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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 


Dartmoor Arts, 2015


We have just finish a new stargazing platform for Dartmoor Arts as a collaborative design and construct exercise with twelve students. Many thanks to carpenter Henry Russell, assistant Johnnie and technician ‘PJ’ (Paul Dove) as well as the fantastic students for designing and building this in just five days!


Onoffice Magazine

Rory talks making the most of urban green spaces & luxury treehouse hotels. See full article here


Grand Designs revisits Hoo House: Living in Suburbia


This project is intended as a prototype for a low-cost, low-energy new-build house which can sensitively respond to a historic market town setting. For more details click here.


Architecture Tomorrow 2015


Excited to have three projects selected to appear in The Architecture Tomorrow Gallery at MIPIM UK this year.


Talk: When Retail Meets Architecture


Tate Harmer talks Hackett London at ‘When Retail Meets Architecture’ RIBA London

RIBA London
6 St Chad Place
WC1X 9HH London

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 18:00 to 20:00

(Tickets available here)


TREExOFFICE opens today in Hoxton Square


TREExOFFICE is a unique co-working concept offering 8 individual workspaces for hire, and can also be hired exclusively for small meetings and intimate events.


Open-City Architecture in Schools: Primary Awards 2015

Tate Harmer St Edmunds RC Primary Millwall!

Research and Design Development Award (Whole class)
Most Inspirational Design Professional Award (Steve Wilkinson, Kathryn Timmins)

As part of our ongoing relationship with OpenCity, we recently collaborated with St Edmund’s Primary School in Millwall to create architecture for insects as part of OpenCity’s ‘Architecture in Schools Programme’.


Architects Journal: ‘pop-up office in Hoxton Square’


The installation, named TREExOFFICE, will be rented out to fundraise for environmental regeneration charity Groundwork’s work in Hackney’s parks and open spaces.

Up to eight people can work in the space which is equipped with a power supply and WiFi and will also be able to host small meetings and small events… (View full article here)


London Evening Standard: ‘Tunnel Vision’


Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s first building project is to be turned into a performance space 150 years after it was last open to the public… (full article here)


Habitat First Group reveal the masterplan design for new Silverlake Dorset project

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Featuring two variants of our low-energy ‘Light-House’ proposal, the three and four bedroom homes are the first Habitat First Group design to meet Passivhaus standards and code level 6 of the Code for Sustainable Homes.

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Habitat First Group



Talk: Passivhow-tos, Green Sky Thinking

Green sky Thinking

Tuesday, April 21st, 6.30pm-8.00pm
Unit G1B2 Stamford Works, Gillett Street, London, N16 7JH

Tate Harmer and Cocreate talk designing and building beautiful low-energy and Passivhaus buildings often on a tight budget. We will be presenting our experience and previous projects as a short talk, followed by a question and answer session to explain our findings to date.

Green Sky Thinking 2015


Talk: AJ Specification Live


Come along to listen to Rory speaking at this week’s AJ Specification Live: Roofing & Drainage.

We’ll hopefully see you for a drink after!

Wednesday 25th February, 16:00-18:00 (Registration from 15:45)
The Building Centre, WC1E 7BT