TITLE Shape Architecture Creative Sustainable Architecture
“Shape Architecture have been involved in our residential basement conversion project from inception right through to the final stages. We have been very impressed by their continual professionalism and dedication to the project. They have been supportive to us, as clients, throughout the project and have always been responsive to what was needed at the different stages. The level of service received has been very personal and we have felt that we were a priority throughout. We would thoroughly recommend Shape Architecture to others.” - Mrs Emma Vassallo & Mr Hans Enssle, Clients
71 Ellerby Street Fulham 12 Broomhouse Road Fulham 110 Hurlingham Road Fulham Netheravon Chiswick Alderbrook Road Balham The Hansom Cab Kensington Battersea Bridge Road Battersea Redesdale Street Kensington 10 Douro Place Kensington Grosvenor Square Westminster St James’s Place Westminster Devon Eco-House Project Dartmoor Cobham Close Wandsworth Herne Hill Apartments Herne Hill The Exchange Battersea
71 Ellerby Street Fulham, London
12 Broomhouse Road Fulham, London
â€œI found Shape Architecture to be extremely helpful and easy to work with. They gave us interesting and inspiring ideas for our house.â€? - Caroline Firth, Client 8
110 Hurlingham Road Fulham, London
â€œWe have enjoyed working with Shape Architecture; they have provided us with thoughtful and practical advice through the design and planning process, guiding us expertly through the technical minefields of planning and building regulations. Shape Architecture have been responsive, available when required and worked well with other advisorsâ€? - Mr Phelps, Client 9
Netheravon Chiswick, London
Alderbrook Road Balham, London
The Hansom Cab Kensington, London
â€œWhat could have been a very difficult and stressful process has been made very simple and enjoyable by Shape Architecture, with the added bonus of being at a great price. I would recommend Shape Architecture to any one of my friends; they could not have been more helpful.â€? - Miss K Collins, Client 15
Battersea Bridge Road Battersea, London
Redesdale Street Kensington, London
Shape Architecture has obtained planning permission for a new double basement in Douro Place. This was particularly complex given that it is in a Conservation Area and is a Cul-desac. The project also involves numerous extensions and a complete internal refurbishment. It is about to go out to tender.
Grosvenor Square Westminster, London
Shape Architecture have recently finished on site with this complete refurbishment of a large apartment in Grosvenor Square. Walls were demolished to open up the interior and bring more light into each room. We were successful in three separate planning applications to upgrade both front and rear windows to double glazing and to add an AC system to the flat with external plant.
St Jamesâ€™s Place Westminster, London
Shape Architecture are currently preparing the tender list for this largescale apartment. Giving onto Green Park it enjoys a beautiful setting. The scale and type of refurbishment reflects our work in Grosvenor Square. 22
Devon Eco-House Project Dartmoor, Devon
Herne Hill Apartments Herne Hill, London
Shape Architecture has gained planning permission for this scheme of 9 flats on the site of a former pub in Herne Hill. The building is located on a prominent corner site in a Conservation. The site is complicated in that it sits between fine nineteenth century terraced housing and larger scale twentieth century social housing. It is in dealing successfully with these vastly different architectures that Shape Architecture was able to gain planning permission. 27
The Exchange Battersea, London
â€œAs a small property development concern we have experience in dealings with architectural practices, but when seeking a project in a geographical area not known to us we were introduced to Shape Architecture and its director Jason Wren by a mutually very satisfied client. The reasons for this became immediately apparent. Shape Architecture has shown itself to be a thoroughly professional and friendly practice that is well structured, and has become an invaluable business partner of ours with multi disciplined services at clearly laid out and competitive prices. We have successfully completed and sold our first project with them, with many more to come!â€? - Marcus Wittington, Director, Gravitas Developers 28
Shape Architecture gained planning permission for a striking light industrial building on a prominent corner site in Wandsworth. The project houses a variety of industrial units, work shops and at the uppermost level a series of studios.
Burr Road Wandsworth
Shape Architecture brings a considerable expertise in the design of school buildings, developed over the last fifteen years through a number of significant school projects. Each design responds to the site and the particular requirements of the client body. Common to all is the use of daylight and a connection between the inside and outside. A simple palette of materials is deployed. Interiors are bright and light and form an excellent backdrop for studentsâ€™ work. Various projects have employed sustainable design measures and strong visual images and this has always proved an interesting subject to develop with the pupils and staff alike.
Anthony Roper School Eynsford Classroom of the Future Kensington Orchard Primary School Bexley
Anthony Roper School Eynsford, Kent
“I decided to use Shape Architecture after we were awarded a grant from Sure Start funding from Kent County Council to build a new Pre-School and Kindergarten. A building which had to meet the Early Years Foundation stage specifications and be environmentally sound. Shape Architecture’s professional attitude was impressive immediately. The design is above all expectations. They have been reliable and supportive throughout the project and I would wholly recommend them to design and create an amazing structure for what ever purpose you have in mind.” - Elizabeth Whewell, Head of Early Years, Anthony Roper School 36
Classroom of the Future Kensington, London
Orchard Primary School Bexley, London
From the inception of Shape Architecture the practice has always worked with Community Organisations to design and build a number of community projects. We pride ourselves on communicating clearly and supporting the client body. Our projects vary in size and type from the recycled Eco Sheds to the 2 storey community centre near Brighton. Each uses a limited palette of materials and seeks to identify a key design element of the building that provides a feature from the rubble roof at Eco Shed 2 to the Sculptural stair at Peacehaven Community Centre.
EcoShed 01 Shepherdâ€™s Bush EcoShed 02 Shepherdâ€™s Bush Peacehaven Community Centre Peacehaven
Shepherdâ€™s Bush, London
Shepherdâ€™s Bush, London
“We first became interested in an EcoShed as it ties in with the environmental aims of our charity. Given the success of the previous shed, we were encouraged to go ahead with this one. This new EcoShed will have a toilet, kitchen, and a tool shed. It’s partly function and partly educational. We’ll be doing work with four local school, bringing the children here to learn about the EcoShed. This shed is more prominent than the one in Loris Garden so we hope it will attract interest from local people and passers-by.” - Cathy Maund, Manager, HCGA 44
Peacehaven Community Centre Peacehaven, Brighton
Shape Architecture brings to its work over fifteen years of designing and building sustainable buildings. We fully understand that the simple decisions relating to site orientation and the use of natural light provide the foundation for a sustainable building and an architecture of quality and joy. Our technical knowledge of sustainable design is both vast and practical, being improved in project after project. It is appropriate to each design and every budget.
Sedum Roof Anthony Roper School Rubble Roof EcoShed 02 Sedum Roof and PV Array Orchard Primary School Environmental Design Dartmoor
Anthony Roper School, Kent
EcoShed 02, London
Sedum Roof and PV Array Orchard Primary School, London
Environmental Design Dartmoor, Devon
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Published on Sep 3, 2013
A summary of the work we do at Shape Architecture across many sectors - residential, light industrial, community, schools, and with the sust...