August 2020
Working in collaboration with a local artist couple, ICA have achieved planning consent for the extension and alterations to an Edwardian building on Deptford High Street.

Located within the Deptford High Street and St Paul's Conservation Area, the proposal creates an extra studio and living space for the couple and their family. The proposal takes inspiration from the eclectic character of Deptford alongside Edwardian Arts and Crafts studio institutions such as the Glasgow School of Art.
August 2020
The erection of the timber frame in Book Mews has been completed; 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.
August 2020
Sat within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the World Heritage Coastline of Trevaunance Cove Smugglers Cottage dates from the early 1840s and is a typical miners cottage of its time.

The proposal looks to restore the cottage whilst forming new contemporary living accommodation around a series of garden walls which negotiate the changes in level.

The scheme has been submitted for planning.
July 2020
Site progress on Raine House Community Centre. The facade works are mostly completed with only landscaping and the joinery installation left to be completed.

The scheme carefully refurbishes the Grade II* former charity school, whilst providing new community spaces at ground floor, with dance and ballet studios at first floor.

Works are expected to be complete by the middle of August.
July 2020
Planning consent has been granted for a new community healthcare facility on Royal College Street in North London. The scheme has been carefully designed as a step down care facility with health and wellbeing at the forefront of the spatial arrangement; social spaces, roof terraces and generous views all encouraging and enhancing recovery. Architecturally the scheme takes inspiration from the early days of the NHS with a simple and methodical facade interspersed with moments of detail.
June 2020
The new Standard Hotel at Camden Town Hall Annex is featured in the Twentieth Century Society magazine.

The 1970's brutalist building has been restored to its former glory with 70's inspired internal fit-out and a new rooftop extension, housing a bar and restaurant. The project began prior to ICA's formation at Orms, with ICA retained as consultants through to planning approval. The project was delivered by Orms and Archer Humphryes.

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June 2020
ICA have recently received planning consent for the extension to a family home in Blackheath. The replaces an existing single storey shed with a two storey steel structure with a perforated corten cladding. The mass is inspired by the form of the traditional bay window and encloses a small summer terrace at first floor.
May 2020
Site progress on Chart House. The first phase of the CLT installation has been completed.

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
May 2020
Study model for a new entrance and reception area for a mixed-use project in East London. The scheme utilises a glulam and cross laminated timber as both structure and finish. The project is anticipated to be on site in late 2020.
April 2020
ICA have recieved positive pre-application response received from Greenwich Council for extension to a
fine Grade II Listed Georgian house in Blackheath.

The proposal which sits with the Blackheath Park Conservation Area references the opposing wing, built around 1895, but will be differentiated through the use of contemporary material and detailing.
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