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post updated 5 August 2021
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5 Aug 2021
Singing Ringing Tree, Burnley, Lancashire, north west England, UK
photo courtesy of architects office
Singing Ringing Tree
The Singing Ringing Tree is a wind powered sound sculpture resembling a tree set in the landscape of the Pennine hill range overlooking Burnley, in Lancashire, England. From far and wide, the tree’s profile is visible on the horizon, appearing and disappearing in the mist.
12 Aug 2019
Mist, Mirror, and Megaliths Exhibition Design, Barbican Centre, London, England, UK
photo : Alex Peacock
Mist, Mirror, and Megaliths Exhibition Design by Tonkin Liu
To visit an exhibition is to make a journey through a landscape of new information and experiences. The aim of the exhibition is to inform and inspire with an unfolding story through ideas over time.
24 May 2018
Old Shed New House wins RIBA Yorkshire 2018 Architecture Award
Old Shed New House is one of seven buildings to win RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards.
27 Mar 2018
RIBA Yorkshire Awards 2018 Shortlisted Buildings
Old Shed New House, North Yorkshire is one of thirteen buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards; the winners will be announced at an Awards evening at The Museum Gardens, York on Thursday 24 May.
26 Jan 2018
Tonkin Liu’s ‘Sun Rain Rooms’ revealed as the winner of ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ 2018
photo : Edmund Sumner
Sun Rain Rooms by Tonkin Liu Architects
‘Sun Rain Rooms’ has been crowned London’s best and most innovative home extension as overall winner of New London Architecture’s (NLA) annual ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ competition.
21 Mar 2017
New House in Kent Shortlisted for RIBA South East Awards 2017
One of fourteen buildings shortlisted for RIBA South East 2017 Awards:
RIBA South East Award in 2017 for this Kent house design.
Dover Esplanade, Dover, southeast England
Date built: 2010
photo © Robbie Polley
RIBA Award winner, 19 May 2011
The Dover seafront has been transformed by artworks that take the form of three waves gently washing up against the sheltered beach. The Lifting Wave is a repeating form of curving white concrete ramps and staircases that rise and fall to connect the Esplanade to the lower shingle beach.
The Resting Wave; a second sculptural white concrete wall made up of a series of moulded curves. The recesses house oak benches, the promontories raised lawns.
Shell Lace Structure : Shi Ling Bridge
Continuing development of Shell Lace Structure, Tonkin Liu have used the technique to design a pedestrian and cycling bridge across a site in China.
Spanning 75 metres, Shi LIng Bridge is a highly-efficient structure made of lightweight perforate torsion beams, turning and joining to land as a composite column.
Exhibition at Arup Phase 2, 8 Fitzroy St, London W1T 4BJ
22 Oct 2010 – 21 Jan 2011
Key Projects by Tonkin Liu
Featured Buildings by the architects, alphabetical:
Burnley Panopticon, northwest England, UK
Date built: –
RIBA National Award 2007 : The Singing Ringing Tree
Promenade of Light, London, UK
Date built: 2007
Client: London Borough of Islington
PM Better Public Building Award – Promenade of Light : PM’s Award Finalist 2007
Shoreditch rooftop apartment, 20 Clere Street, Islington, London, England, UK
Date built: 2006
Design with Richard Rogers
photo © Nick Weall
Shoreditch rooftop apartment
More architectural projects by Tonkin Liu Architects online soon
Location: London, England, UK
London Architects Practice Information
Architect studio based in London, England
Design studio led by Anna Liu + Mike Tonkin
Mike is an Architect and Landscape Architect with over 20 years of experience developing innovative and creative projects in architecture, art, and landscape. He graduated in Architecture at the Royal Collage of Art, London. Mike has taught and lectured at numerous schools of architecture in England and the Far East, and he currently teaches at the University of Bath. He lectures on a number of subjects including world vernacular architecture, using the experience and photographs taken from his extensive travels.
Anna is an Architect with over 15 years of experience in architecture, art, and landscape. She graduated in Architecture at Columbia University. Anna has worked for practices in China, Japan, the USA and the UK. Having previously worked for Arup Associates in Hong Kong and in London, she set up Tonkin Liu with Mike Tonkin in 2002. Together they taught at the Architectural Association School of Architecture for four years, exploring studies of patterns in nature and in human nature.
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