Archinect - News 2016-05-31T10:27:54-04:00 V&A East project update Ellen Hancock 2016-04-21T12:02:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T00:05:39-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="555" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A key part of the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">V&amp;A</a>&rsquo;s expanding family of sites dedicated to the past, present and future of the designed world, V&amp;A East is a brand new civic space and cultural destination that will form part of the Olympic legacy project taking shape at Stratford Waterfront.</p><p>The seven-storey building is being designed by award-winning architectural practice <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">O&rsquo;Donnell-Tuomey</a> and is part of the masterplan developed with <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Allies and Morrison</a> for the new educational and cultural district in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London. At 18,000 sq metres, V&amp;A East will sit directly opposite <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid&rsquo;s London Aquatics Centre</a> and adjacent to a group of partners with which the V&amp;A has great creative synergy: Sadler&rsquo;s Wells, UAL&rsquo;s London College of Fashion and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UCL (University College London).</a></p><p>V&amp;A East will be an entirely new kind of civic institution. At its core will be the ability and remit to respond quickly to current affairs, and to use objects, the V&amp;A collection, collaborations and displays to in...</p> Foster + Partners, HOK among shortlisted for massive Palace of Westminster restoration project Alexander Walter 2015-12-12T04:00:00-05:00 >2015-12-27T23:27:08-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="203" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Alongside the companies shortlisted for the management services, four of the UK&rsquo;s largest architectural practices have been shortlisted to provide architectural advice. The companies shortlisted are Allies &amp; Morrison, BDP, Foster &amp; Partners and HOK. [...] The report, produced by Deloitte Real Estate, Aecom and HOK, stated that the major works would cost between &pound;3.5bn and &pound;5.7bn and take between five and 40 years to complete.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">With London's Palace of Westminster crumbling, the British government may have to find a new home</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London skyline campaigners' dismay as Unesco ignores risk to Westminster</a></li></ul> District//S by Allies and Morrison Architects Wins at National Urban Design Awards Alexander Walter 2013-02-07T17:02:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:38:32-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="682" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The residential development District//S in Beirut, Lebanon has been awarded the Francis Tibbalds Prize for best Practice Project at the UK's National Urban Design Awards 2013. The prize was presented to the designers of the project, London-based Allies and Morrison Architects, at a ceremony held last night at London&rsquo;s Royal Overseas League.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>