We like our buildings to support ideas external to the normal self- referencing in architecture. These two motor workshop buildings were conceived – and approved – as having black walls, with white and red stripes. The ‘external’ idea was the experience of driving at night: the white and red stripes referring to edge-of-road marker posts, and […]
We congratulate the management and staff at Beerenberg on their taking up residency in their new home at Hahndorf, S.A. The 7000 sqm food production plant, completed to our design in 2017, consists of a warehouse for inwards and outwards goods, a new production area for Beerenberg’s famous line of jams, sauces and other condiments […]
This is a renovation of a showroom and workshops, parts of which dated from the early twentieth century. Large areas of glass now allow the showroom to be flooded with daylight (while motorists on the main road get tantalising glimpses of the gorgeous vehicles on display). A large new workshop, offices and staff amenities were added to the existing […]
This is a bespoke light industrial building for a glass printing firm, which they built themselves. We were delighted by the care and attention they paid to its construction, and the faith with which they carried forward our detailing and colour scheme to complete it. A very happy collaboration.
This building is four car-wash bays, a machinery room, and a roof. The roof was intended to look light, as if it is on tip-toe; the architectural devices used to create this impression were to lift it clear of the walls, divide it down the middle with a skylight, and to use raking columns which […]