From all of us at Fluid and Soundings to all we have worked and collaborated with we wish you a happy, prosperous and special 2018, and look forward to further projects in the New Year! Fluid
One of Fluid’s key themes for the Culture Mile public realm strategy is the idea of ‘bringing the inside outside’ – transforming the streets with artistic interventions and unique events.
Christina gave a presentation on Wood Green Town Centre Strategy developed by Fluid for LB Haringey at the NLA on location in Haringey event 22nd September 2017.
Our installations for the Icon Design Trail 2017 are taking shape! They will be located on Silk Street, opposite the Barbican Centre entrance, and on W Smithfield, outside Market View, from Saturday 16th until Monday
The City of London Corporation have launched a small architectural competition to speculate on the architectural and design future of the Culture Mile. They are inviting architects, designers and artists to help us envisage this. Fluid have developed a number of themes that have emerged from the Culture Mile’s new public realm strategy: ・ Form […]
Founding Director Christina Norton will be speaking in September at the NLA event ‘Haringey: The next chapter’. She will be discussing our recent project in Wood Green, where we were
appointed by the London Borough of Haringey in April 2015 to lead a team consisting of Aecom and Cushman & Wakefield to develop an Investment Framework (IF).
The City of London Corporation, together with the Barbican, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London Symphony Orchestra and Museum of London, announced plans yesterday for a major destination for culture and creativity in the Square Mile. The City of London Corporation is working to improve the environment
Fluid are delighted to announce some new promotions and appointments within the company, gearing for the busy year ahead! Afolabi Spence who has worked with us since 2003, and has been instrumental in helping shape Fluid’s approach to the process of design, has become a Director.
Part of the design team led by Feilden Clegg Bradly Studios and in collaboration with Brent Council, Fluid reviewed South Kilburn Masterplan with the community, to match the latest quality standards and turn the estate into a unique and pleasant place for their residents and the ones to come.
Eirini Villas is finally complete after five years of extensions, refurbishments and the most torturous planning system imaginable. When first built, the ‘Old House’ walls, roof and brise soleil – the latter inspired by a trip to Chandigargh – were built with a single layer of brick or concrete, relying on the thick lime render to keep us warm and dry – needless to say, this soleil – the latter inspired by a trip to Chandigargh – were built with
Steve and Afolabi have returned from Mipim – essentially intact! Here you can see Afolabi, on the right, describing our Wood Green masterplan to Waltham Forest’s director for Investment and Delivery – Jonathan Martin. As well as this scheme we were kept busy explaining the two new commissions we have received from the City Corporation for Area Strategies for some of London’s most outstanding places.
MIPIM was all agog with the realisation that the outer London boroughs are the next big thing in London – Steve called it the ‘doughnut effect’ – though he wasn’t sure it would catch on.
We are pleased to announce that Fluid has been appointed Architect and Urbanist for the design and delivery of a mixed-use housing scheme on a significant site on the Grand Union Canal, Alperton, Brent.
Work on the reserved matters application for phase 1 of this 600-home masterplan near Basingstoke is now well advanced.
Work continues at Villa Irene on the Greek Island of Evia, part of the Sporades Group located off the north-east coast of the mainland.