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Thanks to the AA School for sharing our Award win. 

Thanks to the AA School, Architectural Association, for sharing our Architecture Master Prize news: DROO, Da Costa Mahindroo Architects, co-founded and co-directed by AA alumnus, Emergent Technologies graduate and former tutor Michel da Costa Gonçalves have been awarded an Architecture Master Prize 2020 for their project VI Castle Lane in Westminster, London. The residential building…

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DROO are Architecture Master Prize Winners!

We are delighted for DROO Architects to be amongst the winners of this year Architecture MasterPrize Winners in the Residential Multi-Unit category. The Architecture MasterPrize celebrates the very best in design excellence and innovation from the worlds of Architectural, Interior, and Landscape Design. The awards program is dedicated to showcasing and promoting exceptional talent, and…

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Amrita Mahindroo guest host for Parlour

DROO’s director Amrita Mahindroo will be guest hosting the Parlour (@parlour) instagram this week and will be sharing thoughts, musings and our work on some of the bigger questions we have been asking ourselves as a practice in 2020. Parlour is a fantastic platform giving a voice to women working in the built environment. “PARLOUR:…

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New definitions of Growth.

In a recent interview I was asked ‘how we continue to challenge our design thinking and if we had ever deliberately tried to change the way we work?’ In short the answer was yes, but it was a challenging question. As a sense of urgency surrounds us, whether it be climatic, social, economic or political…

DROO published in MINI book

DROO in MINI book

Paintworks by DROO published in MINI book. DROO is delighted to see its Paintworks project to appear in forthcoming the new instance of the MINI BUILDING series, issue #10. Thanks  and congrats to A&C publishing for the overall publication and series +. The Paintworks is a former artists workshop in the Kingsland Road conservation area, which…

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Dezeen Emerging Practice Awards

DROO is delighted to be nominated for the Emerging Pratice Award 2020. Thanks to everyone at Da Costa Mahindroo Architects.

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Essentiafluous: Semantic Design by DROO.

Essentiafluous: Semantic Design by DROO’s director Michel da Costa Gonçalves. This speculative exercise through terminologies questions how the current pandemic might influence design in the coming months or years. Thanks to Inst_inst_inst and mapa arq for the collaboration request.

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Architect of the year Award.

Da Costa Mahindroo Architects are delighted to be shortlisted as finalist for the Architect of the year Award. Finalist DROO architecture

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Planning granted for DROO’s low carbon project in Melbourne.

Very excited to share that we have just received planning for our Apartment Low Carbon scheme in Melbourne, Australia.

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The Plan Magazine,

Italian Magazine, The Plan features on DROO’s Paintworks project. The Plan. The Paintworks is a former artists workshop in the Kingsland Road conservation area, which was converted mixed use residential and commercial building. Structurally complex, the extensive extension covers both the basement of the existing building and the rear carpark with a distinct inhabitable facade. The…

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AJ – Architect’s Journal

DROO’s ‘crumpled paper’ project in east London featured in AJ. Architect’s Journal. The Paintworks is a former artists workshop in the Kingsland Road conservation area, which was converted mixed use residential and commercial building. Structurally complex, the extensive extension covers both the basement of the existing building and the rear carpark with a distinct inhabitable facade.…

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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”.