Projects

Crossrail 2 and the Extension of the Green Belt

Against a backdrop of upgrading London’s transport infrastructure, population growth in London of 1.5 million over the next 20 years and an ongoing housing crisis, 2015 saw two key debates: the viability of Crossrail 2 and whether to preserve or exploit London’s Greenbelt. In response, MAX developed a concept that explored the potential of Crossrail…

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Slade gardens

This small but important park sits at the junction of three electoral wards representing diverse communities and an important historic conservation area. Conceived as a highly flexible community space, the hub contains the core activities of the Adventure Playground and the One O’clock Club. In addition, these facilities can be combined to create a multi-function…

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The Housing Wheel (Volume Housing)

In this comprehensive research project, MAX aimed to exploit a simple kit of parts to assemble a range of homes aimed at stretching the housing ladder. This kit uses elements of off-site construction. We identified six customer groups representing the different stages of domestic requirements. We aimed this collection of homes at middle income ranges,…

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Lusail Waterfront Residential Tower

The design maximises the available building footprint while providing high end amenity spaces which will add value in what will be a highly competitive residential market. Basement parking sits underneath a double-height podium housing a ground floor water garden, double height lobby spaces, meeting/business suite and a podium roof garden. The entrance and drop off…

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Katara Executive Serviced Apartments

A more conventional massing and approach to aspect could have generated partial or oblique sea views (single aspect) from a good percentage of apartments, but we have aimed to create unobscured panoramic sea views from 70% of apartments. In addition, we have sought to ensure that all apartments have fantastic views into an extraordinary new…

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