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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 [...]

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 [...]

Nincomsoup Derby – Complete

October 2007

WAG have just completed this new outlet for Nincomsoup in the new shopping centre in Derby by Westfield. WAG have been working closely both with the client and Westfield to create this high quality foodcourt unit that reflects the quality and success of first Nincomsoup in Old Street, London completed in 2002. WAG would like [...]

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….!

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 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

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 [...]

What might a contemporary theory of architectural pattern be?

April 2000

Frequently under-theorised, pattern is a surprisingly mobile intellectual concept, whether used by sociologists, anthropologists and urbanists to grasp complex cultural forms, or by mathematicians, physicists and cyberneticians to analyse configurations of matter, energy and information, or by cognitive theorists and psychologists to reveal the organisation of the human mind.
Our research into the use pattern in [...]