Ian Chalk Architects

 

70 Cowcross St, London, EC1M 6EJ  

02037807355

ian@ianchalkarchitects.com

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
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.
October 2019
Hillside Cottage in Cornwall progresses on site with the second floor slab cast and the steel frame of the new contemporary cottage starting to be installed.

Designed in collaboration with RA Studio the proposal forms a single storey contemporary barn in the woods behind the existing cottage and links the two volumes through a subterranean connection.
September 2019
Massing model of a new residential project in the south west of England. The brief revolves around extending and modernising an existing cottage on a large hillside plot.
September 2019
The timber frame in the mews of 7 Denmark Street is under construction. 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.
September 2019
Work has begun on 27 Denmark Street, a Grade 2 listed terrace house built in the late 17th Century.

It is the first of three buildings on the North side of Denmark Street to start on site, and compromises the full refurbishment of the external fabric, including the refurbishment of the existing windows and new roof.
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