Social Housing Exhibition, New York 10.02.18

‘Social Housing: New European Projects’, curated by Karakusevic Carson Architects and first shown at the RIBA in 2017, will be exhibited at the Center of Architecture in New York from 15 February to 19 May 2018. The exhibition draws together 25 case studies across a range of typologies that thoughtfully capture the issue of cost-effective social housing. Our Silchester project will be featured in the exhibition and accompanying book 'Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars'.

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Battersea Arts Centre has won two awards at the RIBA London event. Firstly a Regional Award for the collaboration with BAC producers, theatre artists, conservation groups and members of the local community to expand the creative scope of the organisation and make the building more welcoming to a wider audience. And secondly Client of the Year went to Battersea Arts Centre, recognising their commitment to this project over the last 12 years.

Haworth Tompkins have been working with theatre company Punchdrunk on their new base in south east London. The venue is situated in the Woolwich Creative District - a cultural hub on the site of the historic Royal Arsenal. Work is planned to commence on site in December.

The Peter Hall Performing Arts Centre has won a Regional Award from RIBA East. The new centre, built for The Perse School in Cambridge, was named after National Theatre director Peter Hall who was a pupil in the 1940s.

Haworth Tompkins’ director Chris Feller has joined the Hounslow Design Review Panel (HDRP). The independent panel supports the Council in delivering design excellence, and offers the expertise of leading built environment professionals through a robust review process, and is a key part of the Council’s wider aspiration of raising the bar in design quality.

Haworth Tompkins has been awarded BD’s Refurbishment Architect of the Year Award for a body of work that includes Battersea Arts Centre and Bristol Old Vic. Also recognised was The Deck, a new events venue on the terrace at the National Theatre, and our ongoing work at Theatre Royal Drury Lane which is due to complete next summer. The practice was also a Public Building of the Year finalist.

We are delighted to announce the formation of the Haworth Tompkins Employee Ownership Trust, which now owns a majority shareholding and is tasked with ensuring that the company will be run in the long-term interest of our employees.

Haworth Tompkins have started work on a major redevelopment of Theatr Clwyd, one of Wales’ major cultural assets. The project, currently in early design stage, includes revitalised public areas and back of house spaces.

Haworth Tompkins have been commissioned to prepare a masterplan for the Harewood House Trust in West Yorkshire. The masterplan seeks to improve the arrival sequence and experience of the site; provide new public facilities including a visitor centre, contemporary art gallery, event space and cafes; and create a new bird garden.