Freehaus Design, 2019
66 Great Suffolk St, SE1 0BL
A 1960s former office block that has been transformed into a vibrant cultural hub showcasing the best of contemporary African culture and heritage. This project is supported by the Mayor of London.
London Bridge, Borough, Southwark
An iconic Africa focussed charity, The Africa Centre was previously located on King St in Covent Garden. that was its permanent home for over 50 years before moving to Southwark in 2016.
Gunpowder House, the previous name of the Centre's new HQ, was a 1960's former office block that has now been transformed into a thriving cultural hub. Since 2017 and before the refurbishment, The Africa Centre hosted its annual Summer Festival on Great Suffolk St which saw crowds of up to 8000 people gathering on a summer weekend.
Three buildings - one concrete, one Victorian, one timber - have been designed, adapted, restored and extended by Allies and Morrison to create the compact, integrated campus of studio space that the practice calls home.
Allies and Morrison, 2003
A modern conversion of a 19th-century hop warehouse and a 1980s office building, joined by a striking helical staircase. It is the home of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and other women’s health organisations.
Bennetts Associates, 2019
Celebrate the Open House Festival with this fun and interactive walking tour about Britain's forgotten history of the Black Tudors. Learn how African and European alliances, wars and conquests shaped the journeys of four Black Tudors.
health, public realm/landscape, walk/tour, recreational
StreetGym® is a one hour, mind/body urban physical adventure where we jog from workstation to workstation. A workstation is an item of street furniture, gradient or architectural feature where we perform bodyweight based exercises.
John Allison, 2022
public realm/landscape, restaurant/bar, retail, gallery, community/cultural, art studio, education
Unit 1.20 is one of 25 workshop and retail units in Oxo Tower Wharf and overlooks the courtyard towards the Bargehouse building from the first floor walkway. It is a multi-purpose space used as a workshop, showroom and teaching space.
Albert W Moore, 1930
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