Archinect - News 2016-08-31T17:52:38-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149953793/architects-react-to-shocking-eu-referendum-result Architects react to shocking EU referendum result Ellen Hancock 2016-06-24T11:02:00-04:00 >2016-07-04T11:19:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/ogtzjyn0r9soc39l.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>All the progress we have made will now be put on hold and the government&rsquo;s attention will be diverted while we try and work out how to deal with Brexit. - Rob Naybour, Weston Williamson + Partners</p></em><br /><br /><p>Today marks a historic turning point for the UK and European Union - the UK has voted to quit the EU. What lays ahead no one is really sure; Cameron has already resigned this morning and discussions for a second Scottish referendum have begun.&nbsp;</p><p>The majority within the architecture industry have strongly and vocally supported the Remain campaign celebrating the integral role the EU has played in inspiring and funding creative projects, free movement and the benefits of an internal single market. Most importantly community; a community based on respect and support that derived from the desolate situation after World War Two that at its core believed in humanity.</p><p>The referendum has revealed some alarming results about the state of the UK, a very clearly divided country. However the decision has been made and we must now face up to these consequences, we must now address what kind of a nation we want to be.</p><p>We asked top architects for their reactions to the result and how they think it wil...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/126711128/pop-brixton-to-open-in-late-may-2015 POP Brixton to open in late May 2015 Joachim Perez 2015-05-04T12:52:00-04:00 >2015-05-12T22:39:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cq/cq5wkfh61lgetox9.jpg" width="514" height="380" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Created from low-cost, low-energy, shipping containers, the refreshing design has a focus on sustainability and efficiency. The converted units will create a mini-city, providing much needed flexible studio, retail, office and workshop space in one of London&rsquo;s most vibrant communities.</p></em><br /><br /><p>For those of you that miss the<a href="http://dekalbmarket.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> Dekalb Market in Brooklyn</a>, a new shipping container campus will be opening later this month in London. &nbsp;Designed by<a href="http://www.ct-architects.co.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> Carl Turner Architects</a>, <a href="http://www.popbrixton.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">POP Brixton</a> promises to be an incubator space for start-ups and small business, as well hosting private parties, community film screenings, street kiosks, workshops and more. Construction has already begun on the project with an opening scheduled later this month.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83073926/winners-of-2013-riba-manser-medal-and-stephen-lawrence-prize Winners of 2013 RIBA Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize Alexander Walter 2013-09-30T17:16:00-04:00 >2013-09-30T17:25:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sg/sgzxoan1b7ou9hhz.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Also presented with institute honors that night were two projects which represent the UK's most excellent small projects: the 2013 Manser Medal for the best new home went to Slip House by Carl Turner Architects, and the 2013 Stephen Lawrence Prize in recognition of fresh talent and smaller construction budgets went to Montpelier Community Nursery by AY Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81468029/shortlist-for-the-2013-riba-manser-medal-highlights-the-uk-s-best-new-homes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shortlist for the 2013 RIBA Manser Medal highlights the UK&rsquo;s best new homes</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81986026/six-houses-shortlisted-for-riba-stephen-lawrence-prize-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Six houses shortlisted for RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize 2013</a></li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/4971673/home-from-home-opens-in-lisbon Home from Home opens in Lisbon Paul Petrunia 2011-05-02T19:11:16-04:00 >2011-05-03T21:11:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z7/z7euovu0v9xp8bvy.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Home from Home, a new installation by London-based Carl Turner Architects has now opened at MUDE (Museu do Design e da Moda), the Design and Fashion Museum of Lisbon.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Home from Home examines the design and details of a typical UK home. The installation is composed of five individual structures - each one representing different parts of the home - including the front room, the kitchen, the commode, the bed and the stair. Together these parts create a playfully abstract house, articulating ideas of British domesticity.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The installation is organised by the British Council as part of New Architects: Portugal-UK, the latest in a series of New Architects International Exchange programmes initiated by The Architecture Foundation.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Using materials sourced in the UK, such as lambswool insulation, Home from Home identifies advancements in the British approach to sustainability and efficiency in new housing. The installation challenges traditional house typologies and identi...</p>