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
The new sports pavilion at King’s College School, London is about to begin. This image shows the temporary road being laid and the setting out of the pavilion next to the astroturf pitches at West Barnes Lane, Raynes Park, London – November 2010
Designs are progressing for an extension to the east end of Holy Trinity Clapham, London, William Wilberforce’s old church. The detailed of this religious architectural project’s proposal will be shown here soon.
To the right is a view showing how new meeting rooms could offer an exciting, engaged eastern facade for the church, echoing the materials of the Grade II* Listed building but deploying them in new ways to create the impression of a floating structure rising from the ground.
The new building, an extension of the original church, will also up-light the existing east end, giving greater prominence to the pedimented east elevation.
MBA have been appointed architects to a new residential project in Wimbledon. The multi-million pound project involves creating a series of spectacular rooms and extensive landscape works including a series of water features, taking advantage of the sloping site.
The programme of conservation at Westminster Abbey Chapter House in London is now complete. The project, which was on site for 18 months, completed on time and under budget for our client, English Heritage; with work completed by Nimbus Conservation Ltd. The works were directed by Stow & Beale Conservation Architects, the specialist conservation arm of MBA.
The proposals for the Rhodes Building heritage/conservation project at Oriel College, Oxford have achieved Listed Building Consent. Alterations to this Grade II* listed building include the addition of a new floor of student accommodation, within a folded copper roof.
The Library at the London School of Pharmacy was formally opened on 9 December 2009 by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of London, Professor Sir Graeme Davies. The re-ordering of the library has been welcomed by staff and students, footfall has increased by 40% since the refurbishment, completed in a contract period of only 15 weeks.
The photo shows Professor Anthony Smith (Principal and Dean), Mr James Gemmell (Honorary Treasurer), Mrs Michelle Wake (Chief Librarian & Head of Library and Information Services), Professor Sir Graeme Davies (Vice-Chancellor of the University of London), Lord Tim Clement-Jones (Chair of Council) Photo © School of Pharmacy.