25 October 2016

New work: Darwin College, Cambridge

Allies and Morrison is pleased to announce that we are working on the Bradfield Project at Darwin College, Cambridge. The project involves refurbishing the Old Granary - a listed building containing graduate student rooms - and creating a new structure in the grounds to provide a social and meeting space for the College. A free-standing pavilion has been proposed which will define a new court linking back to the riverfront and College gardens.

03 October 2016

In Portsmouth, learning from King’s Cross

A seaside city with a long maritime history, Portsmouth is one of Britain’s most densely populated urban centres. At the heart of the city is the University of Portsmouth, which takes a particular interest in the city’s development. Last week, the University’s Cluster for Sustainable Cities and Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries held an industry breakfast exploring the urban future of the city. Allies and Morrison partner Jason Syrett, a former Portsmouth architecture student, presented the experience of King’s Cross, London, as a case study that Portsmouth could learn from.

01 October 2016

Shortlisted in Singapore: Jurong Lake Masterplan

An inter-disciplinary team led by Allies and Morrison has been shortlisted in the global competition to masterplan Singapore’s new Central Business District. As overall masterplanner, the practice is leading a team bringing together Grant Associates (landscape architects), Atelier Ten (environment and sustainability), Arup (infrastructure) and Singaporean practice Architects61.

01 October 2016

From Commonwealth Institute to Design Museum

Allies and Morrison can reveal that we have been working as architect on Project Prospero, an exciting expansion of Shakespeare's Globe. The project's ambition is for the Globe to become an international Shakespeare hub, involving the redevelopment of its library and archive into a world-class research centre and creating a new exhibition centre for its unique collection, serving students, researchers and collaborators from around the world, along with new education studios, a production centre and reinvigorated backstage facilities.