N° 20 Portman Square is acknowledged as Robert Adam’s finest surviving London town house. The interior is conceived as a series of grand reception rooms, beginning with a typically austere hall, leading to one of the most breathtaking “tour de forces” in European architecture; Adam’s Imperial staircase, which rises through the entire height of the house to a glass dome, revealing the sky above. The plates below were created for a local charity, featuring a sketch of Robert Adam's stair by Timothy Crum.
Proceeds from this concert will be going to the Windmill Trust. The Windmill Trust enabled the restoration of largest post mill in the country, The Windmill in Sussex. More information on this project here.
Our Project Architect, Giovanna, visited Milan for the Design Week 2018. She met with regular office collaborators, such as Salvatori, and explored new materials and technologies to keep FINE architecture design up to date and able to respond to every challenge. Together with new personal connections, she brought back this year’s FuoriSalone fresh point of view: designers and makers are symbiotic beings, without who good design cannot happen. We are looking forward to apply all these ideas to new projects!
Some initial furniture design ideas for our project in Ryecotes Mead.. read more about this project here
Design progress sketches for a new "Oyster Bar"
The planning committee at Westminster council said it was favour 'in principle' of installing a memorial to Margaret Thatcher, but it rejected plans saying her representation in House of Lords robes did not reflect her achievement of becoming the UK's first female prime minister. Town hall chiefs insisted she be depicted carrying a handbag.
On January 23 at 6:30pm, councillors will vote on whether to back the new plans submitted for Baroness Thatcher in Parliament Square.
The original idea was blocked over fears it could be attacked and the new plans include a new granite plinth, designed by Timothy Crum of FINE architecture, to minimize these security fears.
Join us at Room 3.1, 3rd Floor, 5 Strand, London WC2 5HR for the vote. Additional information about the committee meeting, including directions, here.
Beatrice receiving the award from the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex for her outstanding work on the restoration of the Windmill! Congratulations Beatrice!
photo credit Reinis Lismanis
Sketches illustrating the courtyard
This aesthetic design is a simple obelisk with the tapering geometry focused symmetrically and centrally above the clasped hands.
Beatrice Frost is to receive the award of British Empire Medal (BEM) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List is for services to UK National Heritage for her outstanding work in the restoration of The Windmill in East Sussex. 2017 is a special year, as it marks 100 years of the Order of the British Empire.
Timothy Crum's interview on Sky News to discuss the Margaret Thatcher Statue proposal in Parliament Square
a refurbishment to a chateau in the south of France
Come visit us at our new offices at 1 Westmoreland Terrace, SW1V 4AD, London
Pictured are the master bathroom washbasins