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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 [...]


Atelier 6 / Greenwich University

June 2007

The end of year exhibition is now open until 17th June.(Maritime Campus – Queen Anne’s Court)Learning – EcologyAtelier 6 (WAG) ’s students were looking at the Thames Gateway Project as a whole and the industrial Dagenham Docks in particular. The year was structured around a series of workshops which aimed at exposing the students to [...]


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 [...]


Digital Representation 06/07 – University of Westminster

January 2007

A collection of briefs handed out to first year diploma in architecture students for their Digital Representation module.
The theme this year was EVENT AND INTERFACE
Introduction:
In this group we will deal with issues raised by technology in architecture. Transformation of our everyday life through information technology and electronic interfaces. Their relationship to architecture and spatial opportunities [...]


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.


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 [...]


The Polytechnic

July 2006

WAG were founder members of the research group ‘The Polytechnic’, based largely though not exclusively within the architecture school at the University of Westminster. The group has recently started a weblog at www.thepolytechnic.org


Any Old Street Competition, London

June 2004

Year: 2004
WAG personnel: Architects and urban planning
Project description: urban planning competition for Old Street
Estimated contract sum: £200,000
Award: awarded runner-up
Publications: partially published as Democratic Billboard in Architectural Design
This scheme came runner up in the second round of the Architecture Foundation organised, ‘Any Old St’ urban design competition. Our response to the brief embodied at an urban [...]

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