The following are a range of articles on conservation, heritage, education, public, commercial, religious, residential and urban design by architects firm in London, Wimbledon, Marcus Beale Architects
Archery Road on site
The Archery Road project at St Leonard’s Hastings is now on site. The residential development will provide 121 new homes, with more than half being affordable housing, a contribution to meeting the acute need for housing in the south east. MBA are working with developers Gemselect and social housing providers Orbit Homes.
New College Oxford – Quad Project
MBA are working at New College, Oxford, supporting David Kohn Architects in the New Quad Project, and developing the Morris Garage project.Read less.
Fairlight Housing, Hastings
MBA are designing 16 new homes in Fairlight, near Hastings, Sussex, working with developers Gemselect, who have been developing award winning buildings throughout Kent and East Sussex for nearly 20 years. The Fairlight housing project will provide 16 new homes built to high standards of sustainability, on a constrained and wonderful valley site set one hill back from the sea. Extensive consultation has been carried out with the local planing authority and with residents to ensure the right level of development and that the design properly reflects the local character. MBA made a careful study of local Sussex vernacular housing and tile hanging in order to arrive at a 21st century version of the traditional Sussex house.Read less.
BIM and Advanced Computer Modelling
The whole of MBA has been trained in advanced computer modelling and BIM compliance during a two week in-house intensive course during November 2015.Read less.
Chelsea Arts Club Planning and Listed Building Consent
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Planning and Listed Building Consent has been granted for alterations and a new events studio at the Chelsea Arts Club. A thorough conservation-led review of this led to a 21st century design.Read less.
The Beale Bell-Hammer Drawing Prize – UAL – Closing Date
MBA and developer Bell-Hammer have inaugurated a drawing prize for University of the Arts London to support students for Wimbledon College of Art’s MA drawing course. The prize, worth £4,500 is awarded ON ENTRY to an MA Drawing student who demonstrates drawing excellence and financial need, and whose work explores drawing from/of Life. Prizewinners will receive mentoring from sponsors. We hope in this way to encourage people who might not otherwise do the course to develop creative skills and succeed as professional artists.Read less.
Marcus Peel Photoshoot of Oriel College, Oxford
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Great new photos from Marcus Peel of Marcus Beale Architects at Oriel, the Rhodes building, interior and exterior. Rooms among dreaming spires, new dormers looking over the shoulders of the old.Read less.
Archery Road, Hastings – Sussex
A bridge too far?Read more.
MBA have submitted a revised planning application for Archery Road. This includes various improvements and minor modifications to the previously approved scheme. The development is to be built by local developer Gemselect of Battle, social housing managed by Orbit Homes.Read less.
Planning Application for Holy Trinity, Clapham – London
A planning application has been submitted for a new extension to Holy Trinity Clapham, a Grade 2* Listed Building in a Conservation Area in the London Borough of Lambeth.
The extension to the east of the church will provide much needed flexible space for the congregation and wider community.
A quiet and elegantly articulated stone building, the new extension sits beneath Beresford Pite’s east elevation and faces towards the town centre.Read less.