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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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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