International architecture competition for the new $1Bn Iraqi parliamentary building complex and 50 Ha masterplan. Scheme includes architectural designs for landmark buildings (eg House of Representatives and Federal Council), and surrounding buildings and courtyards, as well as an urban design for the surrounding city context.
[ 1111 ] Iraqi Council of Representatives
Area-wide vision for the town and associated landscape of Thamesmead, London. The study involves an extensive analysis of existing urban conditions, and proposals for new and existing developments across Thamesmead. Outputs include a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), providing an area-wide spatial framework and key principles guiding all future development.
[ 0709 ] London Boroughs of Bexley & Greenwich
International architecture competition for the design and construction of multiple new Iraqi settlements including urban, architectural and landscape design proposals. The scheme includes progressive approaches to vehicle and pedestrian movement, architectural strategies for repetition reducing cost, and the embedment of social infrastructure buildings and designed landscape.
[ 1108 ] United Nations
International architecture competition for the $850M regeneration of the Holy City of Kadhimiya. Scheme includes architectural designs for large new buildings (library and archive for 50,000 volumes, mosque, 10,000 seat eating hall, administration, security buildings, logistics facility) and masterplan addressing the historic fabric of the Medina.
[ 0905 ] Mayor of Baghdad
Assessment of urban characteristics of Dacorum’s towns and villages to guide urban design policies in the Council’s new LDF. The assessment makes a rigorous analysis across an array of criteria ranging from heights, densities, and setbacks, to materials/textures and street-scape elements. A series of specially selected sites were tested across the Borough for their capacity to absorb further housing. The findings of the study were used to extrapolate estimates for housing capacity for the wider Borough. The project included training of Dacorum BC planning officers with the new recommendations.
[ 0506 ] Urban Practitioners
International architecture competition for the regeneration of inner-city Chicago, addressing both urban and architectural scales.
[ 0521 ] Chicago Architecture Club
Economic Settlement, Dhī Qār, Iraq
Urban and architectural design for a new settlement of 3500 people. Scheme includes: 15 Ha masterplan, designs for all housing types, 4 schools, suq, medical facilities, administration buildings, and all ancillary buildings and structures.
[ 1208 ] Ministry of Construction & Housing
High-density Settlement, Al-Tajeyat, Iraq
25 Ha masterplan and architectural design of multi-residential scheme including all housing and services buildings. The proposals included multiple scenario testing and the negotiation of major utilities positioning.
[ 1203 ] Sections & Company
Short-listed competition entry for the complete redesign of Stoke-on-Trent’s central city street-scape and squares. The scheme proposes strong landscape rejuvenation, clarified city quarters, and a central circular viewing tower from which to appreciate the unique Staffordshire topography.
[ 0623 ] Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Masterplan and architectural design of a low-rise multi-residential scheme including all housing and services buildings.
[ 1102 ] Ministry of Housing and Construction
Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, UK
Masterplan competition entry for a former RAF airfield and barracks four miles north of Cambridge. Design includes a new community with a potential 6,500 homes and supporting civic, educational, commercial and recreational facilities,
[ 1405 ] Fletcher Priest Architects
Sixfields, Northampton, UK
Design for a District Centre involving the formulation of new residential, retail, and industrial areas and considerable alteration of local highways. The study contributed to the Council’s Area Action Plan and assisted the determination of current applications.
[ 0423 ] Urban Practitioners
Dover town centre, Dover, UK
Analysis and masterplan strategies setting out urban principles for Dover, together with a sequence of site studies along the two main spinal routes of the central district. The studies and recommendations are for a variety of urban elements including built form, open space, axes and sight-lines, water, vegetation, and not least, the extraordinary local topography.
[ 0515 ] Urban Practitioners
Housing capacity study of the Gants Hill roundabout/Tube station area. The study proposes an indicative masterplan to test and confirm proposed unit densities and massing. The study examines a number of issues in detail: access, car parking, circulation, amenity space, unit geometries; unit type mixes and architectural layout, tenure options, massing, and daylight penetration.
[ 0516 ] Urban Practitioners
Blackhorse Lane, London, UK
Alteration and further development of an existing masterplan. The study includes reconfiguring building heights and placements, calculation of dwelling unit types and densities, and resolution of parking and access configurations.
[ 0615 ] Urban Practitioners
Eastham, Newham, London, UK
A development study for the historic Town Hall precinct in East Ham, London. The study area takes in a number of listed buildings over two city blocks, including the Town Hall, Old Technical College, Town Hall Annexe, and Old Gym. Radically, the study proposes a new civic space parallel to Barking Road which works to group the historic buildings and focus new development. Indicative companion housing projects are also proposed. Whilst achieving required yields and meeting London Plan and Local Plan constraints, the proposed buildings maintain a dynamism and strong urban quality.
[ 0611 ] Urban Practitioners
Leyton, Waltham Forest, London, UK
Future loading on the transport infrastructure of this area of London was analysed in this study by desk modelling the housing capacities of available and up coming sites in the surrounding catchment area.
[ 0618 ] Urban Practitioners
Wood Green, London, UK
Commercial site study, existing building study, capacity study, and scenario testing.
[ 0622 ] Urban Practitioners
Clapham Baths, Clapham, London, UK
Options analysis for development of the urban block fronting Clapham High Street containing Clapham Baths. As the site is surrounded by established residential streets, contains existing mixed uses, and engages two Conservation Areas, the development options proposed strike a complex balance between market expectations and planning constraints.
[ 0512 ] Urban Practitioners
Gravesend, Kent, UK
Strategic design framework for Gravesend and surrounding hinterland. The study involved a careful analysis of the existing town and district and included indicative master plans of focus areas.
[ 0412 ] Urban Practitioners