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Mechanical Landscapes

Abigail Ashton and Andrew Porter first collaborated on their joint diploma project "Mechanical Landscapes" whilst 5th year students at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. The project was sited in a quarry located on the Pfaffenberg Mountain, Bad Deutch Altenburg on the Austrian Border

Petrie Museum

An invited international competition judged by Lord Richard Rogers, Itsuko Hasegawa and Enric Miralles. The project is sited in Bloomsbury, London and occupies an empty plot adjacent to the Bloomsbury Theatre. The Petrie Museum houses one of the worlds largest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology.

Grand Egyptian Museum

An international open competition judged by Sir Peter Cook. A proposal for the Grand Egyptian Museum to house an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts adjacent to the pyramids at Giza. This global museum allows worldwide access through interactive webcams. Each visit of the virtual visitor is

Highline

An international open competition. A proposal for a landscaped park that renovates the existing highline structure in New York. The highline is a 1.6 mile long elevated steel structure that weaves across twenty blocks of the westside Manhattan. Orginally used to carry trains to the docks

Urban Park, Stockport

An open competition. A project to masterplan the regeneration of two central spaces in Stockport: Mersey Square and St. Peter's Square. The squares are under-used and suffer from bad connection to the existing civic amenities. The submission was shortlisted to the final four and described by the

Living Sites

An open competition by Wates judged by Edward Cullinan. A development of the low cost "Maison Modele" project for a UK context. The project is located on a brown-field site in the suburbs of London at Hampton Court incorporating twenty individual dwelling units and a communal

Peacepentagon

An international open competition. Awarded Runner-up Prize Judged by Michael Sorkin and William Menking. 339 Lafayette Street is the spiritual home of the peace movement in New York, and is affectionately known as the PeacePentagon. The War Resisters League, Paper Tiger TV, The Women's International League for

Suburbanstudio

A studio located in a typical Victorian suburban garden. The main studio facade that addresses the garden floats above a glass panel and forms a screen to separate the work space of the studio from the domestic garden. The typical green suburban garden is replaced

Hush House

A new build 2 bedroom house of 90 sq m in north london. The client faced a typical problem for young people in London and the south east of England and was unable to afford to buy an apartment in the local area. His parents