May 16, 2020

Lonsdale Mews

Lonsdale mews is an 6  unit new build scheme in Croydon on tight a backland site. The  2 & 3 bed development sensitively negotiates the site constraints to provide front and back gardens for each unit. The patterned brick picks up on the local vernacular…
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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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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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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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January 10, 2014

Vauxhall Masterplan

Proposals for how a new masterplan for Vauxhall could transform the area through community engagement and key physical interventions.
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