Matter is proud to be a Partner of the Women in Architecture initiative, established by the Architects Journal and the Architectural Review.
Matter have been appointed by Lewisham Council to carry out strategic urban design studies in southeast London.
Local people braved a wet day to come and discuss our emerging proposals for affordable, elderly housing in Ealing.
Working with St James Big Local, Waltham Forest Council and students from the University of East London, Matter delivered an event structure to inspire people to share ideas for the future of a ‘meanwhile’ site in Walthamstow. The best ideas will be used to transform the existing car park into a longer-term, active community space.
Grant awarded by Creative Communities Programme to turn Scale Lane Bridge into a giant musical instrument for Hull 2017 UK City of Culture. Matter will collaborate with composer Nye Parry, artist Madi Boyd, and Hull Community Gamelan on workshops, performance and installations to allow people to explore the sonic potential of the bridge.
Scale Lane Bridge included as one of the ‘breathtaking structures’ in new book ”How Super Cool Stuff Works” published by Dorling Kindersley (www.dk.com)
Matter has been appointed by elderly housing charity Pathways to design new, modern Almshouses with an emphasis on biodiversity and cultivation.
Matter has gained planning approval from Lambeth Council for a new family centre on the edge of Clapham Common in the Metropolitan Open Land. The new building will provide Special Educational Needs nursery facilities and act as a ‘Natural Thinkers’ resource centre for families to explore the Common.
RIBA Research Trust Award 2016 granted to Roland Karthaus for ‘Building Rehabilitative Spaces’ research project, which looks at how prisons and MoJ land can be designed and used to support rehabilitation amongst offenders.
Speculative office conversion at 250 Tottenham Court Road completed.
Matter Architecture have been appointed to assist King George Sailing Club in preparing a regeneration masterplan, and to develop exciting new proposals for a bank-side clubhouse.
Spencer Tunick’s fantastic Sea of Hull installation- including 1000 people riding on Scale Lane Bridge!
Matter Architecture launched and opens new office in Bethnal Green.