DSDHA reveals renovation of the Smithsons-designed Economist Plaza

The brutalist complex designed by Alison and Peter Smithson, which was the offices of The Economist Magazine, has been refurbished by DSDHA. The London-based studio has completed the first stage of renovations at the Grade II*-listed Economist Plaza , adding a cafe on the ground floor and refurbishing six-storeys of the complex’s tallest tower. The Smithsons completed

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School extension by DSDHA features rough-edged timber cladding and outdoor learning spaces

This new building added to a school in the English town of Beaconsfield by London architecture office DSDHA flanks a tree-lined playground and is clad in waney-edged timber to give it a natural appearance. DSDHA was invited to oversee the final phase of a 20-year masterplan at Davenies School, which was established in 1940 and

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Slatted-steel facade allows partial views into jewellery workshop by DSDHA

Local firm DSDHA has completed a workshop building for jeweller Alex Monroe near London’s Tower Bridge, featuring a facade covered by horizontal metal slats that allows passers by a glimpse of the jewellers at work. DSDHA previously designed a studio and boutique for Monroe that was completed in 2012 in the same area of Bermondsey on the

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DSDHA’s Corner House boasts a hidden roofscape adorned with “crystalline pavilions”

Architecture office DSDHA has completed an apartment block in London’s Fitzrovia, which has a pair of faceted glass penthouses concealed behind its austere grey brick facades. London-based DSDHA – founded by architects Deborah Saunt and David Hills – was tasked with creating a mixed-use development on a busy street corner, with shops on the ground floor and 11 apartments above. They call the project Corner More

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DSDHA’s Covert House is designed to camouflage with its surroundings

Architects Deborah Saunt and David Hills used underground rooms and mirrors to help disguise the volume of their house, which is located in a conservation area in leafy south London (+ slideshow). The two DSDHA founders designed their family home for a site in the garden of an existing house in Clapham Old Town – […]

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