2018 for 31/44 Image

2018 for 31/44

On site this year, an end of terrace house in London.

2018 for 31/44 Image

2018 for 31/44

On site this year, Four Columns, London. A collection of four houses around a shared yard.

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The Architectural Review

Red House is shortlisted for the 2017 AR Emerging Architecture Prize and it’s in the @ArchReview !

Teaching Practice: The Deep City Image

Teaching Practice: The Deep City

Models of deep (perforate) blocks in London, Amsterdam and Ghent made by our students @KU_Arch_Land   

Timber…! Image


Model study for a house in Oregon, USA. A lot of timber, a few bricks and just a tiny bit of concrete (we couldn’t help it).

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Quiet neighbours

Well mannered neighbour for a street in south London. #nofussornothing

Work in progress (/it’s changed already…) Image

Work in progress (/it’s changed already…)

Facade study: mortar slurried brick, concrete and terrazzo

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AR Emerging Architecture 2017

We are excited, shocked and humbled that Red House has been shortlisted as one of 15 global projects for the @ArchReview 2017 Emerging Architecture Award.  #didntseethatcoming

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No.49 getting its medals on. #leftabitdownabit Photo by @ournewhouse

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The Deep City

We’ve had our heads down preparing our teaching studio @KU_Arch_Land Our teaching is going to be closely aligned with our working practise and recurring themes. We’re looking forward to getting started. #preachwhatyoupractise  

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Digging a hole for ourselves

Is there such a thing as a bottoming-out ceremony? Excavation complete for Redchurch & Whitby. #downdowndeeperanddown

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Working process: model for a barn conversion in East Anglia.

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Park House Garden

Earlier this week we visited the new residents of Park House to see how they were all settling in. The planting is beginning to feel like a real garden.

Work in Progress Image

Work in Progress

Small model of a (quite) large house in Oregon.

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Making an entrance

In progress: model of a barn conversion, Norfolk. OK, we need a door.

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Everything all at once.

We’ve been assembling some unedited sketchbook pages to describe our design process for a possible publication. This one’s for our students @KU_Arch_Land #practicewhatwepreach

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Good Neighbours

We’re on @Arch_Today , honoured to be snuggled between Sir David Chipperfield, BIG and Farshid Moussavi.

Diamond in the rough Image

Diamond in the rough

Model of a faceted house in an Arts and Crafts suburb that twists in response to the street and its neighbours.  #yeahIknowweneedtotidyup

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New site.

It’s a moving target.

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Looking Up

We were at the @RIBA party last night held @SerpentineUK to celebrate all 49 @RIBA National Award winners. (No. 49 has one!)

Red House Image

Red House

It’s a bit less red on the inside.

Red House Image

Red House

Red House is in this week’s @ArchitectsJrnal and online. Thanks to Jay Merrick for such an entertaining write-up. Axo!

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Losers 03

The Studios would expand creating a new fragment of city at the scale of infrastructure, stretching towards the river and a new city park…

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Losers 02

The market would support the creative studios centred around a Kunsthal.

Losers 01 Image

Losers 01

We didn’t get anywhere with our entry for the LFA Silvertown Flyover competition but we enjoyed having a go. We proposed a new fragment of city that would begin with a new creative market for East London.

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.

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

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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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