In 2015, we joined forces with Architecture 00. Together, we enjoy collaborating in a shared environment where strategic, urban and social designers, architects, programmers and economists practice design beyond its traditional borders. 00 work with individuals, governments, corporations and communities to solve problems and anticipate change, and to design successful platforms and places. As a studio it aims to reach beyond the design of objects themselves to the social, economic and environmental systems behind them.
A series of new planters along the Thames Path are the first stage in a new life for Bourne Valley Wharf.
As part of our work with Churchman Landscape Architects, Studio Weave have designed a series of planters along the southern stretch of the Thames Path in Nine Elms. The planters are constructed from proprietary metal panels, usually used to construct water tanks. They have been sprayed with a copper finish, which will acquire a natural green Verdigris over time as they weather and change in this site that is highly exposed to the wind and rain.
The hairy planting has been designed by our landscape buddies, and provides a much needed home for local micro-wildlife along this stretch of the river. The next stage of the project is a raised garden, activating this neglected old wharf. Watch this space…