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Architecture Unknown

March 2022



RIBA Journal Rising Star 2021

Welcome back to the Spring Edition of the Architecture Unknown Ezine where you can get all your AU News update fixes.

It’s been a very busy start of the year with exciting updates from the planning side and some new interesting projects.
To all our friends, clients and casual readers, as we head into spring we hope
you had an enjoyable and great start to 2022 and hope to see you over the
coming months.
Follow us on our social media and website to keep up to date
with our latest projects.

Until next time.
Daniel AU Co-Director

Further recognition for the 2nd Whalley Range Scout Hall has come in with the building making the longlist for the MacEwan Award and was featured in the recent RIBAJournal.

Meanwhile AU and our Director Daniel Kelso were recognised by online magazine Techround in a recent article 'Which UK Universities have the Most Successful Startup Founders?'

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RIBA Journal Rising Star 2021
We’re proud to announce that our director Charlie has been awarded a Rising Star 2021 award by the Royal Institute of British Architect’s Journal.

Front extension and rear alterations for the Brooks Road project in Manchester. Going on site at the start of April.

is ready to be submitted for planning AU were appointed to design a WikiHouse meditation retreat in the Lake District, which is to be submitted for planning in
spring 2022. We have worked closely with naked build co. on this to deliver a unique scheme for our client.
Go to the Projects page to see the latest images for this existing project.

HOUSE EXTENSION - Private client
An Edwardian Home Extension seeking to accommodate a growing family. The proposal adds a brick side ground
floor extension and attic conversion with associated zinc clad dormer to the property. This will create living space in the kitchen area and add a fourth bedroom with improved home office space.
Planning for the scheme has been achieved late 2021 and we’re looking forward to this going on site later in the year.

WIKIHOUSE BUILD for naked build co.

We started 2022 with the opportunity to test build our new Wikihouse Magpie prototype with Naked Build in the Lake District! The Architecture Unknown Team made it to site and learned more about how to design, engage and build with Wikihouse. It was great fun and a good learning experience Magpie, as explained in our previous winter Ezine is our new version of the WikiHouse that is designed for community-self build projects. Our passion is to help people understand the benefits of using Wihikouse. Design and construction is the start to creating an inclusive dialogue.
Yet another milestone for this great construction system that we want to share with you. The WikiHouse Skylark launch on the 10th of February at the Building Centre in London was a wonderful way to connect with like-minded people and have a glimpse at the new WikiHouse system, Skylark.

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