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Studio Ageli are excited to welcome Louise, who joined in June 2021, bringing 15 years of experience to the practice. Our ‘Private Apartment project in Bethnal Green, London was awarded Build Architecture Awards’ ‘Best Private Apartment Project in London’.
April 2021-Now: The practice was appointed to undertake 2 new private residential projects (Dorset and Buckinghamshire) in May 2021. An exciting and fast-track high-end restaurant/ bar project in Chelsea commenced in May, with an opening slate for October 2021. RIBA Stages 3-4 (detail design) for phase 1 of a large new-build residential care master-plan for Camphill Communities MK, commenced in April 2021. A scheme for 9 apartments began with demolition of the existing structures on site in March 2021. The last of 4 residential projects in East London completed in May 2021, this was for a roof extension and interior overhaul.
Ongoing: The practice is also submitting planning for a luxury new-build home in the Seychelles and developing details for another, which is an overhaul of a heritage building. Planning for a residential scheme in Wimbledon (opposite the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club) due to be submitted following a successful pre-planning application.
September 2020-March 2021: The practice won the Corporate LiveWire Award for ‘Leisure Architecture Practice of the Year’. The SACOS Warehouse project was shortlisted for the 2020 GAGA Awards – for shortlist please go to ‘GAGA Awards Shortlist’ and ‘specific GAGA project page’. Mountain Home, Sans Soucis, Seychelles is published in February 2021. The studio completed 3 residential projects in East London, including a complete refurbishment of a Victorian house, with extensions. Photographs will be made available shortly.
June-August 2020: The practice won the Build Architecture Awards for ‘Best Public & Leisure Architecture Practice in London’ and ‘Best Completed Entertainment & Hospitality Venue in London for Goods Way’. We received planning approval for 3 residential properties in this period. A fourth residential planning application was submitted in August. Work was completed for a Soho club’s rooftop bar (the Century Club). The practice also contributed brand guidelines designs and visualisations for a new hotel concept focused on Africa. Several projects are published in this period, including Mercury House.
March-May 2020: Full planning permission received for the next stage of Camphill Community’s development in Milton Keynes. The scheme is set over two sites and will enable the charity to continue to provide a high level of care to those with learning difficulties. Detail design for phase 1 is set to commence this year – the overall project encompasses: a new workshop building; a respite care facility with a new organic and home grown shop below; refurbishment of the theatre to make more accessible changing rooms and better positioned entrance/ events space; 5 new residential buildings offering 80 new beds; a community hub; and a comprehensive and large scale landscaping scheme and improved site planning.
March 2020: Goods Way opens its doors! This exciting and unique leisure/ entertainment project in Kings Cross, London has been 2 years in the making and includes Lafayette, a 600 cap music venue; Sweet Water, a speak-easy style drinking hole; Nola’s private lounge; and the New Orleans inspired Courtyard. Keep checking in with us for news and photos, coming soon.
February-March 2020: The studio has completed concept design for two new house projects in the Seychelles – one a new-build and another an extensive refurbishment of a large period house, with planning to be submitted imminently.
October-December 2019: Studio Ageli visits the Seychelles and is appointed to design 2 new houses on the island of Mahe.
The practice is invited to bid for a large scale country estate hotel masterplan, refurbishment and development project in the South West of England.
June-October 2019: Intense period of detail design, coordination and construction for London Music venue project due to open in February 2020. Sara Malik joins the practice.
April-May 2019: Commemorative 3D printed models and postcards celebrating 5 successful years of delivering projects in the Seychelles (see stories: ‘Postcards’ and ‘Models’).
March 2019: A second luxury home in Seychelles is completed (see projects: ‘Private luxury home, Sans Soucis, Seychelles’). Concept design guidelines for a retail franchise in the Middle-East are completed.
February 2019: A 500 sqm warehouse in Seychelles is completed after starting on site in late Autumn 2018 (see projects: ‘SACOS warehouse, Seychelles’).
December 2018: Michael Adams A Monograph is published on the work of the foremost and preeminent Seychelles artist – this sees Studio Ageli’s principal architect Mohammed Ageli return to the role of director of publications to produce this book (see projects: ‘Conversations in Colour’).
November 2018: The practice completed its first private house in the Seychelles (see projects: ‘Private luxury home, La Misere, Seychelles’).
In Other news, our sister practice Studio Ageli Surveying launched its website in 2018 and will be updating it regularly with completed work, www.studioagelisurveying.co.uk.