In a remarkable collaboration with The Ardmore Group, EPR Architects, and Elliot Wood engineers, Evans by Shay Murtagh has breathed new life into the iconic Old War Office in London. The building has been transformed into a Raffles Hotel, a cultural destination complete with Raffles-branded residences, restaurants, bars, and an immersive spa. A Glimpse into […]
In an exciting development, Evans by Shay Murtagh has partnered with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, N.T. Killingley, and FDA Landscape Limited to revitalise the community space in Goldthorpe. The project, aptly named “Heart of Goldthorpe,” aims to create a welcoming environment for residents to relax, socialise, and find peace. A Community-Centric Approach The Heart of […]
The Stage Shoreditch Project, undertaken by Evans by Shay Murtagh, is a prime example of innovative design and construction in the heart of London’s Shoreditch district. Focusing on the design, supply, and delivery of 50 bespoke Precast Concrete (PCC) seating units and seating terraces, manufactured in an architectural limestone mix with an acid-etched finish. The […]
The Old War Office building in Whitehall, London, originally constructed between 1901 and 1906 in the Edwardian Baroque style by architect William Young, is an iconic symbol of Britain’s military heritage. It served as the British Army’s headquarters during both World Wars, shaping the nation’s history during times of conflict. In collaboration with The Ardmore […]
The Wardian residential towers in London, developed by EcoWorld Ballymore and designed by Glenn Howells Architects on the South Dock of the Thames, not far from Canary Wharf. Wardian comprises of two residential towers of 55 and 50-storeys which contain 766 homes including suites, one and two-bedroom apartments and penthouses. Complete with generous wrap-around balconies […]
Part of the huge Crossrail development, Whitechapel Station is being modernised and extended in a project that combines the apparently conflicting requirements of retaining the old facade of the station whilst giving passengers a modern, light and environmentally sustainable access to the Crossrail lines. Much of the new building has been constructed using bricks from […]
When this major redevelopment opens, it will form a vital part of the massive Crossrail project, linking stations from Reading to the west to three of London’s five airports (Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton), the home counties, and the financial districts of the City of London and Canary Wharf. BAM Nuttall was awarded the £200 million […]
The high rise tower blocks that are now the main feature of The Isle of Dogs sparkle with glass, steel and granite, and those blocks contain some of the most prestigious addresses in the United Kingdom. Canary Wharf is now arguably the financial centre of London, with some of the biggest names in banking and […]
A city is defined and recognised by its public spaces. In many cases these are historic, but no city can survive by living only in its own history; public spaces, those places where people meet and interact, need to adapt as the needs of its people change.
The versatility and durability of concrete make it the material of choice for many designers who are seeking innovative solutions to a common problem; how to make public spaces which are capable of coping with constant heavy use, but which at the same time are attractive and welcoming.