Self Build Guild – We’ll take second

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In October we were invited to the Grand Design Live show in Birmingham having been shortlisted for the self-build on a shoestring award with our entry: A Self Build Guild.  Happily, as a practice of two we were awarded second prize as runners up to a massive multi-disciplinary practice...

Towards A Self-Build Guild?

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We’re very excited to have been longlisted(!) for the National Custom & Self Build Association Self Build Starter Home competition. Our proposal took a deviant approach to the brief, proposing a ‘Self-Build-Guild’. The Guild is an organisation to support and enable self-build for people with little or no upfront...

HarperPerry selected for Coastival 2017

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Harper Perry have been selected to feature at the Coastival Festival 2017.  The annual winter festival held in Scarborough bring the town to life during the dark nights of February with a programme of  art, performance and music.  HarperPerry will be featuing a mobile installation to portal visitor into...

Hatton Showcase – Designs for a touring pavilion

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Showcase: Designs for a Touring Pavilion We have appointed to work with the Hatton Gallery as part of their work to  deliver a new demountable pavilion for Newcastle and Gateshead to showcase the Hatton Gallery. The new structure aims to maintain the profile of the Hatton whilst it is...

The future of housing?

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As part of the ongoing work of the Ouseburn Futures group, James and Claire will be helping host an evening workshop looking at housing in the Ouseburn – past present and future. The event will cover housing of the past with Mike Greatbatch (Ouseburn Heritage expert), current housing developments...

Westerdale starts on site

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Westerdale went on site last week with demolition work complete and foundations being poured within a week.  The frame and structure should be complete by late August with wildflower green roof being installed shortly after. Phase 1 included structural reworking of the 18th century cottage, internal insulation throughout and...

“They need to give us the land”

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Last week saw the launch of Protohome down in the Ouseburn Valley in Byker. A research project by the artist Julia Hesslop, the project has developed a participatory social housing model through live self-build project down in the Ouseburn. Julia has developed the project with Crisis and Tyne Housing...

Hatton Gallery Commission

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HarperPerry are excited to announce that we have been selected from a competitive bid to partner with the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle to deliver a new installation in collaboration with a selected artist. The Hatton Gallery has received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England to develop...