Clive Wilkinson Architects | CWA – Our News
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We are pleased to announce that Clive will be delivering a keynote talk on the ‘Theatre of Work’ at IIDEX – Canada’s National Design + Architecture Exposition and Conference – on Wednesday December 2nd in Toronto.


Links to the event are here.



Ever pushing the cultural boundaries, Flaunt magazine approached us about doing a special concept for their ‘Califuk’ issue, published October, 2015. Since the theme was an imaginary collision of the UK with California, we proposed an endless horizontal workspace to travel over the top of the City of London. It would be a kind of co-working space perfect for both start-ups and established businesses, with a suite of varied work-settings. Connection to light and views is achieved through holes in the swiss cheese, with the added benefit of framing views down to the historic sights of London.


Since technology has liberated people and businesses, and enabled genuine mobility, this proposition is not inconceivable, and solves time-related problems inherent in a massively densified city.


In the future, you simply walk upstairs to go to work. And back down for a nap. Your GPS tells you were friends and colleagues are. And sensors pick up your inclinations for collaboration, or solitude, and nudge you accordingly.


Images produced in-house by Humberto Arreola.


London. Aerial view of the City of London



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Aerial view of St Paul's Cathedral, London

On Tuesday, August 18, Clive will be speaking at the Architecture Media’s Work Place / Work Life Conference in Sydney, Australia. The subject of his talk is called “The Theatre of Work” and will address the critical forces that have shaped the modern workplace, drawing on examples from his extensive portfolio.
Click here for program details.

We are delighted to announce that our ‘Superdesk’ project for the Barbarian Group in New York City has received Honor Awards from both American Institute of Architects National Awards and most recently, from the AIA California Council.

In addition, our other recent New York project for GLG’s Headquarters on 42nd Street has been shortlisted for the 2015 World Interior News awards. Winners to be announced in London in December.

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CWa are pleased to be designing the new workplace for GLG’s rapidly growing Austin, Texas office. Located in the heart of downtown Austin, the space will accommodate 400 employees across two floors connected by a large atrium and collaborative platform. Following in the success of the GLG Global Headquarters in New York, we will be implementing Activity Based Working (ABW) to support the varied workstyles of their community. The project will be completed in July 2016.
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