Nominated as one of two finalists for a £6m transformation of the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. A collaboration between 51%, Max Fordham, Price & Myers, Castle-Davies and Counterculture.
Spaces to playfully explore and expose the buildings and site whilst maximising the existing and new spaces, improving connections between them and providing both a stunning canvas for artists’ work and an exciting experience for visitors. As density and visitor numbers increase, we need more areas of delight across the site. Roof terraces and cloistered courtyards link the café, bars and foyers with a larger variety of arts and performance spaces.
Permission granted for a new home in the Hampstead Conservation Area. Contemporary handmade red brick references the Queen architecture of the neighbourhood. 500 ft sq of sustainable and accessible new family space created.
51% Studios winning Habi-Sabi designs rolled out for companies in central London, including Google
The Experimental Station was billed as one of the 10 best new homes in Britain in the Sunday Times cover story ‘Leading Lights’ which featured a pick of the RIBA 2013 Award winners.
Sunday Times Home 10.06.013
The Experimental Station, a collaboration with Brian Jonson, received the 2013 RIBA South East Conservation Award, as well a Regional Award at a Gala Dinner in the Steam Museum. Judges praised the project as ‘A near-perfect architectural piece – the muted driftwood-grey boxes are weathering beautifully”