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UCL Bartlett opening

Dec 18, 2016
Smith and Wallwork collaborated with Hawkins Brown to create a 7 storey feature stairs for the new home of the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL. The building officially opened on Friday 16th December 2016 with Bob Shiel, head of
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Living structures

Jan 25, 2013
A recent talk at Hopkins Architects on our living willow bridge created a real buzz. An audience of 25 heard about the design and build process and also got some hands on experience of twisting and bending willow. The buzz
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Art and Engineering

Oct 17, 2012
At last month’s Timber Expo the Norbord stand featured Icarus, a wonderfully colourful piece of artwork by Alex Chinneck. Alex is an artist and sculptor whose work explores the materials we use in construction, take a look at his website
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Back to school

Oct 03, 2012
This week Education Funding Agency (EFA) revealed its long awaited baseline school designs for primary and secondary schools. Whilst our industry is not invited to blindly copy the blueprints they clearly set the bar for what the EFA expect contractors
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Picture perfect

Sep 20, 2012
At which point does an engineering sketch become a work of art? Those of you that have seen Tristan’s sketches probably already know the answer! A key communication tool at Smith and Wallwork is the sketch – as they say;
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Project sketches

Aug 22, 2012
The latest Smith and Wallwork sketches represent a real mix of projects. We have been putting pen to paper for a small recording studio in Norfolk, a highly specialised cassette raft foundation in the heart of London and a football
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