NEWS

 

Elfort Road House shortlisted for AJ Retrofit Awards

05 JULY 2018

Elfort Road House by Amos Goldreich Architecture has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2018. Congratulations Amos! We are looking forward to attending the awards ceremony with you in September.

 

 

RIBA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2018

03 JULY 2018

Today, RIBA members will be able to vote for their new President.

The Double Unit is very pleased to have worked alongside Elsie Owusu OBE, who is putting herself forward for the role.

We wish her every success in the 2018 elections!

 

Merchant Square Footbridge in London Festival of Architecture

07 JUNE 2018

 Knight Architects’ award-winning Merchant Square Footbridge in Paddington will be featuring in this year’s London Festival of Architecture; the world’s largest annual architecture festival.

Running from 1 - 30 June 2018, the festival will be exploring the theme ‘identity’ through a rich programme of events across the capital that celebrates London as a global architectural hub and promotes positive change to its public realm. The footbridge, designed by Knight Architects with AKT II, will form the centrepiece for a talk on the importance of collaborative design and place-making. Participants will be able to enjoy the spectacular opening and closing of the bridge and to make use of the new 730sqm floating ‘pocket park’, experiencing the sustainable and connected community at the centre of Merchant Square.

 

SANDRINGHAM PRIMARY SCHOOL WINS RIBA AWARD

15 MAY 2018

Congratulations to our client Walters & Cohen Architects whose beautiful Sandringham Primary School has won a RIBA London Award.

Photo: Dennis Gilbert / VIEW

 
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AMOS GOLDREICH ARCHITECTURE COMPLETES SHELTER FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

30 APRIL 2018

After months of contractual turbulence and cuts to funding, a new purpose-built shelter for victims of domestic violence, located near Tel-Aviv in Israel, opens its doors to women and children. 

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VR AS A DESIGN AND COMMUNICATION TOOL

26 APRIL 2018

Knight Architects' associate Tom Osborne speaks to the Architects' Journal about how the practice uses virtual reality technology.

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KNIGHT ARCHITECTS AWARDED PURCHASE FEE FOR NEW DANUBE BRIDGE

25 APRIL 2018

Knight Architects' design for a new bridge over the River Danube in Budapest with Arup, has been awarded with a purchase fee prize, being placed fourth out of 17 competing teams.

The competition has been covered in the Architects' Journal this week: READ MORE

 
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AMOS GOLDREICH SPEAKS TO THE TIMES

30 MARCH 2018

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Sandringham Primary School shortlisted for RIBA London Award

27 MARCH 2018

'Sandringham Central' at Sandringham Primary School, by Walters & Cohen Architects, is amongst the 93 buildings which have been shortlisted for this year’s RIBA London Awards.

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kNIGHT ARCHITECTS LANDS ROTHERHITHE CROSSING ROLE

22 MARCH 2018

Bridge specialist Knight Architects has won a key design role on the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf crossing in south-east London.

Read full story featured in The Architects' Journal here.

 
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VAJRASANA BUDDHIST RETREAT CENTRE WINS CIVIC TRUST AWARD

12 MARCH 2018

Walters & Cohen's Vajrasana Buddhist Retreat Centre in Suffolk has won a Civic Trust Award 2018!

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BRIDGES TO PROSPERITY

17 FEBRUARY 2018

In February 2018, the team of volunteers from Price & Myers and Knight Architects will travel to Rwanda, working alongside the local team, to construct a 70m suspended footbridge to span the river at the communities' key crossing point.

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elfort road HOUSE completes

08 JANUARY 2018

Amos Goldreich Architecture has completed the spectacular transformation of a dark, cluttered terraced house in Islington, London, into a sophisticated, light and spacious family home. 

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UK TEAM WINS BERMUDA HIGHWAY BRIDGES TENDER

05 DECEMBER 2017

Following an international tender, the Government of Bermuda has awarded a UK team, comprising Ramboll (lead consultant), Knight Architects and Eadon Consulting, the contract to deliver full design services for two replacement highway bridges.

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WALTERS & COHEN WINS PLANNING FOR TWYFORD ABBEY

27 NOVEMBER 2017

Walters & Cohen’s proposal for a new secondary school at Twyford Abbey in west London has been awarded planning and listed building consent.

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DESTRUCTOR BRIDGE WINS STRUCTURAL AWARD

20 NOVEMBER 2017

Destructor Bridge in Bath, designed by Knight Architects with COWI, has won the Vehicle Bridges category at this year’s Structural Awards, hosted by The Institution of Structural Engineers.

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MERSEY GATEWAY BRIDGE OPENS

13 OCTOBER 2017

Part of a 9.5km-long highway corridor project, the 1km-long cable-stay bridge conceived by Ramboll, CH2M and Knight Architects officially opens to the public tomorrow.

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green farm, oxfordshire

06 OCTOBER 2017

Melt Design Hub’s ‘Green Farm’ in Oxfordshire successfully combines a contemporary, new-build studio with accommodation, and a Grade II listed farmhouse, for former London-based photographer. 

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SOMERSET COLLEGE INNOVATION CENTRE, SOUTH AFRICA

18 SEPTEMBER 2017

Walters & Cohen Architects is designing a new Innovation Centre for Somerset College, a co-educational independent school in South Africa located on a beautiful and expansive estate in the Winelands of the Western Cape.

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Merchant Square Footbridge forms elegant backdrop to new floating Pocket Park

09 AUGUST 2017

Knight Architects’ award-winning Merchant Square Footbridge is a striking feature within the new 730 sq m floating 'pocket park' in Paddington Basin on the Grand Union Canal, providing green public space on the water and canal boat mooring. 

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