Denizen Works designs “abstracted tree” viewing tower for Scottish botanical gardens

London-based architects Denizen Works has submitted planning for a observation tower containing a vertical gallery and bird hide at Inverewe Garden in Scotland. The design has been created in response to an open brief set for Denizen Works by the garden’s owners – the National Trust for Scotland – to create a viewing tower to draw more

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Denizen Works designs floating chapel shaped like a giant organ

London architecture studio Denizen Works has revealed plans to build a canalboat that doubles as a church, featuring a roof that expands and contracts like the bellows of an organ. The Floating Church is designed to journey through London’s canal network to reach Christian worshippers. Based on the pop-up sleeping pods found on old VW camper vans,

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Denizen Works pairs black bricks with pointy panels for Haddo Yard housing in Whitstable

Architecture studio Denizen Works references traditional fishing huts with this apartment building in the English seaside town of Whitstable, which features black brick walls and pointed ceramic details. London-based Denizen Works designed Haddo Yard for a site directly opposite the Kentish town’s train station. As a result, the three-storey building is designed to have a strong presence

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Denizen Works adds burnt wood cladding to Modernist house in London’s Highgate

Charred larch slats now cover the exterior of this Modernist house in north London, thanks to a “macabre” upgrade intended by architecture studio Denizen Works to reference the nearby Highgate Cemetery (+ slideshow) East London-based Denizen Works won a competition to design a new facade for the ageing Valhalla Highgate. The aim was to help it fit in with its impressive More

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