News Archive

31/01/2020

Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission

‘Living with Beauty’, the final report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission has been published. Paul Monaghan has been an advisor to the Commission since its inception, and the report sets out a new framework for development and planning that promotes health, wellbeing and sustainable growth. Read the report here.

 



 

31/01/2020

Cycle to MIPIM 2020

This year four cyclists from AHMM will be taking part in the Club Pelothon Cycle to MIPIM ride. Associate Director Cormac Farrelly is taking part for the second time, and will be joined by Senior Architectural Assistant Rebecca Nixon, Senior Architect Andrew Morrison and Senior Model Maker Max Cotgrave. Cycle to MIPIM has been organised by Club Peloton since 2006 with Coram as it main fundraising beneficiary, and this year will raise money for Coram, Tom ap Rhys Pryce Memorial Trust, Cyclists Fighting Cancer and the Multiple System Atrophy Trust. Cyclists will leave London on Thursday 5 March and ride a total of 1500km over six days, reaching their destination in time for the MIPIM property conference. As in previous years, AHMM will also be sponsoring snacks and refreshments for all cyclists along the route.

You can sponsor Cormac, Rebecca, Andrew and Max on their JustGiving team page. 



 

The Ray named Best New Place to Work

29/01/2020

The Ray named Best New Place to Work

The Ray Farringdon has been named Best New Place to Work at the Building London Planning Awards, announced last night (28 January). Occupying the site of the former Guardian headquarters on Farringdon Road, The Ray is clad in a distinctive brick palette informed by its neighbours, and terraces and planting animate its stepped form; award judges noted its ‘outstanding sustainability and incorporation of green spaces.’ The awards are organised by London First in partnership with the Mayor of London, London Councils, the Planning Officers Society London, and the Royal Town Planning Institute - find out more here.

 



 

09/01/2020

Happy New Year

We’d like to wish everyone a very happy New Year and, in case you missed it, here’s our review of 2019, in which we look back on our 30th year in practice.



 

Classen 16 tops out

08/01/2020

Classen 16 tops out

Classen 16 in Oklahoma has reached its highest point this week. The timber frame mixed use building in the Plaza district of Oklahoma City will provide 48 residential units of one and two bedrooms, with a 3,800 square foot retail space. Cladding has also begun on site with almost half the building covered in its distinctive aluminium shake, a playful nod to the locally-renowned seafood restaurant that once occupied the site, and to the utilitarian farm buildings common throughout the region.

 



 

The Officers’ Quarters, Royal Arsenal, saved from Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register

07/01/2020

The Officers’ Quarters, Royal Arsenal, saved from Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register

Following the completion of AHMM’s residential scheme, Historic England have confirmed that the Officers’ Quarters at Royal Arsenal are no longer considered to be at risk, and have removed the building from its Heritage at Risk Register, as of 16 December 2019. Originally built to house the Royal Regiment of the Artillery over 280 years ago, the newly converted and extended building provides 34 new homes.