a new build house using the KD Haus system of German post and beam construction set on the highest residential site in Gibraltar. The house features double height spaces, two lifts from the garage area below and an open air pool with an infinity edge.
The new Louis Vuitton ‘Townhouse’ is a the largest concession space within the world famous Selfridges department store. The sales area spans three floors, linked by a revolving hydraulic lift within a glass shaft. The glass lift car turns as it rises, reflecting the twin illuminated helix displays of iconic Louis Vuitton bags.
A new-build block of 24 apartments set round a rear courtyard with a 1,000 sq m restaurant unit at ground floor level. The apartments featured duplex units with glass walkways and custom made steel stairs and free-form kitchen areas.
This project involved the refurbishment and restoration of a grade II* listed country house, lodge house stables and cottages. Wintersgill acted as Architect, Lead Consultant & Contract Administrator for the project.
A modern house set in a fold in the South Downs, this project features an indoor pool, and an upper level living / dining area with full width deck and view out onto the Downs. The house uses extensive energy-saving systems including ground source heat pump, under-slab insulation, solar electric and solar thermal panels, a whole house vent system and breathing wall technology. It also has shielded cabling and a radial wiring system to minimise electro-magnetic fields.
The brief was to redevelop an industrial site, maximising the site value, and providing a scheme which would be a positive asset to the area which the Planning Authority would look on favourably. The proposal is for a pair of residential blocks, set around a lightwell and garden, above a plinth of B1 offices.
Combining the existing store with an adjacent unit, this project more than doubled the footprint of the original store on New Bond Street. The scheme incorporates a stunning four storey stair (with LED illuminated treads) and continuous metal mesh ‘curtain’ to the internal facade. The interior fit out incorporates bespoke finishes and materials created just for the project.
Wintersgill have secured planning permission for the second phase of redevelopment at Wallington Square shopping centre. The scheme includes 30 new build flats with roof gardens, new build shop units, and a tensile fabric canopy over a refurbished arcade.
A new post 16 building at nower hill high school, harrow. It was designed to be integrated with the existing 1960’s school building but orientated to create a separate identity. The facility includes 8 new classrooms, 2 IT suites and a student common room on the second floor. all main rooms and staircases on the first and second floor have stunning views over the school grounds through fully glazed walls.
This new-build low-energy house was designed by and for Matthew Wintersgill and uses a timber frame with 'breathing wall' construction, recycled news print insulation and a permanent ventilation system which provides fresh air to all rooms. Rainwater is stored and recycled to provide water for toilets, washing machine and the garden. A condensing gas boiler powers an underfloor heating system. The house also features a concrete spiral stair, cantilevered glass balustrades and a built in vacuum system.
A redesign and refurbishment of all the major public spaces in the hotel including two new restaurants.
The scheme provides five stories of office space for 1600 staff, incorporating the local library and museum. The offices are designed to be energy efficient with natural ventilation through a double skin façade and internal atrium, and to achieve BREEAM Excellent rating.
A new out-of-London restaurant for this rapidly expanding chain of Japanese-style noodle bars featuring a wall of blue LED lights at the entrance.
New two storey building providing community education resources for Harrow Council. The facility includes an IT suite, a family learning room, as well as flexible teaching rooms and a large sub-dividable multi-use space.
A new lifelong learning centre for Kent County Council in Tonbridge, including a library, cafe, art gallery and adult education facilities.
A modern house set in the town, this project features a central atrium space which connects the kitchen and hallway with the upper floor landing, and a ground floor living/ dining area with large sliding doors opening onto a full width deck and view out into a large rear garden. Upstairs, the master bedroom also opens onto a full width deck with distant views out over the town. The house uses energy-saving systems including under-slab insulation, solar electric panels, a whole house vent system and breathing wall technology.
One of the new flagship units for The Disney Store in Milan. One of over 120 stores designed by Wintersgill in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain
A new lecture theatre for the Inns of Court School of Law together with a new three-storey law library and new senior common room. All the spaces were created inside existing buildings in Grays Inn.
A new four star business hotel in the City of London featuring a bar and an all-day restaurant set in a full height atrium space. The hotel was created inside a retained facade.
The clean minimalist lines of this two storey private house on the south coast belies the complex structural solution employed to meet the challenges of this unique sloping site. Sophisticated M&E systems with state-of-the-art A/V installations complete the seamless composition. This project represented a study in full design team co-ordination lead by Wintersgill.
Wintersgill has completed a rolling programme of refurbishment for Whitefriars First & Middle School culminating in the conversion of the ground floor classrooms into a SureStart Children’s Centre.
Major refurbishment of 6 storey grade II listed town house, including extensive structural alterations to create an executive suite of offices and accommodation for Rolex. Wintersgill provided a full service including scheme design, planning and listed building application packages, party wall surveying, planning coordinator, detailed design, design team management, site liaison & contract administration.