May 15, 2019

Sevenoaks Wetland Centre

Our 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…
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February 9, 2019

Olympic Legacy Park

Architecture Design : Ashvin de Vos with Erect Architecture Location : Stratford, London Client : London Legacy Development Corporation Sector : Public Building Completed : 2013 Budget : £1.8m Photographer : David Grandorge The North Park Hub building is the first of the Olympic Legacy projects. It was on…
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May 15, 2018

Tulse Hill APG-Outdoor Classroom

Variant Office were commissioned to develop an outdoor classroom for Tulse Hill APG to improve the offer within the APG for the users and as a potential lettable space to local schools.
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May 15, 2018

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…
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May 1, 2018

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,…
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April 11, 2018

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…
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February 13, 2018

Alvar Aalto Museum Extension

This was a competition to propose a new link space for a museum space between two museums in Jyväskylä, in Finland – both designed by the great Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. According to the competition brief, this new link space was to connect the ground…
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April 7, 2017

Marcus Lipton

Variant Office developed a brief with Marcus Lipton Youth Centre in Loughborough Junction to release space for rental opportunities and more productive use, so that MLYC could become financially self-sufficient. VO identified objectives to reorganise the existing spaces with minimal intervention, proposing a number of…
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November 15, 2016

Under the Canopy

“Under the Canopy” is our proposal for the Woodlands Trust Competition “Under the Canopy” is rooted in the instinct of a farmer building a barn or a soldier making camp: to raise a roof and take cover underneath. It begins with a broad truss of…
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February 9, 2014

Geffrye Pocket Park

A social, exciting and playful space that encourages child-play whilst discouraging antisocial behaviour.
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