Caruso St John’s Liverpool Philharmonic Hall refurbishment revives an art deco masterpiece

Architecture firm Caruso St John has been named among the winners of the 2017 RIBA Regional Awards for its renovation and extension of Herbert Rowse’s art deco Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. The British architecture firm completed the project in 2015, around the same time as its Stirling Prize-winning gallery for Damien Hirst and Larry Gagosian’s third and largest

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Colonnade-like glazing fronts Birmingham house extension by Intervention Architecture

Glass doors are set into arched frames resembling a colonnade in this extension to a Victorian-era house in Birmingham, England, which Intervention Architecture designed for a choir singer. Local studio Intervention Architecture was asked to update the house in the suburb of Moseley to provide the singer’s family with an open-plan living, kitchen and dining room in an extension that references the heritage

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Berman Guedes Stretton upgrades Powell & Moya’s modernist University of Oxford buildings

Berman Guedes Stretton sought to preserve and enhance the modernist designs of buildings at two University of Oxford colleges during renovations to improve their interior layout. The Oxford- and London-based firm was invited to oversee the renovation of a building designed in 1969 by Powell & Moya, a firm best known for its Skylon tensegrity structure at the 1951 Festival of Britain.

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