July 19, 2021
The finalists of this year's WAF Awards were announced today, and we have the potential to win two prizes in the international competition, often referred to as the World Cup of Architecture. The Student House in Linköping and the Bølgen bath & leisure centre in Drøbak, Norway have been shortlisted in the Higher Education and Research and Sport categories respectively.
July 15, 2021
Tower Hamlets council unanimously approved the proposals for Blackwall Yard, an 898-home mixed-use waterfront district in the heart of East London.
July 1, 2021
Design proposals for Oriel were approved by Camden Council’s planning committee last night. Designed by White Arkitekter, AECOM and Penoyre & Prasad, Oriel integrates world-class eye care and research for Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL’s Institute of Ophthalmology, within the high-tech setting of the King’s Cross & St Pancras Knowledge Quarter.
June 30, 2021
On 21 June we broadcast a digital roundtable as a part of the 2021 London Festival of Architecture. Our panel of experts discussed the future of healthcare design and what we must do to create the very best hospitals, clinics and units that promote mental and physical health and morale of staff. Here you can watch it again.
Together with ARHIS Arhitekti we have been named winners of Eastnine’s international design competition to transform the former Kimmel Riga brewery into a new central meeting point. The proposal “Revitalizing Kimmel Quarter” suggests a holistic and circular transformation of the site into a vibrant public destination, paving the way for a more sustainable future.
June 24, 2021
The province of Québec and the Nordic countries are resolutely committed to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in the construction sector. It was therefore only natural that experts from these northern regions should come together to share their best practices.
June 17, 2021
Our design for the Psychiatric clinic at Södra Älvsborg Hospital was highly commended in the European Healthcare Design Awards 2021. The health-promoting hospital is recognised for its humanist design approach in the Mental Health Design category.
June 15, 2021
As an extension of the book anthology "Out of the Blue", White Arkitekter Oslo has launched a podcast series of six episodes called “Can Architecture Fix This?". The podcast is hosted by architect Rebekah Schaberg, exploring challenging design issues related to water through stories and conversations with expert guests.
June 14, 2021
This years’ virtual European Healthcare Design 2021 Congress & Exhibition will be held on the 14-17 June. Healthcare design experts from White Arkitekter will be part of the event, presenting projects, research and sharing their expertise on various subjects.
June 10, 2021
Our competition proposal ”Walk of Learning” was awarded a Special Honorable Mention in Archstorming’s competition to design two new satellite preschools in Ethiopia. The preschools are a development of an existing preschool in Gaba Kemisa, about 124 miles northeast of Addis Ababa, which has had a major positive impact on the entire community.