Emrys in Dublin

05.07.2016

In June, we went on an office trip to Dublin. The aim? To disconnect, discover new architecture, learn from the old, wander around the city, in good company, with good food, and… Guinness. We explored the impressive Trinity College and its surroundings and dodged into the buildings to avoid the rain. We walked through the Georgian district – Dublin is home to hundreds of three-storey townhouses that form the edges that…

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Two Floors to Four

11.04.2016

A mews house near Hyde Park is on site and nearing completion – a total renovation of an existing mews property within the Bayswater Conservation Area to create a contemporary interior with a new lower ground floor and 3 storeys above ground. A folded metal stair connects the four floors and ensures maximum space and light within the restricted floor plate. Here are some of us at Emrys checking out the…

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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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