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The Good Life Social Ecology

May 2008

WAG have continued to develop their sub/urban cohousing permaculture research, which was recently commended by Europan. The scheme has been developed through the use of Ecology Diagrams – drawings which aim to capture all of the material, energy, information and social flows acting upon a site.

The design is aimed at meeting a growing niche demand [...]

West India Dock Rd. Eco Housing Scheme goes into planning

March 2008

WAG have just submitted planning application for this green new mixed use scheme in Limehouse, London. The development will contain a new residential block at the rear of the site whilst the existing listed building will contain a bar, recording studios, art and sculpture exhibition space, a yoga space and artists studios. The scheme will [...]

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….!

Wallpaper: WAG = 101 of the world’s most exciting new architects

July 2007

Working Architecture Group [WAG] has just been featured in Wallpaper’s architect’s directory: 101 of the world’s most exciting new architects.Follow this link then click UK

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 [...]

Sidney House and Homerton, London

February 2007

We have been working on a number of architecture projects in and around East London’s up and coming Homerton area. These include a new build eco house on Fenn St, which will be going on site later this year, an eco bar in Bohemia Place, currently in planning, and the remodelling of a house on [...]

Prince Albert Court, St John’s Wood, London

August 2006

WAG have recently received planning permission for this 9th floor extension and the development of a roof terrace with extraordinary views over Regents Park and the whole of London.The extension forms part of a bigger project of remodeling the entire maisonette apartment in a 1960’s purpose built residential block.We are working with Russell Sage [...]

Holt House, Brighton

August 2006

Year: 2005Project description: mixed use residential and office development in collaboration with Robin LockeEstimated contract sum: £1.5 millionOur proposal for the site prompted and helped Brighton and Hove Council to determine their strategic aspiration for development in this area. To date we have agreed heights,mass and use but are currently working through the building adjacency [...]

Plato Road

June 2006

Year: 2006
Project description: domestic remodelling and extension
Contract sum: £70,000
WAG are currently nearing completion on site for this domestic extension and remodelling.
The proposal is reinstating the garden and emphasises the connections between outside and inside. A series of different transitions have been created, ranging form a small courtyard between living room and kitchen to a completely [...]

Stonebridge Europan Competition

June 2005

Year: 2005
WAG personel: architects, landscape architects and urban planners
Project description: Ecological scheme for two blocks of 50 dwellings and new urban park
Estimated contract sum: £2 million

Architectural Ecologies is a term that we have developed to define our overall approach. The root term of ecology, Oikos, suggests that ecology is the study of making homes [...]

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