Bennetts and AHMM design Facebook’s new London headquarters

Bennetts Associates and Allford Hall Monaghan Morris are both designing buildings in London’s King’s Cross to house the offices of tech giant Facebook. The new Facebook headquarters will be spread across three buildings: 11 and 21 Canal Reach designed by Bennetts Associates, and P2 on Lewis Cubitt Square by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM). Combined the three offices will have

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AHMM completes “spatial puzzle” of interlocking flats

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has created a mixed-use building in the London borough of Southwark, featuring wood-lined windows set into brick facades. The building at 81-87 Weston Street, occupies a gap site close to Renzo Piano’s Shard, which previously housed a single-storey warehouse building used by leather traders. AHMM designed the building for developer Solidspace, which

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AHMM overhauls Thames-side block with glazed pavilions to create New Scotland Yard

British firm Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has created a new headquarters for London’s Metropolitan Police Service by remodelling a 1930s block overlooking the River Thames. Now fronted by a squat oblong entrance pavilion and capped by a bronzed roof extension, the neoclassical block has also undergone a significant interior reorganisation by Stirling Prize-winning practice AHMM, which first revealed plans for the

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AHMM no longer involved in Google’s London headquarters

British firm Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has confirmed it will no longer be working on Google’s new London headquarters, now that the project has been handed over to BIG and Heatherwick Studio. AHMM director Simon Allford told architecture website BD that the studio is no longer involved in the £650 million scheme at London’s King’s Cross, despite working on More

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Google drafts in Thomas Heatherwick for delayed London HQ project

Thomas Heatherwick has reportedly been brought in to work on Google’s new London headquarters after plans by architecture firm Allford Hall Monaghan Morris were deemed too boring. The British designer – who is already working on Google’s California campus in partnership with Danish architect Bjarke Ingels – has been asked to draw up new plans for the internet giant’s London base, […]

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