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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Old Street Iconic Gateway

Fluid are delighted that our proposal (number 38) for the ‘Old Street Iconic Gateway’ competition is longlisted and being presented at a public exhibition. Together with engineers Structure Mode and Trinity landscape

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Leake Street Arches

From time to time Fluid notices what its little sister, Soundings, has been up to. This time we noticed that the Leake Street Arches project (also known as the Banksy Tunnel), where a number of extraordinary vaults below Waterloo station have now been brought back into re-use, had a celebratory party to mark practical completion.

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Culture Mile: Summer Speculations

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 […]

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NLA Event – Haringey: The Next Chapter

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). 

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Culture Mile: Pop-ups & Year Here

Despite the rain Fluid held a series of Culture Mile pop-ups last week with the help of the Year Here fellows. As part of their ‘bootcamp’, the Year Here fellows were introduced to the world of community engagement and placemaking through Soundings / Fluid’s work before going out to the public to get a real feel for it. Some of the fellows will be working on a Soundings project over the next couple of months.

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Culture Mile Summer Pop-ups

Fluid has been appointed by the City of London Corporation to develop a strategy that will bring together future plans for key institutions and consider wider developments taking place in the area to create a cohesive cultural and urban strategy.

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South Kilburn Masterplan

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.

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Building Futures new future!

Building Futures reconvened last night for the first time since becoming independent of the RIBA last year. Around 50 professionals and thinkers from across the built environment, including architects, engineers, strategic advisors, research, academic and environmental practitioners, gathered to talk about the long-term urban future of the UK. All discussions of politics, economics, and any other foreseeable social trauma that may occur within the next ten to fifteen years was firmly banned, with the world in 2030 set as the minimum horizon.

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Wood Green Commended by NLA

Fluid and Soundings were delighted yesterday to score two significant achievements at the NLA awards lunch, which was staged at the magnificent Guildhall. There were over 600 attendees, waiting to see whether their submissions had been recognised, and all were from established, innovative and interesting practices.

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