Separation and unity, Lot 19 Residential Block, La Défense–Nanterre

Separation and unity  Lot 19 Residential Block, La Défense–Nanterre In a 1977 lecture titled “How to live together”, Roland Barthes asked: how distant from others must we keep ourselves to develop a sociability with them, whilst maintaining our individual freedom? Two years late...

Magdalene Odundo: the Journey of Things, The Hepworth Wakefield

Kenyan-born Magdalene Odundo OBE is one of the world’s most esteemed ceramic artists. This major exhibition will bring together more than 50 of Odundo’s vessels alongside a large selection of historic and contemporary objects which she has curated to reveal the vast range of references from a...

Is this Tomorrow? Whitechapel Gallery, London

The world is defined by diversity: different ideas, people and things. Borders between countries that have become sites of contention during the last two decades – such as the border between Mexico and the USA, between Spain and Morocco, between China and North Korea, between Iran and Pakistan, be...

Private House, Hove

Harrods Toys Department, London

The design of Harrods Toys Department celebrates toys in a gender neutral environment and provides a sensory experience to distinguish shopping for toys at Harrods from buying the same toys online.  The concept uses colour to encourage children to interact with the space in a similar way that c...

Victoria Beckham Flagship Store, London

The Victoria Beckham flagship store is located within a three-storey Georgian townhouse on Dover Street in London’s Mayfair. Modelled on the typology of a gallery, it has a simple frameless glass frontage without a window display, encouraging views of a dramatic, three-storey interior. The des...

Housing Prototype

Werner Capital housing prototype   ...

The Virtual and Architecture, From Life, Royal Academy, London

Inherent in every great building are ideas or concepts that transcend the actual building itself and have the potential to be actualized in a number of other ways to generate other buildings. They are what Gilles Deleuze would call the virtual in the actual or real, a kind of potentiality that can b...

Architecture Room, Royal Academy 2017 Summer Exhibition, London

Architects make conceptual drawings, models and sketches to generate ideas for a building; images, models, and computer animation may then be deployed to present these ideas to clients and end-users; and a set of co-ordinated drawings needs to be made for use in the construction process. If examples...

Architecture and Its Affects at the Arsenale, 13th Venice Biennale, Venice

Affects in buildings are the ground through which architecture must now engage with everyday life and culture. Whereas historically architecture strove towards meanings for such a ground, comprehension of meanings requires a shared understanding that does not exist in todays plural society. Affects ...

Proposal for a temporary pavilion – Pavilion 1

Proposal for a temporary pavilion – Pavilion 2

Proposal for a temporary pavilion – Pavilion 3

Next at the British Pavilion, 8th Venice Biennale, Venice

In 2002 the British Council selected Foreign Office Architects to create a site-specific installation to represent Britain at the 8th Venice Architecture Biennale. In response to the Biennale’s theme, Next, the installation used FOA's own Yokohama International Ferry Terminal project to answer the...

Daniel w. Fletcher Pop-Up Store, London

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Bluemoon Hotel, Groningen

The project, which was part of the Blue Moon masterplan by Toyo Ito, was intended to intensify the connection between Groningen City and its new extension. The brief required the 5 x 5 m site in the Schuitenwerksquartier area – historically characterised by boat traffic, sluices, docks and pens...

Belgo Zuid, London

Belgo is an international restaurant chain which serves Belgian food - moules, frites and biere - and takes Belgian idiosyncrasies as its design theme. Our strategy was to explore the formal, structural and organisational qualities of this brief beyond their intentionally kitsch origins.Mussel shell...