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We are pleased to announce that our winning Workspace Group Urbantine project is now on display at this years Tent London.
Taking place in the capital’s most exciting venue, the Truman Brewery, a vast reclaimed industrial site in Brick Lane, Tent London is the most comprehensive and diverse design event of the year, showing art and [...]
To mark the launch of the Open Tables website, and the forthcoming opening of the first physical installation of Open Tables as the Workspace Group (http://www.workspacegroup.co.uk) Urbantine installation at the Tent London (http://www.tentlondon.co.uk) design event, we are pleased to announce that the web-app element (http://www.opntables.com) of Open Tables is now complete, we are issuing a [...]
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 [...]
We have been hard at work preparing our Open Tables winning entry (Workspace Group Urbantine Project) for Tent London this year. The show goes on for 3 days, 18-21st September, and Open Tables is evolving fast into a truly exciting project. There is only about 7 weeks left and there is a lot to plan/develop/build.
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We are very pleased to report that our “Social Ecologies” proposal for Milton Keynes site in Europan 9 Competition has received a commendation.
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 [...]