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Open Tables for Tent London 2008

August 2008

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.
If [...]

Open Tables Ecology by WAG

July 2008

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 [...]

Planning appeal victory for Bohemia Place eco bar and art gallery

August 2007

The proposed development of an art gallery with ancillary café, bar and performance space at Units 6 and 7 Bohemia Place, London E8 1DU, has just been given the go ahead by the Planning Inspectorate.
In his comments, the appeal officer, David Kaiserman, described the reasons for Hackney Council’s previous failure to grant permission as “wholly [...]

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 [...]

Project 142 – Sailmaker’s Building, Limehouse, London

August 2006

WAG Have been asked by the recycling arts collective Project 142 to work with them to develop a brief and feasibility study for the 4 storey, listed Sailmaker’s building that they have recently leased. We are working with them and the owner to develop a mixed use sustainable scheme which will contain a new residential [...]

What is flexibility in architecture?

April 2006

Coming Soon.

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 [...]

Playground@Truman Brewery, London

June 2004

Playground @ Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London
Year: 2004
Project description: Bar, Club, Cultural Centre
Estimated Contract sum: £2,000,000
WAG: architects/ project managers/ business consultants
Other Consultants: Atelier One, At Large
WAG were asked to complete a feasibility study and design a new type of cultural space. The project guru, David is currently raising funding, and will hopefully be realised. [...]

BBC TV Centre, London

June 2003

Year: 2003
Project description: Feasibility study for entrance canopy and visitor experience
Estimated contract sum: £250,000
WaG developed a new entrance experience for audience visitors as part of the ‘This is Television’ feasibility study, lead by graphics consultants Lucy or Robert.