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urban retreats A compilation of the cultural and commercial projects created by Paul McAneary Architects.

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Urban Retreats Paul McAneary Architects First Edition Photography ©2005-2013 Paul McAneary Text, design and layout ©2005-2013 Paul McAneary Architects Ltd Typeset in PMA font ©2005-2013 Paul McAneary No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission from Paul McAneary. And thanks to the Paul McAneary Architects team and consultants for all their dedication, skill and hard work in bringing all our projects to fruition: Afsa Akbar, Ai Beshio, Alejandro Restrepo, Alexandra Sterling, Alexandra Toogood, Aleksandra Waluda, Anastasia Prodanets, Andrea Sanchis Nadal, Boyoon Zang, Carlotta Poggiaroni, Cecilia Lundberg, Claudia Mayr, Cheng Huang, Daniel Milla Pineda, Daniela Schneider, Danny Fryer, Daniel Morgan, Edward Stewart-Wood, Eriko Shimizaki, Fabio Ferrian, Francesca Menestò, Francesc Regincos Segui, Fulvio Robustelli, Ilze Pienaar, Jenna Larke, Jonathan Schoening, Joseph Shih-Chou Chan,

Jaymee Medne, Jaroslaw Engel, Jorge Bressel Mateo, Justin Randle, Karen Malacarne, Karin Joel, Kumiko Hirayama, Laura Lerma Sanchéz, Lena Osthushenrich, Marina Markides, Mary Dymond, Matthias Laumayer, Mike Beacham, Norbert Kurcz, Nuria Coll, Oliver Forsyth, Paula Abelairas, Petar Uzelac, Pol Soler, Roberto Lotto, Sandra Plantos, Sara Dabouni, Serafina Karahassan, Shirley Jones, Sofia Cababie, Ståle Eriksen, Stefan Bagnoli, Susi Brakowski, Tommaso Cuni, Tomoko Kagawa, Tony Wilson, Victor Cupido Valle, Wendy Richards, Wilfried Thévenot.

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With special thanks to our clients, who, without them, none of this would be possible: Alan Maloney & Orlagh Collins, Amir & Caroline Niknafs, Andre Semenza & Fernanda Lippi, Andrew Matthews & Gail Edwards, Arnaud & Julia de Cremier, Bill & Katryn Hakes, Carl Kostyál Gallery, Carter’s Educational Foundation, Chariot Oil & Gas, Sir Charles Bracewell-Smith, Claudia Schiffer, Claus &Minka Mansfeldt Cindy Morelli, Craig Bonner & Jane Fordham, David & Philippa Salvoni, David McDermott & Deirdre Guerin, David McDonald & Diana Layfield, Embassy of Sudan, Erik & Edith Esselink, Elvis Pellumbi & Alexa Duval, Gary Barlow, George & Krissy Kallarackal, Gemin-I, Hermione Norris, Hoxton Waterfront Restaurant, Ian & Kerry Adamson, ICA, IETK ltd, James Craig, Jamie & Katherine Burgess, Jamie Moore & Annalie Whitfield, Jean-Marie Getto & Sylvie Linard, Jessica Lask, Jim

McDonald, John Korwin Szymanowski, Joseph Henry & Cheryl Donovan, Julian & Ruth Al-Mushadani, Kaldewei, Kent Hoskins, Lina Kanafani, Live Link, Luca Turconi, Lucy Sandring, Malcom Menzies, Manuel & Laurence Kalbreier, Maria Hadjipateras, Mark & Lucy Craig, Matthew Vaughn, Merchant Bridge, Michael & Sacha Von der Geest, Mint Store, Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith, Nick & Charlotte Van Gool, No Curfew, Pew, Raj & Ravi Takhar, Richard & Caroline Piercy, Rugby School, Sara & Peter Sterling, Scott & Fiona Fairweather, Sean Ramsden, Shabbanna and Tony Akabah, Simon Wheeler & Hermione Norris, Stephen & Sheila Clarke, Harry Motors II Ltd, Tara O’Connor, Thomas De Souza-Buckup & Kelly Michel, Toby Latta, Toni & Guy, Villas & Reita Gadkari, Vincent & Natalie Negre, Will & Ceilidh Waddington, Yutaka & Maiko Uda.

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Pause, relax, reflect the majority of us spend

They embrace the rigours of minimalism but

our free time in pursuit of the ultimate way to

with a new warmth, creating clutter free spaces

unwind. Paul McAneary Architects spend their

that achieve a high functionality yet maintain a

time creating the ultimate architectural space to

welcoming nature.

facilitate this, whether it be an art gallery, a spa or a garden.

Their design process is driven by sensitivity to the given context and deep understanding of

This book represents a compilation of their ever

the project’s brief rather than by a predetermined

expanding leisure projects, bringing together

style.

galleries, design stores, boutique hotels and other

architectural tradition, Paul McAneary Architects

commercial buildings, products and spaces.

promote a new spatial narrative where the least

Inspired

by

the

minimal

modernist

number of lines and details, the pureness of forms Paul McAneary Architects is a medium-sized

and the use of warm natural materials, create

British architectural practice, founded in 2007.

peaceful, sustainable spaces. 9


Carl Kostyál Gallery, opening party

This book represents a compilation of their ever

Their policy for treating each project individually

expanding leisure projects, bringing together

and

galleries, design stores, boutique hotels and

strong working relationships with their clients,

offices.

contractors and suppliers. PMA are committed

creating

unique

features

establishes

to delivering the best value, practical solutions, PMA are involved in a wide range of projects at

and design excellence with a high level of

different scales including bespoke interior design

professionalism and innovation.

pieces, furniture design, high-end residential,

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commercial and cultural. The projects are all

Their professional approach and high quality

across the UK but mostly in Central London

design and detailing has received acclaim from

consisting of refurbishment, extension and new-

the design community, leading to the company

builds. Their project sizes range from small fit-

being awarded the Living Space Design of the Year

outs to multimillion pound buildings, with their

Award, in 2010 and 2011, “an unprecedented

largest built project budget to date being £12M.

second successive win.”


He later went on to become the Honorary Secretary of the AA Council. In the following years Paul was selfemployed completing a range of architectural projects in the UK. His next position was with the acclaimed minimalist John Pawson, the media famed ‘father of minimalism’. There he completed a number of high The British Architect Paul McAneary was born in Northern Ireland in 1973 and commenced his architectural education at the Oxford School of Architecture. Whilst studying for his degree he won the Alan Barnes Travelling Scholarship, which enabled him to take his practical training year in Hong Kong. The fast

profile national and international projects. Paul left John Pawson to establish Harwood McAneary Ltd with the Australian architect Robert Harwood. In 2007 Paul established Paul McAneary Architects Ltd, the studio is now located on edge of Soho in Covent Garden, where they are currently designing and building their own studio on Flitcroft Street.

track environment of Hong Kong facilitated his rapid

Paul regularly holds lectures on topics such as his

development; he was appointed project architect on a

inspiration, concepts and projects to date, at venues

wide variety of projects for the notable architect Mike

ranging from universities, to the ICA, to Ecobuild.

Tonkin, only his second position following working under Nigel Cowell in Oxford. Paul then moved to Japan and was employed by the leading Japanese Architect Shin Takamatsu and completed several published projects.

His new brand of ‘warm minimalism’ is forging ground within

contemporary

architecture,

pushing

the

boundaries to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. Paul’s exciting new approach has been greatly received, with the notable magazine House

Following his international experience, he completed

and Garden writing a profile on his work, where he was

his training in London at the Architectural Association,

described as ‘embracing the rigours of minimalism.’

under a series of prominent architects including Ben

Grand Designs magazine listing him as one of the

van Berkel, Kevin Rhowbothan and David Green. He

top 10 architects in 2012 and clients’ describing

completed his professional studies at the AA, where he

him and his team as having an ‘understanding of

attained the highest level of architectural registration

space, eye for detail, and knowledge of materials,

becoming a RIBA Chartered Architect.

that transformed my building into an intelligent and

Paul

timeless environment.’

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Quality Natural Materials 12


burnt cedar juxtaposes chipped faced sandstone 13


typical sample collection co-ordinating the design before construction 14


natural slate steam room

Paul McAneary Architects are enthusiastic about

they are sustainable and become more valuable

natural materials and are constantly exploring with

and beautiful as time passes. They also often use

manufacturers to develop innovative fabrication

recycled and reconstituted materials. They have

techniques, architectural forms and tectonics.

a vast and ever expanding sample collection to

They specify warm, natural materials for their

assure the highest quality design results.

longevity, robustness and ecological credentials: 15


Natural Lighting 16


­Paul McAneary Architects’ philosophy is to allow

perception of spacial continuity and connection

natural light to flood into the space via skylights,

between the interior and exterior spaces.

floor-to-ceiling

windows

and

walk-in

glass

terraces. Frameless glass panels reinforce the 17


sky showers 18


9am

11.15am

3pm

5pm

Light floods into this space through the bespoke

beam into the depth of the building. The rays of

PMA detail of the folded frameless skylight. The

light accentuated by the light coloured floor and

facade folds back into the depth of the building

ceiling, dance through the space during the hours

intentionally in the direction of the sun. A “ballet

of daylight.

of light� is the result. The light casts a sharp 19


Building connections 20


glass balustrades reflect and define the stairs as you descend

Staircases are one of the most important features

between levels in commerical buildings. PMA

in architecture. Paul McAneary believes that the

designs bespoke features that enhance the

architectural experience of the staircase should be

overall project concept.

heightened by design with techtonic interatction, changing how one experiences movement through space: creating striking connections

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16m full tree section installation in construction in the lift shaft

Recent projects include the installation of a 16m

be lacking. The tree installation services as both

high full tree section in a framless glass lift shaft

the physical and conceptual connection of the

extending from the ground floor to the 5th floor

building.

roof. The glass lift shaft, complete with a bespoke glass lift car, allows natural light to penetrate through the building in areas that would otherwise 22


Functionality 23


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Paul McAneary Architects develop a contemporary

to reduce costs, but quality, bespoke doors are

design that is minimal and yet very functional. They

always used for a beautiful façade that disappears

design clutter-free and calm spaces by cleverly

into the language of the architecture.

concealing wide storage spaces, making the final

Lighting details are applied above and below the

user’s experience practical and stress-free. Where

doors, creating ambient light that emphasises the

needed, prefabricated carcasses can be used

clean lines of the architecture.


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This innovative design allows the wine bottles to

cellar. The lighting has been designed deliberately

be stored so that the labels are visible, enhancing

from below to create a wall of glowing wine bottles.

the functionality beyond that of a typical wine 26


Landscaping 27


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Paul McAneary Architects develop large and small

into design, to work with the existing building

scale urban landscaping projects, including living

and create exciting spaces that respond to their

walls and roof gardens. Boundaries are pushed

environment.

to discover new ways of incorporating vegetation 29


Tortoise Enclosure Completion Date: 2012 Area: 8 sqm Location: Northern Ireland Surface Design Awards 2013 - Highly Commended

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An exemplary eco project, the stone wall of the

it. The effect is not only beautiful, but about

Tortoise Enclosure was built with responsibly

functional and ecological as the treated timber

selected, locally sourced, chisel faced sandstone.

does not require continual maintenance using

One of the project’s merits is the development of

toxic and chemical products.

a innovative method of treating timber by burning

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Luxury Powder-rooms 35


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The quality of space and detail in WCs and

knowledge of the latest developments in sanitary

bathrooms often reveals the quality of the whole

ware fittings always produces the very highest

building project. PMA’s attention to detailing and

calibre of spaces.


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Paul McAneary Architects won the Dyson

minimal design aesthetic. Ergonomical, functional

Air Blade washroom competition with their

and space saving, the design application is

sleek, minimal design that achieves the next

intented to be used as both a single auto-wash

generation of �0% waste�. Their winning concept

stations in spaces such as hotel rooms, hospital

is sustainable in terms of waste, durability and

wards and restaurants and as 9 auto wash stations

energy consumption, without compromising their

side by side in large public washrooms.


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refurbishment and re-design of a grade II listed Victorian town-house.

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Backpacker Hotel Location: Hoxton, London Client: No Curfew Ltd

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Located in the heart of the fashionable district of

corten mesh screen in front of the facade to afford

Kingsland Road, Hoxton London, Backpacker Hotel

privacy.

‘recycles’ the existing architecture and create a

The original Victorian facade is retained and

new hybrid accommodation that is affordable and

enhanced by the sculptural rusty see-through

unique in design. With this innovative approach,

steel curtain. The rusty shade of the steel creates

the budget hostel meets the boutique hotel.

beautiful reflections during the day while at night, it perfectly blends and glows with the London

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The proposed design adds a double height space

orange street lights. The result is visually striking:

to the existing building and places an expanded

urban and sophisicated at the same time.


Theological 47


a Wudu washroom, created specifically for the Islamic cleansing ritual

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Multi-Denominational Wedding Venue Completion Date: Pending Contract Value: Diameter dependant Area: Diameter designed to be scaleable to clients requirements Location: Non-site specific

Plan perspective 49


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In essence London is the truest metropolis where

amphitheatre and converge at the centre point;

the greatest number of different nationalities,

geometry forms the ultimate metaphor for unity

races and cultures live. This new typology

for both sides of the family. The families exit the

provides a wedding venue for members of

venue together through a single door on a parallel

every denomination to share their ceremony.

path, completing the architecturilisation of the

Two tapered pathways enter the mirrored

union of marriage.


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Paul McAneary Architects are known for their

appropriate to each client and space, each project

particular attention to the detail in the design of

has at least one ‘special’ innovative design detail.

all their projects. They create bespoke features 53


Inspired by the Japanese concept of Tsukubai, Paul McAneary Architects developed a bespoke naturally tectonic stone basin.

PMA also developed a hyper functional steel faucet capable of filling a large bath in under two minutes at up to 200 litres per minute; faster than anything commercially available in the world.

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Installation of the largest double glazed unit in

creates a vertical light well connecting the rear of

Europe, stretching over 2 and a half stories it

the project.


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In tandem with their architecture, Paul McAneary

form as its user changes the programme. It has a

Architects have developed numerous pieces of

desk behind that can fold up or down, and side

product design. Here is their sofa called ‘the couch

arms that fold out like an aeroplane’s armtray table.

board’, this is a piece of furniture that changes its

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‘the light table’, similar to the ‘the couch board’,

It changes to act as a light box, so can glow

is a piece of furniture that responds to its user by

to enhance a space, or illuminate overlaid

changing its function as required. It is foremost

documents. This is achieved via a concealed light

a desk or table, being highly durable and of the

tube within the inner top frame.

simplest form and detail.

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Hospitality 60


chilled white and red wine on demand with the installation of these units keeping wines fresh for many weeks 61


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Zhaal Restaurant Completion Date: 2007 (unbuilt) Contract Value: 50k Area: 100sqm Location: Soho, London Client: Private

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Conservation 64


Paul McAneary Architects often work with listed

restoring important features then juxtaposing

buildings, or buildings in conservation areas,

contemporary design details against them. They

producing extra challenges due to planning

push boundaries to create unique and new, yet

restrictions. They work with the existing materials,

beautifully restored buildings.

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Art Galleries 66


Carl Kostyรกl Gallery Completion Date: 2011 Contract Value: Private Area: 145 sqm Location: Savile Row, London Client: Carl Kostyรกl

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relocate smoke detector

remove non-original lighting coves

removal of face mounted electrical conduit to existing location of alarm bell

relocate fire alarm bell remove existing non-original, non-full height lobby

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Institute of Contemporary Arts Completion Date: Live Contract Value: Private Area: 145 sqm Location: The Mall, London Client: Institute of Contemporary Arts

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a section through the ICA balcony, crisp, contemporary glass juxtaposed against the restored stone masonry :EMAN TCEJORP

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Boutique Store 72


Mint Store Completion Date: 2009 Contract Value: ÂŁ 200k Area: 325 sqm Location: Knightsbridge, London Client: Lina Kanafani

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“The most unique dynamic and visionary design

the existing space. Paul McAneary Architects

store in London,” said Max Frazer of Mint in the

designed a new contemporary timber facade

London Design Guide 2010.

that plays with the traditional proportions of the

Previously, the John Pawson designed Bulthaup

classical building and expanded the space by

kitchen showroom occupied the building’s ground

forming a new basement.

floor. Coincidentally Paul McAneary worked for

Other important details include two structural

Pawson before he established his studio and

glass floors which serve to allow transparency and

demolished his old master’s work.

visual connection between the levels and allow

The project’s brief was to reconfigure and expand

natural light to the new lower space.


Paul McAneary Architects most important detail

handrail that has a hidden inner radius to make the

is the new staircase to the lower level. It has a very

act of descending the staircase a more pleasurable

flush glazed balustrade and floating rough sawn

tectonic experience.

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Mixed use development 76


Expo West Belfast Competition Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland Client: The Northern Ireland Department for Social Development Belfast Regeneration Office

The Expo West Belfast Competition is for proposals

in an area of Belfast that has witnessed the worst

to regenerate the former site of a security facility

effects of the Northern Ireland’s political conflict.

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Innercity Affordable Housing Completion Date: 2010 Contract Value: ÂŁ 150k Area: 336 sqm Location: Central London Client: Private

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Chariot Oil and Gas Office Completion Date: 2010 Contract Value: Private Area: 276 sqm Location: Mayfair, London Client: 36 Dover Street Ltd

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This project was developed for a minerals company

slate was employed to achieve 7 different surface

in Mayfair, London. The company mines various

treatments, all emphasised by a bespoke, special

precious and semi-precious stores, elements and

continuous high power LED linear down lighter

fuels. All are extracted, so this key feature wall in

pushing the mineral layer concept to the maximum

the company is conceptually a vertical section

expression.

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Merchant Bridge Office Completion Date: 2009 Contract Value: 150k Area: 316sqm Location: Knightsbridge, London Client: Merchant Bridge

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fire exit

timber clad wall with glazed sections

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“With such inspiring creativity and the ability to push ideas beyond the boundaries of convention it’s no wonder that Paul McAneary Architects’ concept for this incredible project not only won the pitch but also scooped the Living Space Design of the Year Award.” Alison Nicholls, Kitchens Bedrooms & Bathrooms, February 2012

“He embraces the rigours of minimalism, and for him, perfection is all. ” Judith Wilson, House & Garden, January 2012

“To create an indoor-outdoor space more in keeping with Kent’s New Zealand roots, he hired Paul McAneary Architects Ltd, who created the most adventurous design they could within planning rules”. Luke Trebutt, Ideal Home, January 2012

“An unprecedented second successive category win for Paul McAneary Architects was secured with Tex-Tonic House 1...this is a breathtaking space that won the judges vote for Living Space Design of the Year in what was a particularly strong crop of shortlisted entries this year.” Martin Allen-Smith, Designer Magazine, October 2011

“Wooden Wonder. Here’s a no-holds-barred project that’s proof of the potential of wood. Designed by London-based practice Paul McAneary Architects, it’s been shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2011, and no wonder.” Sarah Baldwin, Grand Designs, September 2011

“From the outside, Paul McAneary Architects’s Tex-Tonic House is a subtle addition to London’s roofscape. ....McAneary, who once worked in John Pawson’s office, has tackled the client’s demands with gusto.” Jonathan Bell, Wallpaper, August 2011

“By no exaggeration, Mint is the most unique dynamic and visionary design store in London. ” Max Frazer, London Design Guide 2010

“The space was treated to become functional at the same time as beautiful and in connection with all the elements of the house. The use of natural materials gives a cosy and modern look” Carolina Calzada, SBID Awards 2010

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“The simplicity of the lay-out, the honest quality finishing, openness, flow of natural and perceptive light, efficient use of vast space with simplistic but bold features is a dream come true.” Private client Tex-Tonic House 1 & 2, Victoria, London “Many people have congratulated us on the renovation and made very positive comments on the architects’ work. Most importantly, the design has achieved to make this house become our home and to somehow be an expression of our personalities.” Natalie Sahra-Naward, client, 15°Off-White House, Holland Park, London “Paul is a highly competent architect who balances strong technical ability, creativity and people skills.” Jason Godwin, client, France “Paul came up with some wonderful ideas for my London home, sourced and managed all contractors extremely well, and ensured that every detail of the project was completed to the highest standard, on time and within budget.” Sean Ramsden, client, Glass House, Shad Thames, London “With his understanding of space, eye for detail and knowledge of materials, Paul transformed my flat into an intelligent and timeless environment.” Private client, Notting Hill, West London “Paul McAneary and his team brought not only the expected dedication to detail and technical proficiency but a real can do attitude and personal enthusiasm to the project. Paul translated my thoughts and wishes into an extremely functional, modern, beautiful extension.” Kent Hoskins, client, Faceted House 1, Hammersmith, London “At the outset Paul skilfully extracted and enhanced our initial ideas and translated these into plans.  From our first meeting he gave us confidence in his abilities. His sense of space, light and materials resulted in just the right balance between design and practicality.” Will Waddington, client, Loophouse 1, Brent, North West London “You would find it hard to come across a more passionate professional in his area.” David Salvoni, client, North London

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Faceted House 1 Winner ‘Living Space Design of the Year ‘ Design Awards 2010 Winner ‘Space Planning Category’ SBID International Design Awards 2012 Tex-Tonic House Winner ‘Living Space Design of the Year ‘ Design Awards 2011 Finalist Structural Category Wood Awards 2011

Tortoise Enclosure Highly Commended Surface Design Awards 2013

BD Dyson Airblade Winner Washroom Competition 2010 Paul McAneary Architects Ltd Shortlisted

Awards

‘Young Architect of the Year 2011’

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Exhibitions

NLA ‘Dont Move, Improve!’ 2010 & 2012 Faceted House 1 & Tex-Tonic House 1

Architect Foundation ‘Young Architect of the Year 2011’ Tex-Tonic House 1

Lectures

Institute of Contemporary Arts London 2009 ‘Paul McAneary Architects’

Pecha Kucha Belfast 2009 ‘Love Hate Doing’

Izmir University, Department of Architecture Turkey 2011 ‘Paul McAneary Architects’

EcoBuild 2012 UK 2012 ‘Natural Materials; Elegant Style’

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