Projects

Gasholder Housing

There are many pressing issues in the construction industry, however, one consistent statistic is replayed continually which is more critical than any other: We need to build a minimum of 250,000 homes per year for the next 25 years to solve the housing crisis and over the last decade since the issue became critical we…

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295 Vauxhall Bridge Road

Part of a significant mixed-use refurbishment project in the heart of Victoria, 295 Vauxhall Bridge Road comprises 3 new residential floors providing high quality apartments for rent built on top of the existing structure of Parnell House. Access for cars and pedestrians is from Vauxhall Bridge Road. A hybrid lobby space gives cars access to…

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25 Wilton Road

The existing concrete structure is retained, but bold new articulated facades transform the building’s relationship with its strategic location. It appears to subtly transform as one moves around it, revealing a depth of facade through striking cobalt-blue folds. The ‘fanned’ bays, along with the infill of the existing atria, considerably increase the lettable area and…

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Wool Warehouse

They included refurbishment of the offices, conversion to a hotel, serviced apartments or residential accommodation, or substantial demolition and new-build. MAX proposed a development that responds to the need for short and mid-term accommodation in this location while providing a mix of private and public amenity that encourage footfall to this interesting corner of the…

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London Housing: London Market and PRS housing prototypes

Designing homes in the capital is not rocket science, but navigating the constraints and regulations while looking beyond the formulaic is a specific skillset. We have a dedicated residential team who are highly adept at exploring the right housing typology for the right site. We have developed innovative plan types for a very broad range…

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Ramzi Towers

The tower’s distinctive form and striking, deep window reveals, provide shading from the heat of the direct sun while maximising sunlight. MAX has designed a uniquely African solution which responds to local climatic, social, financial and cultural drivers. Ramzi Towers’ sprayed concrete curved shells provide structure, water-proofing, air-tightness, fire protection and solar protection in a…

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Micro House in SW9

Driven by a practical requirement for additional self-contained living space annexed to a 4 bedroom house, the design of this micro studio became a study testing the lower spatial limits of a viable dwelling in central London. Not eligible for separate dwelling status, either via planning or via London housing guidelines, the result nevertheless provides…

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Khalifa Bridge Marina

The site’s location plays a pivotal role as a stepping stone between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The proposal maximises spectacular views out across the water to Saadiyat Island and the new cultural institutions while providing 400 marine berths, a community centre and significant food and beverage and retail space. The proposed marina basin is defined…

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Sungang Qingshuihe

Our vision was focused around a retail, consumer and commercial core, but introduced significant elements of cultural, educational, transport and public amenity uses, to create a vibrant mixed use city quarter with homes for up to 100,000 people. Sungang means ‘Bamboo shoot hill’ and Qingshuihe, ‘Clear river water’. Together with the site’s extraordinary topography, these…

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Redsands Island

It has resisted all initiatives to preserve it for the future, whether commercial or whimsical. However, the fort is beautiful and powerful in decay. We believe it can reach out to a new audience and address a new set of threats in its twilight years, by presiding over the creation of Redsands Island. Through the…

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