Homes for Londoners

A good day in the midst of the massive Royal Docks where we are scripting the cultural place-making strategy. Steve joined a panel discussion on innovation and skills in the morning chaired by Jules Pipe and contributed to a roundtable discussion on community engagement. A lot of ground was covered.

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Golders Green Town Centre Strategy Consultation

Barnet Council appointed Fluid to develop a Town Centre Strategy for Golders Green. The purpose of the strategy is to provide a practical handbook for the council, community and partners to develop a strategic and comprehensive plan to guide improvements for Golders Green Town Centre. In developing the strategy, we have undertaken a range of […]

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Bishopsgate Goodsyard submitted for planning

Soundings director Steve McAdam said he is pleased to have played a critical role in ensuring that the revised scheme is a better match for local desires and expectations through focused consultation and engagement, and through direct conversations with the mayor and cabinet of the two boroughs involved, Tower Hamlets and Hackney. This has been […]

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Centre for London talk

Centre for London talk Steve spent the morning yesterday at the Centre for London seminar of ‘Developing trust: public participation in London’s planning system’ where he provided a short presentation on measures needed to supplement and reset standard ‘consultation’ processes. He argued that ‘consultation’ like ‘regeneration’ and ‘affordable’ had lost their meaning and were becoming […]

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Part I & Part II Vacancies

PART I & PART II VACANCIES Summer placements (June 2019 start) Fluid is a London based architectural and urban design practice specialising in participatory processes and place-making. We are looking for talented and highly motivated Part I and Part II architectural assistants with experience of working in an architectural practice. The successful candidate will have […]

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Westway Co-Design Urban Strategy

We are excited to announce that we have been appointed by the Westway Trust to work with the Westway communities to agree a vision for the future. We are committed to a collaborative process to explore issues and ideas to deliver improvements in the short, medium and long term. There are no pre-fixed ideas or outcomes.

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World Town Planning Day 2018

It’s World Town Planning Day!
Since 1949 World Town Planning Day has been a special day to recognise and promote the role of planning globally and to celebrate how we shape the places where we live, work and play.
To celebrate, Fluid and Soundings have taken the time to consider the importance of planning and shaping places with communities with the statement, “We shape places with the community because…”.

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Litchfield Planning Policy Updates

It was our pleasure to have Giorgio Wetzl and Tom Davies from Litchfields deliver a presentation on the recent planning policy updates in the UK for the Fluid/Soundings office on Friday 26th October 2018.

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A month of summer socials!

Fluid and Soundings summer picnic On Friday 20th July we hosted our annual Fluid and Soundings summer picnic in Hoxton Square, a chance to celebrate a successful start to the year and catch up with good friends. Over the afternoon and into the evening we welcomed old colleagues, friends and new additions

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Mid-Weight Graphic Designer

Mid-Weight Graphic Designer – Full time Location: Shoreditch, London EC2A Level: Mid-Weight Salary: £28,000 + by negotiation per annum Contract: Full Time Apply to: recruitment@soundingsoffice.com with a CV & cover letter/portfolio along with a statement of suitability and interest in the job We are looking for a graphic designer with a minimum of two years’ […]

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Green Sky

Steve McAdam took part in the ‘Green Sky Thinking ‘ event ‘Do Not Consult: Co-Creation in Plan Making’ hosted by Penoyre and Prasad on 17th May, 2018. Steve and three other speakers tackled the question of ‘how can the depth of co-creation, intimacy and connection

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Congratulations Adam!

Very proud of our associate Adam Summerfield who took a sabbatical from Fluid to be part of the very selective first Public Practice cohort. Public Practice is placing a new generation of planners within local governments to shape places for the public good.

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Welcoming Amar Benkriera on board

Fluid and Soundings are delighted to welcome Amar Benkriera on board. Amar will be joining us as an Associate Director with a focus on business growth, building on secure and acknowledged platforms built by the two companies.

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