16 July 2018

40 Broadway: new offices in historic Westminster

The City of Westminster has granted unanimous approval to a new office development in Victoria designed by Allies and Morrison for Tellon Capital. Located a stone’s throw away from St James’s Park, the project will deliver nearly 11,000 sqm of office space including significant provision for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).

09 July 2018

2018 Lecture Series – inspiring conversations

Last week, the practice kicked off its newest studio lecture series. This year, we have invited a group of leaders in the built environment to share their inspiring stories with our studio.

06 July 2018

Matt Bloomfield and Tom Ferm at the Royal Academy Summer Show

Two talented members of practice have work in the Architecture Room at this year's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

01 July 2018

Summer 2018 Promotions

We are pleased to announce the promotion of two directors, five new associate directors and seven new associates from within the practice.

01 July 2018

Expanding the Roundhouse

The Roundhouse, one of the world’s best-known performance venues, unveiled last week its plans for expansion. Designed by Allies and Morrison, the expansion will bring together a new Centre for Creative and Digital Entrepreneurs, a music wing for recording and live broadcast, a triple-height studio for experimental theatre and performing arts, breakout spaces for collaboration and a year-round outdoor bar.

08 June 2018

New London Awards 2018 shortlist

Four projects by Allies and Morrison have been shortlisted in this year’s New London Awards - each of them very different in scale and scope: One Paved Court, the Barking & Dagenham Character Study, Glasshouse Gardens and Goodluck Hope.

05 June 2018

Stratford Waterfront at East Bank

Sadiq Kahn, the Mayor of London, unveiled today his vision for East Bank, the largest cultural investment in London since the 1950s. At the heart of East Bank is Stratford Waterfront, a new terrace of cultural and educational buildings designed by a team of Allies and Morrison with O’Donnell + Toumey, Camps Felip Arquitecturia and LDA Design. It will bring together a new home for the London College of Fashion – uniting its six London locations in one; Sadler’s Wells East – a new dance and performance venue; V&A East – a gallery with content co-curated with the Smithsonian Institution; and a new home for BBC Music.

01 June 2018

Re-imagining social spaces at Oriel College, Oxford

Oxford City Council has granted unanimous consent for the Brewhouse Yard Project at Oriel College, Oxford.

01 June 2018

Van Alen Institute International Council: Learning from Rotterdam

The spring meeting of the Van Alen Institute’s International Council occurred this year in Rotterdam. The port city is known for its experimental architecture and has nurtured a generation of local contemporary architects who have gone on to shape cities around the world.

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.

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.

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.

23 April 2018

Tomorrow’s workplace: refurbishment, recycling and reinvention

The Westworks has been Highly Commended at this year’s British Council of Offices (BCO) London Awards. Its refurbishment, designed by Allies and Morrison, involved a detailed re-evaluation of the mostly cellularised and unloved ‘White City One’ - the 1980s headquarters, built for the BBC as a single occupier.