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DROO’s Smithfield market

DROO’s Smithfield market competition entry for Landlease reflects on the future of Birmingham tying to its historical trades as a civic place of gathering. Under a single roof, it carefully unearths historical layers to seek new paradigms and inform new “virtuous cycles”.

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DROO architects on Dezeen

Dezeen features DROO’s Castel lane project. Curved bow windows animate the facades of VI Castle Lane, a housing block in London designed by architecture studios Da Costa Mahindroo Architects.

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Wallpaper* features DROO architecture

A glass prism has appeared in an East London back garden. Geometric, transparent and glistening, it is the work of emerging London studio DROO – Da Costa Mahindroo Architects. More

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Temporary Cathedrals

DROO’s City Approach project underway in Shoreditch, London.  The “maisonettes” project by Da Costa Mahindroo architects is there by absence, illustrated by the vast void in waiting of the temporary scaffolding cathedral. More … 

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DOMUS

DOMUS magazine features DROO architect’s VI Castle Lane in Westminster, London.  “While following strict constraints to respect the historical heritage, London studio Droo has created an apartment building with markedly contemporary forms.” For this project, Da Costa Mahindroo architects “carefully examined the composition and details of the surrounding facades and interpret a classic element of…

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Attitude

Portuguese Attitude magazine features DROO’s Harrington project “Pure Tranquility”.  For this project, Michel Da Costa Goncalves and Amrita Mahindroo created a “spaces of meditative calm”, characterised by “the chiaroscuro effect of light and shade”. More …