Studio Egret West have just won planning for six family homes on a small site close to Clapham Common. The new buildings arranged as a row of terrace houses, aim to knit back the street fabric with particular attention to joining up with existing buildings, addressing corners, widening pavements and responding to local heights. In contrast to the traditional two-up, two-down arrangement, the main aim of the internal design is to create a family space where the different activities coexist within a larger generous interconnected volume. Continue reading “St Alphonsus Road…” »
East Croydon Footbridge was officially opened on 7th January 2014. The 100 metre long, 700-tonne pedestrian link and new station entrance was designed by Studio Egret West in collaboration with Hawkins Brown.
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Work on Studio Egret West’s extension to Greenwich Community Centre is complete.
The facilities will provide meeting and gallery spaces for the community centre as well as a café to complement the new residential quarter.
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Today the Tolworth Greenway was officially opened by the Mayor of The Royal Borough of Kingston. Attending the ceremony were LB Kingston councillors and officers, Transport for London, Caroline Pidgeon MBE, local residents, local press and a few of the SEW crew. The project landscape architect, Tom Sudhoff is the guy wearing the hat.
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Studio Egret West is part of the winning team appointed to transform the 22 Ha Peel Centre site in Colindale. We will be working as first phase architect alongside Fielden Clegg Bradley who are the leading the masterplan.
We are celebrating a fantastic result today as last night, the London Borough of Newham resolved to grant planning permission for our Caxton Works project in Canning Town.
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Our annual Studio trip took us to the city of Madrid and indulging in its architecture and culture.
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Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, announced today that the Central Research Laboratory was successful in bidding for £7.7m in loan funding from his Growing Places Fund. This is a positive step forward for our The Old Vinyl Factory masterplan in Hayes. It will enable the transformation of one of the existing buildings on the site, The Record Store, into the first facility of its kind in the UK. Continue reading “Central Research Laboratory…” »
Cecilia Lindstrom, urban designer at SEW, has just arrived back from a research trip to Detroit, where she has spent the past three weeks exploring the city’s transforming landscape, the challenges of urban shrinkage and industrial decline, as well as the unusual opportunities arising from it.
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Park Hill has been shortlisted for the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize. Together Studio Egret West and Hawkins/Brown have worked with developers Urban Splash to bring back to life the unique landmark.