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Trading Places

02.03.2016

Our client has outgrown their Golden Square premises and have asked us to work on an additional office and suite of meeting rooms for them nearby. It’s a fast turnaround with the job due to complete in April. Fortunately, we still have time for stimulating discussions with the client who has a keen interest in design and finishes.

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Topping out at Broadwick Street

05.02.2016

Last week Emrys Architects were delighted to join Great Portland Estates, BAM and the rest of the project team to celebrate the topping out of our 30 Broadwick project. The practice of “topping out” a new building as its structure reaches its highest point can be traced back to the ancient Scandinavian religious rite of placing a tree atop a new building to appease the tree-dwelling spirits displaced in its construction. Although…

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Turning wood to stone

28.01.2016

Artist Sasha Holzer has been commissioned to hand carve a series of wood blocks in geometric designs. These original artworks are now being scanned and scaled up to create stone panels that will become a frieze around our Broadwick Street project. Featured here is some work in progress.

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Central St Martin’s Students at Emrys

13.11.2015

This week, we have welcomed two Third year Part I architecture students from Central St Martins as part of the RIBA mentoring scheme.  It has been a busy week visiting various schemes on site together with some completed schemes. They said it gave them a good rounded insight into the workings of an architectural practice.

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Portland Stone Quarry Visit

29.10.2015

An interesting visit to Albion Stone’s quarry in Portland, Dorset where they have started to stack up the stone for despatch to our Broadwick Street project. Great to see the source of the stone that will be a prominent feature of the building.

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