No.49: 1 of 49 no. Image

No.49: 1 of 49 no.

We are honoured to announce that No.49 is one of 49 projects to receive a @RIBA National Award, climbing up one more rung of the RIBA Awards ladder. Read the citation here.

Brutiful Image

Brutiful

Concrete five ways (at least), Minories Car Park, City of London Architects Dept, 1969

A Moving Day Image

A Moving Day

Purchasers of Red House arrive soon. We’ve been on-site trying to get everything as sharp as possible.

Client: We’d like a big gable Image

Client: We’d like a big gable

So would we. Development sketch for a house in Oregon, USA. #3144 #sketch #modernhouse

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Left on the shelf

This one’s not happening, but the design process informed a number of other projects. #itsbehindme #shelved #3144 #practiceasresearch #model

Settling an agricultural landscape Image

Settling an agricultural landscape

The transformation of the external space is given equal weight to the buildings.

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Invited Competition

Proposal to convert a series of remarkable barns into a family dwelling. We’re collaging buildings (as well as images) to explore the potential atmosphere.

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Down on the farm

First model for a project to convert a grain storage shed in Norfolk into a large house.

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RIBA London Small Project of the Year

The @riba judges said: “Details have been meticulously considered… and the execution is near-perfect”.  Just near, we’ll try harder next time.#MustTryHarder

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Supermodels

Excellent exhibition at the AA of models by OFFICE KGDVS.

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Fragments

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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Studious

@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.

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Yellow House

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

Red House Image

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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Wouldn’t

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

Tile Shop Image

Tile Shop

Tiled shop interior, Farringdon, London

Suburb Image

Suburb

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 @pear.tree.cafe have sent us a couple of photos of the refurb we helped them with.

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Timber!

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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