6a has made its name by weaving new narratives into buildings’ layered pasts. As its new project at London’s oldest fire station shows, it makes for compelling, nuanced architecture

Published in Features
Thursday, 27 September 2018 10:09

Icon 185: A new frontier for design

Inside Icon 185: Are videogames the final frontier of design? Plus: 200 years of Thonet, Asemble's new Goldsmiths CCA gallery, the gentrification of Goldfinger's famous fortress and more

Published in Comment
Monday, 02 December 2013 16:57

6a: Architect detectives

Whether they are fitting out a Savile Row shop or adapting a grade I-listed house, London duo 6a Architects take a radical approach to history and conservation, cherry-picking elements of the past to weave into new narratives

Published in Features
Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:30

South London Gallery by 6a Architects

The Victorian terrace house on Peckham Road had been empty for years. It was a derelict shell adjoined to a grand piece of civic Victoriana.

Published in Features
Friday, 24 October 2008 14:08

The Brompton Stoops

The Brompton Stoops are 30 cardboard structures that will be occupying London’s Exhibition Road when it is pedestrianised for the opening weekend of the London Festival of Architecture this month.
Published in ICON 061 | July 2008