buildings to the rear which flank a private courtyard garden. The office building was constructed using a hybrid […]

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King's Cross Picnic \ Squire and Partners

King’s Cross Picnic \ Squire and Partners

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (2)

An urban installation as part of the London Festival of Architecture A neglected cut-through in King’s Cross was transformed into an inviting picnic garden this weekend, in response to a brief set by the London Festival of Architecture to transform a forgotten corner of King’s Cross into a space for people to enjoy. The large […]

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