Talk / Wilson Lecture 2023

On urban fabric: how did we lose it, and do we still need it?

Research / SustainabilitySustainability

The role and nature of natural materials: how to grow their application at scale, and to extend our understanding of what comprises a viable building material.

Book / Complex City

Complex City is a detailed mapping of London’s historic layers, emerging from our work in characterisation studies. The book puts forward a new argument for character-based development.

Research / London’s Olympic LegacyEast Bank Exhibition

East Bank is opening. At the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the project is the UK’s newest cultural quarter. To mark this milestone, Allies and Morrison has curated a new public exhibition.

Research / MakingBarbican Centre: Grain and Scale

The design and making of Barbican Centre: Grain and Scale. The experience of representing a project yet to be, and of experimentation and abstraction in architectural model-making.

Book / Citymakers: Pragmatics of the Picturesque

The Picturesque has come to influence how we look at and respond to the city. We investigate what the picturesque is, as both a theory of historic origins and as a practical design tool for urbanists.