Ian Chalk Architects

 

70 Cowcross St, London, EC1M 6EJ  

02037807355

ian@ianchalkarchitects.com

2020_03b_St Giles
The erection of the timber frame in Book Mews has started; the twisted Baubuche structure partially infills the the mews above the newly formed basement and will house a restaurant and event space.

The project is part of the larger St Giles masterplan - the mixed use refurbishment of a number of buildings in the Denmark Street Conservation Area.
March 2020
The first CLT panels are being installed on site at Chart House.

The project compromises of the extension and refurbishment of a 1930's former cloth warehouse in Shoreditch. The scheme provides a new home for an expanding design company

The new sawtooth profile roof extension will be constructed completely in CLT and clad in vertical profile metal cladding. Works are expected to complete in late Autumn
February 2020
Photo showing the refurbished rear elevation of the Denmark Street townhouses.

Part of the wider St Giles masterplan the project is made up of number of buildings on Denmark Street, Flitcroft Street & Book Mews and will provide a mixture of affordable and private residential, commercial and event spaces located within the Denmark Street Conservation area.
January 2020
A new build intermediate care scheme in Camden is being submitted for planning. The design makes reference to the post war days of early NHS facilities well integrated into the community, combined with current day practices of considered well-being and stimulating spaces provided in the wards, facade planting, roof terraces and potting sheds for patients.
January 2020
The timber frame in the mews of 7 Denmark Street is completed and the glazing and staircase have been installed. The glulam structure sits inset of the the existing masonry walls of the historic mews building and will form part of a new restaurant in the space.

The project is part of the larger St Giles masterplan - the mixed use refurbishment of a number of buildings in the Denmark Street Conservation Area.
January 2020
Staircase design for a new theatre in Elephant & Castle, South London. The economic design utilises Elefant Grating balustrade panels and scaffold plank treads reinforce the industrial aesthetic of the theatre interior. Red oxide painted metalwork
contrasts against the paired-back finishes and exposed services.

The fit-out project is currently on site and expected to complete in the Autumn.
December 2019
Old Street phase three starts on site. Built in the 1960’s St Lukes Estate compromises a ground and basement floor of retail units sat within a protruding plinth.
Phase three compromises a new two storey timber extension which sits adjacent the newly refurbished retail parade.
October 2019
Elevation study for a potential project in West London. The scheme proposes the use of modular CLT panels, with the openings infilled to different levels according to buildings internal occupation. The scheme
November 2019
Construction detail of the corner joint of the timber pavilion in Book Mews. Designed in collaboration with Wooden House, the oak glulam structure sits inset of the the existing masonry walls of the historic mews building and will form part of a new restaurant in the space.

The project is part of the larger St Giles masterplan - the mixed use refurbishment of a number of buildings in the Denmark Street Conservation Area.
October 2019
The timber beams at Oak Tree House have been installed on top of the new pile caps.

Located in the garden of a listed Georgian house in Blackheath, the new house stands on screw-pile foundations to prevent damage to a mature oak tree with living spaces arranged around two open courtyards.
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