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Flo is producing balsa model components with the care of a cabinetmaker. Making takes time.

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Corner Life

Redchurch Corner: refurbished mixed-use building. Coffee in the sun? #avoidingworkonamondaymorning 

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Model Behaviour

Making a house at 1:20 to help get it right at 1:1

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Face, Lift

Two new floors and an elevational refurb for a building in East London

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@kate_nicklin is mid-way through a precedent study with students from @wsofarchi They have been drawing, modelling and printmaking with @ThePrintHaus  Lucky students we say.

Yellow House Image

Yellow House

All Saints Street, Hastings. Suddenly, our favourite street.

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Red House

We have received shots of the completed house, thanks @arorygardiner !

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Seaside Architecture 02

Hastings, East Sussex. #someofthebestdesignisnodesign

Seaside Architecture 01 Image

Seaside Architecture 01

Hastings, East Sussex. #youcouldntmakethisup

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Wood masquerading as stone. Whitechapel, London.

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Trail of Destruction

Kate has been teaching @WSofArchi  She spotted this as she was leaving. Stop the demolition, just add curtain walling. #lessdemolition #morereuse

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House for the Suburbs

A new house for an Arts & Crafts suburb. Drawing of proposal and neighbouring typologies.

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Working Drawings

Precast or in-situ? Developing the detail for Four Column Houses

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Tile Shop

Tiled shop interior, Farringdon, London

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Familiar but eccentric: a house of brick, timber and gables for a London suburb.

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Final Review: Proposal

Final reviews for our undergraduate studio @KU_Arch_Land with @a_zambelli  Site drawing and proposal by Cat de Abreu.

Final Review: Site Image

Final Review: Site

Final reviews for our undergraduate studio @KU_Arch_Land with @a_zambelli  Site drawing and proposal by Cat de Abreu.

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Bank ‘Holiday’ 01

Given some time off, architects just visit more buildings. This one: Newport Street Gallery, Vauxhall. Caruso St John, 2016.

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Bank ‘Holiday’ 02

And this one: Cabinet Gallery, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. Trevor Horne, 2016. 

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Red House For Sale

A new (quite red) house is now on the market with The Modern House.

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Battersea Park Cafe

Our friends have sent us a couple of photos of the refurb we helped them with.

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We have just returned from Oregon. We took a trip to see a new site for a new family home. There will be wood, lots of wood.

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Near Mies

We went to see Circling the Square @riba : a behind the scenes look at Mies van der Rohe’s slice of Park Avenue intended for The City.

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Well Red

We are participating in a short discussion at Red House next Tuesday. There will be Red Brick Rye Beer from Peckham to keep up the theme.

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RIBA Awards

No. 49 has been shortlisted for a RIBA London Region Award #behindthescenes #theclientlikestoclean #withprecision

RIBA Awards Image

RIBA Awards

Park House has been shortlisted for an RIBA London Region Award

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Study for an apartment building considering proportion, material and colour.

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Proposal for a quiet house in a typical London street.

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Not cast in stone

Process – 1:2 plaster test panels for #fourbays with @Whitstable_Ap  Pattern abstracted from the #whitstable yawl oyster fleet

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The end is nigh

Final snagging at Red House.

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Workshop House

Working model for a house in south London.

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We’ve decided to give up concrete columns for lent. Hopefully, by Easter Sunday, we’ll be starting drawings to get these ones on site before the end of 2017.

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