Music manuscripts and recordings of the late British composer Benjamin Britten are held within a temperature-controlled concrete chamber at this archive building in Suffolk, England by architecture firm Stanton Williams (+ slideshow). More »
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World Architecture Festival 2012: architect Paul Williams of Stanton Williams tells Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs why his team designed the new campus for London art and design college Central Saint Martins as "a blank canvas" where different disciplines could "take form and ownership", in this movie we filmed at the World Architecture Festival last month. More »
"The social challenge of designing a laboratory is almost as demanding as the technical challenge," Stanton Williams' Alan Stanton told Dezeen at the 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize award ceremony this weekend, where his firm picked up the big prize for their design of the Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge, England (+ audio). More »
Dezeen Wire: in a review of the new Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London by Stanton Williams Architects, Suzy Menkes of the New York Times admires the combination of glass, open spaces and reuse of the exiting building, claiming they make the campus "seem inviting and all-embracing," and adding that "the meld of heritage and modernity seems a particularly British combo." - The New York Times
See our story about the new campus on Dezeen here.
Dezeen Wire: planning permission has been granted for Stanton Williams' proposed transformation of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nantes. The comprehensive renovation of the existing museum and construction of a new 5800m2 extension is due to begin in October with completion scheduled for autumn 2013. More »