15 May 2018

New work: Canada Water Masterplan

British Land has submitted the planning application for a new urban centre at the heart of southeast London’s Rotherhithe Peninsula. Designed by a team led by Allies and Morrison, the Canada Water masterplan will guide the development of a new piece of city which makes the most of the site’s dockside setting and connections to the rest of London.

21 May 2018

Into the Wild, a collaboration with Dulwich Picture Gallery and Southwark Schools

2018 marks our third year in partnership with Dulwich Picture Gallery's Drawing in Schools programme. This year, students responded to David Milne: Modern Painting, a retrospective held at the Gallery this spring. The exhibition showcased the Canadian painter's oeuvre including a series of works completed during a period of intense experimentation when he immersed himself in nature and lived in the woods painting landscapes with a modernist bent.

14 May 2018

New Tunbridge Wells Theatre and Civic Centre

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has approved plans for a new Theatre and Council Office designed by Allies and Morrison. Located at the heart of Tunbridge Wells, and forming a new entrance to Calverley Grounds, the historic valley first laid out by Decimus Burton, the project aims to reinvigorate the cultural life of the town and wider area, and give the town and Borough Council much needed new office space.

01 May 2018

In Friargate, a new home for Coventry City Council

One Friargate, the first completed building of our Friargate masterplan, has won the Best Corporate Workplace at this year's Midlands and Central England BCO Awards. Facing the new Station Square, the building has an important urban function as a marker in the city, welcoming visitors to Coventry by rail and anchoring its newest urban quarter.

01 May 2018

Urban intensity in Doha

This month’s edition of The Architectural Review explores the theme of Intensity, and highlights Msheireb Downtown Doha as an example of how a growing international city can responsibly plan high density urban development.

01 May 2018

100 Bishopsgate topping out ceremony

After many years of hard work, 100 Bishopsgate topped out last week. The 40 storey, 181 metre tall building's profile is now firmly set on the City skyline. The building's contrasting facade textures and gently twisting form are now clearly in view as the cladding begins to make its way to the top.