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Brunel Building / Fletcher Priest Architects

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Upper Wimpole Street Apartment / Jonathan Tuckey Design

St. Paul’s School / Walters & Cohen Architects

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U+I Reveals New Images of OMA-Designed Morden Wharf, a Mixed-Use Neighborhood on Greenwich, London

Regeneration specialist U+I submitted plans for Morden Wharf in June 2020, comprising 1,500 new homes, employment spaces, and a landscaped park along 275m of the River Thames. Located on Greenwich Peninsula in London, the mixed-use scheme designed by OMA includes more than six acres of the high-quality public realm, 12 high quality, and tenure-blind residential buildings, as well as commercial, retail, and community spaces.

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3XN Designs First Project in the UK, a Vertical Campus in the Largest Pedestrian Neighborhood in Central London

Designed by 3XN, in partnership with GXN, 2 Finsbury Avenue is a 12 story podium with a 35-story East Tower and 20-story West Tower. Located at Broadgate campus, the largest pedestrianized neighborhood in Central London, adjacent to the busy transport hub of Liverpool Street station, the firm’s first project in the city is part of a bigger vision to transform the area into a new mixed-use destination.

Beam Café / Ola Jachymiak Studio

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  190
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Bermonds Locke Hotel / Holloway Li

© Edmund Dabney© Edmund Dabney© Edmund Dabney© Edmund Dabney+ 37

  • Architects: Holloway Li
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  7000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Ascot Signs, DGS Fabrications, Heathfield, Holliday Concrete Testing Limited, IGD – Indoor Garden Design, +1

Mayor of London Launches Housing Design App to Transform Construction

In order to assist the city of London and encourage constructions after Covid-19, the Mayor of London, with tech-led design practice Bryden Wood and leading residential consultancy Cast, have launched a new version of the housing design app PRiSM. Using the latest digital technology and data to help design and build manufactured homes, the freely available application will allow users to share expertise and use technology to transform the design process and get the city building the homes Londoners need.

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James Voller Way / Studio Woodroffe Papa

© Jan Bitter© Jan Bitter© Jan Bitter© Jan Bitter+ 25

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3385
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk

My Room in the Garden / Boano Prišmontas

Courtesy of Boano PrišmontasCourtesy of Boano PrišmontasCourtesy of Boano PrišmontasCourtesy of Boano Prišmontas+ 28

  • Architects: Boano Prišmontas
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  4
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Boano Prismontas, Can of Gas, DHH Timber, Natura Studios, Trimble, +1

Rolling Stock Yard Offices / Squire & Partners

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  • Architects: Squire & Partners
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  8154
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Bentley, Schüco, Colorminium, Diapo, Sphere 8

Camille Walala Unveils Public Urban Interventions in London

"Les Jumeaux" or The Twins is a new large-scale public urban intervention by French artist and designer Camille Walala in White City, West London. The project encompasses two pedestrian crossings and seven striking murals, created with geometric patterns and primary colors, Walala’s signature style. Moreover, Camille Walala also unveiled this month her East London intervention, a giant work of art aiming to breathe new life into the street and boost the local economy, entitled "Walala Parade".

Les Jumeaux. Image Courtesy of Camille WalalaWalala Parade. Image © Tim CrockerLes Jumeaux. Image Courtesy of Camille WalalaWalala Parade. Image © Tim Crocker+ 13

North Greenwich Sculptural Screen / Neiheiser Argyros

© Lorenzo Zandri© Lorenzo Zandri© Lorenzo Zandri© Lorenzo Zandri+ 22

  • Architects: Neiheiser Argyros
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  140
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Asta House / Make Architects

© Jack Hobhouse© Jack HobhouseCourtesy of Make ArchitectsCourtesy of Make Architects+ 13

Curl la Tourelle Head Designs 100% Social Housing Scheme in the London Borough of Brent

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture received the green light to move forward with its latest “socially focused mixed-use scheme” that includes council homes, an adult education center, and affordable workspaces. Entitled Morland Gardens, the new project located in the London Borough of Brent, one of the district’s most deprived areas, is scheduled to start in the fall of 2020.

© Darcstudio© DarcstudioShared community courtyard garden animated by rooflights serving the college below. Image © Darcstudio© Darcstudio+ 5

Ingersoll Road / McLaren Excell

© Richard Leeney© Nick Guttridge© Richard Leeney© Richard Leeney+ 34

  • Architects: McLaren Excell
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Glazing Vision, Bentley Systems, Design & Fury, Hyten Steel, Kingspan – Sistema de paneles aislados, +5

6 Orsman Road Workspace / Waugh Thistleton Architects + Storey

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Old Ford Road / pH+ Architects

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