Promotions at Haptic

Haptic are pleased to announce the promotion of Emelie Tornberg to Associate Director and Dimitris Argyros to Associate. The promotions recognise their ongoing commitment to the practice and provide an expanded management team in readiness for the expected growth of the company throughout 2017.

Promotions at Haptic

Newly Qualified Architects at Haptic

We are very pleased to announce that Nathalie Devoghelaere and Paloma Aranda Prado have completed their RIBA Part III and are now fully qualified Architects.

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Newly Qualified Architects at Haptic

Istanbul Grand Airport wins at WAF 2016

Istanbul Grand Airport, by Scott Brownrigg and Grimshaw, Nordic, Haptic, Fonksiyon and TAM/Kiklop, has won the Infrastructure - Future Projects award at WAF 2016, which was held in Berlin. A full list of winners can be found here

Haptic was also shortlisted for the Coco Bay, Da Nang, Vietnam project in the Masterplanning - Future Projects category.

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Istanbul Grand Airport wins at WAF 2016

Haptic feature in the Dezeen Hot List

Haptic feature in the Dezeen Hot List of 400 most newsworthy and searched-for players in the design world in 2016.

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Haptic feature in the Dezeen Hot List

AJ Twitter debate

Scott Grady is taking part in the AJ Twitter Debate today around the subject of Healthcare #buildingsthatcare

AJ Twitter debate

Haptic one of seven finalists for New Government Quarter in Oslo

Haptic is proud to be part of team URBIS, one of seven finalists to compete for the New Government Quarter in Oslo.

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Haptic one of seven finalists for New Government Quarter in Oslo

Haptic wins competition for elderly housing scheme in Drøbak, Norway

Haptic Architects has won a competition for an elderly housing scheme situated in one of Norway’s most beautiful and picturesque towns.

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Haptic wins competition for elderly housing scheme in Drøbak, Norway

Haptic Win at Restaurant and Bar Design Awards for Archive - Homestore and Kitchen

Archive - Homestore and Kitchen has picked up an award for Best Restaurant or Bar in a Retail Space at the annual Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

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Haptic Win at Restaurant and Bar Design Awards for Archive - Homestore and Kitchen

WAF Awards: Coco Bay, Vietnam and Istanbul New Airport Shortlisted

Coco Bay, Vietnam, and Istanbul New Airport have been Shortlisted in this year's WAF Awards.

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WAF Awards: Coco Bay, Vietnam and Istanbul New Airport Shortlisted

Archive shortlisted for Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2016

Archive - Homestore and Kitchen has been shortlisted for the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2016.

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Archive shortlisted for Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2016

Haptic London in Oslo

Haptic have celebrated our 7th year in practice with a summer trip to Oslo.

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Haptic London in Oslo

New London Awards Shortlist: London Cancer Hub

We are delighted that The London Cancer Hub has been shortlisted for the New London Awards 2016 in the Masterplans and Area Strategies category.

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New London Awards Shortlist: London Cancer Hub

Review of first Rawlings panels at Sterling Factory in Taunton

The Rawlings design team attended a site visit last week at the Sterling Factory in Taunton to review the first of the Rawlings prefabricated façade panels.

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Review of first Rawlings panels at Sterling Factory in Taunton

Haptic Shortlisted for Timber Project in Drøbak

Haptic have been shortlisted for a timber mixed-use project in Drøbak, a small city just outside Oslo.

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Haptic Shortlisted for Timber Project in Drøbak

Archive - Homestore and Kitchen feature in ArkitekturN

Archive - Homestore and Kitchen has been featured in the latest edition of ArkitekturN, The Norwegian Review of Architecture.

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Archive - Homestore and Kitchen feature in ArkitekturN

Archive - Homestore and Kitchen, Ramsgate, features in Monocle Magazine

Archive - Homestore and Kitchen is featured in the Travel Edits section of the April edition of Monocle Magazine.

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Archive - Homestore and Kitchen, Ramsgate, features in Monocle Magazine

Haptic Newsletter March 2016

It has been a fantastic beginning to 2016. Now in our 7th year, Haptic’s studios in London and Oslo continue to expand with a global portfolio of projects in the UK, Norway, Denmark, Turkey, Czech Republic, Dubai & the USA.

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Haptic Newsletter March 2016

Haptic wins BD Interior Architect of the Year Award 2016

Haptic are delighted to have won the BD Interior Architect of the Year Award 2016 .

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Haptic wins BD Interior Architect of the Year Award 2016

Langley Vale Visitors Centre Competition

Haptics entry for the RIBA Langley Vale Visitors Centre competition.

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Langley Vale Visitors Centre Competition

MIPIM Awards 2016 - Best Futura Mega Project Shortlist

Istanbul Grand Airport is a finalist in the MIPIM Awards 2016 - Best Futura Mega Project category.

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MIPIM Awards 2016 - Best Futura Mega Project Shortlist

London / Cannes

A 'Big Thank You’ for all the generous sponsorship for Coram.

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London / Cannes

Lecture at The Cass, London Met

Haptic Director’s Scott Grady and Timo Haedrich are to give a lecture at The Cass Art, Architecture & Design School next week.

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Lecture at The Cass, London Met

Haptic shortlisted for AJ Small Projects Awards 2016

Haptic have been shortlisted for the AJ Small Projects Awards 2016. The winners will be announced on 2nd March 2016.

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Haptic shortlisted for AJ Small Projects Awards 2016

Istanbul Grand Airport Site Photos

Recent site photos showing progress on Istanbul Grand Airport.

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Istanbul Grand Airport Site Photos

Istanbul Grand Airport on site

Video showing Istanbul Grand Airport on site!

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Istanbul Grand Airport on site

Haptic invited for International Quarter competition

Haptic were invited by Lend Lease to provide a design proposal for a gateway pavilion into the International Quarter in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Haptic invited for International Quarter competition

Haptic shortlisted for BD Interior Architect of the Year Award

Haptic have been shortlisted for the BD Interior Architect of the Year Award. The winners will be announced on 9th March 2016.

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Haptic shortlisted for BD Interior Architect of the Year Award

Haptic Features in Dezeen Best Christmas Cards 2015

Haptic has featured in a selection of the best Christmas Cards they received from 2015.

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Haptic Features in Dezeen Best Christmas Cards 2015

RIBA President's Medals Student Awards 2015

Haptic Part I Douglas Miller awarded SOM Winner - Commendation in The RIBA President's Medals Student Awards 2015.

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RIBA President's Medals Student Awards 2015

Haptic featured in Faces of Interior magazine

Haptic have appeared in the latest issue of Faces of Interior, which has the theme of 'Feel', in the sense of haptics/touch and emotion.

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Haptic featured in Faces of Interior magazine

Archive Homestore & Kitchen opens in Ramsgate

Our project for Archive Homestore & Kitchen has been completed.

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Archive Homestore & Kitchen opens in Ramsgate

Haptic recruiting in Oslo

Haptic are recruiting for several positions in the Oslo office.

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Haptic recruiting in Oslo

Haptic Part I Vanessa Lafoy exhibits at 'Architecture in Comic Strip Form' in Oslo

Vanessa Lafoy has a drawing and model included in the exhibition, the aim of which is to shed light on an unusual type of architectural visualization.

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Haptic Part I Vanessa Lafoy exhibits at 'Architecture in Comic Strip Form' in Oslo

Bartlett R&V PechaKucha @ AHMM

Haptic are taking part in a PechaKucha evening hosted at AHMM on Thursday 26th November, consisting of a series of short continuous PechaKucha presentations.

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Bartlett R&V PechaKucha @ AHMM

Tomas and Scott at Chicago Architecture Biennnial

Tomas and Scott will be attending the Preview Events at this years' Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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Tomas and Scott at Chicago Architecture Biennnial

Haptic Students feature in Blueprint

Three of Haptic's Architectural Assistants have work featured in the September issue of Blueprint

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Haptic Students feature in Blueprint

Haptic exhibiting at INfluence Exhibition, Indian Design Platform

As part of Indian Design Platform, launched this year by Create Culture, Haptic Architects are involved in an exhibition of contemporary Indian design at Studio Egret West, together with ACME, Studio [D] Tale, Project Orange and Studio Egret West.

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Haptic exhibiting at INfluence Exhibition, Indian Design Platform

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park MSCP_Under Construction

Construction of our competition winning scheme for the cladding of the MSCP in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is well underway.

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park MSCP_Under Construction

Arkwright feature on The Square Foot Blog

The Arkwright project has been selected as Office Space of the Week on The Square Foot Blog. Full blog post here

Arkwright feature on The Square Foot Blog

Arkwright feature in Signature Travel and Lifestyle Magazine

Our Arkwright project features in this month's edition of Signature Travel and Lifestyle Magazine, as part of an article on inspiring office interiors. Click here to see the full edition. Article on Page 144.

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Arkwright feature in Signature Travel and Lifestyle Magazine

International Council for Van Alen Institute

Haptic will attend the International Council Meeting for the Van Alen Institute in Chicago this October.

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International Council for Van Alen Institute

Haptic Appointed for BBC Television Centre

We’re delighted to be working with Stanhope and AHMM, alongside other architects on the BBC Television Centre, helping to transform this iconic site into a mixed-use development...

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Haptic Appointed for BBC Television Centre

Istanbul New Airport on site

Ground works have commenced on the Istanbul New Airport.

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Istanbul New Airport on site

POP Brixton

Haptic have been selected alongside 30 other practices to exhibit at RIBA London’s summer showcase, Architecture Open. The exhibition runs throughout the London Festival of Architecture from the 6th June - 28th June in one of the containers at the exciting new community space, Pop Brixton.

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POP Brixton

The Architect Pitch
Clerkenwell Design Week

Archiboo’s Architect Pitch was recently hosted at Clerkenwell Design Week.

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The Architect Pitch

Archive Homestore
Nearing Completion!

Our design for Archive Homestore and Kitchen in Ramsgate is on site and nearing completion! Looking forward to their grand opening soon.

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Archive Homestore

Cycle to Cannes - 6 day challenge

Timo successfully completed the Cycle to Cannes last week; enduring freezing temperatures and the steep hills of southern France, riding up to 320km per day. A big THANK YOU to all our generous friends and sponsors, who collectively managed to help raise over £3500 for Coram.

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Cycle to Cannes - 6 day challenge

Haptic appointed to design airport in Norway

Haptic, in collaboration with Nordic – Office of Architecture, have been appointed to design a new airport in Mo i Rana in Norway by the Norwegian airport authority, Avinor. The appointment follows on from an initial feasibility study carried out by the team in 2010.

The airport, located on the west coast of Norway, will provide a gateway to the region. The area is a prime location to see the midnight sun and the famous northern lights and will attract tourists, as well as improving connections for the local community. The project incorporates a new terminal building, airport control tower, service buildings and various associated buildings and structures.

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Haptic appointed to design airport in Norway

Kvernberget site progress

Kvernberget service building in Norway is nearing completion. On a beautiful day in January, the facade seemingly blended with the crisp blue skies. The cladding is designed to work with an internal skin and building structure, creating a variety of transparencies and forms. Completion photos soon...

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Kvernberget site progress

Haptic Feature on Dezeen
Most popular interiors of 2014

Haptic's Idunsgate Apartment project has also featured as one of Dezeen's most popular interior designs of 2014! For full project info, click here

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Haptic Feature on Dezeen

Haptic Feature on Dezeen
Top 10 staircases of 2014

Haptic's Idunsgate Apartment project has featured as one of Dezeen's most popular staircase designs of 2014! For full project info, click here

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Haptic Feature on Dezeen

RIBA Silver Medal Winner
Nick Elias

Congratulations to new Haptician Nick Elias for winning the RIBA Silver President's Medal 2014 for his Part 2 Project, PoohTown!

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RIBA Silver Medal Winner

Oaks
Prague

Haptic are one of seven British Architects commissioned by Arendon Development Company to work on Oaks Prague; a €400 million, 220-home development on the outskirts of Prague...

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Oaks

Haptic at Straume Opening
Phase 1

Haptic director, Tomas flew out to Bergen to take part in the grand opening of the first phase of the Straume development...

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Haptic at Straume Opening

RIBA Lectures
Guerrilla Tactics

Tomas Stokke and Scott Grady will be speaking at this year’s RIBA Guerrilla Tactics Conference. This year’s theme is entitled Archi-preneurs: Smart strategies for small practices. They will talk about the benefits and pitfalls of working internationally and how practices can thrive abroad.

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RIBA Lectures

Haptic Feature in Top Design Hotel

Haptic's Quality Hotel Expo project has featured in an unprecedented 19-page spread of the publication, Top Design Hotel! Here are a few choice pages...

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Haptic Feature in Top Design Hotel

Haptic on site
Kristiansund

Work is going well on our airport service building in Kristiansund

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Haptic on site

Haptic on site
Straume Town Centre

Work on site is going strong in Straume, Bergen!

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Haptic on site

Arkwright shortlisted for WIN Award 2014

Arkwright has been shortlisted in the Workspace Interiors category, in this years World Interiors News (WIN) Awards. The result will be announced in October. For more info, click here.

Arkwright shortlisted for WIN Award 2014

Haptic shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Awards

Haptic have been shortlisted for two World Architecture Festival Awards in the Future Projects Commercial Mixed Use and Infrastructure categories.

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Haptic shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Awards

Haptic shortlisted for INSIDE Awards

Haptic have two projects shortlisted for the INSIDE Awards 2014 - Arkwright (Offices Category) and Idunsgate (Residential Category)...

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Haptic shortlisted for INSIDE Awards

Haptic on site
Coach House Yard

Works on our office refurbishment in Hampstead are reaching an end as final checks and changes are being made upstairs before the furniture arrives and the client moves in.

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Haptic on site

Haptic feature in L4 House Series

Haptic's Idunsgate Apartment project has been featured in the L4 publication - Latest • Live • Land • For people.

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Haptic feature in L4 House Series

Airport City Hotel
First Phase Delievered

Haptic, in collaboration with Nordic - Office of Architecture in Norway have delivered phase 1 of the draft project for Hotel BLU by Bergen Airport. The hotel will be located a short distance from the new airport terminal and will be highly visible from both the terminal in the northwest and the future business park in the south...

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Airport City Hotel

Oslo Team

Our Oslo Team have got something to smile about: Kristin paid a visit! We are all looking forward to having her back after her maternity leave.

[Left to right: Malin, Quique, Emelie, Nikki, Kristin]

Oslo Team

Istanbul Grand Airport

Haptic, in collaboration with Grimshaw, Nordic Office of Architecture and Arup is developing the 8,000 hectare Istanbul Grand Airport masterplan and terminals in Turkey. Located on the Black Sea coast, some 35km out­side of Is­tan­bul, the am­bi­tious six-run­way de­vel­op­ment will be de­liv­ered in four phases...

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Istanbul Grand Airport

Idunsgate, Oslo

This apartment is on the top floor of a 19th century apartment building in central Oslo in Norway. Purchasing the loft space above the apartment enabled the clients to do a full scale refurbishment of the loft, bringing the two floors into one, unified space...

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Idunsgate, Oslo

Haptic House
Highlever Road

The renovation and extension works to the 4 bedroom house on Highlever Road, West London were completed last year and a full set of photographs is to follow. In the meantime the house was used as a backdrop for the video blog of the popular opera singer Kathryn Jenkins.

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Haptic House

Arkwright Office at Aker Brygge, Oslo

This new office space has been created for Arkwright's 50 employees and includes a variety of workspace, reception, canteen and a “James Bond” room...

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Arkwright Office at Aker Brygge, Oslo

Shanghai Windows Installation

Prior to release of final images, here is a short time lapse video from the installation; two long nights and several thousand pieces!

Haptic in Shanghai for RIBA Windows Project

Haptic are in Shanghai this week to complete the installation for EIN, as part of the RIBA Windows Project. The launch party for Design Your Style will take place on Thursday at Shanghai Xintandi and run for four weeks. More news soon...

Haptic in Shanghai for RIBA Windows Project

Planning Approval for MSCP

Haptic's competition winning scheme was granted planning approval last night...

Planning Approval for MSCP

Life Sciences Cluster, Sutton

Haptic are working on early spatial appraisals for a world class Life Sciences Cluster in Sutton...

Life Sciences Cluster, Sutton

Haptic in RIBA Shanghai Windows Project

Haptic are working with the RIBA, the British Council and China Xintandi, as part of an ambitious exhibition project linking UK architects with retailers in Shanghai. Haptic are partnered with the Nordic inspired EIN whose ethos of “Elegance in Nature” is represented through a landscape and cloudscape...

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Haptic in RIBA Shanghai Windows Project

Haptic shortlisted for Railway crossing in Jessheim

Haptic have been shortlisted to design a railway crossing and public realm scheme in Jessheim, just outside of Oslo...

Haptic shortlisted for Railway crossing in Jessheim

MSCP, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Haptic have submitted a planning application for the re-cladding of the MSCP building in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The MSCP sits within the context of the new canal park and iCITY development to the immediate south.

MSCP, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The Forest Hotel Project

Haptic have been approached to develop a series of new concepts for forest hotel accommodation. The brief is for single rooms, isolated in the forest setting. The first proposal emphasises a contextual approach, treating the forest respectfully and peacefully...

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The Forest Hotel Project

New Istanbul Airport

Haptic is a part of the team developing the 8,000 hectare New Istanbul Airport masterplan in Turkey. Located on the Black Sea coast, some 35km out­side of Is­tan­bul, the am­bi­tious six-run­way
de­vel­op­ment will be de­liv­ered in four phases...

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New Istanbul Airport

Yuzhny Greenfield Airport
Rostov-on-Don

The Yuzhny Greenfield airport will act as a new gateway to the Rostov-on-Don Region, which will cater for the 2018 FIFA World Cup...

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Yuzhny Greenfield Airport

Norway's Green Party Election Stand

Haptic have completed a low budget election stand for Norway’s Green Party located in Karl Johan, Oslo’s high street. The Election Stand typology of an introverted box, plastered with stickers and propaganda is flipped on its head...

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Norway's Green Party Election Stand

Haptic win 3rd prize in Norway's Designers Saturday Awards

Haptic have won third prize in Norway's Designers Saturday Awards Best Interior. Expo Hotel was selected from 320 projects as seen in the 2012 and 2013 NIL yearbooks...

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Haptic win 3rd prize in Norway's Designers Saturday Awards

Haptic are finalists for Architect of the Year Awards

Haptic are finalists in the International Breakthrough category in this years Architect of the Year Awards. More information and the full list of finalists can be found here.

Haptic are finalists for Architect of the Year Awards

Arctic Circle Airport
Green Light by Parliament

The Norwegian parliament has decided to go ahead with plans to build the first new airport in Norway for 40 years. The air­port is the gate­way to the Hel­ge­land re­gion, a busi­ness and tourist des­ti­na­tion...

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Arctic Circle Airport

Haptic Works 2013

Haptic are delighted to launch the first volume of Haptic Works. Designed in collaboration with BOB Design the volume includes a variety of completed and in progress projects. Should you wish to order a copy, please contact our press department.

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Haptic Works 2013

Haptic shortlisted for airport terminal in Russia

Haptic have been shortlisted for a new airport terminal, hotel and related infrastructure in Rostov Oblast, Russia...

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Haptic shortlisted for airport terminal in Russia

Haptic win competition in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Haptic, in collaboration with Eckersley O’Callaghan and Stockdale, are delighted to have won an invited competition to design a new façade for the multi-storey car park located in the north-west corner of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park...

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Haptic win competition in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

WIN Awards 2013

Hotel Expo in Oslo has been longlisted for a World Interiors News Award. Results will be announced in November.

WIN Awards 2013

Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Hotel Expo in Oslo has been shortlisted for a Restaurant & Bar Design Award.
The results will be announced in September.

Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

WAN 21 for 21 Award, 2013

Haptic has been Highly Commended in the World Architecture News (WAN) 21 for 21 Awards; an award intended to forecast the next generation of designers in the 21st century. 158 entries were received this year...

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WAN 21 for 21 Award, 2013

Arctic Ocean Airport, Norway

A new regional airport terminal and masterplan in northern Norway. The Arctic Ocean Airport will capture the spirit of the place in relation to natural forms, light, ocean & in its materiality...

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Arctic Ocean Airport, Norway

Apartment at Idunsgate, Oslo

This complete refurbishment includes a bespoke kitchen with open fire and double height bathroom, working across several levels, with elevated bath and shower area. ..

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Apartment at Idunsgate, Oslo

Apartment at Thor Olsens vei, Oslo

This refurbishment of an apartment in Oslo, incorporated bespoke kitchen units and island on a limited budget...

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Apartment at Thor Olsens vei, Oslo

Kristiansund Progress

Kristiansund service building is out for tender this month. The scheme comprises office building, fire station and several halls for cleaning & maintenance of airport equipment...

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Kristiansund Progress

Competition Win
Temporal Urban Square for Oslo

Haptic have won the competition to create a new urban square outside the ROM Gallery in downtown Oslo. In connection with the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian Constitution...

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Competition Win

Straume Competition Win

Haptic in collaboration with NORDIC - Office of Architecture and Gross.Max Landscape architects, have won the competition to create a new urban centre and a public square in Straume...

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Straume Competition Win

Haptic Exhibition, "Working the Land"

Working the Land presents the recent work of Haptic and provides an insight into the practice’s ethos, to work carefully and strategically with the site context, whilst focusing on materiality and craftsmanship.

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Haptic Exhibition, "Working the Land"

Video from Haptic's Exhibition
"Working the Land"

St. Hanshaugen House

An interior and furniture design project, recently completed for two actors in the chic neighbourhood of St. Hanshaugen in Oslo...

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St. Hanshaugen House

'Working the Land'
An Exhibition by Haptic Architects

As part of the Emerging Architects series, Haptic have been invited by Buro Happold to curate an inaugural exhibition of our work. The exhibition runs from 22 January - 2 March...

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'Working the Land'

Expo Exhibition Centre, Fornebu, Oslo

A large exhibition space with conference and training facility, for oil company Aker Solutions. The scheme includes a double height exhibition space, meeting rooms, high-tech visualisation suites and associated break out space...

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Expo Exhibition Centre, Fornebu, Oslo

Hotel Expo, Fornebu

Some more photographs of Expo, taken by Simon Kennedy

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Hotel Expo, Fornebu

Architectural Folly

Haptic are working up proposals for an architectural folly, in the seaside town of Ramsgate. It is inspired by the form of a simple bird house, set within the trees and making reference to the local population of Rose-ringed parakeets...

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Architectural Folly

Highlever Road, W10

Haptic have been commissioned to renovate and extend a house on Highlever Road, North Kensington. The works include the complete refurbishment of the house, the addition of a rear extension and garden studio...

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Highlever Road, W10

Stair for Idunsgate

Here's a fun video of the new staircase being installed for a private house at Iduns gate, Oslo.

Haptic shortlisted for Festplass

Haptic, in collaboration with Narud Stokke Wiig Architects & Planners are one of four shortlisted teams for the Festplass competition in Straume, just outside of Bergen...

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Haptic shortlisted for Festplass

Recent Press on Hotel Expo

Here is a selection of recent press activity on Hotel Expo in Fornebu...

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Recent Press on Hotel Expo

London Festival of Architecture

ROOFLIFE! Our event and party for this year's London Festival of Architecture was a great success…perfect weather, fantastic guests, great music, dancing and delicious cocktails! Thanks again to all of our collaborators and please keep a look out for next year's LFA event.

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London Festival of Architecture

London Festival of Architecture
Haptic Event

Haptic will be hosting an event for the London Festival of Architecture on 6 & 7 July.

ROOFLIFE! SPECULATING ON LONDON'S UNDERUSED ROOFTOPS...

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London Festival of Architecture

Mountain Lodge, Sognefjorden

Inspired by the traditional Norwegian Tun, the Mountain Lodge on Sognefjorden is formed by a collection of five buildings gathered around a central space. Each building houses its own function and is arranged to address particular views...

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Mountain Lodge, Sognefjorden

Mountain Lodge, Published in Dezeen

See publication here

Mountain Lodge, Published in Dezeen

Quality Hotel Expo, Fornebu, Oslo

This interior architectural project for a large hotel and conferencing venue, is inspired by the stunning Norwegian landscapes and uses a primary pallette of natural materials to provide variety in spatial composition, form, texture and colour...

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Quality Hotel Expo, Fornebu, Oslo

Graphic Design at Fornebu

The graphic design and signage at Expo was an integral part of the design process. BOB Design, based in London, were commissioned as sub-consultants to Haptic to design the graphic identity...

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Graphic Design at Fornebu

Quality Hotel Expo published in Vertical Garden Design

Michael Hellgren, world-renowned Swedish landscape architect has published our project in Vertical Garden Design, here

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Quality Hotel Expo published in Vertical Garden Design

Haptic in Building Design Magazine

Our proposal for a Mountain Lodge & Spa in Sognefjorden, Norway has been published in Building Design magazine.

More info soon...

Haptic in Building Design Magazine

Haptic longlisted for '21 for 21' Award

Haptic have been long listed for the 21 for 21 World Architecture News awards. The award is "aiming to highlight 21 architects who could be the leading lights of architecture in the 21st century...

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Haptic longlisted for '21 for 21' Award

Expo Hotel in Fornebu, Oslo Opens!

The Quality Hotel Expo for Choice Hotels is now open to guests. Last weekend saw the soft launch of the hotel, located just outside Oslo centre at Fornebu. Some photographs opposite, more to follow soon...

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Expo Hotel in Fornebu, Oslo Opens!

Airport Service Buildings

Haptic are working on two airport service buildings for Norwegian Airport Authority Avinor. Located in Kristiansund and Bergen both buildings act as the life support system for the airports...

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Airport Service Buildings

OCC Swimming Hall

The swimming hall is conceived as a jewel box set within the forest edge. Its metallic form floats over a granite plinth that incorporates swimming pools, hot and cold baths and allows users dramatic views across the forest floor...

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OCC Swimming Hall

OCC Serviced Apartments

The OCC masterplan sets out several distinct neighbourhoods, to allow for variety in architecture and place making...

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OCC Serviced Apartments

Oslofjord Convention Centre, Brunstad, Norway

A shortlisted competition proposal for the development of Oslofjord Convention Centre in Brunstad, Norway...

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Oslofjord Convention Centre, Brunstad, Norway

Albion House, Ramsgate

Haptic have been commissioned by My Seaside Luxury to renovate and extend Albion House in Ramsgate. This grade II listed property is to become a 23-bed boutique training hotel...

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Albion House, Ramsgate

Haptic in Building Design Magazine

Haptic have been featured in last week's Building Design magazine, in their feature Working Abroard...

Haptic in Building Design Magazine

Riga International Airport
Haptic wins First Prize in international competition

Haptic, in collaboration with Narud Stokke Wiig Architects & Planners and Griff Arkitektur have won the open international competition for the new airBaltic terminal at Riga International Airport...

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Riga International Airport

airBaltic Terminal, Riga

he terminal roof is inspired by the gently undulating forms of the Latvian landscape, with peaks and troughs responding to internal configuration and passenger flows...

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airBaltic Terminal, Riga

Hunting Lodge, Frønningen, Norway

Haptic have been commissioned to design a hunting lodge and associated accommodation in Sognefjorden on the west coast of Norway...

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Hunting Lodge, Frønningen, Norway

Haptic shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Award 2011

Haptic, in collaboration with AU Studio have been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival 2011 awards...

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Haptic shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Award 2011

Oslo

Oslo

Driscoll House, Southwark, London

Haptic are working on the refurbishment of Driscoll House; a Grade II listed hostel on the New Kent Road in Southwark...

Driscoll House, Southwark, London

Bartlett Summer Show 2011
Unit 7

The Bartlett Summer Show is now on, closing this Saturday 9th July. Degree Unit 7, taught by Haptician's Tomas Stokke and Scott Grady, is exhibiting on the mezzanine - please take a look!

Bartlett Summer Show 2011

Mountain Bar, Switzerland

The spectacular Swiss landscape, whether summer or winter, speaks for itself. Our intention for this contemporary mountain bar, is to embrace the landscape by creating an architecture that makes the most out of the views and that employs natural materials where possible...

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Mountain Bar, Switzerland

New Hapticians

We would like to welcome Janice Lau and Angela Lo to our London office.

New Hapticians

Haptic Architects / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris shortlisted for the Oslofjord Convention Centre in Brunstad, Norway

Haptic Architects & Allford Hall Monaghan Morris are one of five teams shortlisted for the Oslofjord Convention Centre in Brunstad, Norway. The team also includes Gross. Max, AKT II, Buro Happold and Charcoal Blue...

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Haptic Architects / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris shortlisted for the Oslofjord Convention Centre in Brunstad, Norway

Jøssingfjord, Norway

Haptic's recent competition entry for a cultural centre in Jossingfjord references its mineralogical riches of the surrounding rocks and lakes, whereby black Ilmenite is mined and used to produce white pigment, found in toothpaste, paints and many food products...

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Jøssingfjord, Norway

Expo Hotel Fornebu

More visualisations for the Expo Hotel...

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Expo Hotel Fornebu

Haptic's New London Office

Haptic have moved! You can find us at 77 White Lion Street, close to Angel tube station.

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Haptic's New London Office

Manufactured Landscapes & Kristiansund

Haptic, in collaboration with Narud Stokke Wiig Architects & Planners have been commissioned to design a new 4,500m2 service building and fire station at Kristiansund Kvernberget Airport...

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Manufactured Landscapes & Kristiansund

Mountain Eco Resort

Inspired by a dramatic context of dark basalt mountains and enveloping sand dunes, this proposal is conceived as a collection of sculpted building forms that respond to the grain of the rock formations, gathered around a protected courtyard space...

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Mountain Eco Resort

Desert Eco Resort

Sited on the edge of an expansive sand-sea, this resort is conceived as a man-made wadi, the Arabic term for a valley or dry riverbed. This sunken desert oasis has hotel accommodation organised around the valley's edge...

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Desert Eco Resort

Eco Resorts, Sahara

Haptic in collaboration with AU Studio have undertaken detailed feasibility studies for two eco-resort hotels in the Sahara desert. The resorts comprise a variety of accommodation from luxury rooms and private villas to backpacker lodges and campsites...

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Eco Resorts, Sahara

Expo Hotel Fornebu progress

Work is underway on the Expo Hotel Fornebu where Haptic are working on the interior architecture. This perspective is from the reception / cafe area.

Expo Hotel Fornebu progress

Byens Metafysikk

Haptic in collaboration with StokkeAustad has been highly commended in the international design competition for the new Access Towers in Oslo. The Towers are used to access the city's infrastructure and are replacing the current advertisement funded type...

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Byens Metafysikk

Haptic awarded Runner-Up in Place Lalla Yeddouna Competition

Haptic have been awarded Runner Up in the first phase of the international open competition for Place Lalla Yeddouna, a new neighbourhood in the medina of Fez el Bali, Morocco, which saw 176 entries...

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Haptic awarded Runner-Up in Place Lalla Yeddouna Competition

Life Sports Resort, Gran Canaria

Haptic are delighted to announce that the outline project plans for the Life Sports Resort in Gran Canaria have been approved by the Spanish authorities in December 2010. Haptic are collaborating with Stokke Austad and Diiz Group from Oslo, supported by a consultant team in London.

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Life Sports Resort, Gran Canaria

The Gingerbread House

Ingeborg Lien from Rana has made an amazing gingerbread model of the Haptic / NSW project Arctic Circle Airport. A beautiful project with some significant design improvements (we particularly like the decoration of the roofscape!).

The Gingerbread House

Life Sports Resort, Gran Canaria

Haptic, in collaboration with Stokke Austad and Diiz Group, are working on a new resort concept in Gran Canaria.

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Life Sports Resort, Gran Canaria

Haptic Identity

We'd like to thank our friends at Bob Design for a fantastic job in designing our identity. Justin Hobson of Fenner Paper likes it too...

Justin's Amazing World at Fenner Paper!

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Haptic Identity

RIBA President's Medals

Haptic would like to congratulate Kirsty Williams on her commendation in the RIBA Presidents Medals and on winning the Serjeant Award for Drawing...

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RIBA President's Medals

Haptic in Mumbai

Haptic have been in Mumbai this week, accompanied by their students from the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL). Haptician's Tomas Stokke and Scott Grady are teaching degree Unit 7 this year.

Haptic in Mumbai

Haptic in Concept Magazine, Korea

Haptic and Narud Stokke Wiig's competition entry for Hanimaadhoo Airport has been published in the Korean magazine 'Concept'.

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Haptic in Concept Magazine, Korea

Drosselweg, Germany

Haptic are working on a private residence on a site in Drosselweg, northern Germany.

More info soon...

Drosselweg, Germany

The Tannery, E1

Haptic have been commissioned to modernise an apartment in a former Tannery, adjacent to Brick Lane...

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The Tannery, E1

The WeSC Concept Store

WeSC Concept Store was designed by Nikki in collaboration with Myrna Becker, while at Arkitekturverkstedet.

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The WeSC Concept Store

Hapticians in the News

Hapticians Tomas Stokke and Nikki Butenschøn have been getting a lot of publicity for their recent projects. Completed while at Arkitekturverkstedet i Oslo, the projects keep popping up in awards and publications...

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Hapticians in the News

Haptic in Arkitektnytt

Tomas has recently published an article in Arkitektnytt, commenting on the Norwegian Government's policy on architectural education. The article is entitled "What kind of architects do we want?" ...

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Haptic in Arkitektnytt

Bartlett BSc Teaching 2010-2011

Haptic are delighted to continue with the BSc Teaching Programme at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London. This year's theme is entitled 'Manufactured Landscapes'.

Bartlett BSc Teaching 2010-2011

Haptic in the Running for WAN Award

Our Arctic Circle Airport project has been selected for the long list in the WAN Awards 2010 Urban Design Sector (unbuilt category). The shortlist is announced 12 October 2010...

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Haptic in the Running for WAN Award

Haptic in Wallpaper Magazine

Haptic's and Narud Stokke Wiig Architects & Planners' design for the Arctic Circle Airport has been published in Wallpaper magazine...

Haptic in Wallpaper Magazine

Haptic Interview in Arkitektnytt

Haptic director Tomas Stokke has been interviewed in Norwegian architectural monthly, Arkitektnytt. Discussing, among other things the perils and opportunities of working abroad and of being a Norwegian based in London.

Haptic Interview in Arkitektnytt

Haptic Launch new office in Oslo

Haptic are delighted to announce the launch of their new office in Oslo. The office is located in Sørkedalsveien 6 in Oslo and will be the base for our Norway based projects.

Haptic Launch new office in Oslo

Hotel Interior Design in Fornebu, Oslo

Haptic have been commissioned to provide interior architectural services on a 300 room hotel and conferencing centre in Oslo. The site is located at Fornebu in Oslo and work is scheduled for completion in 2012.

Hotel Interior Design in Fornebu, Oslo

PD24, Oslo

Haptic have been commissioned to design a private square in Oslo, incorporating landscaping and earth works, innovative car storage, shared residential facilities and contemplation space.

PD24, Oslo

Haptic at Venice Biennale

Haptic are at the Venice Biennale this week for the Vernissage...our "Living Pod" concept is being exhibited as part of the OpenSimsim project. We look forward to seeing you there!

Haptic at Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale... The Living POD

This project for the Open Source Architecture, 'Smart POD' exhibit at this year's Venice Biennale is being developed in collaboration with Oslo-based designer's StokkeAustad...

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Venice Biennale... The Living POD

Haptic shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Award

Haptic and Narud Stokke Wiig Architects and Planners have been shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival awards...

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Haptic shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Award

La Biennale di Venezia 2010

Haptic have been invited to take part in the 'People meet in architecture' exhibition at the Venice Biennale, running from late August. We are working in collaboration with designers Stokke Austad, based in Oslo, contributing to a wider collaborative project, established by Berlin-based anOther Architect...

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La Biennale di Venezia 2010

Fes, Morocco

Haptic are working on the conversion of a former Olive Oil factory and courtyard house in the medina of Fes el Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage site...

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Fes, Morocco

Showtime!

Haptician Tomas Stokke runs Unit 7 at the Bartlett with Agnieszka Glowacka, which has recently been exhibited at the Bartlett Summer Show. Well done to the students for putting together a great show and presenting some wonderful work...

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Showtime!

Haptic in the News

Haptic's conversion for a Victorian terrace in Islington has been published in the weekend supplement of "Aftenposten", Norway's biggest newspaper. Works to the property were extensive...

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Haptic in the News

The Floating Garden of Aldgate

This temporal landmark sited in the former location of Ald-Gate exploits challenging site conditions, whilst contributing to the wider regeneration of the area. Our aspiration was to create a secluded garden space, whilst maintaining pedestrian movement through the site...

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The Floating Garden of Aldgate

Croxley Road

True to the belief that space can contribute to the inhabitant's well being, the key task of this project was to maximise space. The use of floorboards cut from Victorian timber beams is in keeping with the original building. There is a material tension between the purity of the white walls and the heavily textured wood, which creates simplicity and clean lines.

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Croxley Road

Blues and Books Competition Entry, Norway

The building is sited to respond to the industrial grain, main promenade from the town centre and a prominent notch to the water's edge. The proposal provides generosity of space, whilst maintaining efficiency through stacking shared spaces...

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Blues and Books Competition Entry, Norway

Haptic in the News

The Arctic Circle Airport collaboration between NSW and Haptic has been published by Building Design magazine.

The project has also attracted a lot of attention online and has been published in the following online publications: Dezeen, NRK (Norwegian equivalent to the BBC), Rana Blad (local Norwegian paper), Planet°, e-architect, Arqa (Spanish online magazine).

Haptic in the News

Notice board

The Hanimaadhoo Airport collaboration between NSW and Haptic has been published by MARK magazine on their notice board.

Notice board

On site

Haptic are working as sub consultants to 23 Architecture on a luxury residential project in the heart of Notting Hill.
Six apartments are being formed behind a retained Victorian facade...

On site

The Arctic Circle Airport, Norway

This new airport terminal building is located in the municipality of Rana in Nordland, Norway, just south of the Arctic Circle. The mountain site is well forested, with views to the Fiords to the west and a prime location to see the midnight sun and famous northern lights...

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The Arctic Circle Airport, Norway

To the desert!

Haptic has been commissioned to design two eco-resorts in the Saharan desert. The resorts incorporate 5 star accommodation, a backpackers lodge and desert campsites. More details to follow...

To the desert!

New Forest Residence Update

Due to be submitted for planning in April, this extension and re-configuration of the existing house will create open plan living space, gathered around a new external space. The extension cuts into the existing hillside, creating an immediate connection with the landscape...

New Forest Residence Update

Backstein

Haptic are designing a series of apartments in northern Germany inspired by Backstein architecture...

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Backstein

Haptic come 2nd in International Airport Competition

Haptic have joined forces again with Narud Stokke Wiig architects to develop a strategy for a new international airport in the Maldives. Currently home to a domestic airfield, Hanimaadhoo island is to be completely transformed with new terminal building in the lagoon...

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Haptic come 2nd in International Airport Competition

Villa Vintervoll

Haptic has been commissioned to refurbish Villa Vintervoll in Anne Maries vei in Oslo. The street is close to Oslo city centre and is known for its modernist architecture. Our proposal includes extensive remodeling, an extension and a garage, as well as landscaping works and terracing.

Villa Vintervoll

Croxley Road - Exposed!

Demolition works are well underway, with removal of the main roof and internal partitions.

Croxley Road - Exposed!

Private Residence in the New Forest
Early 3d studies

A contemporary take on a 'barn-style' extension, this proposal respects the form of the original dwelling, whilst providing a contrasting veil over the new volume...

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Private Residence in the New Forest

In Chelsea, London...

HAPTIC are working on a private residential dwelling in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, currently at Feasibility stage. This new build house may comprise full Basement dig, generous living spaces and reworked internal courtyard garden.

More info soon...

In Chelsea, London...

In Plan

This existing farmhouse is to be re-configured completely, to provide expansive living spaces, new entrance hall and office wing. A new two storey extension connects to one gable-end, with minimal glass junction defining new from old. A new master bedroom, bathroom and terrace is to be provided at first floor level.

The extension is to be articulated as an open ended form, providing a strong visual connection to the hillside.

In Plan

Oslo International Airport

HAPTIC are delighted to be working as sub-consultants to Narud Stokke Wiig on the delivery of Terminal 2 at Gardermoen Airport in Oslo. The new terminal will increase the International airports capacity from 18 million to 28 million passengers per year.

Oslo International Airport

In the country...

HAPTIC are working on a private residence, close to the New Forest in Hampshire. The site is within an area of outstanding natural beauty and benefits from stunning aspects and generosity of space.

More info soon ...

In the country...

Housing in Pelzerhacken

HAPTIC have been commissioned to design 18 new dwellings in the coastal town of Pelzerhaken, close to Hamburg. The site lies 10 minutes away from the beautiful white beaches of the Baltic Sea.

Housing in Pelzerhacken

St Michael's Court, Wales

A new typology for student housing...this proposal in Treforest, Wales promotes student interaction and community through generous communal living, dining and activity spaces...

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St Michael's Court, Wales

Trinity Road, Wandsworth

Work is well underway at Trinity Road, one of three streets, known as the Toastrack in Wandsworth. A former school is being converted into a 7 bedroom house with new extensions and expansive Basement. HAPTIC have also designed a new L shaped property, with sunken courtyard, and double height living spaces.

Due for completion late 2010.

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Trinity Road, Wandsworth

Croxley Road

Planning has been granted for our scheme in Croxley Road, Maida Vale. This refurbishment and extension features a dramatic storage and circulation zone through the entire depth of the property. This unifying element accommodates wardrobes, kitchen, seating and hidden stairs, whilst frees up valuable living space.
The project starts on site in the new year...

Croxley Road

London Bridge Competition

HAPTIC constructs a competition entry in one day. London bridge is transformed into a new horizontal garden...

London Bridge Competition