RIBA Architecture Open Exhibition

A few snaps from the Open Exhibition held in RIBA headquarters on Portland Place last night. Metropolitan Workshop whom I work for submitted one piece which was selected for the show – a pair of glazed green ceramic models of a housing scheme we are currently developing for the river front in Poole, UK.


Also exhibited were some beautiful works by Hawkins Brown;



One item by Hawkins Brown was the above set of three images chronicling the re-modelling of Park Hill Estate, the iconic Sheffield scheme which I’ve been banging on about in a couple of previous posts.

Panter Hudspith were also shown with a beautiful set of four models;



Interesting that the cutting edge facade treatment of Panter Hudspith’s scheme is not at all dissimilar to that of the original Park Hill Estate, conceived circa 1960.

Here’s the best of the rest;


‘Floor Plan for A House’



The RIBA Chairman gives a speech


Oragami groin vaults, said to replicate the effect of dappled sunlight through the trees.



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