This academic year sees Milena as a visiting lecturer at the University of Innsbruck, where she leads a design studio. In December, students are preparing for mid-term reviews of their proposals for 'Boris Limited' 87-95 Hertford Road, DeBeauvoir.
Boris Limited was once a hive of industrial activity, including wartime fuel canister making. Until recently the facility was home to bag and cotton bud making. The students have been asked to look at how the derelict facility could become once again a live part of the city, reinterpreting the relation between living and working spaces. They are working on the industrial era’s built legacy to accommodate post-pandemic realities.
Living by the North Circular
Adrian shares his thoughts with Enfield Council on an ongoing photographic essay entitled 'Living by the North Circular' with a lunchtime lecture.
Housing for the Future - Competition Winners
Adrian Hill Architects wins the Housing for the Future - Intergenerational Living open ideas competition run by Enfield Council and Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing.
Our entry, 'Two Front Doors' sought to address some of the problems surrounding the sharing of space with others. We believe the key to successful intergenerational living is to enable people to live together and apart at the same time, and for all to feel part of one vibrant community.
The benefits of sharing everyday life with a separate or an extended family should not come at the cost of losing privacy. Our entry makes a case for a variety of arrangements in which intergenerational living can take place. The design allows for degrees of openness to one another as well a buffer zone for privacy.