MBA entered the Big Issue Festival of Architecture City of London bench. The concept was a simple form providing seating for 4+ people that quickly and easily converted into a covered bed with some basic protection. Using a mild steel frame recycled plastic planks and GRP it would be quick and easy to manufacture and [...]
A neat small rear extension, that met the clients brief and approval and provides an attractive addition to the house, replacing an underused conservatory. Conservatory before Nearly complete Finished interior
Planning permission has just been submitted for eight flats in a new block on a residential street in South West London. We're quite pleased with it, let's hope the planners feel the same. We've worked hard to design a relatively large building that sits well between it's neighbours with out being over dominating and that [...]
The pair of semi-detached houses are very nearly complete. Not looking too bad, good work by Zestan, www.zestan.co.uk
The build for the two semi detached properties in South Croydon starts on site very soon, looking forward to seeing them go up.
MBA have recently submitted a planning application for substantial alterations and extensions to a lovely old Gate House to create an extended kitchen and add an additional bedroom. Following a positive pre-application submission we are confident of the planning approval being granted. View of rear with extended roof and new dormers to attic bedroom. [...]
MBA have been appointed to design a one off house on a site in South London. After a pleasantly positive pre-application meeting and response we are looking forward to developing the scheme and submitting a full planning application.
The alterations and refurbishment has been completed, a major improvement from what was there to start with, including the development of a lovely basement with rear lightwell.
We have just returned from an amazing trip to Vancouver, a beautiful vibrant city surrounded by the most remarkable landscape of mountains, forests and waterfalls. I suggest anybody who who has the opportunity to visit should take it up.
Making progress on site, rear front and side extensions all now coming together. As we have progressed it has been come clear that the house has been extended a number of times over the course of its life, which has made our job slightly more complicated in terms of managing the structural elements.