Community, Education, Projects

Calthorpe Under 5s space

Variant office was commissioned to develop a play strategy for Calthorpe Community Gardens under 5 space. Whilst the space available is reasonable it suffers from a lack of master planning resulting ad-hoc additions and under-used areas within the site. We proposed a strategy that maximised the free space by developing a series of interventions around […]

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Community, Cultural, Projects

Sevenoaks Wetland Centre

ur proposal for a new Nature and Wellbeing Centre in Sevenoaks embraces a majestic oak tree, which stands in a clearing signalling the gateway into the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve. The surrounding landscape is ‘lifted up’ forming a large protective canopy over a number of activity spaces below and a continued habitat for flora and fauna […]

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Community, Cultural, Masterplanning, Projects, Public Realm

Loughborough Junction Affordable workshops

The proposal for Loughborough Junction Affordable workshops aimed to create a mixed-use affordable workspace for local makers in the thriving centre of Loughborough Junction. The existing site though designated as a Key Industrial and Business area had remained derelict for many years. In the meantime, a local community group had brought the site back into […]

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Art, Community, Cultural, Projects

Lovers’ Telephone

Lovers’ Telephone was devised in collaboration with Brixton Community Base & Sixteen Feet Productions as part of Brixton Design Trail 2017. The Lovers’ telephone is a multi-sensory installation occupying the stairway of Brixton Community Base. Visitors will be encouraged to engage by listening and sharing oral histories of Brixton. The tubular cloud was installed in […]

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Blog

Raeburn Street.

A view on the world from Raeburn Street.

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Projects, Residential

Foley Road

Location : Claygate, Surrey, England Client : Private Area : 100sqm Status : Tender Our client came to us to assist them in reorganising their home, a period semi-detached workers house in the historic town of Claygate. Over time the house has undergone a number of piece-meal extensions and additions that have limited the potential of […]

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Blog

Summerfield Avenue Makes the Dont Move Improve! Selection

We are delighted that Summerfield Avenue has been selected for this years “Dont Move Improve!” 2017 Competition. The exhibition will be opening at the Building Centre in Late January.

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Blog

Planning Consent for Peabody Cottages, SE24

Variant office receive planning permission for a new loft conversion in the sensitive Peabody Conservation Area near Brockwell Park

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Uncategorized

Brixton House Progress

Our Project on Raeburn Street in Brixton is making progress..

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Blog, Residential, Uncategorized

Claygate House is nearly complete

After a wee while in gestation,our project on Foley Road is finally nearing completion… See more about the project here

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