BBC NEWS - Glenwood School

We're delighted to announce that Glenwood Special School has been featured by the BBC, documenting the children's experience in their new building, and how the therapy rooms are positively impacting their lives.

Watch the video here.

Posted 22 November 2017

Director Wayne Head presents Thames Tidal School Project

Director Wayne Head was invited to present on the conceptual Thames Tidal School project for World Green Building Week. Hosted by Elementa Engineering, the breakfast event brought together architects, engineers and developers alike to learn and discuss the massive impact tidal power can have on London as a city. As part of the #netzero initiative, the project aims to reduce London CO2 emissions to zero by 2050.

Posted 28 September 2017

Holocaust Memorial

Allied Works have been shortlisted for the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation's Design Competition, showing in the V&A for the next three weeks. In their interactive display you can see the designs, give your feedback and hear from British Holocaust survivors.

If the Allied Works submission wins, we will be their executive architects in London.

Click here to vote for your favourite.

Posted 17 August 2017

The City Centre Shortlist

On Thursday 20th of July, we attended the shortlisting of The City Centre 'Smarter Spaces' Project. We are currently leading with the public votes on our Tidal School project, with the winners being declared later this year.

Posted 24 July 2017

Engineers express "delight" at Thames Tidal Project

Engineers Elementa have written about their "delight" in being a part of the Thames Tidal School Project.
With a focus on green energy, "the building is designed to achieve two major sustainability certifications, the Passivhaus Standard and the BREEAM Outstanding rating", allowing it to run off and sell energy harvested from the Thames.

Click here to read more.

Posted 14 July 2017

Thames Tidal School published

Vision unveiled for London school powered by the Thames Tide.

Read here.

Posted 15 June 2017

ABS Exhibition & Auction

Director Wayne Head's drawing of the the Barbican is now being displayed at the ABS Exhibition & Auction, which features over 40 pieces of stunning artwork depicting personal memories of buildings and views of London. All money raised will go towards helping the architectural community across the UK in times of need. The exhibition will run until 30th June at Brady Mallalieu Architects, 400 Caledonian Road, London N7.

Click here for more information.

Posted 12 June 2017

London Festival of Architecture

As a participant of the 2017 London Festival of Architecture, CLTH will be hosting an Open Studio event on Friday 16th June 4pm-9pm and Saturday 17th June 10am-4pm at our office on Lamble Street. Come and join us in discussing some of our recent projects, with drinks and refreshments provided on Friday.

Click here for more information.

Posted 12 June 2017

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The Corporation of London - New Build

We look forward to the Isleden House residents consultation taking place on the 20th June.

Posted 30 May 2017

Continued Thinking of Dementia

Continued research into a new build Dementia Care facility for a major London NHS trust.

Principles of glass, orientation and light shape the layout to create sheltered lounge and courtyarded spaces.

Posted 30 May 2017

The City Centre’s Latest Newsletter.

Our shortlisted entry for ‘A Smarter City’ Competition was featured in The City Centre’s latest newsletter.

Link to newsletter

Posted 26 May 2017

Trinity College Dublin

We have been working creatively with Trinity College Estate Manager, Professor Veronica Campbell, to plan strategic space changes to promote collaborative behaviours amongst learners.

Posted 18 May 2017

Thames Tidal School

We are excited to announce the Organisation of Educational Change Development (OECD) Director, Alastair Blyth, will be presenting our Thames Tidal School proposal to the global OECD forum in Rome on Friday 26th May.

Posted 17 May 2017

University Industry Innovation Network Conference Dublin

Wayne Head and Dr Kate Hammer have been invited to UIIN Conference to give a talk on the 8/9th of June. Wayne and Kate hope to inspire their peers with a talk which focuses on "Spaces to learn a cross disciplinary lens on how HE learning environments shape transferable behaviors”.

Posted 17 May 2017

'A Smarter City - Smart Green Spaces' Exhibition

It was a pleasure to see our shortlisted entry being exhibited at the City Centre last week, the exhibition will be on display until 1st July.

Posted 2 May 2017

Tackling Dementia by Design

We have been undertaking important research on a study on behalf of a major London NHS trust. We developed strategies for how they might improve their North London centre for patients with Dementia through varying degrees of remodelling.

The Architects Journal have also recently highlighted the importance of design for mental health.

Check out the article here.

Posted 2 May 2017

Entry shortlisted for 'A Smarter City' competition

Our entry for 'A Smarter City' competition has been shortlisted and will be displayed as part of the exhibition at The City Centre from the 28th April!

Posted 25 April 2017

1A Office Space Clerkenwell

Enjoying the fine weather and pleased to revisit our fit out project for office space at ‘1A’ in central Clerkenwell.

The team is currently drawing for 'Details, Volume 4: City of London & Clerkenwell'.
Click here for more information.

Posted 19 April 2017

Argyle Primary School

We are delighted to have been appointed by the London Borough of Camden to design new Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) facilities at Argyle Primary School.

Posted 29 March 2017

'Details' Displayed at Essex Architecture Weekend

Posted 11 March 2017

'Details' on sale at LA Art Book Fair

'Details' Vol. 1, 2 & 3 on sale at this week's Los Angeles Art Book Fair (stand HO8).

Posted 27 February 2017

Trinity College, Dublin

We are working collaboratively with Burrell Foley Fischer Architects, commissioned by Trinity College Dublin to carry out a higher education space planning exercise for the E3 new build teaching facility . Director Wayne Head had a delightful first visit to the campus early this week.

Posted 22 February 2017

Lymington Fields School

CLTH are delighted to be designing a new 'all through' school for the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham.

Posted 22 February 2017

Talk at the Mackintosh School of Architecture

Director Wayne Head will be speaking at the Mackintosh School of Architecture on 10th February 2017. The talk explores and demonstrates the importance of details in architecture.

Posted 8 February 2017

Talk at the Silver End Heritage Society Essex

Following the production of a drawing series titled Radical Essex, the Silver End Heritage Society have invited Director Wayne Head to give a talk on the meaning of detail in architecture.

Posted 7 February 2017

Successful Planning Approval for Peckham Rye Project

Posted 2 February 2017

UK Holocaust Memorial

We are proud to be part of the Allied Works team for the UK Holocaust Museum international competition. A beautiful project appropriate to both devotions of memory and to the Westminster garden site setting.

We would also like to send peaceful wishes to all for today's Holocaust Memorial Day.

Posted 27 January 2017

CPD - Greymatter Concrete

Thanks to Jonathan Reid for the very interesting CPD session on concrete this week.

Posted 25 January 2017

Details, Volume 4 in Progress

CLTH are very grateful to Jackson Coles for sponsoring our forthcoming edition of ‘Details – City of London & Clerkenwell'.

Link to Website: http://www.jacksoncoles.co.uk

Link to Twitter @jacksoncoles text: here).

Posted 11 January 2017

CLTH have been selected to take part in the Heart of the City 2017 programme

Heart of the City is the UK’s largest responsible business network, it is open to businesses of all sizes. Heart of the City gives companies in London the tools to measurably improve the society and demonstrate responsibility.

Please visit http://theheartofthecity.com</http:> for further information.

Posted 23 December 2016

CLTH have won Robert Clack School

Work continues apace on our exciting designs for the expansion of Robert Clack School, across 3 sites in Dagenham, London Borough of Barking. Construction is expected to complete in phases with new state-of-the-art learning and assembly facilities opening on Robert Clack’s existing sites in September 2018 and a new, all through school being delivered on a new site at Lymington Fields for September 2019. On completion the school will offer 18 secondary level forms of entry, 3 primary and a nursery. Will this be the largest school in the country?

Posted 23 December 2016

CLTH Christmas Party

This Christmas, CLTH visited the candlelit John Soane Museum and the party continued at Director Wayne Head's apartment high up at the Barbican.

CLTH wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Posted 20 December 2016

Visiting Critic at the University of Westminster

Director Wayne Head with Joe Morris, Phil Coffey and Emma Elster were visiting critics for Elly Ward Morris' unit at the University of Westminster.

We wish all the students the best of luck!

Posted 16 December 2016

CLTH welcomes Adam O'Neill

Adam joins CLTH with 30 years’ experience in the healthcare sector, having worked nationally and internationally on new build schemes, refurbishments and conversions.

Posted 5 December 2016

Barbican laid bare

Director Wayne Head’s flat features in a new publication entitled ‘Residents: Inside the Iconic Barbican Estate’. This charming photographic study reveals a snapshot of life within the celebrated Brutalist estate.

Read more at The Guardian

Posted 9 November 2016

RCN ECN Conference

Wayne Head will present his ‘British Council Global Schools Template’ at the RCN ECN Conference.

Wayne has engaged with The British Council in London and Madrid to develop a design template for a network of bilingual and bi-cultural schools to inform designers and developers of Global Schools.

Posted 2 November 2016

BIM at CLTH

A handful of CLTH staff have this week participated in a ‘refresher’ Revit training course. Organised by in-house BIM Manager Hani Afendi, the course forms part of our ongoing commitment to BIM processes and procedures.

Congratulations to Alex, Dorothy, Natasha and Sarah K.

Posted 27 October 2016

Details abroad

We are delighted to announce sightings of Wayne Head's Details publication on sale in select bookshops in New York and Berlin.

Posted 26 October 2016

Everywoman at CLTH

CLTH celebrates a successful year of monthly Everywoman forums, coordinated by Architect Dorothy Miller.

These sessions have provided an invaluable space for staff to share and promote their talents and experiences, and we look forward to another rewarding year.

Posted 26 October 2016

Homerton Hospital

Director Wayne Head has been re-elected Public Constituency Governor at Homerton University Hospital.

Please visit www.homerton.nhs.uk for further information.

Posted 26 October 2016

Update: Revitalise Peckham Rye in Planning

CLTH’s proposals have received positive feedback from the conservation officer and the local community through a series of public consultations held at the Park and Common, and the project is currently in Planning.

Posted 20 October 2016

The Sutton Life Centre features at London Open House Weekend, 2016

Designed in 2008 in collaboration with Land Design Studio, London, the Sutton Life Centre offered an unprecedented new building typology, combining an immersive learning environment and community library.

Children navigate a series of physical and immersive environments communicating life skills, citizenship issues and community involvement. The environments are adaptable for all age groups with the ability to create personalised digital environments. Cutting edge sustainable earth tube, biomass boiler, and rainwater harvesting technology provides 40% renewables, and an eco and local habitat garden offers green space for users to enjoy.

Visit at London Open House:

24 Alcorn Close,
Sutton
SM3 9PX

Posted 15 September 2016

Details Volume 3: Radical Essex

The third volume of Details is inspired by the English county of Essex's radical architectural sites.

The series has been developed in collaboration with Focal Point Gallery for release at the Essex Architecture Weekend 2016. It has been supported by London-based architectural practice AHMM, and is available at bookshops including Serpentine Galleries, Whitechapel Gallery, the AA Bookshop, and the RIBA Bookshop.

Details: http://clth.co.uk/projects/research/details-timber
Focal Point Gallery: fpg.org.uk
Radical Essex: radicalessex.uk
The Everyday Press: theeverydaypress.net

Please read the full article here.

Posted 9 September 2016

CLTH Collaborates

CLTH will collaborate with S333 Architecture + Urbanism to design a new state-of-the-art Care Centre in the South of England.

More news to come.

Posted 6 September 2016

CLTH are hiring

Architects (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 qualified) with brilliant design skills required. You will be self-motivated, technically excellent and you will enjoy team working. Vectorworks proficiency preferred.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from any individual.

Please send CV and examples of relevant experience to:

Studio Manager at [email protected]

Posted 6 September 2016

CLTH welcome new Associate, Helen Reid

CLTH are delighted to welcome Helen Reid back to the team.

Helen returns to CLTH as Associate, having led several high profile education and community projects in London.

Helen was lead architect for the Unity Hub @ Craig Park, winner of the AJ Retrofit Award, Civic & Community 2014, RIBA Regional Award 2014, and shortlisted for the NLA Awards.

Posted 9 August 2016

CLTH Revitalise Peckham Rye

CLTH have been delighted to participate in a public consultation alongside the Building Exploratory and Turkington Martin.

The team presented proposals for a new pavilion and super-playground, and spoke with visitors about enhancing accessibility, lifting quality, and protecting the park's Victorian heritage and ecological diversity.

Proposals are to be submitted for planning in the Autumn.

Posted 19 July 2016

CLTH Sponsor

CLTH are delighted to sponsor Unit 20 at the University of Greenwich Department of Architecture and Landscape Exhibition 2016.

Honourable mention to student and CLTH intern Martin Aberson, whose work is featured.

More info about the show at:
www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk.

Posted 27 June 2016

New Planning Success

CLTH are happy to announce that works on a new office for Fitzjohn’s Primary School are expected to start on site during the school summer holidays.

Posted 23 May 2016

Details Volume 2: Barbican and Golden Lane

The second edition of CLTH Director Wayne Head's Details project inspired by the Barbican and Golden Lane Estates will be on sale at the Off Print Book Fair 2016 at The Everyday Press stand.

Visit:

OFFPRINT LONDON
Art Publishing Fair
Tate Modern
20 – 22 May 2016

Offprint London 2016

Posted 18 May 2016

Langley Valley Competition

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture is pleased to reveal its RIBA Competition entry to design a new visitor hub to support Langley Vale Wood’s 180,000 visits per annum.

CLTH’s concept, designed by Wayne Head, Patricia Ruiz, Sara Usai and Songyang Zhou was for an impressive flexible exhibition space with a stunning living roof, which would improve the profile of Langley Vale Wood as a destination for local residents and visitors, whilst providing a fitting tribute to those affected by the First World War.

View the project here.

Posted 26 April 2016

Peckham Rye

CLTH are delighted to progress proposals for a new community project set in the heart of Peckham Rye Common.

The scheme will accommodate the existing relocated One O'Clock Club for children, a Community sports facility, associated offices and community rooms and at roof level an early years nursery.

The project sits in a prominent location at the heart of the Aylesbury master plan, designed and led by HTA, for clients Southwark Local Authority and Notting Hill Housing Trust.#

More news to follow.

Posted 15 January 2016

City of London Talks

CLTH Director Wayne Head joins Professor Marianne Mueller, hosting twelve masters students from Germany to explore the architecture and politics of the London skyline.

Wayne's tour is entitled ‘Forty Perspectives in One Square Mile Spanning Five Centuries’.

January 4-8, 2016

Credits: photo by Diego Alejandro Alvarez

Posted 7 January 2016

CLTH Talks: The Meaning of Detail in Architecture & Literature

CLTH Director Wayne Head partners with Professor Greg Dart to discuss 'detail' in architecture and literature.

Talks have been held at the RIBA Bookshop, and at award winning studios Duggan Morris Architects and AHMM.

Expressions of interest, please contact [email protected]

Posted 2 January 2016