Butterfly Square spreads its wings
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Backstage at the Bank of England
On two Saturdays in July and again over a weekend in September, the Bank of England will i
The anatomy of a building: Denys Lasdun and the Royal College of Physicians
A unique exhibition opening on 8 September marks the centenary of the birth of one of Brit
Designers in Residence
This annual exhibition, which celebrates new and emerging design talent, will open 10 Sept
The London Design Festival
The London Design Festival is an annual event, held to celebrate and promote London as the
Weatherhead Architecture's residential 'town centre' scheme on the west Coast of Sweden to start construction in 2016
The core development in a phased masterplan in Halland, Sweden has been unveiled by Weatherhead Architecture. Situated 4km from Båstad, the 8,300 sq m scheme has been modelled on the open wings of a butterfly, creating two L-shaped building forms connected with a pedestrian strip.
This landscaped walkway runs diagonally through the site, connecting the development to a nearby park and creating a link to the relocated Båstad station which is due to open in late 2015. The brief set by client Skummeslövs Ängar requested a new ‘town centre’ for the wider Allarp masterplan, blending residential units with retail and civic functions.
The resulting design - dubbed Butterfly Square - will provide a variety of residential units with private terraces, retail units at ground level, and open-air civic amenities such as a space for performances and organised events