Watercolour, Redhill, Surrey
“[sustainability] is about making small, critical choices that can tip the economic and social factors in positive ways...The future belongs to those that understand that doing more with less is compassionate, prosperous and enduring, and thus more intelligent, even competitive.”
Paul Hawken on Natural Capitalism, 1997
Norman Engleback FRIBA
1927 - 2015
We mourn the loss of my father Norman Engleback who played a significant role, and was referred to by Jonathan Glancy in his book on 20th century architecture as one of the young Turks in the LCC Architects department in the 1950s and 60s...
Studio Engleback's The Triangle project has been chosen for the front cover of the CIRIA BeST (Benefits of SuDS Tool) Technical Guidance document.
Studio Engleback feature in recent CIRIA publications
After Studio Engleback's Watercolour project being featured on the front cover of CIRIA's 'Evolution - The SuDs Solution - winter edition', the studio's work has been referenced in the latest CIRIA 'The SuDs Manual', with case study features of our 'The Triangle' project in Swindon and 'Watercolour' in Surrey. Studio Engleback were invited to The House of Commons for the manual's launch event.
Theis & Kahn and Studio Engleback win Sevenoaks civic centre contest
Theis and Khan, with Studio Engleback, Max Fordham and Price & Myers have won the RIBA-organised contest to design a new community and conference centre next to the Bat & Ball railway station in Sevenoaks, Kent.
Urban Center Bologna Conference
Following on from the success of the Orti per tutti competition, Studio Engleback were invited to the Urban Center in Bologna to present our work and discuss the company's ecourbanism design ethos.
Studio Engleback were the landscape architects on the recently completed Applewood housing scheme for Haboakus. Available now is "The Art of Applewood' by Ruth Davey & Liz Parker, a book documenting the journey of the development from disused hospital site to new family homes. Mar 2015
Studio Engleback, JTP and Linden Homes have been shortlisted for The Placemaking Awards - 'Place-making team of the year'. Jan 2015
Sam Ashdown, Assoicate at Studio Engleback, has recently become a member of The Academy of Urbanism. Dec 2014
Studio director Luke Engleback has been invited to contribute to 'the nature of cities' global roundtable feature, 'Is there such a thing as a "bird friendly city"?' Luke's blog suggests birdlife might be regarded as a barometer of enviromnetal wellbeing. To read more,
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Cambridgeshire Quality Panel
As well as Vice Chair of the South Downs National Park Design Panel and member of the South + East Design Panel, director Luke Engleback has joined the Cambridgeshire Quality Panel.
Luke Engleback becomes a member of LI's Policy and Communications Committee
Luke has recently been selected by the Landscape Institue to become its lastest member on the policy and communications committee. Luke will be championing the studio ethos of whole system thinking, itegrating WSUD, net zero carbon renewable energy, high value food production and biodervisty while respecting cultural heritage.
Studio Engleback recently took part in the EU framework programme for research and innovation 2014-20, 'A call for ideas on nature-based solutions to societal challenges' discussion.
The new Landscape Institute Annual Review 2013/2014 features Studio Engleback's Watercolour, Redhill project. Nov 2014
The 'Sustainable Water Industry Group' held a conference titled, 'Sustainable construction is cheaper - How do we get there?' and Luke Engleback was a guest speaker with his presentation titled, 'Project solutions at all scales'. Oct 2014
Studio Engleback's Watercolour project has featured as a case study for the recent Landscape Institute's - Profitable Place publication. Oct 2014
Applewood, Cashes Green won this award ‘‘for a thoroughly contemporary approach to volume house building, that reflects best practice in place-making by integrating efficient house design, and the natural and built assets of the site to create a new community. Oct 2014
This international competition asked competitors to develop a strategic framework for park design that brings together urban food production, recreation and learning for three urban sites in Bologna, Italy. We developed a taxonomy of elements, which have individual criteria, and applied them contextually to the constraints of each of the three given sites. We were awarded 2nd prize out of 81 entries. Sept 2014
Once in a Life: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch book was released and features 55 written essays discussing the alternative approaches to city-building. Luke Engleback is one of the contributing authors with his chapter titled, 'What should a garden city in the twenty-first century aim to be like?'. Purchase a copy from the link below from link below: