We submitted our 'Collaborative High Street' proposal for the British Pavilion 2016 at Venice Biennale, asking 'How can the High Street's role, at the centre of the community, evolve to enable community-led regeneration and affect local development? It was great to discuss British High Streets and come up with a collective thesis together with All Design, Common Office and Daisy Froud.
Our Tottenham Project is featured at On Office Magazine 100th Issue! Many thanks to Helen Parton for the interview and great article about the shop improvements!
We have been invited by London College of Fashion to submit designs for their Roof Terrace! We came up with a very green, tactile and leafy scheme, creating a series of 'garden rooms' in close collaboration with PIP Horticultural Landscape specialist, which we presented at the shortlist interview.
Iris talks at Arts University Bournemouth as part of the Architecture Open Lecture Series focusing on 'emerging female academics and practitioners creating and making'. Many thanks to MA Course Leader ed Frith for the invitation!
We were shortlisted for Bristol's Dolphin School New Roof Garden as part of a team with artist and nature enthusiast Anne-Laure Carruth!
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We kicked off as the first invited speakers at the new N17 space - lots of interesting discussions about the Tottenham Shopfront Regeneration project and larger regeneration plans for Tottenham. The N17 space is a refurbishment of a vacant shop unit into a new community hub on the high street - We're excited to be adding to this improvement by giving 3 shops next to N17 a new look with new hand painted signboards, window displays and high level works.
Urban Pampheteer #4 Publication, featuring our work in Doha, is launched at the prestigious Museum of Islamic Art! Very excited to be part of such a great occasion and we look forward to the London launch later this month!
We start our work in Tottenham by consulting with the local shopkeepers along West Green Road and High Road! Watch this space!
Our collaborative Old Doha Prize team has contributed to UCL Urban Lab's "Urban Pampleteer #4" Publication on the subject of Heritage in Doha, to be officially launched next month. Other co-contributors: Dr Ashraf Salama, Ali Alraouf, David Kendall, Rosanna Law, Rami El Samahy, Kelly Hutzell, Peter Bishop, Adrian Lahoud, Marcial Echenique, Vicky Richardson, Ben Barbour, Clare Melhuish, Sally McDonald, Antonia Rosati, Fatma Al Sahlawi, Trinidad Rico and Michael Edwards. A special thanks to Clare Melhuish for involving us in this exciting research project!