5 July 2017

Soon to be Revealed – Sheldon Avenue

Cousins & Cousins has almost completed a new three storey house with basement in Highgate, North London.  Referencing traditional elements of a double fronted villa, this modern new build house plays on the vernacular language with a series of large openings that ‘slip’ past each other to form a contemporary front elevation with a set of three modern dormer windows to the roof that maintain the prevailing eaves and ridge heights.

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5 July 2017

AJ Retrofit Awards 2017 – Shortlisted

The practice is delighted to have been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards which will be announced in September. De Beauvoir House features a unique rear extension to a semi-detached family home in Hackney, London. In granting planning permission, Hackney Council praised the project for its ‘high quality lightweight design’ as well as being a ‘good example of contemporary design, incorporated into a traditional building form’ with surrounding neighbours also praising the design as sensitive and engaging whilst allowing modern design to prevail in a heritage area.  To read more about our shortlisted project please click the link here.

27 June 2017

We’re Recruiting

Cousins & Cousins are seeking talented Part II Architectural Assistants and Part III Senior Architects to join our team.

Please click on the links below to view the job requirements in Dezeen and apply.

Senior Architect

Part II Architectural Assistant

 

20 June 2017

Uncommon – New Kings Rd

Cousins & Cousins have just been appointed by Uncommon to design an exciting and innovative multi-unit work space in Fulham.

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15 June 2017

Concours D’Elegance

At this year’s Concours D’Elegance, Ben Cousins and Rebecca Taylor from Cousins & Cousins together with Peter Murray, Chairman of the NLA, cycled the Rapha London Nocturne Circuit on beautiful yellow Vélosophy bicycles. Vélosophy operate on a ‘one for one’ promise. For every bicycle sold they will donate another to a young schoolgirl in Ghana.

 

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13 June 2017

Re:Centre

Cousins & Cousins are pleased to announce our appointment to develop and deliver a unique new style of wellness space on the riverfront in London’s Hammersmith. Formerly home to Architects Roger Stirk Harbour and Partners, this exciting new venture aims to provide a welcome sanctuary from the clutter and chaos of modern city life. Re:Centre will run a programme of inspiring talks, screenings, exhibitions, classes, performances, workshops and other events within a nurturing and restful space.

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9 June 2017

Vélosophy Bicycles Arrive For Concours D’Elegance

Our Vélosophy bicycles finally arrived at New London Architecture headquarters yesterday.  We would like to thank official Rapha Nocturne partner Voncrank who came by to assemble the bikes. We are all ready to go in preparation for the Concours D’Elegance ride tomorrow.

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2 June 2017

Cousins & Cousins Countdown to Concours D’Elegance

We are delighted to announce that Ben will be putting on his most stylish attire and cycling alongside Peter Murray as part of the Concours D’Elegance bicycle ride. On 10th June architects and affiliated persons will take to the streets to ride around the Rapha London Nocturne Circuit.  Following on from last year, the pair will return to pedal together.

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15 May 2017

Invisibly Green

We have recently finished work on a four-storey Victorian house in Islington which had remained untouched for over 30 years. We radically transformed and extended the building whilst dramatically improving energy efficiency to as near to a PassiveHaus standard as possible whilst incorporating the highest quality finishes and interior design.

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26 April 2017

RIBA Patrons Tour De Beauvoir House

Ben Cousins, one of our practice Directors, led a group of architecture enthusiasts around our recently completed project De Beauvoir House today as part of the RIBA Patrons tour.

For more information about the project please click here.