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Planning approval for Alconbury Weald Civic Hub

27/09/2019

Planning approval for Alconbury Weald Civic Hub

Cambridgeshire County Council has granted planning permission for the Alconbury Weald Civic Hub, which will provide a new home for the council and some of its services at Alconbury, a former RAF site near Huntingdon. The new civic hub is AHMM’s fifth intervention at Alconbury Weald, and is due to start on site in autumn 2019.

 



 

Social Capital opens

27/09/2019

Social Capital opens

A new community-focused craft beer hall in Oklahoma City opened its doors to the public this week. Social Capital reinvents a former transmission shop, creating three bars, two kitchens and a variety of social spaces, including OKC’s largest rooftop terrace overlooking the brand new Scissortail Park nearby.

 



 

24/09/2019

Building with Ceramics exhibition

This autumn the Building Centre in London is celebrating ceramics in architecture with the exhibition Hand Held to Super Scale: Building with Ceramics. Exploring the close connection between ceramic objects and large-scale urban interventions, it features mock ups and samples of the ceramic fins at AHMM’s Hawley Wharf. The exhibition runs until 31 January 2020 and also includes work by Eric Parry Architects with artist Richard Deacon, FAT Architecture with Grayson Perry, and Granby Workshop amongst others.

 



 

Planning approval for the Stratford Yards

23/09/2019

Planning approval for the Stratford Yards

Newham Council has approved plans for a mixed use development in Stratford. The new scheme replaces the 1970s office block, Morgan House, creating 423 residential units, a 17 storey hotel, a 10 storey office building, and new retail opportunities at ground level. The scheme also incorporates storage and amenities for the existing market stall holders.

 



 

19/09/2019

Open House London 2019

This weekend (21-22 September) AHMM will be participating in Open House London, the annual architecture festival that gives access to hundreds of buildings across the city, some of which are normally closed to the public. Three AHMM buildings will be offering architect-led tours: New Scotland Yard, The Bower, and White Collar Factory. The Library at Willesden Green, Barking Town Centre and the Barbican Centre will also be taking part. On Sunday, AHMM will be repeating its very popular Mini City Home Inventors event for Open House Families. See the full Open House programme here.

 



 

Celebrating the Alder Centre

12/09/2019

Celebrating the Alder Centre

AHMM’s Alder Centre team attended a celebration for the project in Liverpool this week, where Director Paul Monaghan presented a flythrough animation illustrating the design. The event, held at the Alder Hey Childrens’ Hospital, was attended by hospital staff and volunteers as well as families who depend on the service. Dame Jo Williams, Chair of Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, welcomed the new Charity Chair Graham Morris OBE and Antoinette Sandbach MP, who was instrumental in securing funding for the project, spoke of her personal experiences using the Centre.