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.
Studio Egret West has been chosen to masterplan the regeneration of the Grade II*-listed Alton West housing estate in south west London. Working alongside GVA, Grant Associates, Peter Stewart Consultancy and Alan Baxter Associates, we will spend the next six to nine months drawing up a long-term strategy for the architecturally significant post-war housing development.
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On Wednesday Park Hill, Sheffield picked up a Regional, National and Conservation prizes at the RIBA awards and has now been long-listed for the Stirling Prize.
Now in its 245th year, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition remains a much anticipated highlight of the arts calendar, serving as a unique window on to all areas of the contemporary art world. It is the world’s largest open-submission exhibition, displaying more than 1,000 works in all styles and media, including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, architectural models and film. Our entry, “A Sense of Place” was one of the works chosen for this years exhibition.
Visit from 10 June — 18 August 2013 in the Main Galleries of the Royal Academy.
We are happy to announce that last night Clapham One won Development of the Year at the Property Week RESI Awards 2013. Despite loathing the term “resi” to describe people’s homes, we and our development partners Cathedral Group and United House are very excited to win this prestigious award. Congratulations to everyone who helped to deliver this multi-award winning project.
Our Guild House rooftop pavilion project has been granted planning permission. The project represents the first steps toward realising ‘London’s Sporting Village’, Studio Egret West’s masterplan for the Surrey Canal Triangle in London.
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Work on Studio Egret West’s extension to Greenwich Community Centre and new Incubator Units, part of the Cathedral Group’s MVMNT regeneration project, has begun on site! Continue reading “The MVMNT…” »
Today we visited Tolworth Broadway as construction has now fully kicked off. In the roundabout concrete footers and retaining walls are being poured for the new Greenway ramps that will connect at grade to the existing bridge. There are also two crews of masons excavating the old worn out paving and replacing them with new high quality pavements on each side of the street.
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Studio Egret West have completed the first phase of commercial units as part of the wider redevelopment of Park Hill in Sheffield. Known as ‘Gilbert Studios’, two new studio spaces are set over three floors along a newly enclosed ‘Gilbert Street’ providing flexible workspace for the site’s newest tenants, creative agencies Uber & Human.
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Come and see the Clapham Library at the Design Museum.
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Clapham library was singled out last night by Ed Miliband in his speech given at the Labour Party Inaugural Arts Dinner as an exemplar of the contribution that architecture makes to our urban environment and social cohesion.
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The Library Building in Clapham was recognised as an award winning civic hub. The building won the Architectural and Built Environment Scheme Award at the the Civic Trust Awards ceremony in Cardiff.
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Sixteen years ago, the Local Government Chronicle launched the very first awards scheme to recognise and celebrate the greatest achievements from across local government.
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