December 12th, 2014
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ING’s favourite Winter Houses

‘Isn’t it true that a pleasant house makes winter more poetic, and doesn’t winter add to the poetry of a house? ‘ -Paul Elouard, Dignes de vivre   As winter is truly with us and holidays are just around the corner, INGers are looking for some homely comfort and pick their favourite winter dwellings!   …more…

November 20th, 2014
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ING Media Film Club

At ING film club this week we were delighted to welcome David Bickle from Hawkins/Brown to introduce the Jacques Tati classic Mon Oncle as part of a split double bill alongside Koolhaas Houselife. Thanks also to our packed audience of eager film buffs from  John Robertson Architects, Morrow & Lorraine, AHR, Elliott Wood, Karakusevic Carson Architects, …more…

November 20th, 2014
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The ING team’s favourite 10×10 artworks

Leading architects, designers and artists have contributed original artworks to Article 25 for their ‘10×10 Drawing The City’ London auction. The event takes its name from the grid of 100 squares laid over an area of the city, which this year has The Shard at its centre. Each of the participants is allocated a square …more…

October 28th, 2014
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Frank Gehry – a natural publicist

During his recent and now infamous press conference in Oviedo, (Spain), where he was to receive the Prince of Asturias Awards for the Arts, Frank Gehry proclaimed that he ‘doesn’t have a publicist’. This isn’t the first time that an architect has given the proverbial middle finger to the concept of publicity or marketing. Ask any in-house …more…

September 23rd, 2014
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How I Got My First Job: Piers Taylor, Director at Invisible Studio

My first project My first project was my own house, Moonshine, which was a self-build on a steeply sloping site in woodland near Bath with no car access. It was an exercise in exploring low tech timber technologies that could be applied by inexperienced builders in straight forward ways, and it was also an exercise …more…

September 18th, 2014
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How i got my first job: Feix&Merlin

Feix&Merlin Our first job was a beach hut in Mablethorpe on the Lincolnshire Coast: Eyes Wide sHut. We were one of four winners in the ‘Bathing Beauties’ competition, which was organised and procured by the then artist-in-(council)-residence Michael Trainer. The competition was part of a wider regeneration project focussing on a 15 mile stretch of …more…

September 1st, 2014
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ING’s top picks for Open House 2014

The annual Open House weekend is fast approaching. As regulars will know, it’s important to plan your days, trekking across London to find you’ve just missed the last entry time for a building is never fun. With this in mind, ING has compiled its top ten things to see and do on the weekend of …more…

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