Buckland Court London 2004–2010

The environment, health, security and employment give this landscape scheme a strong mandate to challenge convention. The design is developed around themes such as exercise, horticulture and education.

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    Decorative Corten gates use patterns similar to those popularised by William Morris for the Nineteenth Century home
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    A plan of the re-landscaped Buckland Court estate
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    Study for the Mintern Street East entrance
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    A stainless steel “bamboo” screen secures the disused Pitfield Street entrance
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    Pitfield Street South entrance
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    Inside the Pitfield Street South entrance
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    Enamel painted screens at the Mintern Street West entrance
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    Buckland Street entrance
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    Buckland Court – the newly enclosed bucolic garden


  • Appointment: 2004
  • Construction start: 2007
  • Completion: 2010
  • Area: 7715m2
  • Budget: £1.1m
  • Form of contract: Design & Build
  • Client: Shoreditch Trust
  • Quantity Surveyor: BPTW Partership
  • Landscape Architect: Landscape Projects
  • Graphics: Pat O’Leary Environmental Graphics


  • AJ Specification July 13 (July 2013), pp.50–59
  • David Littlefield and Saskia Lewis, ‘Morphology and Matter’, in: Architectural Voices 2007 (2007), pp.72–81
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