18 May 2017

Learning from Oxford with the Architecture Foundation

Last autumn, six studios took over James Stirling’s Florey Building at The Queen’s College, Oxford as the 2016 Architecture Foundation Masterclass, in an exploration of the spatial sensibilities and architectural character of the contemporary university. The results of that enquiry culminate in an exhibition that opens at Allies and Morrison this week.

01 May 2017

In-depth: Offices that work

Under the theme of 'London Refocused', the 2017 British Council of Offices (BCO) Annual Conference occurs this month. As a practice working on a number of commercial projects across London, it provides an opportunity to learn from this diverse portfolio.

01 May 2017

New Work: Manchester Metropolitan University arts and media building

Manchester Metropolitan University. Situated on the University's All Saints campus, Allies and Morrison has been commissioned to create a new home for departments within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities including theatre, languages, creative writing and journalism. In doing so, the project seeks to redevelop a prominent site on the City's Oxford Road corridor currently occupied by the Mabel Tylecote Building.

01 May 2017

Two Fifty One tops out

With the 40th floor slab now poured, Two Fifty One has topped out. The tower's distinctive inclined triangular top has been revealed, taking its place on the south London skyline. The resultant sculptural form of the building as a whole changes considerably in character and appearance when viewed from different angles.

01 May 2017

An expanding neighbourhood along the Welsh Harp

West Hendon phase 4, which will provide more than 600 new homes along the Welsh Harp reservoir, has been granted reserved matters planning permission, completing a neighbourhood masterplanned by Allies and Morrison. Located between The Broadway and the Reservoir, this phase has brought together a collaborative team of Allies and Morrison, Makower Architects, Mikhail Architects, Cameo Landscape Architects and accessible design consultants David Bonnett Associates.