Niche Image

Researching Louis Khan: his drawing of Scottish castles with their ‘niched’ servant spaces. Interesting article by @socks_studio here.

 
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Work in progress

Corner study model for a new building in London. We’re moving studio tomorrow to get some extra space to store this stuff.

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Architecture Prototypes & Experiments

We have submitted in-house process models to @thearamgallery Architecture Prototypes & Experiments, opening this Thursday. Flattered to be alongside our co-exhibitors. This model explores a new stair and lift structure within a mixed-use listed building.

The RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize, 2018 Image

The RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize, 2018

We are excited to share the news that Red House has been shortlisted for the 2018 @riba Stephen Lawrence Prize – the best projects with a budget of less than £1m. Due to the generosity of its owners it will also take part in @openhouselondon in September.

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Development Model

House on a Hill, Wales. Cardboard development model, 1:100

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It’s a bit shy

Redchurch and Whitby is beginning to emerge from beneath its scaffolding.

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Do Come Along!

We’re honoured to be included in this exhibition @thearamgallery.  We’ll be showing three in-house design process models – two of a project still in development.

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RIBA House of the Year 2018

We are excited to announce that Red House has been long-listed for the @riba House of the Year 2018 (following in the footsteps of No. 49 last year!) It took commitment from our client @arrantland of course but also suppliers such as Cambridge Architectural Precast to match the concrete panel to the selected brick. Concrete samples by CAP, pattern tests by 31/44.

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Peek

Newport Works visited our studio and the interview and photos are now online  

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Teaching Practice, The Deep City

We have been reviewing the work of our teaching studio @ku_archland , drawing by Hugo Rowland.

Teaching Practice, The Deep City Image

Teaching Practice, The Deep City

We have been reviewing the work of our teaching studio @ku_archland , drawing by Jai Heming

Villa Necchi Campiglio: detail Image

Villa Necchi Campiglio: detail

Villa Necchi Campiglio Image

Villa Necchi Campiglio

During a recent trip to Milan we visited Villa Necchi by Piero Portaluppi, 1932-35.

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Points mean prizes

Excited to have made it into the RIBA Journal’s top ranked firms according to awards and shortlistings etc., joint 35th! (Going to be hard for a small practice to hang in there for next year though…). #seemstheresnoprizes #pointsdontmeanprizesalways

2018 RIBA Awards: Red House Image

2018 RIBA Awards: Red House

Yesterday we enjoyed meeting the RIBA judges and revisiting Red House. #everythingcrossed

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A room and the city

Meeting at Somerset House, London. In the West Wing of 1856 looking through to the original Sir William Chambers building and courtyard of 1776.

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Down on the farm

Proposal for a new dwelling within a large existing farm shed in East Anglia. Model, 1:50.

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Four Column Houses

Using a 1:20 model to resolve detail from the inside out.

The Deep City Diorama: Facades Image

The Deep City Diorama: Facades

Studio 3.6: Our @ku_archland students have been making large scale drawings and models of their proposals for Whitechapel, London, including art schools, libraries, offices and even a pub!

Whitstable: test casting Image

Whitstable: test casting

We have developed a cast concrete tile for use on our project with Whitstable Approaches. The pattern is based upon the silhouette of the historic oyster fleet of Whitstable Yawls.

Whitstable: development sketch Image

Whitstable: development sketch

We have developed a cast concrete tile for use on our project with Whitstable Approaches. The pattern is based upon the silhouette of the historic oyster fleet of Whitstable Yawls.

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The Deep City

Lars Schriever, one of our students @ku_archland has left to return home to Zurich. He leaves behind a good project – a Construction Trades School in Whitechapel.

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It’s not just buildings

The Good Ship 31/44 is taking shape. It’s currently hiding out in a London dock but will be available soon…

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Lost to the wilderness

Model of a house for an Arts & Crafts suburb. Form, detail and materials respond to the street and neighbouring houses. #onethatgotaway

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London Language

Public House, E1, London

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Model, 1:20

Our students @ku_archland have been testing their projects at 1:250 and 1:20. Interior model of pottery studio by Cat de Abreu.  

Model, 1:250 Image

Model, 1:250

Our students @ku_archland have been testing their projects at 1:250 and 1:20. Testing neighbourly behaviour – models by Louis Smallwood & Hugo Rowland.

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House Tour

Take an interactive tour of Park House now that @piashouse are all settled in, courtesy of Wallpaper*

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2D to 3D

Our students @ku_archland have been exploding Pieter de Hooch paintings into 3D models, exploring depth and developing an understanding between cause and effect. 1:20 model by Oli, Gyorgi and Enoch.

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2018 for 31/44

On site this year, a house in Oregon, USA. Working with the language of the American timber frame to create a family home on a steep, wooded site.

2018 for 31/44 Image

2018 for 31/44

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