As part of the Saturday Club initiative set up by the Sorrell Foundation, Christophe gave a Masterclass talk to 25 young artists and designers at Sheffield Hallam university.
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St Mark’s Church Yard Garden is close to completion. What once was a gated overgrown garden disconnected and detached from the surrounding street is now an open, welcoming space to sit. The railings have been removed, new granite steps installed and a circular GRP bench surrounds the base of a mature oak tree. The community garden has been designed with a palette of materials that will match our St Mark’s Square Public Realm across the street once completed.
Work is nearing completion on our Hopyard Studios project down in Greenwich, as part of the wider Movement development by Cathedral Group.
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We held an open day today to explain the preferred masterplan for the regeneration of the Alton estate today in Roehampton.
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It was announced today that The Old Vinyl Factory scheme has been shortlisted in the Place Making Award category of the Property Awards 2014. Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Vinyl…” »
This is our proposal for Pelton Mews, a lovely collection of two individual four bedroom dwelling houses and three, two bedroom maisonettes and two, two bedroom apartments. The site is within the London Borough of Greenwich and within the East Greenwich Conservation Area. We are expecting a planning decision on this exciting scheme in May and hopefully will be on site later this year.
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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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