Hastings Pier

Hastings Pier
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The original Victorian pier was built in 1872, rebuilt in 1922 and finally destroyed by fire in 2010. The architect dRMM became involved when Hasting Pier Charity took over the derelict structure and set up a design competition which was won by the practice.
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Strange House
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This tiny two-bedroom house, only 75 square metres on plan, sits unobtrusively within the confines of an old brick wall in Deptford, London.
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Studio
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The architect James Wyman has designed and built a small live work studio in an Oxford garden. It is distinguished by the careful detailing of its timber elements, winning the Small Projects category of the Wood Awards in 2014.
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The Fishing Hut
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Poised above a man-made lake in Hampshire, the Fishing Hut is a small but beautifully crafted timber building; it has an elegant simplicity achieved by the integration of design, structure and sustainability.
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Pocket House
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Pocket House is an award-winning family house, distinguished by its character, the quality of its detailing - much of it in timber - and by the skill with which the architect has made use of a dauntingly restricted site.
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Royal Academy of Music Theatre and new Recital Hall
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Two exceptional performance spaces, designed by Ian Ritchie Architects, have been seamlessly integrated into the Royal Academy of Music. Founded in 1822, the academy is Britain's oldest conservatoire and is housed on the edge of Regents Park in a Grade II listed historic building which has long been extended and...
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Shingle House
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Shingle House is one of six specially commissioned dwellings for ‘Living Architecture’, a social enterprise launched by writer Alain de Botton which offers holiday homes for rent in some of the most beautiful landscapes of the UK.
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Opus One Building
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The building is organised as a two storey rendered block, containing the students union and associated facilities, interlocking with a four storey timber clad block, housing teaching and administration space.
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Deal Pier
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Niall McLaughlin Architects has designed a new cafe at the end of the pier, commissioned in an RIBA competition. It is a simple timberframed glazed pavilion which gives all-round views to the sea; the timber structure is a repetitive form which resembles the skeleton of a beached whale or the...
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Dune House
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In 2010 the writer Alain de Botton, author of The Architecture of Happiness, introduced Living Architecture, a not-for-profit holiday rental company.
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