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Restaurant in National Railway Museum \ SHH

Restaurant in National Railway Museum \ SHH

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• January 8, 2014 • Comments (0)

SHH has completely redesigned the National Railway Museum’s hospitality offer, following a commission by long-term client Levy Restaurants, the sports, leisure and hospitality division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, which provides catering services at the museum. The radical revamp involved the rebadging and redesign of the popular York attraction’s two main restaurants, as well […]

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Competition entry: Salford Meadows Bridge \ Alex Daxböck and Chris Precht (penda)

Competition entry: Salford Meadows Bridge \ Alex Daxböck and Chris Precht (penda)

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• October 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

Chris Precht of penda / Vienna and Alex Daxboeck shared with us their design proposal for a pedestrian bridge in Salford/England. The design reinterprets a traditional bridge typology by mixing it with a visual structure , which creates a strong and unique landmark for the site. Looking at the bridge from the side, the strucutre […]

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SHH remodels Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo

SHH remodels Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo

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• September 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architects and designers SHH have transformed ZSL London Zoo’s main restaurant (The Terrace Restaurant), by remodelling and extending the 1920s building as part of a three-year, £4.6m project. The restaurant’s capacity has nearly tripled as a result, from 240 to 700 covers (making it one of the UK’s largest day-visitor restaurants), whilst the building’s footprint […]

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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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Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre \ BDP

Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre \ BDP

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• September 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

The new, state of the art, Ebbw Vale Sports Centre, offers facility users many opportunities to participate in sport & recreation. The Ebbw Vale Sports Centre project comprises a 6000 sq metre centre providing sporting facilities to the adjacent schools – the Ebbw Fawr Learning Community – and the surrounding community. The centre boasts a […]

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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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‘Coach House’ Restaurant by SHH Wins Major Award

‘Coach House’ Restaurant by SHH Wins Major Award

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• March 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

Coach House, the new 6,000 sq ft restaurant and café designed by SHH at one Britain’s most historic sites – Hatfield House – has just scooped the ‘Best Café or Fast Food Award’ at the UK’s prestigious Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2012 (‘the world’s only concept of its kind dedicated exclusively to hospitality design’). […]

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Macro Micro Studio

Macro Micro Studio

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

The design and build of the UK’s first self-build, fully autonomous live/work timber studio in the Botanic Gardens, Dundee. The Macro Micro Studio is a 50m2 Passivhaus standard, off-grid demonstrator developed and built by the University of Dundee’s Macro Micro research unit, a Department of Architecture Masters Unit. The project is unique in that it […]

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