News by tag: London

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

New Scotland Yard

Works30. March 2017
By: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
London, Great Britain - 2016
Photo: Timothy Soar
Stirling Prize-winning architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has designed an emblematic headquarters for the Metropolitan Police Service in London. The £60m new headquarters is a radical re-modelling and extension of the Curtis Green Building, a 1930s prominent riverside site in Westminster, central London.
Modourbano Architettura

Peabodys Coffee Shop

Works23. February 2017
By: Modourbano Architettura
London, Great Britain - 2017
Photo: Simone Bossi
Located in London, in the Atkinson Morley Wing of the St. George Hospital, the pilot project of the Peabodys group franchise develops an innovative approach to the idea of coffee shop. 
Serpentine Pavilion 2017, Designed by Francis Kéré, Design Render, Exterior (Image: © Kéré Architecture)
Diébédo Francis Kéré – the architect from Burkina Faso who heads Berlin-based Kéré Architecture – has been commissioned to design the 17th annual Serpentine Pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens.
Peninsula Place aerial (Image: Uniform)
Developer Knight Dragon has unveiled the 1.4 million square foot Peninsula Place project, the first building in London to be designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, as part of the transformation of Greenwich Peninsula.
Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects

Pembury Circus

Works 6. January 2017
By: Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects
London, Great Britain
Photo: Tim Crocker Architectural Photography (All photographs courtesy of v2com)
Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects are delighted to have been recognized by the Leading European Architecture Forum (LEAF) for their development at Pembury Circus, which has been awarded the title "Best Mixed Use Development" at the LEAF Awards 2016, alongside other high profile finalists. 
Fletcher Priest Architects

One New Ludgate

Works21. December 2016
By: Fletcher Priest Architects
London, Great Britain - 2015
Photo: Timothy Soar (All photographs courtesy of v2com)
Fletcher Priest is delighted that One New Ludgate has won the Developer Project of the Year with our client Land Securities at the LEAF awards. Entries were received from all over the world for this prestigious award which also saw Calatrava receive a lifetime achievement award.
Leo Villareal: The Bay Lights - Bay Bridge, San Francisco (Photo: James Ewing)
Earlier this week the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced that the team of American light artist Leo Villareal and British architecture firm Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands have won the Illuminated River International Design Competition.
Image: DBOX/Eric Parry Architects
The City of London’s Planning and Transport Committee has approved a resolution to grant permission on 1 Undershaft, a 73-story, supertall tower designed by Eric Parry Architects.

An Old/New Glass Dome in London

Products28. November 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Eugene Codjoe-Urban Serenity Photography/SCHOLLGLAS
The conversion of a Ford Motor Company garage from 1915 at 184 Shepherd’s Bush Road in London includes three new floors built under a glass dome. Transparent and opaque glass panels in diamond and triangular shapes cover the new roof.

A Hardwood 'Smile'

Products11. November 2016
By: John Hill, Thomas Geuder
The walk-in sculpture "The Smile" at the London Design Festival inspired visitors through its form and its spaciousness. (Photo: Dav Stewart)
This year's London Design Festival had a lot to offer for design enthusiasts. A standout project was "The Smile," a 34-meter-long sculpture by Alison Brooks Architects and Arup that was on display at the Chelsea College of Arts.