Assael Architecture Limited

 
Address   Assael Architecture Limited
123 Upper Richmond Road
LONDON
SW15 2TL
United Kingdom 
 
   020 7736 7744   
Email   info@assael.co.uk  
Website   www.assael.co.uk 
Contact   Mr John Sydney Assael 

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1: Project NameMacaulay Walk
Dates: 2001 - 2015
Location: London 
Gross Area: 10 000 to 49 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Conservation -Victorian Buildings,  Houses and Housing - Conversion & Extensions,  Houses and Housing - General
 
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Key Services:
Conservation & Restoration,  Design & Build,  Feasibility Studies,  Full Architectural Service,  Planning Applications
 
Awards:
2015 AJ Retrofit Awards, Finalist for Housing
2015 Building Awards, Finalist for Housing Project of the Year
2014 British Homes Awards, Winner of Development of the Year
2014 British Homes Awards, Winner of Mixed-use Development
2014 What House Awards, Gold Winner of Best Brownfield Development & Best Apartment Scheme
2014 What House Awards, Silver Winner for Best Mixed-use Development
2014 What House Awards, Bronze Winner for Best Development
Description:
Macaulay Walk has sensitively transformed the site of the nineteenth century Ross Optical Works, a company making cameras and lenses through the World Wars, into a new £village£ for Clapham Old Town. Five new buildings are woven in between six retained and converted warehouses to provide 97 bespoke homes and 30,000 sq ft of flexible studio space, all brought together along a reinstated £internal£ street. Each apartment maximises space and light through intelligent open-plan design, integrating original industrial features; exposed roof trusses, high ceilings and large windows, with modern intervention; mezzanines, balconies and rooftop extensions, to provide comfortable and contemporary living.
 
2: Project NameGreat West Quarter
Dates: 2003 - 2015
Location: Brentford 
Gross Area: 100 000 to 499 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Conservation - 1920's 1930's Buildings,  Culture & Entertainment - Art Galleries,  Food and Beverage - General,  Hotels,  Houses and Housing - General,  Houses and Housing - Public Housing,  Landscaping - General,  Mixed Use Projects,  Offices - General,  Retail - Supermarkets,  Urban Planning & Design
 
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Key Services:
Art & Architecture,  Conservation & Restoration,  Master Planning,  Urban Planning & Design
 
Awards:
2013 AJ Retrofit Awards, Finalist for Wallis House
2012 NLA Awards, Winner of Conservation & Retrofit for Wallis House
2009 British Homes Awards, Commended for Conservation Development of the Year for Wallis House
2008 British Home Awards, Winner of Housing Project of the Year
Description:
The regeneration of this thirteen acre brownfield site creates a vibrant new living quarter along the Great West Road in Brentford. The entire masterplan provides 900 apartments, both private and affordable, along with cafés, bars and restaurants, a convenience store, crèche, health and fitness centre, surgery, art gallery, hotel and business units, all centred around a 1.1 hectare piazza. The development includes the refurbishment of the iconic Grade II listed Wallis House and 17 new buildings including a new 27 storey double-skinned tower overlooking the main road.
 
3: Project NameRenaissance
Dates: 2007 - 2015
Location: Lewisham 
Gross Area: 50 000 to 99 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Houses and Housing - General,  Houses and Housing - One-off Houses,  Houses and Housing - Public Housing,  Landscaping - Gardens,  Retail - General,  Sport - Leisure Centres
 
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Key Services:
Art & Architecture,  Master Planning,  Urban Planning & Design
 
Awards:
2015 LABC Awards, Winner, Small New Housing Development, Code 6 homes
2015 LABC Awards, Winner, Best Inclusive Development, Code 6 homes
2014 British Homes Awards, Commended for Mixed-use Development
2013 LABC Building Excellence Awards, Highly Commended for Best Large Development
2012 Housing Design Awards, Finalist
Description:
Renaissance has kickstarted the wider revitalisation of Lewisham, transforming a previously run-down site into a vibrant community and sustainable place. This mixed-use scheme comprises 795 new private and affordable dwellings, a state-of-the-art Leisure Centre alongside a variety of commercial space. The strategy also includes a new public realm, urban event spaces and commissioned artworks embedded into the architecture, such as the striking leisure centre façade designed by local artist Phil Coy. At the centre of the development, eleven townhouses meet the Code for Sustainable Homes level 6 with photovoltaics, grey water harvesting, renewable energies and high thermal and acoustic performance.
 
4: Project NamePaynes & Borthwick Wharves
Dates: 2001 - 2014
Location: Greenwich, London 
Gross Area: 10 000 to 49 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Culture & Entertainment - Art Galleries,  Culture & Entertainment - Museums,  Food and Beverage - Restaurants,  Houses and Housing - General,  Offices - General,  Retail - General
 
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Key Services:
Full Architectural Service,  Planning Advice,  Planning Applications
 
Awards:
2014 What House Awards, Silver Winner for Best Apartment Scheme
2014 What House Awards, Silver Winner for Best Brownfield Development
2014 AJ Retrofit Awards, Finalist
Description:
Paynes and Borthwick has revitalised a riverside site in Greenwich to provide 257 private and affordable apartments alongside 10 live-work units, an art gallery, waterfront restaurants and retail space, all organised around a reinstated historic street and communal courtyard. The distinct grade II listed Paynes Wharf building has been sensitively restored to retain its original fa�ades with a new two-storey glass and steel rooftop pavilion located on its riverside elevation. In contrast, a contemporary slender eighteen storey building marks provides a counterpoint to the edge of the site to the east.
 
5: Project NameGreat Northern Tower
Dates: 1999 - 2006
Location: Manchester 
Gross Area: 10 000 to 49 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Food and Beverage - Restaurants,  Houses and Housing - General,  Retail - General
 
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Key Services:
Cladding & Facade Design,  Conservation & Restoration,  Design & Build,  Full Architectural Service,  Listed Building Advice,  Materials Advice,  Planning Advice,  Planning Applications,  Refurbishment
 
Awards:
2007 Building Awards, Finalist for Major Housing Project of the Year
2007 UK Property Awards, Winner of UK Architecture
2007 UK Property Awards, Winner of High-Rise Architecture
2001 RIBA National Housing Design Awards, Runner-up
Description:
The Great Northern Tower sits on a long, narrow strip of land in the centre of Manchester between the new Manchester International Convention Centre and the Grade II listed Great Northern Warehouse. The development comprises 257 residential apartments with restaurants and shops facing the street and square. The apartments rise 26 storeys above the square, becoming a dramatic form on the Manchester skyline.
 
6: Project NameTachbrook Triangle
Dates: 2003 - 2008
Location: London, SW1 
Gross Area: 5 000 to 9 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Conservation - Georgian Buildings,  Food and Beverage - Restaurants,  Health - General,  Houses and Housing - Conversion & Extensions,  Houses and Housing - General,  Mixed Use Projects,  Retail - General
 
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Key Services:
CAD Services,  Design & Build,  Design Management,  Exhibition Design,  Full Architectural Service,  Master Planning,  Planning Advice,  Planning Applications,  Publicity Materials,  Urban Planning & Design
 
Awards:
2007 RIBA Housing Design Awards, Winner
2007 British Homes Awards, Commended for Regeneration Project
2008 British Homes Awards, Winner of Affordable Project of the Year
2007 British Homes Awards, Commended Apartment Building of the Ye
2008 Sustainable Communities Awards, Winner
2006 What House Awards, Gold Winner for Best Renovation
Description:
Our solution to this complex site has rejuvenated a triangular city block in a dense urban setting in Westminster into a vibrant mixed-use scheme comprising three new buildings and the refurbishment of a row of Grade II listed Georgian townhouses. The main building is nine storeys high and employs a solid, orthogonal brick language that takes inspiration from the adjacent Georgian terrace. This row of listed townhouses, which were semi-derelict, have been restored to their original use as family-sized dwellings, whilst affordable apartments are accommodated in a four storey building which uses white render and bold punched openings to complement the Cubitt terraces opposite. A health centre and retail units are accommodated at ground and first floor.
 
7: Project NameLumiere Apartments
Dates: 2004 - 2012
Location: Clapham, London 
Gross Area: Less than 10 sqm 
Sectors:
Conservation - General,  Houses and Housing - Conversion & Extensions
 
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Key Services:
Conservation & Restoration,  Remedial Work
 
Awards:
2014 Wandsworth Design Awards, Commended
2012 AJ Retrofit Awards, Finalist
2010 UK Property Awards, Highly Commended
2008 British Homes Awards, Commended
Description:
The Grade II* listed cinema had been on English Heritage’s Buildings at Risk Register for several years. There were two objectives for the scheme; to extend its lifespan for an environmentally and economically sustainable future and to protect the integrity of its Neoclassical designed auditorium. The result is a mixed-use scheme achieved via the meticulous restoration of the interior and the careful and elegant integration of 59 residential apartments accommodated in a two-storey extension oversailing the existing building and in the converted fly tower.
 
8: Project NameCreekside Wharf
Dates: 2012 - (ongoing)
Location: London 
Gross Area: 10 000 to 49 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Food and Beverage - General,  Houses and Housing - General,  Offices - General,  Retail - General
 
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Key Services:
CAD Services,  CDM Co-ordinator,  Graphic Design & Illustration
 
Awards:
2015 British Homes Awards, Winner of Housing Project
Description:
Designed specifically for the private rental market, this groundbreaking scheme provides 249 homes set within an enhanced public realm, including intertidal terracing to Deptford Creek and a new ‘Creek Walk’. The apartments in the ‘family building’ to the south are double aspect with oversized balconies and generous storage whilst the rooftop amenity floor includes play areas, a fitness centre and allotment gardens, all designed with families in mind. The taller building to the north comprises one and two bed apartments with shared internal and external amenity spaces and a nursery and commercial units at ground floor. The affordable housing provision will be pepper-potted across both buildings.
 
9: Project NameCentury Buildings
Dates: 1998 - 2002
Location: Manchester 
Gross Area: 10 000 to 49 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Conservation - General
 
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Key Services:
Conservation & Restoration
 
Awards:
2004 RIBA National Housing Design Awards, Runner-up
2003 Manchester Civic Society Awards, Winner
2000 RIBA National Housing Design Awards, Runner-up
2000 Manchester City Council, Winner of Built in Quality Award
Description:
This mixed-use scheme restored activity and vitality to St Mary’s Parsonage by refurbishing and extending a former 1960’s glass-fronted office block and the adjacent Grade II listed building. Assael’s scheme transformed the buildings into high-quality residential accommodation. Two new restaurants at basement and ground floor are acoustically separated from the apartments above.
 
10: Project NameQueen's Wharf
Dates: 2013 - (ongoing)
Location: London 
Gross Area: 10 000 to 49 999 sqm 
Sectors:
Culture & Entertainment - Cinemas,  Culture & Entertainment - Recording Studios,  Culture & Entertainment - Theatres & Opera Houses,  Food and Beverage - Pubs and Bars,  Food and Beverage - Restaurants,  Houses and Housing - General,  Landscaping - General,  Mixed Use Projects,  Retail - General
 
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Key Services:
CAD Services,  CDM Co-ordinator,  Space Planning,  Urban Planning & Design
 
Awards:
2015 New London Architecture Awards, Finalist for Mixed-use
Description:
Queen’s Wharf unites two disparate sites along the Thames to create a new waterfront destination in the setting of the Grade II listed Hammersmith Bridge. The development follows the curve of the River and wraps around the iconic Riverside Studios, which will be demolished and rebuilt to provide state-of-the-art TV studios, cinema and ancillary spaces,165 new homes benefiting from sweeping views along the Thames and sheltered private gardens at the heart of the scheme. An on-site restaurant, bar and café and a new riverside walkway, which connects Hammersmith Bridge and the Thames Path for the first time, complete this dynamic mixed-use development.