109b Mare Street Studios
203-213 Mare Street
Hackney
E8 3QE
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Our 'Safe Deposite' pavilion is open - read all about it

Thank you Callan!

Thank you Callan!

Thank you Callan!

We're thrilled to have returned to our dear Callan to put together a new infrastructure for people to gather in Fennelly's Courtyard. Built through workshops in wood carving, wood turning and sewing, a new structure with a retractable awning has been been put together and activated through a programme of films exploring architecture and activism. A massive thank you and applause to everyone who got involved, what a fantastic week!

Discover reimagined

Discover reimagined

Discover reimagined

What happens when a grand hotel is closed, only to become occupied by a travelling space alien collecting stories to save his home planet? We have been meeting the resident characters of Discover Children’s Story Centre, and working with them to rebuild the world inside that they now make their home. We are just finishing off and tidying up, before reopening for business.

Ways to Live Together: New Cultures of Housing

Ways to Live Together: New Cultures of Housing

Je is taking part in the Nimble Spaces conference in Ireland on Ways to Live Together: New Cultures of Housing. The international conference will be exploring parcipative design, spatial justice, social housing, cohousing and new ways to imagine housing in 21st century.

As part of discussions on co-production and cohousing, Je will be presenting findings from our ongoing RIBA-funded research into the cohsouing model.

Smith Makes an Impression at Civic Trust Awards

Smith Makes an Impression at Civic Trust Awards

Smith Makes an Impression at Civic Trust Awards

The new year has got off to a great start with news from the Civic Trust Awards that our Smith, a tribute to the rich heritage of making in Clerkenwell, has been selected as a winner in the Pro-Tem category : a new award for 2015, which celebrates the positive impact of temporary structures on the public realm.