National Railway Museum’s Central Hall gains planning permission

Plans have been approved for the National Railway Museum’s new building called Central Hall, which will transform this major attraction and herald the start of delivering the York Central development. Central Hall will be a new welcome space and gallery located between the museum’s Great Hall and Station Hall. It will connect the existing museum buildings and is a cornerstone of the museum’s masterplan — the museum’s journey to transform its offer and become the world’s railway museum.

We are hiring: Part 1 & Part 2

Are you/ do you know a Part 1 or Part 2 Assistant who would like to join our team? We would love to hear from you! You can find more information on how to apply and a full job descriptions on our careers page.

Carlisle Fratry wins RIBA National Award

We are extremely proud that the Fratry at Carlisle Cathedral has won a prestigous RIBA national award. It is a huge honour and testament to the hard work of all the wider project and construction teams, and visionary client in delivering this special community project. More on the Fratry here.

Ty Pren features in Low-Tech Design book by Detail Magazine

Detail Magazine have published a book on Low-Tech design which features Feilden Fowles’ first project, Ty Pren. Projects in the book are analysed and mapped according to several criteria and visually presented in charts for comparative analysis throughout the book. A link to the German text can be found here.

Horniman Museum and Gardens competition win

We are honoured to be selected as the winning architectural design team following an open competition to upgrade the Horniman Museum and Gardens in South London. A huge thanks to our whole team who include the talented J&L Gibbons, Skelly & Couch, Structure Workshop, Fiona Raley, OFR and Michael Grubb Studio. We are all looking forward to working on this unique and exicting commission. More information on the project here.

Green Templeton College student facilities submitted for planning

Feilden Fowles has submitted plans for 51 student homes, a dining hall and a café for a Green Templeton College, Oxford. New student ‘study bedrooms’ will be delivered across three buildings, which are organised around a landscaped courtyard. The blocks will also contains communal spaces, while smaller gardens will be created around their perimeter. More information published in the AJ here.

Feilden Fowles are recruiting

Are you/ do you know someone who is looking for a fresh opportunity to kick start 2022 for a position as a PRACTICE MANAGER /  REVIT TECHNICIAN / STUDIO ASSISTANT? We are welcoming applications for these roles now! Please see our careers page here for more details on how to apply.

Building Talks: Feilden Fowles and Webb Yates on reusing materials

In the sixth and final episode of the Building Talks podcast, Ed and Ferg took part in a conversation around Net Zero, with Webb Yates engineers discussing the barriers to reusing concrete and steel, and Simon Wyatt of Cundall talking about heat pumps. Listen to the podcast here.

2021 AJ Student Prize winners announced

Congratulations to all the student prize winners in this years’ AJ prizes which were announced last night. What an incredible range of work with projects investigating very important social and environmental themes across the board. The judging panel comprised of Harriet Hariss, dean of the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in New York; our very own Edmund Fowles of Feilden Fowles; fellow AJ 40 under 40-er Ramsey Yassa of NOOMA Studio; and Rachel Hoolahan, sustainability co-ordinator at Orms and recipient of the AJ100 Sustainability Champion award. You can see more on the prize entries and award winners here.

Feilden Fowles announced as BD Public Building Architect of the Year and Gold Award winner 2021

We are so proud to be announced as BD Public Building Architect of the Year 2021, and to have scooped the prestigious Gold Award. It is a privilege to serve the public through our projects and are very humbled. We look forward to continuing our work with aspirational and ambitious clients serving both local and international communities on a range of exciting heritage, cultural, and educational public commissions.