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Trip to Serpentine Pavilion 2018

Studio Partington playing with the reflecting elements of this year's Serpentine Pavilion designed by Frida Escobedo.

15th August 2018

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Derwenthorpe case study in social housing green paper

The government's social housing green paper, published today, singles out Studio Partington's Derwenthorpe project as a good example of mixed tenure sustainable communities. The project won a RIBA regional and national award for its design approach and its social and environmental sustainability credentials.

14th August 2018

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New London Awards exhibition

Our award winning Andover Estate Phase One regeneration is featured in New London Awards 2018 exhibition at The Building Centre. The winners presented in this exhibition, were selected for their contribution to improve the social, cultural and economic character of places across the capital. 

13th August 2018

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Brick Awards shortlist

We are thrilled that 'The Cloisters', Holmewood House School has been shortlisted for the Brick Awards Education category! 2018 has seen a new record for entries to the Brick Awards, welcoming over 330 submissions. “What is great about the Brick Awards is how they can be for both craftsmanship and innovation. The awards are about architecture in its broadest sense, and they consider a great range of building types, locations and densities,” Hilary Satchwell, Director at Tibbalds and Brick Awards 2018 head judge, said.

6th August 2018

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Swanage Pier Regeneration achieves Practical Completion

We are excited that our restoration and extension of historically important listed Georgian building Marine Villas on Swanage Pier has achieved practical completion! The refurbishment is part of a wider regeneration of the pier that includes landscaping improvements and accessible WC provision. The Victorian pier was built up around Marine Villas and is also a listed structure.

6th August 2018

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Education Estates Awards shortlist

We are delighted to announce that our Holmewood House School project, Kent has been shortlisted in three categories; Pupil/ Student Experience, Innovation in Delivering Value & Project of the Year in Education Estates Awards!

'Great news, it certainly does enhance the pupils experience! Good luck!' - Holmewood House School

1st August 2018

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Tyers Gate white washed timber

Scaffolding came down revealing the beautiful white washed timber cladding at our private house in Bermondsey for Tailored Living Solutions. 

26th July 2018

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New London Awards Exhibition

Our Andover Estate Phase One project is featured in the New London Awards 2018 Exhibition: London’s annual celebration of the best architecture, planning and construction in the capital. This year, over 150 projects across 15 categories of the built environment were shortlisted for their high-quality design and exemplar contribution to placemaking.

Monday 16 July – Monday 1 October 2018, free entry. Location: NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT

16th July 2018

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Derwenthorpe Featured in RIBA Directory of Chartered Practices

Our Derwenthorpe Phase One project is featured in this year's RIBA Directory of Chartered Practices - Residential 18. Derwenthorpe is a multi award winning exemplar new community on the edge of York for Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. 40 per cent affordable, 540 energy efficient homes are all served by an on site biomass energy centre, which is also used as a community centre.

12th July 2018

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Factory-made Homes at Derwenthorpe

An exciting new chapter in Derwenthorpe’s evolution has begun - with work starting on two innovative low energy homes. Melius Homes are built off-site, with the walls and roofs constructed in a factory and then brought on-site when the foundations and floors are completed.

Rob Lambe, Melius Homes Managing Director, said "We are very pleased to be working with Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust to deliver an innovative approach to building new homes. The new townhouses, designed by Studio Partington for sustainable greener living, are being built using a highly engineered timber cassette system incorporating optimum use of renewable energy, including battery storage, to deliver assured low energy bills for homeowners.

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12th July 2018

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AJ Retrofit Awards Listed Building shortlist

AJ Retrofit Awards finalists 2018 for Cultural and Listed Buildings revealed and our Golden Lane Community Centre for City of London Corporation has been shortlisted! 

10th July 2018

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Derwenthorpe Featured as Example of Best Practice

This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not about ‘other people’, but about each of us. Richly illustrated with case studies alongside contributions from a range of experts and examples of best practice, this comprehensive resource will inform and empower architects, designers, planners and clients to be braver and wiser in designing with older people in mind.

10th July 2018

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AJ Retrofit Awards Housing shortlist

AJ Retrofit Awards 2018 finalists revealed and we are pleased to announce that our pilot project for Nottingham City Homes 2050 in collaboration with Melius Homes and Energiesprong has been shortlisted for the Housing category! 

9th July 2018

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New London Architecture Awards Winner

We are very excited that our Andover Estate Phase One regeneration project, for London Borough of Islington, won the New London Architecture Awards 2018 Masterplans & Area Strategies prize! Directors Adam Cornish and Victoria Kirk accepted the award at the Guildhall. This year's New London Awards were attended by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who gave a keynote speech.

4th July 2018

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Tyers Gate timber cladding

Blue sky white washed timber cladding at Tyers Gate, Bermondsey. A private residential development for Tailored Living Solutions.

3rd July 2018

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Sunny Runnymede

Sunny days! Our Hox Park student housing project in Runnymede is nearing completion.

29th June 2018

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Derwenthorpe in Detail magazine supplement

Our Derwenthorpe project is featured in the Spring 2018 issue of the Daylight & Architecture magazine, which Detail magazine publish in cooperation with the Velux company.

This issue focuses on the performance evaluation of green buildings, both in terms of energy and user satisfaction. In this context our Derwenthorpe project has been chosen as an exemplary scheme that has undergone building performance evaluation. 

19th June 2018

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Plans for 2050

We are pleased to see Stephen Cousins' online article 'Plans for 2050: More technology and living with Gran' in RIBAJ Intelligence summarising our future-gazing report for the NHBC Foundation that 'anticipates multi-generational living, mini power plants and smart gizmos in homes'.

19th June 2018

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BCI Awards jury visit

Great to meet the British Construction Industry Awards jury yesterday at our 'delicious' Chocolate Works scheme in York! 

'The Chocolate Works providing delicious housing in York - innovative design and high quality = fully occupied!' - BCIA judges

19th June 2018

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Golden Lane Community Centre in Open House

This year, to celebrate the reopening of the Community Centre, the building of the playground and the refurbishment of Great Arthur House, it is planned to take part in London Open House.

The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday 22/23 September 2018.

14th June 2018

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New London Architecture shortlist

What a great end to the week! Excited to be shortlisted in the Masterplanning Category of New London Architecture Awards 2018 for Andover Estate Phase One, Islington regeneration project!!

8th June 2018

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BCI Awards Shortlist

We are delighted to see The Chocolate Works Phase One, York shortlisted for yet another award -  this time for Housing Project of the Year 2018 at the British Construction Industry Awards ! 

7th June 2018

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Futurology: the new home in 2050 Published

Prepared by Studio Partington, Futurology: the new home in 2050, looks at how the physical characteristics of homes will need to adapt to address future demographic and societal changes, and proposes the emergence of a range of appropriate model home types. It also explores emerging technologies that will become an important everyday part of our lives. 

The latest NHBC Foundation guide looks ahead three decades to a world that could be very different to today, providing insights into the likely opportunities for both designers and residents of future homes. 

5th June 2018

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Derwenthorpe Apartments Opening by Lady Gillian Barron

Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust has officially opened Barron House shared ownership apartments, the latest part of the Derwenthorpe development completed in York. Lady Gillian Barron, who was the guest of honour at the opening, said that Barron Court was a tangible tribute to her husband, Sir Donald Barron, and his achievements. 

Photo Copyright: Jonathan Pow.

4th June 2018

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RIBA Competition Shortlist

Studio Partington was one of the five teams shortlisted for the RIBA organized competition on behalf of Shinfield Parish Council and Wokingham Borough Council.

A community space should be purposeful, functional and adaptable. We have developed our proposal with the aim of making a building that is a delight to use with spaces that are uplifting and inspiring. 

The building itself is a marker on the corner of the green with a recognisable presence and civic purpose and is configured to meet the needs of the local community including a multi purpose hall, cafe, crèche with council offices and meeting rooms .

1st June 2018

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Final countdown

Five weeks to go until our Runnymede Campus, Hox Park achieves completion!

24th May 2018

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Another Successful ISO: 9001 Audit

Our Quality Management System continues to meet the standards required for ISO: 9001 accreditation and we are now moving to ISO:9001 - 2015!

15th May 2018

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Housing Design Awards jury visit

Great to meet the Housing Design Awards jury yesterday at our shortlisted Chocolate Works scheme in York!

10th May 2018

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UK Housing Awards Innovation of the Year

Nottingham City Homes 2050 project has been named the Innovation of the Year at UK Housing Awards. This is the first EnegrieSprong project in the UK where Studio Partington in collaboration with Melius Homes have worked on ten pilot homes for Nottingham City Homes.

3rd May 2018

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Two SP projects have been shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in both the completed and project categories in the Housing Design Awards 2018; Andover Estate Phase One regeneration for Islington Council and The Chocolate Works for David Wilson Homes.

26th April 2018

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RIBA Journal besties

Exciting start of the week! We are delighted to feature in RIBA Journal besties. SP placed joint 41st among this year's 94 most awarded practices!!

4th April 2018

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Mina Road House Steels

The house steels at our Mina Road residential project are starting to appear!

23rd March 2018

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Tyers Gate Steels

The steel frame is getting well under way for our private residential project next to the Leathermarket Gardens in Bermonsdey! 

14th March 2018

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SP wins Planning Approval for Windsor Street

We are excited to announce that our Windsor Street project obtained Planning Approval at committee yesterday evening. It is a much needed supported living residential building for adults with learning disabilities in the heart of Islington.

2nd March 2018

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The List 18 by RIBA

Our RIBA national award winning project Derwenthorpe is showcased in The List 18, RIBA Directory of Chartered Practices: "the Derwenthorpe development brings together the complex ideas of identity, community, material sensibilities, public spaces and landscape into a singular harmonious place for the residents, where the community is the focus and inspiration, creating a beautiful sense of place and identity for the local community."

"The generosity of the public space is equally extended to the spatial standard of the individual houses, with shared approach to sustainability and where the house becomes a home. The project's aims as defined by the design team: 'to provide both a socially and environmentally sustainable community inlcuding energy efficient homes, incentives for lifestyle change, the promotion of community participation and long-term custodianship' have been met with great success."

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2nd February 2018

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Nottingham City Homes 2050 Pilot EnergieSprong Homes Revealed

The first ten pilot homes for Nottingham City Homes are close to completion! Residents are "delighted" with their new retrofitted homes which have "transformed their street and made a real community." The super-insulated retrofits radically improve the buildings energy performance, dramatically reducing energy bills and increasing comfort while using a combination of photovoltaic and ground sourced heat to generate energy.

22nd January 2018

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Facade Inspections

The scaffold is gradually coming down revealing the buildings in our Runnymede student accommodation project!

18th January 2018

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SP on the shortlist for Shinfield Parish Council (SPC) Competition

What a great start for the New Year! Studio Partington has been shortlisted for Shinfield Parish Council (SPC) Competition and will now begin working on design proposals for a new community centre to provide facilities to meet the needs of the local community.

9th January 2018

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