2 April 2019

St Margaret's House, designed by Sergison Bates Architects including Ritchie+Daffin, has now been granted planning consent.

11 March 2019

Click here to see a short video by AY Architects on life in The Lab at Eleanor Palmer School

22 February 2019

We're inviting job applications from recent graduates and students graduating in 2019 to work on some exciting new projects. See our recruitment page for information on how to apply.

21 February 2019

Visiting a potential new site in Lisbon with Jose Selgas

30 January 2019

Biggin Hill Memorial Museum has opened to the public. It offers visitors an experience of the history of Britain’s most famous airfield during the Second World War. The building's 'A' rated Energy Performance Certificate is achieved with the underground thermal labyrinth we designed to cool the building without air conditioning. 

18 June 2018

Appreciating the daylight through a saw-tooth roof at St Margaret's House - new studios, offices and a performance space for artists and social entrepreneurs.

18 June 2018

Adam Khan Architects are leading a team that includes Ritchie+Daffin and Structure Workshop  to develop and transform South Kilburn’s Carlton and Granville community facilities for Brent Council.

14 June 2018

This innovative and low cost self-build 33-home project in Ladywell, Lewisham has been granted planning permission.The scheme for the 800-strong local community organisation – the Rural Urban Synthesis Society (RUSS) will cost £8.6m and has been designed by a team led by Architects Architype, with Ritchie+Daffin as environmental and building services engineers.

15 May 2018

Refurbishment of St Augustine's Church given 2018 London RIBA Award

1 May 2018

The new science and technology classroom space for children at Camden's Eleanor Palmer School opens.

24 January 2018

The building of the new museum and the conservation of the historic St George's Chapel have commenced with the excavation of the thermal labyrinth, which will naturally warm or cool the ventilation air.

24 January 2018

Second Home's West London workspace is now open in Holland Park.

"Second Home is reinventing office life. Is yours next? Step inside its world of vintage chairs, froth insulation and zig-zagging walkways."  Read Olly Wainwright's The Guardian article about the project here

21 January 2018

Spanish publisher El Croquis has produced a new monograph dedicated to 6a architects that includes many collaborations with us: Sadie Coles HQ, Coastal House, Mews Gallery and two new homes in Hackney and Islington. 

12 January 2018

We're inviting job applications from recent graduates and students graduating in 2018 to work on some exciting new projects. See our recruitment page for information on how to apply.

12 January 2018

We're helping The Worshipful Company of Skinners re-think the building services of their home in the City of London.

14 November 2017

We made these. Bespoke acrylic ventilators assembled and ready for fitting at Second Home Holland Park

6 November 2017

Lyndsey Ingram's new London gallery opens with a beautiful new interior designed by Simon Jones and engineered by us. The heat pump is integrated into the grade II listed facade. 

24 May 2017

Six practices have been selected to take part in the final stage of the competition to restore and reimagine Clandon Park following the fire in 2015. We are developing environmental design ideas with the Sergison Bates / AOC Architecture-led team. The winning team is expected to be announced in autumn 2017.

19 December 2016

Our second project for Second Home is now open in Lisbon.  This refurbishment features 1000m2 of radiant floor - heated in winter and cooled in summer using a reversible heat pump.

1 May 2016

Some initial sketches for the refurbishment of the church and construction of a new residential building for the Order of St Augustine in Hammersmith.

1 March 2016

We worked with 6a Architects on this competition proposal for a £10m project to increase the amount of accommodation for students and live-in fellows, as well as providing new teaching spaces, a common room, porters' lodge and entrance. Our idea was to use the nearby River Cherwell for heat exchange to either warm or cool the building.

4 January 2016

Our second collaboration with Second Home and SelgasCano Architects, this time in Lisbon. Creative reuse of the Mercado de Ribeira.

26 September 2015

The old house was demolished this week marking the start of the construction phase.

10 September 2015

The new houses on Morpeth Road designed by Urban Salon Architects & team for Peabody gets planning consent from Hackney Council.

2 July 2015

While on a study tour of museums and galleries in Munich we popped into the innovative Museum Brandorst to see various active daylight controls first-hand.

9 April 2015

We're helping Second Home with their plans for expansion in Shoreditch.

16 March 2015

We've been testing Raspberry Pi cloud-based environmental monitoring in the studio.

15 January 2015

We worked with Gibson Thornley Architects on their community building, sports pavilion and landscape in Sessay, North Yorkshire, which was short-listed for the RIBA Competition

20 November 2014

We’re delighted to be part of the winning team to design Aldabra House Visitor Centre for Seychelles Islands Foundation. The client's brief for the centre is that it "be built to the highest international standards of sustainable architecture" and will give visitors an experience of one of the most unique coral reef ecosystems anywhere in the world. The reef is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also home to a large population of giant tortoises.

19 November 2014

The lower four floors of part of the Cromwell Tower in the famous Barbican Estate have remained empty since the building was completed. We have recently begun work to turn this unusual lost space into a contemporary home.

14 September 2014

Selected to Peabody's Major Projects M&E consultants framework and started work on the new housing on Morpeth Road, East London