Climate change, environmental decline and global health are the most serious challenges of our time. At WW+P, we believe that as architects, we play a key role in mitigating and resolving climate change effects.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has appointed a panel of innovative and diverse built environment specialists to his new Architecture + Urbanism (A+U) Framework, to support his mission to build a better London for everyone.
We are delighted to announce that the Network Rail Masterplanning at Stations Design Manual has been shortlisted for the UDG National Urban Design Awards 2023.
The Design Manual aims to assist Network Rail’s clients and design teams across the masterplanning process, through stakeholder management, and design and implementation for new and existing station projects. This document forms part of a series of guidance documents that Network Rail has developed to act as a common frame of reference for all parties involved in the design and operation of Network Rail’s transport infrastructure. We played a key role in many of these documents, including Station Design, Inclusive Design, Wayfinding, Heritage and Vertical Circulation.
On the Masterplanning at Stations Design Manual we collaboratively with our partners Arup and Gerald Eve.
Last month saw the 2022 HS2 Design Awards, where we collected two awards: The Design for People award for our Delta Junction and the Design for Time award for our Area North Context Urban Integration Studies, with both projects completed alongside Balfour Beatty Vinci, Mott MacDonald and Systra.
We are delighted to share the news that our client, Apex Capital Partners received unanimous approval at for our Loom Factory residential scheme Southwark Council last month.
Weston Williamson + Partners, Tzannes and ASPECT Studios are delighted to announce that the proposed design for the renewal of Circular Quay has been selected by the NSW Government to proceed to the design and planning phase of the project.
We are pleased to announce that WW+P are part of the Mott MacDonald-WSP joint venture appointed as technical partner by East West Railway Company (EWR Co) to drive forward the next scheme development phase of the programme to build a new railway between Oxford and Cambridge.
HS2 has revealed designs for the 150-metre section of viaduct as part of the approach to Birmingham’s new Curzon Street Station, including a 25 metre high truss which will create a new icon on the city’s skyline.
We are pleased to announce that Woolwich Station took home the NIC Design Principles Award at the BCIA 2022. Judge's described it as "a simple and robust engineering and architectural solution to a complex brief". The project was also Highly Commended in the Transport Project of the Year category.
The 15-minute city concept has been heralded as one of the outstanding architectural contributions to human development – does it deserve this praise? And how can we turn its ideas into reality?
Weston Williamson + Partners and Allies and Morrison have submitted the outline planning application for the Ebbsfleet Central East masterplan, on behalf of Ebbsfleet Development Corporation to deliver a transformative development in the Thames Gateway. Ebbsfleet Central East, comprising of three parcels, Northfleet Rise, Station Gardens and River Park, will break ground on a distinctive civic and commercial heart for Ebbsfleet, providing 2,100 new homes, up to 100,000 m² of office space and up to 10,000m2 of retail space.
Masterplanning at Stations forms part of Network Rail’s new design guidance manual suite, and is the first ever strategic guidance document produced by Network Rail with a dedicated focus on masterplanning projects across the UK rail network. We were privileged to work with Network Rail to produce the guidance, applying our design skills, masterplanning expertise and policy experience to bring a fresh, holistic and design-focused approach to the project.
WW+P is committed to designing buildings that make a meaningful contribution to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and support our clients Net Zero ambitions. When I was approach by Prof. Ahmed Hagras from UWE Bristol about working with some of their placement students, I felt this was an excellent opportunity for collaboration, and to test new tools to aid the practice’s design process.
Join Senior Urban Designer Constance Desenfant at the NLA’s co-creating equitable places conference on October 14. This half day conference brings together experts from across the build environment profession to explore the challenges of London’s public space and ignite the debate of ‘how do we make London an inclusive city for all’.
We are delighted to share the latest construction images from the Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project. When it opens, Anzac station will have a seamless interchange to the City’s busiest tram line.
We are delighted to announce the winner of the second annual WW+P Future of Transport Student Prize to Maja Oparnica an MArch graduate from the Sheffield School of Architecture.
Our Paddington Elizabeth Line Station has been shortlisted for another award! This shortlisting in the New London Awards Transport and Infrastructure category recognises the way this station has supported transformation and growth in Paddington, and celebrated the old and new through a sensitive station design.
The Bristol Temple Quarter and St Philip’s Marsh regeneration programme has been awarded £95 million funding by the UK government’s Levelling Up fund.
The Temple Quarter Masterplan developed by WW+P will deliver up to 10,000 homes and 22,000 jobs in a series of new sustainable and inclusive communities at the heart of one of the UK’s most productive and fast-growing city regions.
We are delighted to be a finalist in 2022 Building Design Architect of the Year Awards for Public Building Architect of the Year. This award reflects our practice’s aim to create and connect sustainable places for people, evidenced across our global work.
The NLA’s latest report delves into the vision, purpose and challenges that have been faced throughout the ongoing development of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and its surrounding areas from the moment London won its Olympic bid in 2005 to today and looks ahead to what is still to come.
We are delighted to announce that Founding Partner Chris Williamson will be joining the New London Architecture Expert Panel for Transport & Infrastructure.
The London Borough of Waltham Forest has
appointed a design team to produce a Development Framework for Walthamstow Town
Centre. The design will provide opportunities for significant numbers of new
homes, commercial, community and social infrastructure alongside futureproofing
and enhancing public transport infrastructure.
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