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Architecture of Media, Nous Gallery, London – Launch and discussion September 11th, 7-10pm

September 2008

WAG are lead contributors to the ‘Architecture of Media’ exhibition at the Nous Gallery, at 100 Gifford Street, Kings Cross, London, N1 0DF. The work will be on display from September 11th to October 2nd 2008.
The exhibition documents WAG’s winning scheme for the Workspace Group Urbantine Project®Tent competition, and the runners-up schemes
The exhibition is launching [...]

Sustainable Thinking at BD Online

April 2008

The first article of a new regular column is up on the BD Online site. The new column is the product of an extended, and often weblog based, conversation around sustainable thinking that I have been engaged in with editor Phil Clark over the last year. This column aims to address over the coming [...]

Intelligent Workplace Environments: Office interior fit out work

January 2008

Intelligent Workplace Environments: Office interior fit out work
It is difficult to overestimate the importance of design in workplace and corporate environments. A good workplace, or office, is planned in such a way that it embodies and promotes the values, ambitions and structures of an organisation. It might encourage teams to develop or work together, or [...]

WAG’s Fenn St shortlisted for BD/100% Detail Cool Wall contest

September 2007

WAG’s soon to start on site pre fabricated eco house has been shortlisted for the BD/100% Detail Cool Wall contest, which will be decided on Sunday between 3.30-4.30pm at the 100% Detail show at London’s Earls Court. See Building Design for more details. You can vote for us here….!

Planning appeal victory for Bohemia Place eco bar and art gallery

August 2007

The proposed development of an art gallery with ancillary café, bar and performance space at Units 6 and 7 Bohemia Place, London E8 1DU, has just been given the go ahead by the Planning Inspectorate.
In his comments, the appeal officer, David Kaiserman, described the reasons for Hackney Council’s previous failure to grant permission as “wholly [...]

Battersea Liquidwood Station

July 2007

Battersea Power Station has been left empty for several decades. Various proposals to develop the site have floundered. This projects takes on this difficult site and asks: how can it make poetic amends for the pollution and CO2 that it emitted as a power station, and provide a powerful new resource for the capital? The [...]

WAG@The Big Ask

June 2007

Last Wednesday WAG were among a select group of eco solution providers invited by Friends of the Earth to join Johnny Borrell of Razorlight at Oliver Rowe’s restaurant Konstam. The event was to help launch ‘The Big Ask’, a new campaign calling on the Government to introduce a strong climate change law which commits [...]

WAG contribute to sustainable innovations think tank in Lisbon.

May 2007

Last Wednesday I was flown (sic!) to Lisbon to contribute to a sustainable innovations brainstorming workshop. We were selected by consultants Interiority, on the basis of our ‘eco-innovative’ thinking and experience, to be part of a team put together for Brand developers Added Value, for a client of theirs: the Portuguese arm of a petroleum [...]

WAG lecture at Spatial Interface review in BD

March 2007

I have just come across this first class review of the Spatial Interface conference from last April:

The project that David Littlefield refers to is the Interspace proposal, which has been published in one form in Medium Architecture (Bauhaus University Weimar Press). Filip Visjnic has recently been relooking at the project and WAG are planning to [...]

Fenn St, Homerton, London

February 2007

WAG have recently been granted a planning permission for a two bedroom house in Homerton, East London.This new near-zero carbon home is constructed using the Eurban-Merk prefabricated structural timber panel system from Germany. This saves 50 cubic meters of CO2, and also has practical benefits. The site is very tight, making a traditional construction process [...]

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