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Open Tables Ecology by WAG

July 2008

WAG’s Open Tables Ecology has just been announced as the winning project in this year’s Workspace Group Urbantine Project. The design will be constructed and displayed at Tent London during the London Design Festival this September.

Open Tables Ecology is a study in contemporary interaction theory, or Ubiquitous Computing.
Ubiquitous Computing is based upon using the particularities [...]


Atelier 6: Greenwich University

June 2008

Architecture 08 exhibition at the University of Greenwich.
Students of Architecture and their end of year work.
Atelier 6 2007/08:
Tutors: Jon Goodbun, Filip Visnjic, Cordula Weisser
This year the WAG studio has continued the work of previous cohorts, exploring the intersection of demographic, technological and environmental change. We consciously attempted to envisage new sustainable social forms by exploring [...]


WAG’s Social Ecologies scheme Commended – Europan 9: Milton Keynes

January 2008

We are very pleased to report that our “Social Ecologies” proposal for Milton Keynes site in Europan 9 Competition has received a commendation.
Jury’s report:
The project explored social structures and an approach to tenure rather than architecture or built form. Housing is grouped in small courts with shared community gardens and clustered communal resources. The jury [...]


Sheffield Festival Centre Competition

May 2007

SHOWSTATION
Showroom and Workstation
Location: Sheffield
Year: 2007
WAG: Architects
Project description: Competition Entry
A predominantly timber extension, this proposal weaves new media technology into a patterned wood panel facade – creating a distinctive new aesthetic combining luxury and function, appropriate to this Festival Centre brief. The roof gardens, themselves both pleasurable and functional (recycling greywater), when seen from the station [...]


Art Gallery and Bar, Bohemia Place, London

March 2007

WAG are currently working on a concept and design for a combined bar and art space in and around some railway arches in Hackney Central. The scheme aims to integrate the experience of the architecture and physical space of the bar with a website/blog/chat and virtual art space, through a wireless and bluetooth active virtual [...]


New Islington Footbridge Competition

February 2007

Year: 2007WAG personnel: ArchitectsProject description: Bridge Competition
CONCEPT

With five directions of entry, this bridge will get very busy at several times during the day – for example during the school and work time rush hours. We felt that the bridge should feel big enough to cope with its important role as a local network hub – [...]


Experimental concrete workshops for the Concrete Centre

October 2006

In October 2005 WAG and bureaubakker ran experimental concrete workshops at the University of Westminster and the University of Greenwich, in collaboration with the Concrete Centre. Some students explored using CADCAM production processes to produce formwork. Others simulated with analogue techniques.


Democratic Billboard

July 2006

Democratic Billboard Manifesto:
1. Take into ‘partial public ownership’ the advertising and media infrastructures which inceasingly fill our cities.
2. Redistribute the use of, and access to, this infrastructure. For example:
20% ART
20% LOCAL COMMUNITY USE
20% LOCAL BUSINESS USE
20% NEWS
20% ADVERTISING
The Democratic Billboard is a conceptual urban research tool. We have used it to think about the [...]


Lane Hotel, Brick Lane, London

July 2005

Year: 2005
Project description: Feasibility study for new bar in hotel basement
Estimated contract sum: £480,000
In Collaboration with Russel Sage


Fenn St, London

June 2005

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WaG are currently seeking planning permission for this 3 bedroom house.
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Year:2006
Project description: New built house in Hackney, London
Estimated contract sum: £200,000

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