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NewsNews • 10 Sep 2021

RIBA announces 54 winners of the 2021 National Award

The award started in 1966 and has since recognized the UK’s best new buildings. The Royal Institute of British Architects provides an insight into the prevailing theme’s from this year’s award winning projects. The Institute notices sensitive restorations and adaptations like a 45-year-old furniture factory in Bath re-energised for art students and a major reconfiguration to transform the user experience of the MK Gallery. Investment in arts and culture is prevalent in the Aberdeen Art Gallery’s major redevelopment and a new facility for the English National Ballet. The RIBA celebrates state-of-the-art higher education facilities and schools like Kingston University Town House’s interlocking vertical volumes a... More

NewsNews • 23 Jul 2021

RIBA reveals longlist for RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021

The Grand Jury chaired by French architect Odile Decq together with Jeanne Gang (Founder of Studio Gang), Rossana Hu (Founding Partner of Neri&Hu), Gustavo Utrabo (Winner of the 2018 RIBA International Prize and Emerging Architect Prize) and Es Devlin (acclaimed artist and stage designer) selected 16 international projects. The prize was previously won by Grafton Architects’ UTEC - Universidad de Ingeniería y Technología Lima and Brazilian architects, Aleph Zero and Rosenbaum’s Children in 2018.  Among the selection key trends popped out like buildings with multiple functions that benefit local communities, buildings that form solutions to pre-existing environmental issues, and buildings that are sensiti... More

Project • By Rees ArchitectsHousing

Victoria Park Redesign

Rees Architects designed and project managed the refurbishment of this duplex flat in Victoria Park, East London - making it fit to rent in this popular and competitive area. Rees were also responsible for all of the interior design, kitchen and bathroom design, bespoke joinery design, and the selection of all furnishings, fixtures and fitting.  We got straight to work removing a section of the wall between the kitchen and the living room to create an open plan space full of light. Then to give the kitchen a further sense of openness, we installed a glazed door allowing a window into the hallway. We went one step further with this by using the level of the panes in the door to insert three more windows across the top of the kitchen si... More