Shed News

  • 'Sweetie Shed' by Katie Reilly

    'Sweetie Shed' by Katie Reilly

  • 'Suitcase Shed' by Mick Scott

    'Suitcase Shed' by Mick Scott

  • 'Bike Shed' by George Williams

    'Bike Shed' by George Williams

  • 'Music Shed' by Eleanor Monk

    'Music Shed' by Eleanor Monk

The Shed Space Collaboration

With installation only one week away, the Shed Space model garden scene in complete. By installing four mirrors around the plots, the 18 garden sheds now stretch to infinity (and beyond!).  You – the spectator – are reflected in the mirrors as you look through…

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Space Program’s Shed Space Exhibition

We are currently creating an exhibition called Shed Space which will open in May 2016 at the Arts at the Old Fire Station in central Oxford. Workshop, sanctuary, studio: sheds are all things to all people. From Walt Disney to Philip Pullman, Charles Dickens to William…

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Christmas 2015!

Christmas 2015!

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St Mary and St John Church Hall Opens!

After two years of fundraising and at a cost of £130k, the refurbished church hall at St Mary and St John’s Church on Cowley Road in East Oxford opened last night! As architects of the project, Patrick worked closely with the project leader, John Hammock,…

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Back extension and garden pavilion almost complete

An extensive rear extension for a new living / dining and study space is almost complete. The project includes a timber pavilion at the bottom of the garden, which will provide a place to relax all year round.

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The garage loft conversion is almost complete….

The garage loft conversion is almost complete….

The garage loft conversion with ‘link’ continues on site with the roof almost completed and the inside fit-out started. The extension will bring an additional bedroom, bathroom and multi-purpose living space to the original house in Yarton. Due to be completed in Spring 2015, it’s an…

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Time…Time…Time….

When I was small – just learning about the world – I became aware that I had mercifully been born into a world recently decimalized. I was just learning to count to ten, a hundred etc. Decimal money seemed so logical…the previous system so ridiculous….

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What’s with white?

Why do architects always choose white? Many architects will tell you something about purity, shadows ‘form’. Corbusier liked white, but he was frankly mad. Corbusier designed his houses with a wash basin immediately inside the front door, to be used by all visitors on arrival;…

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Philosophy

In Wells, Somerset, I had a ‘sublime’ experience. It was last weekend. A philosophical state of mind- Kant – I think – I’m not going to look it up. Sublime experiences – for me – seeing a spitfire fly over or the Vulcan bomber. In…

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The Mac on Fire!

The news of the Mackintosh School of Art on fire in Glasgow was quite shocking for all of the Architects I spoke with at the time. With all the far far far more shocking things going on in the world, the destruction of part of…

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