23 February 2017

Pall Mall Exchange: A new Commercial Centre for Liverpool

The practice's design for a new £200m development on the Pall Mall Exchange site in Liverpool has been unveiled by Liverpool City Council. Working for Kier Construction and CTP Ltd, who have been awarded the tender to develop the site, Allies and Morrison has designed a scheme that will quadruple the supply of Grade A+ office space in the city centre.

09 February 2017

RTPI Awards 2017 Shortlist: From Guildford to Muscat

Two projects by Allies and Morrison have been shortlisted in this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards. The masterplan for Guildford town centre and hinterland has been shortlisted for the Excellence in Plan Making Practice award, and our masterplan for Madinat al Irfan has secured a spot as a finalist for the International Award for Excellence in Planning.

08 February 2017

Breaking new ground: Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub

Construction is now underway on the Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Research Hub at Imperial College London’s new White City Campus in west London. Designed by Allies and Morrison, the innovative new facility will bring together researchers, engineers, scientists and clinicians to research and create affordable medical technologies.

06 February 2017

Edinburgh Concert Hall Shortlist

Allies and Morrison has been shortlisted in the open competition to design a new home for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. The new concert hall is to be located within Edinburgh's Unesco-listed city centre.

01 February 2017

Falaj to city: Water Systems of the Gulf’s Oases

Allies and Morrison is hosting an exhibition, Falaj to City: Water Systems of the Gulf’s Oases, from 30 January to 17 February at our Southwark Street studios. The exhibit presents a study of the falaj, a longstanding water irrigation system that has helped to nourish communities across the Arabian Peninsula.

01 February 2017

Van Alen Institute International Council

The practice has joined the International Council of the Van Alen Institute, a New York-based organisation that develops cross disciplinary research, public programmes and design competitions in urbanism. For more than a century, the Institute has been an advocate for fresh thinking in the design and planning of its home city – New York – and is now increasingly engaging with dialogues in cities around the world.

01 February 2017

In Hounslow, a new neighbourhood now onsite

A new residential development designed by the practice at the former Hounslow Civic Centre is now onsite. The Lampton Road and Civic Centre project will create 919 new homes, of which nearly half will be affordable in the west London borough. Deputy Mayor of Housing James Murray was on hand for the groundbreaking on 25 January 2017.

01 February 2017

FutuRIBA at Allies and Morrison

The president-elect of the RIBA, Ben Derbyshire, hosted a conversation on the future of the Institute and the wider profession of architecture at Allies and Morrison on 26 January. RIBA members and architects from our practice, as well as some others in our Bankside neighbourhood, participated in an open and frank discussion about the future of the profession.

25 January 2017

Worthing Seafront neighbourhood secures permission

The practice’s design for a new seaside neighbourhood on the former site of the derelict Worthing Aquarena has been approved by Worthing Borough Council.

09 January 2017

Imperial College London appoints Allies and Morrison to shape new White City campus

Imperial College London has appointed Allies and Morrison to produce a masterplan for its White City campus, a new 9.3ha district dedicated to research and innovation in science, engineering, medicine and business.

06 January 2017

Ashden Awards 2017: Celebrating sustainable energy innovation

Allies and Morrison is delighted to have been included in the 2017 Ashden Awards longlist. The Ashden Awards recognise organisations that make a positive contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in the work they do, whether in the UK or overseas. Forty-eight entities in total, from public sector bodies to community initiatives to consultancies and companies, have been recognised.

04 January 2017

Exhibition preview: Oman, Modernism and the Dulwich Picture Gallery

As we begin the new year, Allies and Morrison’s 85 Southwark Street gallery space will kick off 2017 with a busy season of exhibitions.

04 January 2017

Bob Allies appointed Visiting Professor of Architecture at University of Reading

Bob Allies has been appointed Visiting Professor of Architecture at University of Reading. The University’s new School of Architecture opened in September 2016 with a commitment to give students industry experience through interaction with leading architects in practice.

01 January 2017

New work: Hampstead School of Art

Allies and Morrison have completed the new home of the Hampstead School of Art. The School sits at the heart of the Kidderpore Green development, a complex two-phase neighbourhood of new homes situated in the Redington and Frognal Conservation Area close to Hampstead. The new building will allow the School to continue to play a vital role in the local community, and in turn, its development and cultural life.

01 January 2017

Allies and Morrison wins competition to masterplan Snape Maltings

Allies and Morrison has won an invited competition to masterplan the Snape Maltings site in Suffolk. The new plan aims to fulfil the ambition for a unified creative campus following the acquisition of the entire site by the charity Aldeburgh Music, who have now renamed themselves Snape Maltings.

01 December 2016

Advent Window at Allies and Morrison

Allies and Morrison is delighted to unveil our annual Christmas window installation at our Southwark Street studios – Advent Window. Designed by architects Lauren Howard and Paul Motley, in a fruitful collaboration with our modelshop, Advent Window is a contemporary re-interpretation of the traditional advent calendar.

01 December 2016

Design Museum opening: Restoration of 20th century landmarks

The new Design Museum opens its doors on the 24th of November. This emblematic project is the result of a collaborative coalition of designers: Allies and Morrison has been part of a team comprising OMA, John Pawson, West 8 and Arup to bring back to life a listed work of Johnson-Marshall and Partners, a 1962 Modernist building in Kensington, west London.

01 December 2016

10 x 10 Brixton: 100 Translated Spaces

Allies and Morrison’s Siu Lon Liu and Anna Gibb are participating in this year’s Article 25 10 x 10 London charity auction. An annual fixture of London’s architectural scene, the auction features drawings from designers and artists of places around London. Article 25 uses the proceeds to oversee the construction of safe, appropriate buildings in the developing world.