22nd May 2017
After being shortlisted last month Whole House has been awarded an RIBA regional award. The tight urban site generated a unique house for a speculative developer client; a house full of contradictions, a house with large ideas on a small garage site, a house with no windows that is flooded with light.
3rd April 2017
Whole House has been selected as one of the RIBA London’s shortlisted buildings for a regional award. The jury will be visiting our scheme for this courtyard house in south-west London before the winners are announced on the 22nd May.
29th March 2017
The office took the chance to visit the first built project in the UK by British architect Peter Salter, Walmer Yard in Notting Hill. The self-guided tour was a great opportunity to see Salter’s iconic drawings brought to life. The project comprises of four townhouses arranged around a central timber paved courtyard.
Highly Commended Individual House Architect of the Year
8th March 2017
We were Highly Commended in BD’s Architect of the Year Awards 2017 recognising our ‘contribution to great architecture in the category of Individual Houses; a body of work of one-off family homes that demonstrate evidence of all-round design excellence and fitness for purpose’.
20th February 2017
We have been appointed along with Haverstock to develop a masterplan for Clarendon Road South. The developments look at providing new education, commercial and housing provision to the area.
Shortlisted for BD’s Architect of the Year Award
19th January 2017
We have been shortlisted for BD’s Architect of the Year Award under the Individual House Architect category for our contribution to design excellence for one-off private houses. The winners of the award will be announce on 8th March.
The AJ’s top 10 buildings of 2016
21st December 2016
The editor of The Architects’ Journal, Laura Mark, this week named her favourite buildings of 2016. Among an esteemed list of projects she selected Garden House, ‘What’s not to like about a house where the residents have to climb atop its ziggurat-shaped roof to tend their garden?’.
House of the Year 2016
8th December 2016
Tonight Garden House features on Channel 4’s House of the Year 2016 – A home for artists Whitaker Malem the house sits within a landlocked plot behind Victorian terrace housing in Hackney. Described as a “hanging-basket roof”, the pyramid-like tower contains sedums and heathers, but also incorporates skylights that bring plenty of daylight down inside.
Garden House goes international!
23rd November 2016
Garden House was published in the Wall Street Journal today and features video and images not previously published. Garden House is described as ‘giving new meaning to a the Green Roof’!
Featherstone Lodge Co-housing
8th November 2016
We have been appointed by co-housing group to work with them to develop a former Victorian lodge into 12 new residential units with shared community spaces. The project develops on the notion of co-housing as an alternative to more common concepts of affordable housing and explores how a light-touch approach and the communal spaces will facilitate this.
Croydon Place Making Panel
7th November 2016
Nick has just been appointed as one of the 22 new members of the Croydon Place Design Review Panel. The panel will review major planning applications in Croydon over the next 4 years.
Hillyfield at the Park Opens
4th November 2016
We are delighted to announce that our 3-phase, £7.3m remodelling and extension of Hillyfield at the Park was formally opened by the Mayor of Waltham Forest today. We have been working on the project since October 2012 and has provided a 4FE extension to the existing school which when full will be one of the largest primary schools in the country. The school overlooks Lloyd Park in Walthamstow and features an innovative open-classroom model of co-teaching.
Nick Judging Competition
28th October 2016
Nick has spent the day judging an exciting competition for an office to residential remodelling on Horsham for developer Shuttleworth. Well done to Haptic, vPPR, Alma-nac, Takero Shimazaki Architects and TDO for your presentations.
Blueprint Innovation Award
21st October 2016
Garden House has been commended in the Best Design Innovation Project sector of the Blueprint Awards 2016. The project was recognised for its experimental stepped green roof design. The winner in the category went to Baumgartner+Uriu’s Apertures installation in Los Angeles.
10th October 2016
Hayhurst and Co. have been appointed to refurbish and extend an 1850s Lodge in to a 12-unit co-housing scheme for a mixed community comprising young families, couples and retirees. The scheme will include 10 new flats in the Lodge, 2 new homes on the site of the existing Gatehouse and new communal facilities in a 1980s gymnasium.
Whole House on TV
29th September 2016
Our recently finished Whole House in Clapham is used as an exemplar for compact urban living on George Clarke’s Amazing Space this evening. Whole House is a new-build, window-less house built around in a courtyard on a tight garage site in the Nightingale Conservation Area.
Planning Appeal Win
22nd September 2016
We were thrilled to learn this morning that our planning appeal for a discreet and quite beautiful extension to a wonderful house on a corner site in Hackney was accepted. Overlooking Millfields, the ground and basement level extension is constructed from a pocketed red brick elevation with pink pre-cast door and window reveals.
Whole House Completes
29th June 2016
The new 2-bedroomed house on a garage site in Clapham has just completed. The circulation in the window-less house is arranged at stepped levels around a central courtyard designed to extend the sense of travel and sense of scale in what is a small urban site. All the light for the house comes through openings in the roof which are designed to maximise long, upward views into the surrounding trees.
Garden House short-listed for AJ Retrofit Awards
27th June 2016
Garden House has been announced as one of the 10 projects shortlisted for the Architect’s Journal Retrofit Awards. Built within the Victorian boundary walls of the historic plot form, Garden House sits is a new structure nestled within an existing fabric. The awards will be announced on 14th September at The Brewery, London.
Garden House long-listed for RIBA House of the Year
23rd June 2016
We are delighted to announce that Garden House – our new home for the artists Whitaker Malem – has been long-listed for the RIBA House of the Year. The award is designed to celebrate excellence in housing design and is awarded annually to the best new house designed by an architect in the UK. The shortlist will be announced on Channel 4’s TV series in the autumn. Watch this space…
Edith Neville Primary School receives planning
22nd June 2016
Our new school building for Edith Neville Primary School received approval from LB Camden’s Planning Committee last night. Forming part of Camden’s ‘Community Investment Programme’ (CIP), the project comprises a new school and Children’s Centre in a new masterplan for Central Somerstown. Hayhurst and Co. worked closely with masterplanners (DSDHA) and Duggan Morris, dRMM and Adam Khan Architects who were working on other buildings in the masterplan. Works are due to commence on site in the New Year.
Hairy House and Hampstead Beach House published
15th June 2016
Hairy House (completed 2011) and Hampstead Beach House (completed 2012) are amongst the 32 projects published in the RIBA’s new publication ‘Renovations: an inspirational design primer’ edited by Richard Wilcox. Hayhurst and Co. are one of the few practices to have 2-projects featured in the book which includes 10-pages featured under ‘Space for Family Living’ and ‘Two-storey Extensions’.
Garden House short-listed for NLA Awards
31st May 2016
Hayhurst and Co’s Garden House is one of the 8 projects that have been shortlisted for the New London Architecture (NLA) Awards for the best new home in the capital. Garden House provides a new prototype for the inner-city living, creating a new home and studio on a back-lot site in a conservation area in Hackney. The awards will be announced on 7th July at London’s Guildhall.
Whole House – Office Visit
18th May 2016
The office visited Whole House as it nears completion. We just about managed to fit the whole office on to the ‘disco-style’ pavement-light in the courtyard!
Garden House wins the RIBA London Regional Award 2016
4th May 2016
We are delighted to announce that Hayhurst and Co.’s Garden House has won the RIBA London Regional Award 2016!
Garden House is Shortlisted!
26th April 2016
Garden House has been shortlisted for a RIBA London Regional Award 2016! The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 3rd May.
Hayhurst and Co. featured in New Architects 3
27th January 2016
Hayhurst and Co. have been selected to feature in New Architects 3: Britain’s Best Emerging Practices, the definitive survey of the best British architects to have set up practice in the ten years since 2005. The book is published by Merrell in association with the Architecture Foundation and is available for pre-order now.
Education Architect of the Year – Shortlisted
21st January 2016
Hayhurst and Co are delighted to be shortlisted for the BD Education Architect of the Year. The awards are unique in recognising a body of work across specific sectors of work. The winner will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 9th March.
RIBA Competition – Shortlisted
11th January 2016
Hayhurst and Co. is one of only 4 practices to be shortlisted on 2 sites in the RIBA competition for new infill housing in Brighton. The sites – which are being redevelopment as part of Brighton and Hove City Council’s ‘New Homes for Neighbourhoods’ programme – included former garages sites at Hinton Close and Rotherfield Crescent. The proposals, entitled ‘Chalk Tops’ on a site that faces the South Downs and ‘Hollingbury Hides‘ on an over-grown site to the north of the city centre.
Edith Neville Primary School in planning
21st December 2015
Hayhurst and Co have submitted a planning application for the new 1FE Edith Neville Primary School and Children’s Centre and private terraced housing on Charrington Street as part of Camden Council’s regeneration of Central Somers Town. The self-funded scheme is part of the Council’s Community Investment Programme (CIP), a 15 year plan to invest in schools, homes and community facilities. A planning decision is expected in March.
Hillyfield at the Park – the final phase
29th October 2015
The final £2.7m phase of the our £7.8m refurbishment and expansion of the old Aveling Park Secondary School to form a 4FE primary school, nursery and ASD provision for Hilllyfield Primary Academy in Walthamstow has now started on site. The final phase comprises an 8-classroom block with a unique linked-style classroom plan overlooking Lloyd Park. The project is due to complete in the summer.
Barn-ish, Brighton-ish Complete
5th October 2015
Hayhurst and Co. has just completed remodelling a 220m2 Grade II listed barn in Hurstpierpoint, mid-Sussex. The project brought the Old Coach House into the 21st century converting old garage spaces into new living accommodation and adding two new staircases in timber-lined, galleried double-height spaces that reveal the character of the existing building.
Hayhurst and Co win the 2015 AR Schools Award
24th September 2015
We are delighted to announce that Hayhurst and Co has won the 2015 Architectural Review School Award. This international award is for the best designed school building in 2015 (Nursery school to University Building) beating highly commended schemes by Portuguese practice CVDB Arquitectos and Hong Kong practice Rural Urban Framework. A video of the building in use, the judging process, new photographs and an article on the project by Jay Merrick is accessible on the Architectural Review website (please click image).
Garden House in Open House
20th September 2015
Our recently-completed Garden House opened for this year’s Open House. Attracting 300 visitors in the 3 hours it was open, our most recently completed project is a new home and studio for Costume designers Paddy Whitaker and Keir Malem.
Whitehorse Manor in Open House
19th September 2015
Our award-winning remodelling and extension of Whitehorse Manor opened for this year’s Open House. Our most recently completed school’s project comprises 7 new classrooms a new entrance area, a remodelled school hall and a re-structured site layout.
Burwick gets Planning Consent
27th July 2015
Our proposals for the redevelopment of a Category B listed farmstead by the passenger terminal in South Ronaldsay, Orkney has won planning consent from the Orkney Island Council. The first stage of the project will see the renewal of the old farmhouse and the refurbishment and extension of one of the barns to create a new pizzeria. Works will start on site later this year.
Camden Design and Business Awards
2nd June 2015
Our ‘Hampstead Beach House’ extension and refurbishment of a private house in Camden has won the best Small Development at the Camden Business Awards and was highly commended at the Camden Design Awards. The design opens up the rear of the house to the rear years and features white-stained larch cladding as an external cladding treatment.
New project: Gospel Oak Primary School
28th May 2015
Hayhurst and Co. are delighted to have been appointed by LB Camden to carry out 2 projects at Gospel Oak Primary School. The Project comprises the refurbishment of two spaces within the existing school to form a new community space for 2-year-olds and a new multi-purpose science and technology space. A planning application is due to be lodged this autumn with works starting on site in the New Year.
New project: Netley Primary School
28th May 2015
Hayhurst and Co. are delighted to have been appointed by LB Camden to carry out 2 projects at Netley Primary School. The Project comprises a new building for a 2-year-old nursery and the refurbishment of a Victorian roof-top space to become an i-lab. A planning application is due to be lodged this autumn with works starting on site in the New Year.
Garden House Complete
27th March 2015
We are delighted to announce that Garden House in Hackney is now compete. The project comprises a new two-storey live-work studio in the de Beauvoir Conservation Area for Costume Designers Whittaker Malem. A house with no windows, the house is light-filled from the specially designed bespoke green roof inspired the Dungeness landscape.
Burwick Farm, South Ronaldsay
16th March 2015
Hayhurst and Co have just started work on an exciting new project in Burwick on the Orkney Islands. The project comprises the refurbishment of a Grade B-listed 19th Century farmstead to provide a new family home, Gin Distillery, tweed-weaving workshop, pizzeria and bicycle hire!
Civic Trust Award Winners!
16th March 2015
Both Hayes Primary School and Pegasus Academy won a Civic Trust Award at the awards ceremony on Friday 6th March! The Civic Trust Awards scheme recognises projects that make an outstanding contribution to the quality and appearance of the built environment, whilst offering a positive social, cultural, environmental or economic benefit to the local community.
Pegasus Academy is on Dezeen!
1st February 2015
Hayhurst and Co.’s expansion of Pegasus Academy’s Whitehorse Manor School has been featured on Dezeen.
Click on the image above to take a look at the article!
Civic Trust Awards 2015
27th November 2014
Hayhurst and Co. are pleased to announce that Pegasus Academy’s Whitehorse Manor School and Hayes Primary School have both been selected as National/International Winners for the 2015 Civic Trust Award! The level of the projects success will be announced at the awards ceremony on the 6th March.
FX International Interior Design Award
27th November 2014
At the FX International Interior Design Awards ceremony in central London last night our expansion to Whitehorse Manor Schools/ Pegasus Academy won the best Public Sector Interior Award beating entries from the UK, USA and Hong Kong. The judges said that the project had an ’enchanting analysis and concept’ and that the design was ‘tightly controlled and highly resolved with whimsy and playfulness’.
Planning granted for ‘Three Sisters’
14th November 2014
Last night the London Borough of Camden granted planning permission for the development of our ‘Three Sisters’ scheme in Gospel Oak. The scheme provides 3 differently-scaled units on awkward ‘flat-iron’ triangular shaped sites that were developed in close consultation with the local Tenant’s and Resident’s Association and Camden’s Housing and Regeneration Department.
Design Review Panel
14th October 2014
Nick has been appointed as a member of the ‘Design South-East’ Review Panel. The panel comprises leading experts in the field of architectural design to assist in the reviewing of sensitive schemes at pre-application stage across East Anglia, the home counties, Kent and Sussex.
19th September 2014
Pegasus Academy has been shortlisted for the International FX Interior Design Awards. The school is one of 10 projects shortlisted in the Best Public Sector interior along with projects in the USA and Hong Kong. The winners will be announced on 26th November.
Hayhurst and Co. won!
17th September 2014
Hayhurst and Co. are very happy to announce that we won the Schools Award at the AJ Retrofit Awards 2014 for our extension to Whitehorse Manor Schools/ Pegasus Academy!
Open House 2014!
A brand new school!
Hayhurst and Co. have been selected with Duggan Morris Architects by Camden Council to work on the £40m regeneration of Central Somerstown. We will be working on the development of the £7.2m new building for the Edith Neville Primary School and working with Duggan Morris, DSDHA, dRMM and Adam Khan Architects on other projects in the masterplan.
Planning committee won!
17th June 2014
Hayhurst and Co.’s proposal for a new build house on an old garage site in Balham, South London has just won planning consent at Wandsworth planning committee. The project was praised by the committee for maximising the use of urban infill. Work will start on site in the new year!
Pegasus wins RIBA Award
6th May 2014
Our expansion of Pegasus Academy’s Whitehorse Manor Schools has won a RIBA London Region Award 2014! Winners of RIBA National awards will be announced in June.
Shortlisted for emerging architect award
6th May 2014
We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the RIBA London Region Emerging Architect of the Year Award.
Best House Extension Finalist – Grand Designs Awards 2014
3rd May 2014
Our Hampstead Beach House came second place and runner up in the Grand Designs Awards for best house extension in the UK this year.
The project also featured in the Home section of the Sunday times on 4th May.
Pegasus Academy is shortlisted
4th March 2014
Our expansion of Pegasus Academy’s Whitehorse Manor Schools has been shortlisted for a RIBA London Region Award 2014! The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 6th May.
Planning appeal won!
Hayhurst and Co.’s proposal for a contemporary wooded extension to a garden flat in the St. John’s Wood Conservation Area has just won consent at planning appeal. Work will start on site by the beginning of Autumn!
Hampstead Beach House on Dezeen!
9th February 2014
Hayhurst and Co.’s Hampstead Beach House has been featured on Dezeen.
Click on the photo above to take a look at the article!
NLA Don’t Move Improve Awards 2013
6th December 2013
Last night Hampstead Beach House, was described by Peter Murray as ‘light and playful’ when it was announced as the Runner Up in the NLA’s Best Extension of the Year 2013.
On 25th January we will be taking part in the Don’t Move, Improve! public day. So come along and we can give you some advice on potential projects!
Highly Commended – BCI Awards 2013!
9th October 2013
Hayhurst and Co.’s The Hayes Primary School was awarded ‘highly-commended’ for the British Construction Industry Awards 2013 – Building Project of the Year (Up to £3m) award.
Interiority is Complex talk!
14th October 2013
Nick will be talking as part of an open lecture series at Chelsea College of Art and Design, titled: Interiority is Complex – around practice life and projects, on 14th October.
21st September 2013
Hayhurst and Co.’s expansion of Hayes Primary School in Kenley, Croydon will be open again for Open House London 2013 on 21st September from 10am to 1pm. Hayes Primary School, 98 Hayes Lane, Kenley, CR8 5JN – come along…
Hillyfield at the Park
3rd September 2013
Phase 1 of Hayhurst and Co.’s development of Hillyfield at the Park has opened on time and on budget!
AJ Technical Study
29th August 2013
Hayhurst and Co.’s expansion of The Hayes Primary School has been featured as a technical study in last week’s Architects’ Journal.
NLA breakfast talk!
22nd August 2013
After our success at the NLA Awards 2013, Nick will be presenting Hayes Primary School as part of a NLA free breakfast talk on 30 August, 08:30 – 09:30 at The Building Centre.
Click on the image above to register!
We won two NLA Awards!
11th July 2013
Hayhurst and Co.’s Hayes Primary School won best new London building at the NLA Awards in the Education sector and was awarded the prize for Overall Winner!
We’re featured in Domus!
Hayhurst and Co.’s Hayes Primary School has been featured in the June edition of Domus.
Olympic Car Park Competition
17th June 2013
Hayhurst and Co.’s Hedge Park was a runner up in the invited competition for a £1.3m cladding of the multi-storey car park on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
AJ Front Cover – RIBA Awards Edition
13th June 2013
As part of the RIBA Awards special editions, Hayes Primary has been featured on the front cover of AJ!
Hayes is a RIBA National Award Winner!
12th June 2013
Last week, The Hayes Primary School was announced as a RIBA National Award winner. The project has therefore been long-listed for the 2013 Stirling Prize!
London Festival of Architecture
Shoreditch Trail, Open Studios
8th June 2013
On Saturday 8th June, we will be hosting a free, family friendly model making workshop, as part of the London Festival of Architecture – Shoreditch Trail, Open Studios. We will be open from 12-4pm, everyone is welcome, and there will be plenty of materials to play with and refreshments throughout the day. So please come along and get creative!
Hayes is a BCI Awards Finalist!
7th June 2013
The Hayes Primary School has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards 2013 – Building Project of the Year (Up to £3m)! The winners will be announced on 9th October.
Grafton Window Boxes
3rd June 2013
We’re delighted to announce that Hayhurst and Co have won a competition run by Camden Council to design three houses for private sale in Gospel Oak, Kentish Town. We will now be developing our design kicking off with a workshop with the local community!
Hayes is shortlisted!
31st May 2013
This week, we found out that The Hayes Primary School has been shortlisted for both an RIBA London Award and a New London Award! The RIBA winners will be announced on 12th June and the NLA winners on 11th July.
Pegasus Academy – Phase 2 classrooms complete!
14th March 2013
Classrooms connecting to the Phase 2 area are completed and occupied!
YAYA 2nd Place
4th December 2012
At last night’s awards ceremony at the ‘Brewery’, Hayhurst and Co. were awarded ‘highly-commended’ for Young Architect of the Year Award 2012.
21st November 2012
Nick Hayhurst gave a talk on the polished concrete elements of Lawn House as part of the Concrete Elegance lecture series at the Building Centre. The event on Intimate Spaces included a presentation of the Novium by Keith Williams Architects. The lecture series is produced by the Concrete Centre.
Hillyfield at the Park
5th November 2012
Following a successful OJEU tender, Hayhurst and Co have been appointed for the development of a new primary school for the Hillyfield Primary Academy. The £5m project in Walthamstow, East London to convert a former secondary school into a new primary school is due for a phased handover with the first phase complete by September 2013.
Understanding Heritage Assets
25th September 2012
Nick Hayhurst presented RIBA-award winning ‘Hairy House’ as an exemplar project along with Stanton Williams and their RIBA-award winning Hackney Marshes building as part of the ‘Urban Design London’ conference ‘Understanding Heritage Assets and their Significance’. The conference was held at the Palestra building.
22nd September 2012
Hayhurst and Co.’s £2.6m expansion of Hayes Primary School in Kenley, Croydon will be open for an ‘informal’ Open House on 22 September 2012 from 10am to 1pm. Hayes Primary School, 98 Hayes Lane, Kenley, CR8 5JN – come along…
12th September 2012
The Hayes Primary School has been shortlisted for the FX International Interior Design Awards in the Public Sector category. The winners are due to be announced on 22nd November 2012.
Ecclesbourne Primary School complete
3rd September 2012
Summer work at Ecclesbourne Primary School completes in time for the new school year. Conceived as a little ivory tower – the highest place in the school – this small project provides a new Group Teaching Room for the Key-Stage 2 children and an office for the Assistant Headteacher below.
Hampstead Beach House
17th August 2012
New photos of our project, ‘Hampstead Beach House’, with its white-stained larch cladding finishes.
Hairy House in Evening Standard
15 August 2012
Hairy House is on the front page and is featured in the ‘Homes and Property’ section of the Evening Standard.
Gold Medal Winner
17th July 2012
The RHS have awarded Howard’s show garden for the Quaker’s Concern for the Abolition of Torture a Gold Medal. The garden at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, features an ecological succession of plants transforming demolition rubble into a natural oak woodland. Visitors can experience a ‘Guantanamo Bay’ style cell and audio installation. Big thanks to Q-CAT, contractors Land-struction, Wayne Szabo and all our wonderful volunteers.
Hayes Primary School opens
2nd July 2012
Our £2.6m expansion to Hayes Primary School with its 54 meter-length, mirror-polished, perforated stainless steel screen opens to the kids… the project provides 4 new classrooms, an ICT suite and administration areas as well as new planting and a Reception Stage play area in the new courtyard located in the centre of the space.
Winner – RIBA National Award
21st June 2012
Hairy House has been announced as a RIBA National Award winner. In the same ceremony at City of Westminster College the project also won the RIBA London Small Project Award. The project is the smallest project long-listed for the 2012 Stirling Prize!
Design Review Panel
23rd May 2012
Nick has been appointed as a member of the Southwark Design Review Panel.
Works start on site of the £2.2m Phase 2 of Pegasus Academy. The project will provide 5 new-build classrooms, an extension to the school hall, a new kitchen and a new administration space for the school.