The Broad

From the Architect, Dubbed “the veil and the vault,” the museum’s design merges the two key programs of the building: public exhibition space and the archive/storage that will support The Broad Art Foundation’s lending activities. Rather than relegate the archive/storage to secondary status, “the vault” plays a key role in shaping the museum experience from…

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Barbarian Group Office

From the Architect, The Barbarian Group, a new generation internet advertising agency, required a workspace design that would foster collaboration and transparency in their growing company, and challenge their creativity. They leased a 23,000 SF loft in the New York garment district to house 125-175 Barbarians, which we surgically gutted to create a large open…

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Victoria Beckham Flagship store

From the Architect, The Victoria Beckham flagship store in London is a conversion of a 560m2 three-storey Georgian building on Dover Street. Given that online shopping is a platform for fashion brands to provide their customers with choice, we questioned whether the spatial experience of a store should be less like a “market”, where the…

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Lancaster University Engineering Building

Project Details Project: Lancaster University Engineering Building Other Names: School of Engineering at Lancaster University Owner: Lancaster University Location: Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 4YW, UK Architect: John McAslan + Partners Contractor: Eric Wright Construction MEP engineers: Aecom Structural Engineers: Curtins Consulting Landscape Architect: John McAslan + Partners Project Manager: Faithful & Gould Year…

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Fondation Jerome Seydoux-Pathe

From the Architect, The Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé is an organisation dedicated to the preservation of Pathé’s heritage, and to the promotion of cinematography. Its new headquarters sits at the centre of a block in Paris’ XIII arrondissement, where a mid-19th century theatre – transformed into one of Paris’ first cinemas in the mid-1900s, radically transformed…

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Burntwood School

From the Architect, The transformation of Burntwood School pieces together a 1950’s modernist education campus for 2000 pupils and 200 staff in south-west London. Within an existing mature landscape, six new buildings-as-pavilions develop the heritage of the existing, orchestrating a system of bespoke constructional components to bring both efficiency and delight. The new buildings –…

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Merchant Square Footbridge

Project Details Project: Merchant Square Footbridge Other Names: Owner / Developer: European Land & Property Ltd Location: Paddington Basin, London, UK Architect: Knight Architects Structural Engineer: AKT II Steelwork Contractor: S H Structures Ltd Main Contractor: Mace Ltd Year Completed: 2014 Country: UK Website: Awards 2015 Structural steel design awards Merchant Square Footbridge Gallery Merchant…

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Island Pavilion and Footbridge

Conceived in the English classical tradition of a pavilion in the landscape, the project re-interprets the 18th Century tradition for the 21st Century. The Island Pavilion, Wormsley House and Garsington Opera House form a landscape group of ‘Pavilions in the Park’. The Island Pavilion will be used for entertaining during the summer months of opera,…

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