A community-led project incorporating the Historic Grade III Listed Museum, Public Library and Archive in Jamestown, St Helena.
Planning permission was obtained in Nov 2015. The project will be released for fund-raising in Spring 2017.
MWAI were asked to provide a vision on ‘the layout, mix, density, building proportions and grouping of affordable and market homes within the Comprehensive Development Areas at Bottom Woods, St. Helena.
The Longwood Hub project is a strategic masterplan, tourism strategy and museum concept for the grounds and surrounding area.
The island of St Helena is a remote British Protectorate located in the South Atlantic Ocean, notable as the place where Napoleon Bonaparte was imprisoned by the British in 1815.
In June 2013 MWAI were invited to explore the potential for the development of an ecological camp-site in the St Helena. The camp site is located in the Blue Hill district, in an area of Green Heartland (protected local ecology).
Working in collaboration with the Saint Helena Government (SHG) and Enterprise St Helena (ESH), MWAI were commissioned to undertake a detailed mapping exercise as a fore-runner to a strategic masterplan for the entire town.
MWAI together with Lorenzo Noe architect, were invited to participate in a competition for the redesign & regeneration of Markt Manching high street. The brief called for improved pedestrian movement, a new bicycle path and better public realm.
Jamestown is the capital and historic chief settlement of the island of Saint Helena. The ‘Bridge' area is a cross roads and square that stands at the centre of Jamestown forming an important public space for the local community.
A new Government office for St Helena on the historic site of the East India Company officer's barracks in Jamestown. The new civic offices reuse the existing listed barracks, counterpoised by a new open quad in its foreground.
MWAI were asked to provide a vision on the layout, mix, density, building proportions and grouping of affordable and market homes within the Comprehensive Development Areas at Half Tree Hollow, St. Helena.
MWAI successfully obtained planning consent for a mixed-use development on a light industrial site in the heart of Hammersmith. The proposal provides a secure and balanced development set in harmony with the existing context.