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Friday 30 August, 2013

“Prison-like” student housing wins Carbuncle Cup 2013

News: a student housing block in London with a retained brick warehouse facade has been named Britain’s worst building of the year.


Saturday 22 June, 2013

Wimbledon masterplan unveiled by Grimshaw

News: London architecture firm Grimshaw has unveiled a masterplan for the home of the annual Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. Grimshaw‘s proposal for All England Lawn Tennis club includes building a new retractable roof on No.1 Court so play can continue in all weather conditions, and creating three new grass courts on the edge of the [...]


Friday 14 September, 2012

Cutty Sark wins Carbuncle Cup 2012

News: Grimshaw architects’ steel and glass cocoon containing the historic Cutty Sark tea clipper has been named the ugliest new building in the UK, with a juror describing it as “the final death of High-Tech as a design language worthy of respect.”


Friday 15 June, 2012

Architects vote to find Britain’s worst building of the year

Dezeen Wire: British architecture magazine Building Design has invited the public to nominate the worst buildings constructed in the UK in the last year for the seventh annual Carbuncle Cup award. Already on the list is restored tea clipper the Cutty Sark, which was widely criticised when it was completed back in April, but the favourite is [...]


Wednesday 09 May, 2012

Cutty Sark / Grimshaw

© Jim Stephenson Architects: Grimshaw Location: London, England Client: The Cutty Sark Trust Partner: Chris Nash Associate Director: Diane Metcalfe Project Architects:
 Jorrin Ten-Have, Den Farnworth Architect: Joe Laslett Principal: Steve Brown Photographs: Jim Stephenson


Friday 27 April, 2012

Critics trash Grimshaw’s Cutty Sark restoration

Dezeen Wire: the restoration of historic tea clipper the Cutty Sark in London by Grimshaw architects has been derided by architecture critics and conservation experts after being officially reopened by the Queen yesterday. Here’s a round up of what people are saying. Writing in The Guardian, Steve Rose says the decision to sit the ship on [...]


Thursday 26 April, 2012

Cutty Sark by Grimshaw

London architects Grimshaw have completed the restoration of historic tea clipper the Cutty Sark, which reopened to the public today in Greenwich.