We are all devastated by the loss of our dear friend and colleague Karla Roman, who was killed while cycling to work on Monday. Karla was a highly talented designer who had worked with LOM for two years on projects in the UK, Middle East and Africa.
It’s been quite a year. From being nominated for the Architects’ Journal Practice of the Year to Graham Taylor OBE and the Watford FC stars opening Meriden Community Centre!
Chris Huntly-Gordon, Development Manager at Crest Nicholson plc and Richard Hutchinson, Director of LOM, are one of the architect/client pairings who will be taking part in a Q&A panel to discuss ‘The Savvy Architect: Results of the Working with Architects Survey’ at the RIBA’s Guerrilla Tactics event on 9 November.
LOM architecture and design is proud to have helped Watford FC Community Sports & Education Trust transform Meriden Community Centre, which was officially re-opened by former England football manager Graham Taylor OBE, Mayor of Watford Baroness Dorothy Thornhill MBE; and Watford FC’s Troy Deeney, Heurelho Gomes and Jerome Sinclair on 4 November 2016.
LOM architecture and design’s mixed-use scheme in Dubai has been shortlisted for the Architects’ Journal Architecture Tomorrow Awards. It is also in the selected crop of future schemes to be exhibited at MIPIM UK property fair between 19-21 October 2016.
LOM’s 76,000sqm mixed-use scheme at Business Bay in Dubai has been selected to appear on the AJ’s Architecture Tomorrow stand at MIPIM UK 2016.
Top designers, architects and clients from the education and hotel sectors were invited to our studio on Friday 30 September to discuss biophilia, the integration of nature within the built environment.
Congratulations to Grant Corton, James Fellows, Chris Pyle and Silvia Valeri who completed Dig Deeper, the construction industry adventure race in the Lake District, on Friday 23 September 2016. The LOM team came 2nd in the Combined Age Over 140 category, 5th in the Mixed Team category and 18th overall out of the 39 teams.
Team LOM avoided the torrential rain in London on 16 September and headed to the Forest of Dean as part of our Summer Social 2016. Thirty two of us took to the waters of the River Wye in canoes paddling more than 20 miles, over two days, through the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The LOM football team made it to the semi-final of the inaugural Property Industry 5-a-side tournament, after finishing top of their group, on Friday 12 August at Power League in Shoreditch.
John Avery will be representing LOM at Cityscape Global in Dubai, the largest real estate exhibition in the Middle East. On Thursday 8 September John will be delivering a Cityscape Talk on behalf of the RIBA, discussing the role of good design in delivering commercial success.
LOM architecture and design has developed a model ‘off grid’ primary school concept for client Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), as part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, that can be rolled out to any part of the west African nation.
Year 4 from Harbinger Primary School in Docklands have won the model-making prize for ‘Disco Bridge’, with a little help from LOM, as part of Open-City’s Architecture in Schools summer programme.
Richard Hutchinson, Director of LOM, will be attending The Higher Education Design Quality Forum’s Annual Conference ‘Future Campus – The University of the Future’ at University of the Arts London.