retrofit and reuse
working with us
retrofit and reuse
working with us
Kent MArch Unit 4 2021
Net Zero Collective. Unit 4 explores the circular economy, net zero and collective enterprise
Sofitel St James, Westminster
MWAI worked closely with the hotel operator and Paris based interior design team PYR to deliver a phased refurbishment of Sofitel's Grade II Listed flagship 180 bedroom hotel.
Historic Penthouse, Marylebone
This Grade II* Listed penthouse for a growing family is situated over the top two floors of a significant Historic property in Marylebone.
Mayfair Apartment, London
We reimagined this one-bedroom apartment in a Mayfair Mansion block for a busy, professional who wanted a minimalist, uncluttered ‘pied-a-terre’.
Kent MArch Lisa Edwards 2020
Lisa Edwards RIBA Silver Medal Commendation Project
Wild Honey Sofitel, St James
Fine dining restaurant and bar, refurbished as part of the larger on going works in Sofitel St James's, Sofitel's Grade II Listed flagship brand Hotel in London.
The Collector’s Home, Hampstead
For this five-storey refurbishment, we were challenged by the client to transform a dark, Grade II Listed Neo-Georgian Victorian house into a light-filled family home.
An Architect’s House. Shepherds Bush
An Edwardian terrace refurbishment in West London, balancing period character with a layout that accommodates the demands of modern family life.
National Centre for Integrative Oncology, Charity
Yes to Life is a charity set up to help people living with cancer pursue approaches that are unavailable on the NHS - the New National Centre for Integrative Oncology.
A Pied-a-Terre, Little Venice
A minimalist turnkey refurbishment of an apartment in a white stucco townhouse in Maidavale by MWAI BUILD.
Kent MArch UNIT 4 2019
Examining the perception of Architecture & Society through the lens of Technological advancement in the context of the beautiful post-industrial landscape of the Hoo Peninsula, Kent.
Devonshire Place apartments, Marylebone
Extensive remodelling, extension, and conversion of a Grade II Listed building in Marylebone into six self-contained apartments.
Kent MArch Unit 4 2020
Unit 4 2020 explores climate change and the role of activism in architecture.
Mayfair Mansion, London.
The luxury refurbishment and extension of a 15,000 sqft Grade II Listed Georgian mansion in Mayfair, Westminster.
Nespresso Headquarters, Italy
Headquarters office fit out for Nespresso in Italy. Undertaken in close collaboration with the Nespresso Corporate marketing and Brand Team.
Kent MArch - biophillic design
Through teaching at Kent University MArch Unit 4 MWAI are developing our application of the principles of biophilic design in architecture.
St Helena Cultural Centre, St Helena
A community-led cultural project incorporating the historic Grade III Listed Museum, Public Library and Archive in Jamestown, St Helena.
Minimalist Apartment, Maida Vale
Families grow and change. A turnkey refurbishment of a duplex apartment over the top floors of a Victorian terrace in London’s Little Venice.
Chelsea Townhouse, London
Following the refurbishment of the client’s previous family home in 2015, we are asked to work with them again on their new house in Chelsea, London.
Kent MArch UNIT 4 2018
Repurposing the City – Cultural Representation and the death of Post-Modernism.
Georgian townhouse, Chelsea
A stylish refurbishment and basement extension of a 5 storey, Grade II Listed, Georgian townhouse on one of Chelsea’s premier garden squares.
A Community Landscape
The project proposes a new urban model that creates strong c...
Chesterford Home, Hampstead
Victorian red-brick semi-detached house in Hampstead. MWAI BUILD undertook a full turnkey refurbishment of the property, including all the design, FFE and interiors.
Telford Millennium Community 2
A government led, award winning sustainable, suburban housing scheme of 750 units on a brownfield site in Telford. MWAI were appointed by Taylor Wimpey to prepare a detailed planning application and oversee the detailed production information for the second phase of Telford Millennium Community.
Cheyne Place House, Chelsea
By adding two floors below ground and replacing the single-storey rear extension we created an elegant, characterful family home.
Eco lodge, St Helena
An eco-campsite on the island of St Helena. The camp site is located in the Blue Hill district, in an area of Green Heartland (protected local ecology).
AXA Assembly, Hammersmith
MWAI worked with Il Prisma design to rebrand and furnish the AXA Assembly building in Hammersmith.
Newbury Manor Hotel, Berkshire
The Grade II Listed Newbury Manor Hotel is set within beautiful grounds and on the bank of the River Lambourn in West Berkshire.
Pattern House, Belgravia
A turnkey refurbishment of a family home in Belgravia, London by MWAI BUILD.
Adaptive reuse apartments, London
Mixed-use residential development for sale on the Acton / Shepherds Bush borders. The building was a 'props' warehouse for the film and TV industry.
Shepherds House, Mayfair
This neglected Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse in Shepherds Market, Mayfair had traces of its heritage grandeur, but had fallen into disrepair.
An upcycled project, London
Alessia updates her own apartment in Bowes Park, North London using upcycling and invention to create a warm, characterful home.
Jamestown Market, St Helena
Restoration and refurbishment of Jamestown’s Historic Grade I Listed open air market. AS part of DFID’s Jamestown 2020 vision.
Jamestown 2020 Vision, St Helena
In 2012 MWAI won an international competition to provide speculative concepts for a series of Government Resource on the remote south atlantic island of St Helena. T
Wells Coates Apartment, South Kensington
MWAI worked closely with the client to sensitively restore a Grade II* Listed Wells Coates Modernist apartment in an apartment building in Kensington, London.
Hill Housing, St Helena
Government led Developer-orientated masterplan layouts for grouping of affordable and open market homes within the Comprehensive Development Areas on the remote island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Napoleon Museum, St Helena
The Longwood Hub project is a strategic masterplan, tourism strategy and museum concept for the grounds and surrounding area of Napoleon Bonaparte’s final resting place on St Helena.
Timber Yard Housing, Hammersmith
A mixed-use development in the heart of Hammersmith, providing a secure and balanced development in harmony with the existing context.
The Women's Wellness Centre, Fulham
The centre provides women with the highest possible standard of care in a relaxing, calm and tranquil environment.
Cholmeley Extension, Highgate
Having refurbished this five-bed Arts-and-Crafts, semi-detached home in the Highgate Conservation Area, we were pleased to be asked back by the owners.
Lodge Pool House, Berkshire
An indoor swimming pool and office building designed to fit seamlessly and sensitively within the rural surrounding landscape of Berkshire.
A House on Redcliffe, Chelsea
Working every step of the way with the client, we refurbished and created a basement extension for this Victorian terraced house in Chelsea, London.
Elgin Apartment, Maida Vale
During this renovation of a Victorian flat in west London, we opened up the heart of the apartment to better cater for a social owner.
Telford Millennium Community 1B
MWAI were responsible for the onsite completion of Phase 1 of the innovative, award winning exemplar 750 unit mixed use sustainable housing scheme for HCA and Taylor Wimpey.
Ravenscourt Offices, London
MWAI have designed a sympathetic, contextual and carefully detailed building that sits comfortably with its neighbors in both the historic and urban context. Planning was submitted in December 2015 following a series of local consultation events.
Cropthorne Apartment, London
This high end refurbishment of a Grade II Listed Giles Gilbert Scott apartment building in Maida Vale is one of two rare examples of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's residential apartment buildings.
Glen Cottages, Telford
Sanctuary Housing Group commissioned MWAI to investigate residential development opportunities on a brownfield regeneration site in Telford.
This refurbishment and extension of a private family home located in the Highgate Hill and Hornsey Lane Conservation Area, Highgate boasts modern, classic style on a limited budget.
Oakhill Apartment, Hampstead
MWAI has transformed this out-dated flat into a bright, spacious contemporary home, where minimal details and integrated joinery are at the heart of the refurbishment.
Telford Millennium Community 3
MWAI were appointed to design the third and final phase of Telford Millennium Community (TMC) - a government-led sustainable housing project.
Blythe Road Extension, Brook Green
A contemporary rear extension and refurbishment of the lower ground of a Victorian House in the Brook Green Conservation Area. The family wanted a design which would conceal practical everyday life, minimise clutter and maximise space.
Compayne Apartment, West Hampstead
Refurbishment and extension of a duplex ground floor apartment in this Victorian property in the heart of West Hampstead, London.
An Architect’s Apartment, Hammersmith
A modern classic extension and refurbishment of a triplex apartment on Hammersmith Grove in the Hammersmith Grove Conservation Area, London.
Parson Green Home, Fulham
Turnkey refurbishment of a modern, traditional refurbishment of a 2,600sqft three storey Victorian family home in Parsons Green Conservation area.