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Treehouses in house of trees

Through contemporary re-writing of the primative ‘hut’ the house in its simplest and most recognizable expression becomes the founding element of our proposal. Seeking out ways to create a sense of Individuality within the collective housing that for reasons of economy of scale often results in the loss of social appropriation. Our treehouses within the…

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London’s Paper House

The renowned architecture firm, DROO Architecture, has a holistic approach to design is what has distinguished them from other firms and in this case, they present a unique structure that communicates who they are as a team. https://www.construcolor.com/post/london-s-paper-house — Read on http://www.construcolor.com/

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Écosystème civique, Song Do Library

  La recherche par la conception, notre proposition de bibliothèque Song Do. Conçue à la fois dans un souci de frugalité et de monumentalité, notre proposition envisage la bibliothèque comme un mouvement dynamique d’idées au sein d’un écosystème défini par deux environnements en interaction : le jardin central et l’agora en gradins de la bibliothèque…

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Interview avec l’Université de Melbourne

Dans un entretien avec la Faculté d’architecture de l’Université de Melbourne, Amrita Mahindroo évoque son parcours vers la création de l’agence DROO qui depuis a été reconnu pour son innovation et sa créativité, remportant récemment le prix Architecture Master Prize 2020 dans la catégorie « Residential ». L’interview complète est disponible ici. « The most important thing at DROO…

DROO Architects - Michel da Costa Gonçalves - Modern Theatres

MODERN THEATRES 1950-2020 is OUT

MODERN THEATRES 1950-2020 qui comprend une contribution de  Michel da Costa Gonçalves est un nouveau livre de référence édité par David Staples et publié par Routledge. Michel explore la perception actuelle de l’Opéra Bastille à la lumière de ses débuts très politiques et en s’appuyant sur son expérience passée de conception de lieux culturels tels…

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FRAME AWARD Jury

Thank you to FRAME Magazine for inviting DROO’s director Amrita Mahindroo to be a part of FRAME AWARD Jury. Its fantastic to see so many exciting projects coming up from across the world. After so many months of restrictions we are all itching to see an exhibition, go to a restaurant or work in collective…

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DROO in International Panorama

We are delighted for DROO Architects to be featured in, International Panorama, Vol. 1 a book curated and designed by THE PLAN.« First volume of a journey into international architecture, in order to interrogate the experimentations, the forms of the project that intertwine innovation, compositional, and building technique needs » Publisher Gruppo Maggioli S.p.A. Designed THE PLAN…

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Fostering Diversity

For the start of this new year, we are pleased to have become spokespeople for the Diversity Pledge and encourage the Future of London’s Diversity Network which “is a group of individuals and organisations bringing new voices to the urban debate”. Together with our Team, DROO endeavours to support this core ambition in its work and practice.   #futureoflondon…

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DROO at The Perspective: Winter program 

Amrita Mahindroo to speak at The Perspective: Winter program  The Perspective Virtual is a think tank on Architecture and Interior Design.   https://bit.ly/3fsH9tP https://www.theplan.it/eng/whats_on/perspective-virtual-winter-forum-a-rich-program-of-events This virtual forum, organized by international architecture magazine THE PLAN, will bring together the design supply chain, offering a busy and varied program of panel discussions on highly topical architecture and design issues. The stars…

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DROO finalist for FAIRE 2020

DROO is a finalist for FAIRE 2020, the Paris accelerator for innovative architectural and urban projects.  We are delighted to be selected for the final round for our post-pandemic urban revitalisation project.  « FAIRE platform invites multidisciplinary teams to propose innovative research and experimentation in the face of major urban challenges: climate, materials crisis, new technologies,…

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DROO featured in AMC

DROO featured in AMC Magazine following this year Architecture MasterPrize where DROO Architects is amongst the winners in the Residential Multi-Unit category for our Castle Lane Project. 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…

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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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Jardins suspendus

Jardins flottants, planants, suspendus… Comment faire voler un jardin ? Au cœur de notre projet Paris Gateway, notre jardin suspendu visait à résoudre des contraintes contradictoires. Le très précieux espace public devait être utilisé pour les transports tandis que d’autres infrastructures souterraines occupant l’ensemble du site rendaient impossible toute plantation. Simultanément, le sol surélevé des…

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The Skewed church 

Spatial sequencing  Without theological commentary intended, our answer for a new Russian Orthodox Church was the literal sequencing of its spatial DNA.  Simultaneously as an answer to the trapezoidal site and its oddness in regards to contemporary design, we choose to slice and displace an archetypal model to create a new species. The gradient translation…

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Mémoire de pierre

Born of our investigations into material reuse, the Née de nos recherches sur la réutilisation des matériaux, notre projet Castle Lane a été l’occasion d’étudier un nouveau type d’agrégat à base de brique. En donnant une seconde vie au bâtiment démoli, nous avons étudié une solution composée de panneaux d’agrégats faits de briques broyées provenant…

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Fractal Tree

Le Fractal Tree  ou Arbre Fractal est la manifestation d’un jeu géométrique issu de la logique de croissance des branches d’arbres. Fonctionnant comme une sculpture urbaine et un dispositif durable, la structure en bois se transforme et transforme son environnement au cours de la journée. À la fois métaphore et abstraction de sa source naturelle,…