GBA Instagram

July 2018

GBA Instagram

Follow GBA news and project developments on our instagram.

Links

Open House: Layered Gallery

July 2018

Open House: Layered Gallery

The Layered Gallery will be open to visitors during this years London Open House on September 22nd and 23rd. More details to follow. 

Related project → Layered Gallery
Links

New Project:  Villa Arcipelago

July 2018

New Project: Villa Arcipelago

GBA have been appointed to design a new villa located on the island of Sardinia, Italy. The project is currently at planning permit stage.


New Project: Pond Street

July 2018

New Project: Pond Street

GBA have been appointed to design a new house in London. In 1968 architect Norman Foster extended the now dilapitated cottage on the site with a lightweight structure of steel, concrete blocks and large span glazing, which has since become an important work typifying industrial modernist architecture. GBA will bring this important work upto modern construction standards whilst dually constructing a new principal dwelling in place of the original cottage, and which will draw on the architectural character of Fosters previous work on the site. 


Garden House Nearing Completion

July 2018

Garden House Nearing Completion

GBA project Garden House, located in Nottinghill, London, is nearing completion. Situated on a heavily overshadowed backland site, extensive solar analysis was used to maximise daylight and optimise solar gains within the house through the careful positioning of a number of skylights. The gluelaminated timber roof structure which is clad with copper, employs compound geometry to hold the principal skylight in its optimised position. 

 

Related project → Garden House

Studio In The Woods

July 2018

Studio In The Woods

Gianni Botsford returned to lead a studio, together with Kate Darby, at the annual Studio In The Woods Workshop this year located in Worcestershire UK.

Links

Architectural Association External Examinations

June 2018

Architectural Association External Examinations

GBA director Gianni Botsford recently returned to the AA in Bedford Square, London as an external examiner. The summer examination period is followed by the AA's annual student exhibition which this year takes place from 22nd June. 


Dubai Iconic Mosque Competition

May 2018

Dubai Iconic Mosque Competition

GBA have submitted their proposal for the Dubai Iconic Mosque competition. Located at the emerging Dubai Creek Harbour, GBA's proposal is a response to Dubai’s rich culture and extreme environment. Our research in daylight and sunlight in architecture comes from an understanding that form and organisation can be generated by a response to natural systems and how strongly these relate to prayer. Deep concrete beams filter daylight and temper sunlight whilst also acting as a thermal mass to naturally condition the mosque interior. Principals of mathematics imbued with Islamic semiotics are also employed within our design. 


Construction begun on GBA Tower in Chengdu, China

February 2018

Construction begun on GBA Tower in Chengdu, China

GBA's project for a new tower located in Chengdu, China has now broken ground. The project is a development forming part of a new extension to the City of Chengdu for one of the leading brands of mobile phones in China. The project will create their headquarters for research, offices and training center. The tower is 43 storeys high, with the internal floor area of 80,000 m2 (860,000 sq ft).

Related project → Technology and Research Center

Sevenoaks Nature Reserve Competition

December 2017

Sevenoaks Nature Reserve Competition

GBA have submitted their competition proposal for a new visitor centre at the Sevenoaks Nature Reserve in Kent UK. GBA have proposed a timber domed roof, constituted by concentric 'petals' which decrease in size toward the roof apex. Light is filtered between the petals and into the protected outdoor and indoor spaces below. The soft curved timber walls, directed views and loose organic arrangement of spaces, aim to strongly connect the building to the nature surrounding it, and ultimately to foster a sense of wellbeing.       


The Light House featured in Wallpaper

November 2017

The Light House featured in Wallpaper

The Light House has provided the back drop to the 'Resort Wear' fashion shoot featured in this months Wallpaper magazine. 

Related project → Light House
Links

Layered Gallery Receives Merit in Structual Steel Design Awards

October 2017

Layered Gallery Receives Merit in Structual Steel Design Awards

The Layered Gallery has received a merit in the Structural Steel Design Awards 2017.

Related project → Layered Gallery
Links

GBA Studio Move

September 2017

GBA Studio Move

GBA has moved studio across London to Queens Park. We are now located in an old school building at Kindred Studios.

Links

Layered Gallery shortlisted for Camden Design Awards

September 2017

Layered Gallery shortlisted for Camden Design Awards

The Layered Gallery has been shortlisted for the Camden Design Awards 2017.

Related project → Layered Gallery

London Open House

September 2017

London Open House

Our project White on White was opened up to and welcomed visitors as part of London Open House 2017. The annual London Open House which takes place across one weekend in mid September, is 'an event which promotes appreciation of architecture by the general public'.

Related project → White on White
Links

Gianni Botsford
Architects

Work

Projects by sector

Projects by status


About Gianni Botsford Architects

 

Read more

Contact

Gianni Botsford Architects Ltd
Unit 212, Kindred Studios
18 Saltram Crescent
London W9 3HW

map

T +44 (0)20 7434 2277
E info@giannibotsford.com