To whom does one entrust the design of the Bartlett School – which, according to QS’s 2018 University rankings, is the second-best architecture school in the world after MIT? It turned out to be Hawkins\Brown, whose decision to peel its much-loved but failing 1970s Wates House back to its bones and reconstruct it in a contemporary guise earned it an RIBA Regional as well as a Civic Trust Award, generating a bold public face for both school and college at the north end of UCL’s campus on Gordon Street.
A mature practice that retains a youthful edge and exuberance\
Published in RIBAJ, 28 March 2018
In this RIBAJ article Jan-Carlos Kucharek talks about how Hawkins\Brown are perceived, along with recent projects and accomplishments.
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