Here are some articles concerning the MBA architects in London, Wimbledon on the topic of Community
New in 2021
New collegiate, public and commercial projects including at Oriel College Oxford and Merton Priory.
New uses for landmark historic buildings and urban design including researching and expressing the heritage significance of Oxford’s Covered Market.
New good quality housing in protected sites including developments at Colliers Wood and Mitcham, London.
A new pandemic-resilient arts centre in Tower Hamlets.
Completion of our new care home at Beulah Hill.
Core architecture skills coming even more in focus, building on our trusted networks of consultants and collaborators.
Evidence based conservation – doing imaginative, smart new things in old and new places. Here’s to 2021.
Robert Graves Poetry Prize
The Robert Graves Poetry Prize, honouring the Wimbledon-born war poet, is open for entries. The competition, run in partnership with University of Roehampton and sponsored by Marcus Beale Architects is now in its fourth year. First prize is £1,000 and entry is open to all. It is judged by literary agent, Peter Straus and Prof Paul O’Prey, former student of Robert Graves. More information here.Read less.
2020 vision – New Year Wishes from MBA
New Year Message from MBARead more.
Wimbledon Guild Public Consultation
- Download the consultations boards here: Read more.
Exhibition and consultation at Drake House, St George’s Road – 22 and 25 September 2018. To take part in the consultation please download the proposals and fill in an online feedback form from the links below.
White Hart – Public Consultation in Wimbledon
On 2 July 2018, Marcus Beale Architects and the Rutlish Foundation held a second public consultation for the White Hart site development.
Members of the design team attended the exhibition and discussed the scheme with 75 attendees. The presentation boards and feedback forms are available on the link below and we look forward to receiving your views on the scheme: www.marcus-beale.com/projects/white-hart/
Many thanks to the John Innes Society for allowing us to use their premises.
Merton Priory Chapter House phase 1 starts Nov 17
The Merton Priory Chapter house project will start on site in November 2017. Works will continue until April 2018. The work involves rebuilding the glass wall at the south of the enclosure, and improving internal facilities so that the education and heritage centre can be opened for the public. Further information about the project can be found here.
MBA continue to support Wimbledon BookFest, now in its 11th year. It runs from 5-15th October this year, with a marquee on Wimbledon Common. This year the Robert Graves Poetry prize is launched, sponsored by MBA and Roehampton University. As well as author talks, the festival includes comedy, music, and a large programme of education and outreach into Merton’s schools. Further information here.Read less.
Work Experience Student Placement
Shanice Michaels and Jemma Kightley joined Marcus Beale Architects on a two week work experience programme. The students are currently working on physical models for a residential project in Croydon. They have engaged in internal design meetings and will be attending site visits of current projects.
MBA is proud to support the local community by offering students an insight into architectural practice.Read less.
Winner of the Beale Bell-Hammer Drawing Prize 2015-2016
Marcus Beale is pictured here at Wimbledon College of Art with Giulia Lanza winner of the Beale Bell-Hammer Drawing Prize in 2015-2016.
The art prize which will in future be taken forward as the Marcus Beale Architects Drawing Prize, is awarded on entry to artists studying at the MA Drawing Course at Wimbledon College of Art.
Giulia Lanza came to study in London from Rome. Her work encapsulates a subtle and delicate craftsmanship, working with fabric, patterns, wax, and embroidery to suggest spaces imprinted with the shape and memory of the human body. (more…)Read less.
Future Wimbledon Competition, London – 2014
Ideas generated by the futureWimbledon competition are showcased at the New London Architecture galleries October 13 to Friday November 7 2014.
Three MBA-drafted boards are on display (hire-a-pen).’The Greens’ for WEHRA won the Community prize, and the Concert Hall proposal was highly commended.
MBA’s proposal for Wimbledon Civic Forum: More! was shortlisted among 29 luminaries of the UK architecture scene.
You can review the competition and download the MBA boards on the Future Wimbledon project page.Read less.