Farewell Unwanted fat Architecture

FAT_portrait (from left_ Sean Griffiths, Charles Holland, Sam Jacob) ©Tim Soar

Body fat announced the end of its practice these days. The phenomenally profitable collaboration will close next summer season right after 23 years of services in layout on the completion of A Residence For Essex, created for Living Architecture (in collaboration with artist Grayson Perry), and the curation of A Clockwork Jerusalem at the British Pavilion as part of the 2014 Venice Biennale (in collaboration with Crimson Architectural Historians and Owen Hatherley).

1) FAT_BBC Roath Basin Studios (1)_© Tim Soar

BBC manufacturing village in Roath Basin, Cardiff

The directors Sean Griffiths, Charles Holland and Sam Jacob think that Body fat will have achieved all it set out to do when the practice launched as a ‘collective’ of architects, artists and movie makers, in the 1990′s.

2) FAT_BBC Roath Basin Studios (2)_© Tim Soar

BBC manufacturing village in Roath Basin, Cardiff

Body fat speedily grew to become 1 of Britain’s most substantial architecture studios. Their operate challenged the area of architecture by creating groundbreaking kinds of cross disciplinary practice and new crucial instructions in architecture although attracting mainstream consumers and releasing a series of hugely inventive structures globally.

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Blue Residence, London.

FAT’s directors will proceed to grace us with their presence as individuals in the fields of architecture, style, ar2rk, creating and training.

4) FAT_Islington Square, Manchester_© Tim Soar

Islington Square, Manchester.

They concluded by saying they stay open to offers for a lucrative reunion in twenty years’ time.

5) FAT_CIAC, Middlesbrough_© Rob Parrish

CIAC, Middlesborough.

6) FAT_The Villa, Rotterdam (2)_© Rob Parrish

The Villa, Rotterdam

7) FAT_The Villa, Rotterdam (1)_© Maarten Laupman

The Villa, Rotterdam

8)FAT_A house for Essex (in collaboration with Grayson Perry)_© FAT

A House for Essex, Excess fat / Grayson Perry.

9) FAT_Villa Rotunda Redux, Venice Architecture Biennale_© FAT

Villa Rotunda Redux

We would like to wish them the best of luck for the potential, not that they will need to have it.


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