Garden CABIN completed in Surrey.
Prototype for a prefabricated timber building system with recycled plastic rainscreen cladding and breathable steico insulation.
Bespoke furniture hand-made from pre-finished birch plywood.
CABIN was made and installed in collaboration with Stephen Connah.
First day of installation and eco cassettes are fittings nicely..
Mock-up of prefabricated garden studio in Alma Smithy workshop.
Mobile worktables come in to their own.
Holding Cell for murder scene in Death in Paradise with daylight rig on roof.
The culmination of a 2-week set build in Guadeloupe.
The prefabrication of CABIN has commenced with the making of the wall cassettes.
Using the 1:1 mock up we are moving between the CAD drawing, material and detail to further refine the design.
Aiming for a 1 day site build presents an interesting challenge for the logics of construction.
Research trip to leather workshop at Fritz Hansen HQ Copenhagen.
Further to our collaborative project OFFCUT we are looking at the re-use of leather offcuts from the furniture production process for the design of a new ‘Digital Upholstery’.
This is the hand finishing of an Arne Jacobsen Egg chair in natural leather.
Just about to start building a prototype prefabricated garden studio with the working title – CABIN in collaboration with Steve Connah and Ronan Connelly.
Alma Smithy is a former window making factory in St Helens and will be workshop project space for the duration of the build. Space kindly offered by S. Connah Senior.
We have just completed a 3 week set build for the BBC drama ‘Death in Paradise’ designed by Production Designer Eryl Ellis. The production is filmed in Guadeloupe, West Indies.
One of the best workshop locations we’ve experienced, set within a mature orchid garden, located high in the mountains of Basse Terre with distant sea views.
Bartlett Summer Show now open until Saturday 5th July at the Slade UCL.
U7 exhibition exploring the themes of Metabaolism.
Kindly sponsored by James Latham Advanced Technical Panels.
image: S. Mittal