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20 Sep 2016

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Brixton Street Gallery launches for London Design Festival

Squire and Partners are very excited to announce that the second annual Brixton Street Gallery launched this past weekend, an interactive installation featuring works by local Brixton artists and the community which draw on the unique culture and heritage of the area.

Brixton Street Gallery Stockwell Avenue artwork

The exhibition transforms the entire length of the pedestrianised Stockwell Avenue, and is one of the headline events for the newest London Design Festival hub, Brixton Design Trail.

Brixton Street Gallery Stockwell Avenue artwork

Artists and contributors include renowned street artist Unify, returning artists Azarra Amoy and local illustrator Kaylene Alder, Champion Agency, Nest providing bespoke ice cream flavours from a retro Volkswagon Van and Volcano Coffee Works.

Brixton Street Gallery Stockwell Avenue artwork

Devised and curated by architects Squire and Partners, who are currently refurbishing the building as their new creative studio and offices, the Brixton Street Gallery showcases the creative talents of people living and working in Brixton, and provides a free exhibition for the local community.

The Brixton Street Gallery will be on display from Saturday 17 to Sunday 25 September, as part of a series of events and installations for Brixton Design Trail and the London Design Festival.

Brixton Street Gallery Stockwell Avenue artwork

Photos: Jones & Taylor photography


The King’s Cross Picnic

Monday 9 July 2012 – A neglected cut-through in King’s Cross was transformed into an inviting picnic garden this weekend, in re sponse to a brief set by the London Festival of Architecture to transform a forgotten corner of King’s Cross into a space for people to enjoy. The large scale installation, titled The King’s Cross Picnic, was designed by local architects Squire and Partners in collaboration with landscape designer Jeremy Rye and artist Anna Garforth.

left : Swings, grass and flowers were installed inside 06 St Chad’s Place
right : Recycled pallets were transformed into grassy seating and games tables
King’s Cross Picnic King’s Cross Picnic
pictures : James Jones

Around 500 visitors came to the picnic over the weekend, braving occasional showers to sit outside on our deck chairs and grass beds constructed from recycled palettes, which were covered in real turf and topped with picnic baskets bursting with native English flowers.

left : An art installation created from moss by Anna Garforth mirrored the angles of the surrounding rooftops
right : An installation of coloured rope creates an arbour above the picnic
King’s Cross Picnic King’s Cross Picnic
pictures : James Jones

A large scale graphic moss installation on a railway wall, by artist Anna Garforth, provided a striking backdrop and was gradually added to during the weekend by children armed with buckets of chalk. By Sunday evening the chalk stretched over two streets creating a fantastic mural of pictures and messages for passers-by.

left : Moveable grass beds were constructed from recycled pallets and provided seating outside, while trees were specially brought in and later donated to the borough
right : Bright letters lead picnic guests down the alleyway
King’s Cross Picnic King’s Cross Picnic
pictures : Mickey Lee

The inside space – Victorian warehouse restaurant/bar 6 St Chad’s Place – was decked out in more turf, bespoke games tables and seating made from recycled palettes, plus two swings hanging from the rafters which were in constant use by children and adults!

Youth dance groups from The Place did hourly performances providing a fantastic visual interaction in both the indoor and outdoor spaces. And the lovely ladies from The Poundshop brought their bespoke mobile kiosk as part of a summer tour, selling wonderful designer/maker items.

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Designs by Squire and Partners, alphabetical, no links:

40 Portman Square – offices/residential, London
Portman Square
photo © Will Pryce

Albemarle St – Goldfinger refurbishment, Mayfair, west London

City Road Basin, northeast London

City Road Basin
picture : Squire and Partners
Planning consent 2005

City Road Estate, Old Street, northeast London

City Road Estate
picture : Squire and Partners
Planning consent 2008

Creekside Village residential project, Deptford, southeast London
under construction

Belgrave House – offices for Grosvenor, Buckingham Palace Road, London

Capital East, Royal Victoria Docks, east London

Former Ford Factory Redevelopment, Bucharest, Romania
planning consent granted
picture : Squire and Partners
Masterplan of the entire site surrounding the factory, called the Floreasca masterplan

Greenwich Wharf, east London
planning consent granted
Greenwich Wharf
picture : Squire and Partners

Howick Place, central London
Howick Place
photo © Will Pryce
Design by Squire & Partners for Italian developer Alessandro Cajrati-Crivelli (client for the prestigious Zona Tortona fashion district in Milan). It houses art galleries and artists studios – including Phillips de Pury and Marc Newson – as well as six residential apartments.

HSBC Private Bank HQ, central London
Landmark Docklands
photo © Phillip Bier

The Knightsbridge
Landmark Docklands
photo © Will Pryce

Landmark E14, Docklands, east London
under construction

Luxury Housing – Knightsbridge, south west London

Nairobi : Education & Cultural Centre – British Council building, Nairobi, Kenya

UNISON HQ – HQ for trade union including residential, Euston Road, north London
pictures : Squire and Partners

Warwick Street, west London, UK

132-135 Regent Street redevelopment For Crown Estate

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