National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gare de Noisy-Champs, Paris

One of the unique characteristics of any metro is the way it brings strangers into contact with one another. It is a readymade space of cultural exchange. In much the same way as browsing the internet is a journey of accident and experimentation which can lead people to the discovery of things they ...

Old Street station, London

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OSZ Chemistry Physics Biology, Berlin

The new science college building for the OSZ in Berlin Neukoelln, is situated in the north-east of the site to create a well-lit south facing garden. The building volume is bent to orientate itself towards the garden and establish a dialogue with it. This introduces a curvature to the building floor...

National Stadium Japan, Tokyo

We have approached the design of the overall site around the concept of the “Stadium in the Park”, where the stadium is placed within a continuous green landscape that mediates between different levels of the site with its various slopes and berms and two landbridges that cross over the Tokyo Me...

Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge, London

The site of the bridge is located along the River Thames to connect Nine Elms Riverside (US Embassy / Embassy Gardens) to Pimlico Gardens. The bridge is intended to provide walk and cycle access between a number of popular destinations such as between the new US Embassy in Nine Elms, Victoria Statio...

Whitechapel Market Arboretum, London

Whitechapel market, located between Vallance Road on the west and Cambridge Heath Road on the east, is a vibrant and diverse local urban destination that attracts both regular visitors as well as people from all over London. The market on the north side of Whitechapel Road and opposite the Royal Lon...

Private Villa, Burnier, Switzerland

The site, located on a hillside of the exclusive north bank of Lake Geneva, benefits from a spectacular view of the mountain at Thollon les Mémisis. The villa, comprising of five bedrooms, a large entertainment suite, pool and spa area, home office, underground garage and wine cellar, is designe...

Public Spaces Along the Thames – Swimming Pool, London

The Wapping pier head is comprised of two elements of special interest: mature green landscape and proximity to water. Presently these are connected by a small slope that fails to bring people in contact with the Thames. The site is therefore a great opportunity to create a modest but dynamic public...

Public Spaces Along the Thames – Waterpark, London

London is already home to nearly eight and a half million people, and as number of people living and working in the city grows, its leisure spaces become even more crucial to alleviate the intensity of urban life. Current leisure spaces are already in high demand, and in light of the city's continuo...

Public Spaces Along the Thames – Cycle Bridge, London

This proposal for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the Thames was developed to create much-needed connections between Limehouse and Rotherhithe, linking existing walking and cycle routes between Barclay's Cycle Highway and Regent's Canal, Limehouse Cut and the Thames Path and the Thames...

Les Galeries Lafayette, 52 Av. Des Champs-Élysées, Paris

The Galeries Lafayette 52 AV. Des Champs-Élysées project is a competition proposal for a new concept department store on four floors of an existing building on Avenue Des Champs-Élysées. The existing building includes a central atrium with an art deco glass dome, marble-clad steel structural col...

Public Spaces Along the Thames – Cycle Highway, London

In the past decade, 155% more Londoners have started cycling to work. TfL anticipates that this figure, which is in part due to the four new Barclays Cycle Superhighways, will rise by a further 35% by 2015 in response to the introduction of another nine Superhighways. These Cycle Superhighways provi...

Ilot PSA Citroën, Nantes

The Îlot PSA Citroën project is is a mixed-use development comprising market and social housing, offices and retail elements. The residential and office components are each accommodated into discrete compact volumes for maximum spatial, and arranged in such a way as to create a large open space. T...

Residences for Artists and Researchers, Paris

The site of the residential complex for artists and researchers on Île Seguin was previously the former home of the Renault factory in Paris. It is bordered on one side by the river Seine and on the other by a large park designed by Michel Devigne. Each building on the Île was required to integrat...

ZAC Eurêka – Îlot 21, Castelnau-le-Lez, France

Adaptive re-use of 20 Eastbourne Terrace, London

20 Eastbourne Terrace is an early 1960s sixteen storey office tower that was to be refurbished for residential use. The building forms part of the Land Securities estate facing Paddington station, with the two buildings to either side, 10 and 30 Eastbourne Terrace, having been recently refurbished a...

Bastion St Antoine Archaeological Museum, Geneva

Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

Science Museum Entrances and Patrons’ Centre at The Science Museum, London

Guggenheim Competition, Helsinki

Our proposal for the Guggenheim Helsinki is an infinitely adaptable structure that both accommodates the diversity of art - now and its indeterminate future - in its very structure and composition, and mediates between the museum as a place for encountering art and the city of Helsinki without makin...

Proposal for a temporary pavilion – Pavilion 1

Proposal for a temporary pavilion – Pavilion 2

Proposal for a temporary pavilion – Pavilion 3

BBC Music Box, London

This project was designed to house the BBC’s three orchestras and a large amount of additional office space on the new White City Campus. The proposal aimed to engage the essence of the BBC as a public Broadcasting Corporation by visually connecting the space of the studio with the space of t...

Banque Libano-Française, Beirut

The site for the BLF New Headquarters is located in the heart of the Mar Mikhael district, that presents a mix of living, working and leisure uses. It is charged with the opportunity to be conceived as a hybrid development that interweaves the bank headquarters with public functions in order to rema...

IOC Headquarters The Olympic Campus, Lausanne

The new IOC Headquarters is designed to replace the existing Olympic House with a compact courtyard building, to minimize the amount of park ground occupied by the new headquarters whilst providing an office building with the best environmental performance. The courtyards bring in light, natural ven...

Trinity EC3, London

Trinity EC3 was part of a regeneration project comprising 120,000m² of office space and 2500m² of retail facilities in one of the most degraded parts of London’s financial district. The project aimed to improve the site by increasing density levels through a coordinated reorganisation of public ...

World Trade Centre 1 – Bundle Towers, New York

The Bundle Towers is a proposal for the replacement of the World Trade Centre 1 with a new high-rise typology. The evolution of the highrise has involved a process in which the increase in height of the skyscraper has each time resulted in the concentration of  more structure along the peripher...

World Trade Centre 2 – Ground Zero Memorial & Towers, New York

United Towers is a proposal for a new World Trade Centre in New York by Foreign Office Architects as part of United Architects. The design envisages the entire World Trade Centre site as a living memorial which is a monument to the tragedy of 9/11. Preserving the sunken footprints of the original Wo...

Les Galeries Lafayette, Boulevard Hausmann, Paris

The Galeries Lafayette Lumiere is a competition proposal for the Haussmann store, the headquarters of the brand in Paris, to change the existing store to meet 21st century retail demands. The existing store is distinguished by the magnificent dome over its central atrium which, when it first opened ...

BHV, Paris