ARCHIVIBE is proud to partner with the 2020 London Festival of Architecture & BowerBird in presenting a public vote contest, “The power of architecture to impact my life”.

We want to involve you into the discussion around architecture and London.

Architecture shapes our cities and places, our social and cultural values, and our daily lives:
architectures that changed the skyline or the views around us, buildings that shaped our daily routine or has helped a place or community for the better, architectures that changed the fortunes of a place, architectures that involve us, or just make our skin crawl.

All the architectures have been submitted during May and form the basis of the public vote.

You will be able to vote (until Tuesday 30 June 3:00 pm CET) on each building to decide which of these projects has the most powerful impact on people’s lives.

Which London building has impacted your life the most?

click on each IMAGE to discover more about the project
click on MAIN PAGE on the red menu to come back here
click on the heart to vote your favorite building or visit the link to know more
Previous photoNext photo
Contest is finished!
Title: Brickworks
Author: Daniele Prosdocimo
Votes: 21

Views: ?

Brickworks is a new 1,000 sq.m community centre and twenty three new social rented homes in Crouch Hill, North London, for Islington Council. Carefully designed through a series of community workshops it is organised around a central ‘inhabited lobby’ space that collects together the life and activities of the building. This double height space provides a focus for the building, hosts events and gives access to the other spaces in the building which include a hall, community cafe and kitchen, children’s drop-in centre, roof garden, meeting rooms, and office spaces. The interior is designed to be robust and flexible, allowing different groups to adapt and inhabit the space over time. Mature trees around the site were retained by building on the footprint of an existing car park and are now enjoyed from corner windows and deep balconies that look across the leafy Holly Park estate. Brickworks was grown and tailored in response to the needs of the local community it serves.

Project by: Brady Mallalieu Architects

Brady Mallalieu Architects are a design led architectural practice based in London established by Robin Mallalieu and Angela Brady. Our practice has designed buildings in both the public and private sectors in the UK and Ireland across a broad range of project types particularly housing, community projects and historic buildings. Our work has been extensively published and exhibited nationally and internationally and has been recognised with a series of design awards. Angela Brady served as President of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2011-2013.

Photography: Keith Collie

The power of architecture to impact my life: learn more about the submitted projects here