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.

Make low-tech our mantra and design clean and simple

Edmund Fowles has authored an article discussing how the impact of carbon-rich technologies that launched the modernism and high-tech movements, now fuel climate change. Accordingly, a reset to sustainable, low-tech design is now imperative. Thanks to input from Structure Workshop, Skelly & Couch, Mae Architects and Practice Architecture. You can read the full article here.

Feilden Fowles’ studio is net zero carbon

We are very proud to announce our studio has been verified as net zero carbon for operational energy under the UKGBC framework. Thank you to Max Fordham who undertook the verification assessment, and to our net zero working group who produced our in-house report. This is an important milestone towards our commitment to the RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge targets. We are continuing this work with an embodied energy analysis we hope to share soon. For more information on how to become net zero, see the UKGBC resources available here.