Jonas Lencer is a director of Stirling Prize winning architecture practice dRMM. He oversees the design, construction and delivery of major projects including Faraday House; a bold and imaginative residential building within the Battersea Power Station development. With a focus on prefabrication and engineered timber, he specialises in combining design concepts with innovative construction techniques. Jonas lectures internationally on dRMM’s pioneering work in engineered timber, he is an assessor for the University of Brighton and is currently on the Wood Awards judging panel.
Kate Watson-Smyth is an interiors journalist, blogger, author and runs an interior design consultancy. Kate’s award winning blog, Mad About The House, documents her interior inspiration and insights including our own Makers for Selfridges project. Kate has expanded her blog with a book of the same name, sharing her knowledge on how to confidently decorate your home. She has also been writing for the national press, including the Independent and Financial Times, for over 15 years, whilst her house is often featured in the likes of Living ETC and The Wall Street Journal.
Ahead of the Wood Awards launch reception on the 13th of March we caught up with one of the evening’s speakers, Anthony Thistleton, director of Waugh Thistleton Architects.
Expertise should be shared. This is one of our core beliefs and also that of our client ARCHITECT@WORK. That’s why this global architectural trade show doesn’t just host the latest in product and material innovations, but provides a platform for a series of expert talks for visitors. We wanted to capture the passion of some […]
The winners of the Wood Awards 2017, have been announced at a ceremony held on the 21st November at Carpenters’ Hall hosted by Johanna Agerman Ross, Founder of Disegno magazine and Curator of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at the V&A. Coastal House, Devon by 6a Architects was awarded the Arnold […]
With internationally renowned workplaces designs, Walter Knoll appreciates the link between our working environment and the quality of our work. DeskTop, a photography exhibition held at Walter Knoll’s Clerkenwell showroom throughout November, explores the influence of our working environment. DeskTop profiles the workspaces of some of the UK’s most inspirational creative minds including Serpentine gallery […]