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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 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 [...]


Sailmakers Building and New Residential Development

October 2007

WAG are currently working on 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 project is currently [...]


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….!


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 [...]


The Depot, Brighton

August 2006

Year: 2006Project description: an office development within the North Laines Brighton Conservation area. Replacing a redundant light industrial space the development sits within the backs of 2 parallel streets.Contract sum: £2.1m projectedClient: ASA Property PartnershipWe have been working with Robin Locke on this very difficult site for some time. The difficulty relates to planning [...]


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 [...]

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