Since 2001, Argent have planned, managed and delivered the regeneration of King’s Cross – one of the most significant urban development projects in the UK. The 67 acre site has a rich history and a unique setting. With a master plan designed by Allies & Morrison in collaboration with Porphyrios Associates, the proposals for R7 have been developed through a progressive process of consultations between Argent, the officers of London Borough of Camden and other relevant stakeholders and local bodies. Continue reading Duggan Morris Architects
David Chipperfield . photo: © Oskar Da Riz
The “Mudec” Museum of Cultures stages a soft opening fifteen years after David Chipperfield Architects won the international competition to design the City of Cultures on the site of the former Ansaldo factory in Milan. Amid a certain amount of controversy, the “Comune di Milano” opens the doors of the Museum with two temporary exhibitions occupying most of the spaces.
Despite concerted efforts by David Chipperfield Architects over the last twelve months to repair various quality defects, especially the floor, and repeated appeals to resolve the situation, it seems that the “Comune di Milano” will finally attempt to remedy the situation over the next twelve months.
Contrary to media reports, David Chipperfield has not demanded that his name is removed from the Project, but continues to insist that the “Comune di Milano” takes the situation seriously and remedies the mistakes of its own making.