Here are some articles concerning the MBA architects in London, Wimbledon on the topic of Community
A work-in-progress shot of a pandemic resilient arts centre we are designing in an inner city location in London. More soon. On other projects: Oxford Covered Market masterplan is being Heritage-led and we enjoy working with Oxford City Council conservation team. We are bringing a planning application forward for Heritage at Risk registered Burn Bullock in Mitcham as a new build care home attached to the historic inn [16th century], with associated improvements to the Mitcham Cricket Club. Two new parsonages for a historic parish have just been submitted for pre-app. Our care home in Beulah Hill is nearing completion, and we have handed over two major extensions to listed boarding houses for a historic school. We will post some pictures when photography resumes in earnest and the landscapes are planted up.Read less.
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.