Lo_Coat Product Launch

3|10 Studio are excited to present a sneak preview of a brand new innovation that the studio has recently been working on with Mekon Access Solutions; 

Lo_Coat - A coat hanger adapter to enable wheelchair users, people of short stature and children to hang their own coats on standard height coat hanger rails.  Making hanging jackets and coats more accessible to everyone.

Designed in Bristol, manufactured in Yorkshire and developed as part of ongoing works with the Wellcome Collection in London, the first 80 units of the product have been delivered to site last week amid much jubilation! …some better photos to follow soon !    

Howell’s School, Cardiff

3|10 Studio have been appointed to undertake a review of the Grade 2* listed estate of Howell’s School, Llandaf. 

The School’s estate comprises many buildings including the original school designed by one of the patriarchs of 19th Century Architectural Society and friend to a young Queen Victoria; Decimus Burton!  Exciting times ahead!   

Bespoke Handrail Extensions

310 Studio were comissioned to design a solution to the very low handrails of the original marble staircase within the Wellcome Collection’s beautiful 1932 Gallery building and were excited to receive a mock-up prototype from the fabricator this week. The design has been very carefully designed to avoid fixing through or damaging the existing marble staircase handrail and assumes a curved bronze and black metal pallete to sit comfortably with the existing materials.  

Small but Perfectly Formed

It would seem everyone is spending more time in their gardens! Here’s a rather nice garden room we’ve been working on, with beautiful blue tiles hand made by Granby Workshop in Liverpool.

Abbots Leigh Home

A few shots of 310 studio’s new entrance and living space from our remodelling of a beautiful home in an astounding setting in Abbots Leigh, Bristol.  

New homes | Old village

310 studio are nearing completion on designs for a contextually sensitive development of 5 new-build homes in Northamptonshire. The scheme is targeting a zero-carbon, environmentally responsible build that enhances the fringes of the handsome village in which it is located.

Planning Success in Bristol Conservation Area

Continuing in the practices excellent track record of success with ‘difficult’ planning applications, 310 studio have won planning approval for the addition of a new apartment on the roof of an existing building in a highly sensitive location in the centre of Bristol.. Here’s looking forward to the detail development!

The steep garden conundrum !

How do you establish a sense of connection between house and garden when the garden is on a rather extreme slope? By designing the garden first and letting that inform the internal spatial design! Such is the strategy at 310 studio’s extension and remodelling works to a handsome family home on Cranbrook Rd in North Bristol. Watch this space..

Royal Albert Road Completes

310 studio’s two storey rear extension and comprehensive internal remodelling at Royal Albert Road in Bristol’s Downs Conservation Area has completed and is looking fantastic. Our thanks to Tom Goss Structural Engineers and CT Building Contractors!

Assemble talk at Arnolfini

Terrific Talk by Brightbow Workspace’s own Holly Briggs from the architecture, design and art collective Assemble at the Arnolfini yesterday – fascinating overview of a very particular attitude, approach and process of working in the field of architecture and art – Inspirational! 

Arnolfini Exhibition – Still I Rise

There’s an interesting exhibition on at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol documenting resistance movements in the context of gender politics + perspectives. The exhibition is intensely varied but one exhibit that stood out was self-taught architect, Alice Constance Austin, whose design for a city of 10,000, Llano del Rio, from c. 1916 are particularly interesting.

Austin considered the single-family house to be one of the greatest obstacles to improving the position of women in society and reimagined how both a dwelling and a city might be reshaped / reimagined in response to such. An interesting moment in a great exhibition – check it out if you can! 

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