FEBRUARY 4, 2013: London
Official Groundbreaking Ceremony for Rana Begum’s Bouverie Mews project
First steps towards construction took place today in Stoke Newington.
To see our project page, click here
JANUARY 14, 2013: New York
Official Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s ‘David H.Koch Plaza’
Peter Culley represented Spatial Affairs Bureau at a ceremony attended by a host of New York dignitaries. Spatial Affairs Bureau, in collaboration with Rick Mather USA, has designed new benches, parasols and guard booths for the project, which is under the overall design leadership of Olin.
Click here to see the MET’s press release.
Click here for our MET Plaza project page.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012:
Spatial Affairs Crosstown Concept Study Featured in WAN
Click here to see the article.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012:
Peter Culley and Spatial Affairs Bureau featured in Jade Dostow’s
Huffington Post feature: How Architects Live
Andrew and Amrit snapped in the studio. © Jade Doskow
Click here to view Jade’s article.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2012:
Spatial Affairs Volume 2: Memphis Special
We’re pleased to be able to add our Sears Micro-city study to our website. Coupled with some updates to our Crosstown masterplan, this completes the triptych of projects in the Crosstown community.
Click here to go to the Sears Micro-city page.
JUNE 22, 2012:
Bouverie Mews Featured in Building Design
Building Design has featured Bouverie Mews in their ‘First Look’ Section.
JUNE 10, 2012:
Peter Culley Becomes Certified Passive House Consultant
Peter has successfully completed training to become a Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC). Passive House is the US’ most stringent energy accreditation with its focus on extremely high performance low energy design. Key elements include super insulation of envelope, air tightness, optimum orientation and thermal bridge free detailing. The Passive House approach is gaining momentum in North America, moving beyond the private house market into multi-family units and school design. Passive Haus, the equivalent European organisation, is already popular for housing, schools and commercial buildings.
MAY 28, 2012:
Spatial Affairs in Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Our model for the William Eggleston Museum Study in Memphis, TN has been hung in the architecture room at the Royal Academy.
Meanwhile, Rana Begum, our client for Bouverie Mews won the Sculpture Prize and her work can be seen in pole position in the same room.
MAY 24, 2012:
Bouverie Mews Gains Planning Permission
Bouverie Mews, a home and workplace for Rana Begum and Nathaniel Rackowe, has been granted Full Planning Permission by London Borough of Hackney.
FEBRUARY 7, 2012:
Metropolitan Museum of Art announces the plans for the new 5th Avenue Plaza
Working under Olin, the primary landscape lead, Spatial Affairs Bureau in conjunction with Rick Mather USA are developing designs for site furnishings and kiosks including fixed benches and custom parasols.