Our first prototype shipping container is ready!

September 19th, 2014 by Ed

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Container_CTA_Grow Brixton

Our first prototype shipping container is ready, come over to see it. We would be happy to give you a special tour of Grow: Brixton.

Brixton Pound party

September 19th, 2014 by Ed

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Here we are: CTA’s + Edible Bus Stop, together we are Grow: Brixton. 

Cool art installations, awesome prototype shipping container with beautiful gardens and great music, yesterday night at Brixton Pound party!

 

Hands on the showroom!

September 17th, 2014 by Ed

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With the first container arriving and the gardening started it’s time to create the first prototype show home, easier said than done. Today our architects are building the interior structure for the prototype show home.

 

Planning permission on!

September 17th, 2014 by Ed

 

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Just got an unanimous yes vote at Lambeth planning committee, now the fun begins, let’s build this together!

Fitting out our prototype container for Grow: Brixton

September 15th, 2014 by Ed

 

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Grow Brixton Container_Carl Turner

The fit out of our prototype container for Grow: Brixton is nearly complete. The container will be ready just in time for London Design Week.

Grow: Brixton on last week Wednesday’s Evening Standard

September 15th, 2014 by Ed

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A POP-UP “container city” is on its way to Brixton, with live/work homes, cafes and a bar, along with workshop and studios for local artists, all arranged around a central garden…

Yes, that sounds about right!

Slip House in Building Better – Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes

September 11th, 2014 by Ed

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We are very pleased that our award winning Slip House has been included in Building Better – Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes – published by Gestalten. In the book you will find other great projects such as “Diogene” Basic Shelter by Renzo Piano and Meme Meadows Experimental House by Kengo Kuma & Associates.

Our team at work

September 11th, 2014 by Ed

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Edward_Carl Turner

Edward is currently preparing a pitch document for a housing scheme in North London. The pitch document is part of a wider master plan for the area surrounding Regents Park.

The London Festival of Architecture 2014

September 10th, 2014 by Ed

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To celebrate the first ten years of The London Festival of Architecture, architect Amanada Levete has selected the 10 most important buildings in London of last decade, our Slip House is one of those!

 

 

Gardening Begins

September 10th, 2014 by Ed

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The sun has come out for the landscape team to do what they do best. Today shows one of the beauties of the project, how in the middle of the urban landscape you find us working with wheelbarrows and pitchforks, building something a little less stereotypical for the city streets.

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