A 306 unit Build to Rent scheme in the centre of Milton Keynes
A design competition to enable Sevenoaks Nature Centre, a converted gravel pit, to become a vehicle for supporting people to connect with nature, wildlife and environmental issues and in so doing improve their own sense of wellbeing and vitality.
A low impact architecture and infrastructure touching the ground lightly was considered an appropriate response to context. Keeping the built mass to a single storey minimizing visual impact and allowing access for all. Integrating the Darenth Valley walking route through the site provides the opportunity for the visitor centre to become a fixture on the trail and a place for pause and enjoyment of the views and wildlife. At key points around the reserve further interventions allow activities for visitors to enjoy and be educated by the surroundings, or simply to sit quietly.
The proposed development of 125 apartments and 30,000 sq ft of commercial space in an elegant tower with associated public spaces above the Blackhorse Road underground station.
A development of 13 apartments and 5000 sq ft of retail accommodation at the end of a historic parade close to Streatham Common Underground Station.
The reconfiguration and extension of a complex of existing buildings in a conservation area to provide 13 residential apartments and 4000 sq ft of commercial accommodation.
The extension and remodelling of a Grade II listed office and retail building in Soho.
The development of a new clubhouse including social areas, changing rooms, 3G pitch and associated landscaping within the grounds of an existing secondary school.
Latitude has been granted planning and listed building consent for the conversion of the deconsecrated Christ Church in Marylebone, London into a multi purpose sports centre.
The Grade II* listed building will house the headquarters of the charity and will accommodate volleyball and judo but be primarily used for table tennis coaching and tournaments.
The design of a new 20,000 sq ft house in the St George’s Hill community in Weybridge.
The extensive remodelling, extension and conversion of an existing office building into 18 apartments.
The design of a new 20,000 sq ft house over 3 levels on a sloping site on the St George’s Hill estate in Weybridge.
The remodelling, extension and conversion of an old coach house into a 4 storey town house in Mayfair.
The remodelling, extension and conversion of an existing 1930’s building in the Mayfair conservation area into a mix of retail, commercial and residential uses.
The design of a multi purpose sports centre primarily for the provision of table tennis coaching and tournaments.
A feasibility study to examine the addition of residential accommodation above this Grade II listed theatre in Central London.
A feasibility study to examine the addition of residential accommodation above this Grade II listed theatre in Central London.
The design of two floors of new office accommodation and the refurbishment of public areas for the Ambassador Theatre Group. The office space, including a new call centre for their national reservations service, is accessed from a new highly glazed contemporary core inserted into the alleyway at the side of the Grade II listed theatre. The refurbishment of the public areas includes new public bars, circulation and wc provision.
The return of this Grade II* listed Georgian building from commercial and institutional use to residential use.
This new office and retail building completes the urban block shared with The Lighthouse – currently on site – in front of King’s Cross station.
Sharing the design challenges of being over two Underground tunnels the scheme is a light weight structure that respects the height and rhythm of the listed Lighthouse building.
The major internal reorganisation, extension and conversion of a Grade II listed office building into 6 luxury apartments and a ground floor restaurant use.
A feasibility study for a new luxury house close to Park Lane within the Mayfair conservation area.
A mixed use development including 12 private residential units ranging from studios to 3 bedroom apartments, and 4 affordable 3 bedroom apartments. The apartments sit within a brick frame with metal and glass panel elements whose irregularity, together with the recessed balconies, provide a variety of depth to the elevation.
The addition of 2 stories to this existing office building to provide 4 luxury apartments.
The rationalisation of a 19th century railway carriage with ad hoc extensions on the vast shingle beach of Dungeness.
The new timber frame, clad in Corten steel, houses the preserved railway carriage, converted to a dining area. The serpentine roof follows the contours of the carriage emanating its form.
The design of new facilities including hall and changing facilities on a sloping site within an existing park setting.
The interior remodelling of a penthouse apartment close to Buckingham Palace.
The comprehensive remodelling and extension of a period house within the Belsize Park conservation area for a pair of art collectors.
A feasibility study for a new reception area to a substantial office building in the City of London.
An international competition to design a new form of Architecture centre to inspire and relate to the historical and contemporary city context. The design proposals mirror the many historical layers of Cordoba: the Moorish grid of 30 degrees, the geometry of Roman terraces and steps, and the Islamic geometry and decoration. The proposal minimises the buildings’ reliance on energy and takes full advantage of climatic and environmental conditions.
The design of a new luxury family house within the Laleston conservation area.
Short listed for the New London Architecture 2012 Conservation and Retrofit award.
The conversion and extension of the upper levels of an existing office building to form 9 apartments over 5 floors including 3 triplex apartments.The ground floor and basement levels are being remodeled to become a single restaurant.
The brief was to set a new benchmark of quality in North Mayfair residential property.
The design of a new family house set in the Kent countryside, maximising spectacular views from the site. The materials of stone, timber and rammed earth reflect the rural context and draw references from the vernacular agricultural buildings in the area. Double height entrance hall and living areas create a real sense of space and fill the property with light. The building will incorporate the latest in sustainable servicing.
The design of extensions to a Grade II listed farmhouse in the Welsh countryside
A competition entry for the design of a masterplan and new headquarters for Meath County and Navan Town Councils.
A competition entry for the design of a new national wildflower centre set in the English countryside.
The remodelling, extension and conversion of a series of existing industrial warehouses on a tight urban site into office use.
A feasibility study to examine the addition of residential accommodation above this Grade II listed theatre.
A design competition to create a building which will form a major new public attraction in the centre of Skibbereen. A building that is clearly routed in the historical fabric of the town, but is also contemporary, relating to the artists and crafts people working now and in the future. The building enables the many activities required and facilitates the complete interaction of people and art in the town.
A mixed use development of 16 lateral apartments and 4 duplex retail units in the heart of Mayfair. The existing Grade II listed buildings were converted from commercial to residential use with sensitive yet contemporary interventions within the existing fabric. The scheme also involves enhancements to the public realm, and was granted planning and listed buildings consent in May 2009.
The design of a new B3 industrial unit in north London.
The addition of substantial extensions with contemporary interiors to a traditional stone farm cottage set in rolling countryside.
The conversion into residential use of a substantial office building fronting Buckingham Palace and the replacement of a 2 storey mews house with an 8 storey tower.
The creation of 2 residential units and a live/work unit on a dense urban site in Camden.
The change of use and reconstruction behind the existing façade of a Grade II landmark building in London’s Kings Cross providing office and retail use, with a new floor of offices under a stepping vaulted zinc roof. The building is built directly on two underground train tunnels, creating significant design and construction challenges.
Latitude undertook the re-modelling and fit out of this old warehouse for its own use. The essence of the original single volume is maintained and revealed by a double height at the entrance overlooked by a glass and steel bridge. Back of house and service accommodation is housed within a simple maple veneered plywood clad cube sitting in the middle of the plan and carved away to allow the main vertical access between the two levels.
The design of a new residential building containing 9 apartments over 5 stories on a quiet residential road in Putney.
An extensive refurbishment and extension of a 1950s office building in the City of London. The existing wing and new structure are clad with full height curtain walling. A new street level entrance creates a completely new presence onto Fetter Lane and a new image to match the full internal refurbishment.
Latitude were selected as one of 6 finalists in the international design competition for a new Central Library and Cultural Centre in the historic coastal town of Dun Laoghaire in Ireland. Three monoliths, housing the distinct functions, rise from a ground floor that links all buildings and forms routes through the site.
The conversion and extension of a riverside office building in Chiswick into residential use housing 30 apartments.
The design of 2 residential blocks accommodating 424 apartments and 30,000 sq ft retail space in the SA1 regeneration area of Swansea.
The creation of a 6 contemporary apartments, 2 live/work units and a retail unit on a tight urban site in South London.
The design of a new build contemporary residential scheme in a suburban setting housing 9 apartments.
A feasibility study for the comprehensive redevelopment of an existing health centre on a 1960’s estate to re-provide the facility together with a mix of residential apartments.
The central design challenge was the creation of five contemporary lateral apartments within the historic fabric of two Grade II listed Georgian town houses. Working with English Heritage and Westminster City Council conservation officers, design solutions were developed that included a stone clad double height glazed extension to the rear and unique walnut-clad bathroom pods.
A feasibility study to examine the provision of 125 apartments on a riverside site in Newport.
A competition entry for a residential scheme on a site adjacent to the sea front on Morecambe Bay.
The refurbishment and extension of a 1960s office building in the heart of London’s Mayfair Conservation Area. The works include a new core, additional areas to the rear and a new top floor office suite. At ground and basement levels new retail units bring life to the existing street frontage.
A new substantial residence situated in the heart of a rural village in South Wales. The design concept is to create a highly contemporary interpretation of a Georgian rectory sitting at the heart of the village opposite the church.
The refurbishment and extension of a substantial Grade II* listed office building in the heart of London’s West End. The Design and Build contract included the rationalisation of the existing core, extension into existing lightwells and the overall modernisation of the building.
Latitude were been awarded first place in the international design competition for new student and staff accommodation. Set in the grounds of the picturesque St Donats Castle, with views over the Bristol Channel, the design reflects the international nature of the college whilst respecting the historical context. Four new student houses provide accommodation for 160 students, 4 assistant house parents and 4 houseparents and their families.
The high specification refurbishment of a previously divided detached house in North London.
The building of 12 one and two bedroom apartments was conceived as an urban villa reflecting the original context of large private houses set in their own gardens. The design idiom was informed by strong references to early modernist European architecture in particular the work of fin-de-siecle Viennese architects.
Designed as a beacon signalling the rejuvenation of Swansea, the 29 storey Meridian Quay tower forms the centrepiece of this major mixed use development of 291 residential units, 21,000 sq ft of commercial space and 2 underground levels of associated parking.
Client: Earthquake Property Partners.
The design of a residential block providing 14 apartments and 2500 sq ft of retail accommodation on a sloping site in Wandsworth.
A feasibility study to examine the demolition of the existing theatre and its reinstatement together with a substantial new office building and retail uses.
The design of 4 new luxury apartments above the Grade II listed Phoenix Theatre in Camden.
The design and construction of 8 new townhouses and an apartment block on the site of an old carpet warehouse in Clapham, South London. The townhouses respond to the existing urban topography in a contemporary manner. Highly glazed rear facades maximise light deep into the varied living spaces.
The design and construction of a new photographic gallery in the heart of London’s Soho. Set in a listed building, the works include the insertion of a new glass and steel bridge and staircase opening up the existing basement. Polished concrete and high gloss resin floor finishes contrast with the neutral walls. Purpose made concrete and painted furniture adds colour and texture.
The design of 13 apartments in an elegant tower and a series of cascading landscaped terraces on a sloping site near Wandsworth Common.
The complete interior refurbishment of an existing office building near London Bridge.
The remodelling and extension of Grade II listed office buildings in Manchester City Centre.
The design of 2 new office buildings around an existing lake as the extension to an existing office park near Reading.
The design and construction of a new reception area and external areas for an existing office building in London Bridge.
The design of a new 50,000 sq ft office building behind a retained façade on Chancery Lane in Holborn.
The reconfiguration, conversion and extension of an existing podium office building to provide residential apartments in South London.
The flat roof of a 1930’s building at the intersection of Dean Street and Old Compton Street provided the opportunity to create three contemporary penthouse apartments in the heart of London’s Soho. A lightweight pavilion set back from the main facade is completed by an over-sailing roof that responds to the strong horizontal lines of the original building.
The reconfiguration and extension of an existing office building close to Cavendish Square.
The design and construction of a new private house set within the green belt. The house sits within a mature garden, surrounded by trees to the North, with open views to the South. The materials reflect the rural nature of the site. Cedar shingles and screens form the roof and end walls, whilst the entrance drive is lined by a curved slate wall.
A feasibility study for the development of 3 office buildings on a prominent site at the entrance to Bridgend.
A feasibility study to examine additional facilities to an existing prep school in Sevenoaks.
A feasibility study for the extension and remodelling of an office building in Mayfair
A feasibility study to examine the reorganisation and extension of an office building complex near Lancaster Gate.