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Jerry speaking at Architect@Work

Jerry will be speaking at Architect@Work this month. Tate Harmer will be joining Exploration Architecture, Gustafson Porter, Architype and Eleanor Young of the RIBA Journal at the Design Driven by Natural Forces seminar. Come and check it out! Wednesday 25 January 2017, 16.15 at the Architect@Work conference, Olympia London. You can find out more about the event here (link).


Tate Harmer wins Museum of Scouting project

We are delighted to announce that we have been appointed by The Scout Association to design a new Museum of Scouting and visitor centre at their headquarters in Gilwell Park. Our colourful ‘Big Tent’ will provide a new heart to the Gilwell site which is regarded as the spiritual home of Scouting worldwide.


You can find out more about the project on our website here (link).


Eden Hotel submitted for planning


Our design for a 109 bedroom hotel for the Eden Project has today been submitted to Cornwall Council. The scheme includes a small cafe and three classroom spaces. We have worked with Eden and Luke Greysmith Associates to make sure the design works with and enhances the local landscape, with features including Cornish hedgerows marching through the building and local Larch pole cladding.


You can read more details about the project on our website here (link) or a Guardian article about the scheme here (link).


Brunel Museum Royal Opening


The Brunel Museum Grand Entrance Hall was officially opened today by His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. He even stayed for a brief performance from local dance troupe Theatre Lapis. This photo shows our Jerry and Laurence meeting the Prince!


You can read more about the project on our website here (link).


Lismore Road wins planning permission



Lismore Road has been granted planning permission by Croydon Council. The chair of the planning committee praised the thorough and careful approach Tate Harmer undertook to integrate this proposed eight apartment building into the suburban setting.


The scheme is set to start on site in March 2017, you can read more about the project on our website here (link).


Brunel Museum shortlisted for the Blueprint Awards 2016


Our Grand Entrance Hall for the Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe has been shortlisted for the prestigious Blueprint Awards 2016. The awards event in on 20th October, wish us luck!

Stairs being installed in The Grand Entrance Hall, part of Isambard Kindon Brunels Thames Tunnel.

You can find out more about the project on our website here (link) .



Tate Harmer in Open House London 2016


We have two building which will be open to the public as part of Open House London 2016 this weekend (17th and 18th September), please stop by to say hello!


Stairs being installed in The Grand Entrance Hall, part of Isambard Kindon Brunels Thames Tunnel.

Our conversion of The Grand Entrance Hall at the Brunel Museum will be open, details on the Open House website are here (link) and you can find our more about the project on our website here (link).




Our super-flexible Anise Gallery will also be open, details on the Open House website are here (link) and you can find out more about the project on our website here (link).


Tate Harmer runs RIBA education workshop


We just ran an education workshop with the RIBA at their headquarters in Portland Place, London. Twenty five school children worked with us over three days to learn the basics of architecture including designing, drawing and model-making. In the end they constructed these four fabulous structures! Wow!!


Brunel Museum shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards

Stairs being installed in The Grand Entrance Hall, part of Isambard Kindon Brunels Thames Tunnel.

We are very excited that our Grand Entrance Hall refurbishment for the Brunel Museum has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards! The full shortlist can be viewed here.

You can see more information about the project here.


Makers Mile Totem exhibited by the RIBA

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Our Makers Mile Totems are in an RIBA exhibition titled ‘Constructing Communities’ which puts forwards ideas to promote existing communities through architectural interventions. We proposed a series of totems to signify the area called Makers Mile in Bethnal Green, to both raise awareness of the fantastic craft skills base in the area and also help advertise potential services.


Brunel Museum Sinking Shaft opens


Our renewal of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s first structure, the Thames Tunnel Sinking Shaft in Rotherhithe has opened. The underground chamber is now a key part of the Brunel Museum experience and also a fantastic performance space, we even held a test gig to check the space was full operational!

You can find out more about the project here.


Tate Harmer wins the Eden Hotel project


Tate Harmer have been appointed as architects for the new 110 bedroom hotel at the Eden Project in Cornwall. The brief to deliver the greenest mid-range hotel ever is really exciting, and the project is set to be complete by July 2017.


Tate Harmer presenting at the next Architect Pitch


Tate Harmer will be presenting to industry experts and developers including Grosvenor Estates and Argent at the next Architect Pitch on 25th February. We will have three minutes to explain why we are a great architecture practice to work with!

Event Details: Architect Pitch


Hoo House on Grand Designs

Both the Grand Designs episodes featuring our Hoo House for Nat and Lucie in Woodbridge are now available at 4 On Demand, including the Suburban special with Jerry talking about the future of suburban housing, check out the links below!

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Grand Designs: Living in Suburbia


Grand Designs: Woodbridge Revisited


Wendell Road has been longlisted for Don’t Move Improve 2016


The shortlist will be announced on Wednesday 9th December by Homes and Property in the Evening Standard.

View full project details here.


Architects Journal: TH unveil timber ‘exoskeleton’ extension

Eco-practice Tate Harmer has completed this £180,000 timber extension to a family house in Shepherds Bush, west London.

Click here to view full article


Wendell Road features on Dezeen

Tate Harmer creates ribbed timber house extension in west London.
Click here to read full feature.


RIBA education workshop with The Bridge Academy at the TreeXOffice


Kathryn and Jerry from the office organised an RIBA education workshop for Art and Design students with Fiona Macdonald from the RIBA and Siobhan Tate from the Bridge Academy at our TreeXOffice space in Hoxton Square today. The students made fantastic three-dimensional portraits of the square!


Wendell Road on the cover of Metro’s Property


Wendell Road ‘clever home extension brings the outside in’ featured on the cover of Metro Property  ‘Its good to open up’



International Property Awards 2015


Frith House, Yoxford wins ‘Architecture Single Residence East of England’ at this years International Property Awards 2015


Open House London: Anise Gallery / AVR London


Come down – Jerry will be talking through the renovations and enhancements made to the former Victoria spice warehouse. Re-invented to house an architectural artwork gallery and an architectural illustrator’s studio, the design focuses on flexibility and workspace collaboration.

Open: Saturday/Sunday 10am-5pm
Address: 13a Shad Thames SE1 2PU


BBC Radio Suffolk

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As part of the Heritage Open Days, Jerry will be talking to Lesley Dolphin about the Hoo House.
Tune in at 4pm.
BBC Radio Suffolk, Episode 09/09/2015


BBC News – Would you feel inspired in a weird workplace?

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Click here to view BBC News film