Featured in July’s RIBA Journal
The Foundary in Vauxhall by Architecture 00 is announced as winner of the RIBA London Awards’ ‘Building of the Year’.
Situated between the Oval and Vauxhall tube stations the property is a large Edwardian industrial building
Ethical Property describes the centre as:
‘…established by the Social Justice and Human Rights Centre Company Limited; a company made up of Trusts, Foundations and a Limited company, they identified the need to support social justice and human rights organisations through the provision of a purpose built centre.
The building contains a variety of spaces, including 2900m² of office space, state of the art meeting and conference rooms and facilities for hosting bespoke, events, seminars and exhibitions.’
For more information on the centre go to The Foundary web-site here.
Published in the Green Building Magazine, Winter 2014 edition!
Read my article on how Arboreal Architects achieved the AECB Silver Standard on a listed building – the first in the country to do so!
Haworth Tompkins wins the AJ Retrofit Award in the Heritage category for The Clothworkers’ Centre. Click here for the Haworth Tompkins’ overview of the scheme.
Architects Haworth Tompkins have had a busy week: their Everyman Theatre was announced as shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Award (click here for the shortlist) and their redevelopment of the Grade II Chichester Festival Theatre opens tonight. Click here for news coverage on Chichester Theatre, and here for Haworth Tompkins’ overview of the scheme.
Also see here a link to a video via the BBC of Chichester Theatre under construction in September 2013.
Brilliant! Birmingham Council are running a competition to the general public for ideas for the re-use of some buildings that are ‘at risk’ of serious deterioration – it would be great for other places to follow suit. Click here for more information.
Definitely Progressive Heritage!