Binom’s remodelling of the Cervantes Institute in London has attracted interest internationally
The library and cultural space together with the Institute’s offices have now appeared in Divisare, Descroll, BauNetz and also Floornature. The project exemplifies Binom’s interest in tactile materials that age well and sense of spatial inter-connectedness.
Competition winners! Productive Office-scapes: the new offices for Green Network Energy
The proposal features the design of the new 2,000 sqm office spaces for UK energy supplier Green Network in Croydon, UK
Binom has been chosen to design an exciting and innovative working environment for Green Network, a leading supplier of ecologic energy in UK and Italy. Following the principle that staff should be given control and flexibility in their work environment, Binom's crafts a variety of spaces that enable more connections helping people to interact.
One of the key drivers of the scheme is the idea of generating a palette of reconstituted materialities, where custom-made surfaces, objects and spaces are built up again from parts.
The proposal also explores the concept of Productive Office-scapes, creating an environment that contextualizes members of staff with the concept of energy by allowing them to relax using human powered devices. A range of atmospheric spaces to relax and switch off where people can become aware of their bodies through active engagement with the space while creating a sense of community.
PLAY FULL HOME (1960-2040) IN MADRID
Manufacturing of furniture pieces and spatial modules is currently under way
Binom is happy to release photos following a visit to the metalworker’s workshop in Madrid. Our craftmen are currently busy finishing the production of custom made multifunctional modules made of tinted blue oak and blackened steel.
These units include shelves-screens, storage-benches, sliding panelling-shelves and pivoting enclosures. They are key components to the design concept of a flexible home able to easily adapt its layout to the family needs in the short, medium and long term. Completion due February 2018h
Binom’s design for a restaurant in Upper st, London
Our scheme for “Llerena” restaurant is open for business in Central London
Binom’s proposal comprises the interior design, furniture and graphic design, including a 60piece glazed ceramic chandelier. The proposal extracts key elements from the dehesa fields, the iconic landscape of Extremadura, in the South-West area of Spain, and re-contextualizes them in London.
Making furniture: an exhibition of Architecture student work
Gonzalo’s First Year students at London Metropolitan University have just finished their 1 to 1 scale furniture structures
The project investigates design through the act of making; specifically, of making a piece of furniture. Exhibition open until 22 December
Joining the Bartlett team, University College London
Marta is thrilled to join the amazing team of Izaskun Chinchilla and Carlos Jimenez at Diploma Unit 22, where she has recently started to work as Design Realization practice tutor
Site works on going for the Ocean Liners exhibition at Victoria & Albert Museum
In collaboration with contractor Empty, a four weeks fast building programme has started at the V&A Museum for the Ocean Liners exhibition
Binom is collaborating with specialist exhibition contractor Empty on the construction and site management stages. Completion due for January 2018
Play Full Home (1960-2040) in Madrid
Work carries on in Madrid at our residential project in C/Gutierrez Solana
A flexible home able to easily adapt its layout to the family needs in the short, medium and long term. Completion due January 2018h
“A house growing with the family, pear wood skin” has just been completed
The residential loft conversion in De Beauvoir has just been finished
Pintxos Temporary Bar is up and running in Regent’s Park
A turn–key project in collaboration with Iberica restaurant.
Opening of the New Cervantes Institute in London
A Binom design for the renovation of a new 1200 sq m building in Strand, Central London. 2017
Binom is proud to announce that the New Cervantes Institute in UK is open to the public. The re–modelling of the historic 1940s building features a stunning double height library space connected to a new reception lobby that will act as event space.
The opening event has hosted acclaimed Spanish writer Eduardo Mendoza’s press conference after winning the Cervantes Prize.
The renovation also includes 14 new classrooms and administrative spaces
Listed building consent granted for 39 Cornhill
Revamp of double height lobby and mezzanine spaces
The First Sherry Hotel and the charm of staying in a Spanish patio house
Historic refurbishment of four patio houses in Andalucia, April 2017
We are pleased to release images of our proposal for a 30 room hotel in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. A smart renovation project of 4 existing patio houses that belong to the Gonzalez Byass winery and form part of their facilities in Jerez town centre.
The project was presented on early April 2017 in Madrid including the landscape design of a new garden space adjacent to the hotel facilities.
IF THE SUN contemporary dance piece first rehearsal in Jordan
Binom is proud to unveil images of our first set design for dance company Min Tala, 2016
Binom is proud to present the set for IF THE SUN as a collaborative experimental work between Binom as architects and spatial designers and the team from Min Tala as experienced choreographers and dancers.
An interesting piece choreographed to be danced in open spaces in different cities. The brief called for a low budget creative spatial arrangement which could be manufactured by the dance company in the few days before the performance.
Binom proposed an ever changing urban ephemeral setting which gradually turns a street layout into a sacred space through a carefully orchestrated sequence of spaces of different degrees of privacy. The transformation is done by the dancer’s interaction with flexible enclosures made of steel rods and concrete bases
BINOM’s new lobby space design finished in the City of London
Renovation of reception areas at 155 Fenchurch st, March 2016
A turn key project, 155 Fenchurch st is located across the road from the well–known “walkie–talkie skyscraper”.
The brief called for an upgrading of the existing front reception area and back lobby space to create an smart and welcoming environment. Binom has developed the design of both lobbies throughout all design stages in close collaboration with the contractor, an efficient process that has achieved high interior finishes.
Charred Larch Warm Larch residential project selected for the Don’t Move Improve 2016 exhibition
Binom’s residential extension in De Beauvoir will be exhibited at the Building Centre from January 2016
Don’t Move Improve 2016 is an NLA awards programme recognizing London’s best–designed and most innovative home extension projects and celebrating London’s emerging practices.
Binom’s project for the renovation and extension of a Victorian house in De Beauvoir has been selected as part of the longlist that will form part of the exhibition and publication of Don’t Move Improve 2016. Final Winners and awards will be revealed on 21st January at the opening of the exhibition at Building Centre.
The Building Centre 26 Store Street London WC1E 7BT
Elvaston Place residence has just been completed
A high–end refurbishment and rear extension project in South Kensington May 2015
Binom has successfully completed an interesting example of Victorian interiors blending with contemporary design. More photographs coming soon
The new Cervantes Institute in London will be a Binom project
Our proposal has won the public competition to renovate a 15,000 sqft building in Strand, Central London. February 2015
The Spanish cultural institution will move from his current address in Eton Sq to a the more central location at The Strand.
Site works are due to start in June 2015 and it is foreseen that the new Cervantes will open in autumn 2016.