Here are some articles concerning the MBA architects in London, Wimbledon on the topic of regeneration
Music for lockdown
Penguin CafeRead more.
I used to play in the Penguin Cafe with Simon Jeffes in the 1980s. We toured in Japan, USA and Europe. At this time such ego-less music was difficult to define. Simon turned me on to musical proportion in architecture and the books of Frances Yates.
Here is a lovely recording from the new Pengiuin Cafe Orchestra, led by his son Arthur Jeffes in 2019 Wheels within wheels. I love the synchronicity.
Music for lockdown.
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Upper Green East planning approved
MBA’s scheme for an anchor shop and 20 new flats in Mitcham was approved on 20 August 2020.Read more.
Planning permission was granted on 20 August for MBA’s sophisticated, understated, highly sculptural mixed use scheme at Upper Green East in Mitcham.
The development will provide a shop unit of about 5,000 sq. ft. with twenty > all-dual-aspect< flats above. Councillors voted 9-1 in favour.
- “… Fantastic design, a fantastic addition to this part of Mitcham Town Centre “
- “I’ve lived in Mitcham for 30 years. This is the best, best thing I’ve seen happening to Mitcham right now”
- “… Great development. Mitcham needs new development. Mitcham does need new housing, we need to build this”
- ” No design work in this at all, it’s just squares, it’s not complicated.”
Improving city life during a pandemic with Citizen & the Royal Academy
Talks on how a new generation of practitioners and ethical investors are responding to the pandemicRead more.
Citizen is joining forces with the Royal Academy for ‘Today/Tomorrow’ — a series of talks on how a new generation of practitioners and ethical investors are responding to the pandemic and continuing to improve city life.
Tune in every Tuesday and Thursday in June to @Architecture_RA on Instagram Live at 11 am to hear from society’s game-changers — previously profiled in Citizen — and their response to coronavirus.
— Tuesday 2 June: LionHeart – in conversation with Kate Goodwin
— Thursday 4 June: Amelia Viney – in conversation with Isabel Allen
— Tuesday 9 June: Finn Harries – in conversation with Kate Goodwin
— Thursday 11 June: Pascal Gerrard – in conversation with Isabel Allen
— Tuesday 16 June: Antonio Pisano – in conversation with Kate Goodwin
— Thursday 18 June: Peter Bishop – in conversation with Isabel Allen
— Tuesday 23 June: Cathy Runciman – in conversation with Kate Goodwin
— Thursday 25 June: Andrew Gregson – in conversation with Isabel Allen
— Tuesday 30 June: Alex Depledge – in conversation with Kate Goodwin
Today/Tomorrow is part of the London Festival of Architecture #LFAdigital2020. Don’t miss it!Read less.