16 October 2017

First Central Park Royal Gets the Go Ahead

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has granted planning permission to First Central Park Royal, an exciting housing project being designed by Allies and Morrison for Fairview and L&Q.

10 October 2017

Locating London’s Local Character and Density

Allies and Morrison has been shortlisted in the Cities and Community category for the RIBA President's Award for Research for a groundbreaking study undertaken on London's characterisation and density for Historic England.

01 October 2017

Masterplanning Filton Airfield’s future

Long synonymous with aerospace innovation, Filton Airfield is famously where Concorde and the Corps in the First World War and RAF Spitfires in the Second and had been an important site for aircraft production in the decades following. Yet since the turn of the century, this 142 hectare South Gloucestershire site on the northern fringe of Bristol has sat largely idle. Today, however, it is set for a development of an altogether different kind as one of the UK's largest brownfield regeneration projects with an emerging masterplan that will create a new neighbourhood of 2,675 homes.

01 October 2017

Madinat al Irfan, an Urban Centre in Oman

Omran, Oman’s master developer of major tourism, heritage and urban developments, appointed a team led by Allies and Morrison following an invited competition held by the Royal Institute of

01 October 2017

Lecture at Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University

Allies and Morrison’s managing partner, Jo Bacon, will be delivering the lecture – Home to City: the Architecture and Urbanism of Allies and Morrison – at the Knowlton School of Architecture, Ohio State University in Columbus, USA. The lecture will take place on 4 October 2017.

01 October 2017

Retrofitting a great British building

In converting the Commonwealth Institute into the new home of the Design Museum, a team of architects, engineers and conservation specialists were enlisted to bring back to life a listed work of Johnson-Marshall and Partners, an early 1960s Modernist landmark which had long stood empty. Their work was recognised last month with an AJ Retrofit Award, taking the prize in the Cultural Buildings category.