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RIBA National Award for UCL Student Centre

Recent RIBA London Award winner UCL Student Centre has been awarded a RIBA National Award. The RIBA National Awards are given to buildings across the UK recognised as significant contributions to architecture. This year’s 54 winners, announced on 9 September 2021, were selected from the RIBA Regional Award winners determined earlier this year. The shortlist for […]

Architects’ Journal Masterplanning awards shortlisting

Pudding Mill and Bridgewater for London Legacy Development Corporation has been shortlisted for the Architects’ Journal Masterplanning awards. We’re enjoying collaborating with a very ambitious team – congratulations everyone and fingers crossed! See the full shortlist Image courtesy of Mikhail Riches  

Rady Shell opens at the Jacobs Park in San Diego

A few years ago, the Soundforms team was approached by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, interested in a bespoke, permanent performance venue. The design of this unique acoustic performance shell, capable of hosting a full orchestra, was produced as a result of collaboration between San Diego Symphony, Soundforms Flanagan Lawrence ES Global Ltd, the acoustics team at Arup and ourselves. […]

WWF Living Planet Centre wins BCO ‘Test of Time’ Award

The ‘Test of Time’ 2021 award from the British Council for Offices was given to WWF-UK’s Living Planet Centre in Woking for its lasting performance as a remarkable workplace. Designed alongside Hopkins Architects and constructed in 2013, the headquarters pushed the boundaries of innovation and sustainability through its creative use of environmental features, being awarded an “outstanding” BREEAM […]

AVA Footbridge feature in NCE

Our AVA Bridge consortium’s Access For All bridge has a feature article in the New Civil Engineer‘s ‘Innovative Thinking’ section. Collaboration continues with Network Rail Walker Construction X-Treme Systems Hawkins\Brown MTC – Manufacturing Technology Centre Quantum Infrastructure SCX Special Projects Atelier Ten TIES Living Lab Innovate UK NCE article

Liverpool Waterfront Transformation Shortlisting

Our team led by ShedKM with PLACED, Kaizen, Place & Context and Grant Associates is one of six shortlisted entries for the National Museums Liverpool Waterfront Transformation Project. The competition was run by Colander Associates Limited. NML’s aim is to “link storytelling, heritage, community, connectivity, and commercial income to create a cohesive visitor experience and catalyst for social and environmental improvements in […]

We are a B Corp™

We are a B Corp™. We are part of the Useful Simple Trust family of professional design practices. Through our naturally collaborative approach and embedded design thinking, we engage our clients and users to deliver valuable outcomes with positive impact. We are unique in the built environment. Our experienced and committed engineers, architects, designers and strategists […]

Stratford Station Regeneration Vision

Our team led by 5th Studio including Momentum Transport Consultancy, Turner & Townsend and Georgia Sharpe with our sister company Thomas.Matthews has won the contract to develop a regeneration vision for Stratford Station in east London. The commission is backed by the London Legacy Development Corporation. The project – supported by Network Rail, London Borough of Newham and Transport for London – will identify a ‘long-term future’ for […]

+Home Announced Joint Winner of Home of 2030 Design Competition

Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP, Minister of State for Housing, has announced the joint winners of the Home of 2030 competition. Launched in March 2020, and managed by the RIBA, the competition encouraged the design of environmentally friendly homes that support people in leading independent, fulfilling lives as our society ages. +Home designed by igloo […]

A Vision of the Future: Heath Park design competition win

Congratulations to our winning team with EcoResponsive Environments! The scheme will transform a 24ha business park in Runcorn, Cheshire, into a ‘sustainable, multi-use and carbon-free’ environment. The ‘Vision of Future Living’ competition sought innovative proposals to regenerate the enormous Heath Business and Technical Park, which was constructed as a headquarters for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in […]