Stirling Prize shortlisting

Our project at John Fisher Street (Darbishire Place) for the Peabody Trust has been short listed for the Stirling Prize. The awards report provides the following description. This is a brilliant piece of urban design. The dignified new building, with its refined proportions and details, replaces a well detailed and proportioned Peabody mansion block taken out in World War II by a V2 bomb, along with another block whose footprint now provides a garden at the heart of the newly completed courtyard still graced by the remaining three Edwardian blocks. A casual comparison of the old and new elevations reveals the subtlety of the new architecture. The use of materials […]