Works on The Laszlo are underway – watch our Project Progress video below.
The Battersea Arts Centre has been announced as the very deserving Overall Winner at this year’s NLA Awards. We’re happy to note that it also received the Community Prize. Designed by Haworth Tompkins, BAC has a long history, with Peter Murray, Chairman of NLA, commenting that the building is “Phoenix-like – it had a fire […]
Last week, Martin joined Cristina Lanz Azcarate of Atelier EURA and Simon Ralphs of Clarkslegal for ConstructionCast, a series of industry-focused conversations hosted by Stuart Wilks of Limeslade. The topic of this discussion was the future of the built environment: how will the industry respond to a post-Covid world. Martin talked about the need for […]
The newly refurbished E5 Bakehouse reopened this past weekend. The café and coffee roastery is the cornerstone of Poplar Union, a multidisciplinary communal, social and creative centre supporting the local Tower Hamlets community. The cafe, formerly known as E5 Roasthouse, first opened in September 2017 and aimed to provide employment for refugee women through their ‘Just […]
Previously known as Bellside House, The Laszlo is a Victorian factory conversion in North London. Demolition works that had commenced before the Covid19 lockdown have been resumed and now the soft strip and demolition phase is almost complete. New steelwork has been fabricated and installed along with block-work walls, and the M+E install has also […]
Martin is back from holiday and feeling positive about the future. While the transition from working-from-home to office life has been smooth and life feels like it’s returning to normal, he does wonder what the future holds. Catch up with this week’s news below. For more debate on what the future holds for workspaces, […]
In this week’s update, Martin discusses the role of project management in the midst of a pandemic.
Recently, Martin sat down with Oliver Richards, Director at London-based architecture practice, Orms. Their conversation covered the future of architectural practice, the evolution of office space design and the effects of COVID-19. Click the video below to hear what Oliver had to say. Oliver Richards founded Orms in 1984. The practice has delivered award-winning […]
As we head into the summer holiday season, Martin gives a quick run through of projects that onsite, or that will be in the not too distant future. Projects include Bellside House, Bear Street and Pilgrim Street.
Ashfold has been appointed by Lannacombe Projects for the upcoming refurbishment of 11 Pilgrim Street. Initially acting as advisor to the Development Manager at RIBA Stage 2, we will take over as Project Manager and Client’s Agent from Stage 3 onwards. Designed by architects Stiff + Trevillion, the finished project will maximise space in the […]