LONDON: VORES ÅNDELIGE HJEM!


I mere end sytten år har Morris+Company baseret sine aktiviteter i Londons østlige ende. I en lang periode med konstant vækst har vi besat en række forskellige rum; i ombyggede industrirum, over butikker og i kældre, hvor vi har delt skrivebordsplads med andre. Men uanset beliggenhed har vores studie-rum altid repræsenteret et hjem hjemmefra. Et sted for udveksling, en åndelig base for ideer, dialog, kreative bestræbelser, for innovation og udforskning.

Men pandemien har frembragt mange nye sandheder, som har udfordret vores normer, især at alle de kreative træk i en arkitekturpraksis og proces skal finde sted i studiet. Teknologiske fremskridt kombineret med ​​en global pandemi har forstærket potentialet for fleksible og asynkrone arbejdsmønstre. Disse faktorer rejser samtidig vigtige spørgsmål om kontorets rolle, potentialet for at distribuerede arbejdsmetoder, teknologiens og det fysiske rums kombinerede rolle. Efterhånden som vi nærmer os vores tredje årti, hvor vores systemer, metoder og team har udviklet sig, er muligheden for at reflektere og transformere vores studie-drift opstået.

I 2022 vil vi flytte til nye lokaler, længere mod øst ind i det bankende hjerte af Hackney, Londons virkelig kreative distrikt. Bosætter vi os i et tidligere modeshowroom, fordelt på tre sammenhængende etager, vil vores nye studie være dybt repræsentativt for kulturen i vores praksis.

Det vil være rumligt generøst, offentligt tilgængeligt, målrettet organiseret og realiseret gennem cirkulære designprincipper. Det vil understøtte oprigtige fleksible arbejdsmetoder gennem cloud-baserede teknologier. Det vil være et mødested for arrangementer. Det bliver et værksted for produktion og eksperimenter. Det vil være vært for andre virksomheder og kreative. Og det vil eksemplificere Morris+Company’s kulturelle filosofi om retfærdighed, støtte, mentorskab og bevidsthed; et Idéhus.

Tour of the Design District In April we took a trip to the new Design District in North Greenwich, where we were given a tour by Hannah from HNNA and Lynton from Architecture 00.
Mare St Presentation The Directors review 2021 and discuss our goals for the coming year, including our move to the new office in Mare St
Mare St A tour of our new office in London - the first time most of the company have seen the new space.
Model development The process of making physical models can help all members of the team to engage more directly with a developing design, testing and re-testing it.
Model iterations Exploring design through iterative models
Photography at Morris+Company Photography is an essential part of our design process; we observe our work predominantly through a photographer’s lens, capturing the model making journey, construction phases and completed buildings that are in use.
Christmas Party, 2019 We gathered in a pop-up in Hackney, to celebrate the year and the growth of the practice.
Super Crit In 2019 we launched the 'Super Crit', a forum to invite our practice and external commentators to review a project and open a dialogue about our practice, processes and design.
Summer Party Visiting the pavilion at the Dulwich Picture Gallery
Feeding the City At our event 'Feeding the City' we worked with SUPERNATURE X SITE to ensure that the food provided matched the ethos of the talk.
Architect of the Year Shortlist 2019 We were shortlisted in 3 categories this year, including Public Architect of the Year.
We're delighted to have been shortlisted for Housing Architect of The Year 2019
London Festival of Architecture We hosted several events in the 2019 LFA programme
La soupe à 'oignon As part of LFA 2019, we hosted an event showcasing the research of the Londonon collective, investigating the environmental impact of 'a bowl of soup' and what that suggests about humanity’s relationship with food.
Model photography Testing design iterations
Our Office A space for creative design and development, our models take centre stage in our office.
Photography Workshop Photographer Jack Hobhouse gives staff a lesson in best practice for architectural photography.
underwoodst A Friday night at our London studio
Model Materials We are obsessive fabricators, and every member of our company will spend some time making physical models as part of the design process.
A Change of State Exploring and developing our new brand
A Change of State As part of our transition to Morris+Company we workshopped different branding opportunities with the graphic designers BOB Designs.
A Change of State 2018 marked a significant change as we evolved from Duggan Morris Architects to become Morris+Company.
Hand-made sector booklets
Hand made #achangeofstate tote bags
A glimpse through the studio From main gathering/presentation space through to the modelshop
A day in the life of the studio

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