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13 November 2018Growth Lines : an exhibition of work by MICA Architects

5th Dec 2018 – 29th Jan 2019 At Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

08 November 2018Two MICA projects recognised at Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2018

The Queen’s College New Library and The Hands Building both took home prizes from the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2018.

16 October 2018MICA designing a laboratory for Oxford Robotics Institute

The scheme provides an adaptable and high quality working environment for the ORI to meet their needs now and into the future.

11 October 2018MICA performing well at the Fairfield Halls

MICA Architects are making good progress on site with their project to completely refurbish and extend the Fairfield Halls in Croydon.

05 October 2018MICA wins competition for The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre

Taunton Deane Borough Council and Taunton Theatre Association have announced the appointment of MICA Architects to redevelop The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre on the Coal Orchard site.

04 October 2018Hands Building - one of the most recent striking examples of CLT construction

Discussing the global progress and growing popularity of Cross Laminated Timber [CLT] construction, the Timber Trades Journal recognises The Hands Building’s innovative use of CLT.

24 September 2018Chester Balmore features in BBC Drama Bodyguard

MICA’s award-winning housing scheme Chester Balmore features in the last scenes of the BBC’s new drama Bodyguard.

21 September 2018White Lion House highly commended at British Homes Awards 2018

The Sunday Times British Homes Awards has awarded White Lion House with a high commendation at this year’s ceremony.

17 September 2018Centre Point hosts London Fashion Week

MICA’s new transparent retail unit beneath Centre Point link bridge provided the backdrop for one of this season’s fashion shows during London Fashion Week.

11 September 2018MICA masterplanning for Bede's Senior School

Informed by our Living + Learning strategies, MICA have been appointed by St Bede’s Senior School to shape an ambitious masterplan to coincide with the schools 40th anniversary.

06 September 2018MICA give RIBA Lecture for Oxford Open Doors - Friday 7th September

Stuart Cade will be giving the RIBA Lecture at the Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium in the Hands Building, Mansfield College Oxford. Lecture due to begin at 4.30pm.

28 August 2018Northgate House, Jesus College gains Planning
20 August 2018Gray’s Inn on site – demolition complete
17 August 2018West House shortlisted for Brick Award 2018

West Five Boarding House at Stowe School has been shortlisted for this year's Brick Awards Education Category.

06 July 2018White Lion House wins commendation at NLA Awards 2018

White Lion House commended in the Housing category at this year’s New London Architecture Awards.

05 July 2018White Lion House shortlisted for British Homes Awards 2018
03 July 2018Hands Building shortlisted for Structural Timber Awards 2018

The Hands Building at Mansfield College, Oxford has been shortlisted for Education Project of the Year at the Structural Timber Awards.

02 July 2018MICA hosts Open Studios as part of London Festival of Architecture
01 July 2018MICA Practice Profile, New London Quarterly - Kings of Context

New London Quarterly Practice Feature - MICA is pushing forward with city-changing projects like Centre Point and Croydon's Fairfiel Halls.

28 June 2018Bringing the world to Forest Hill

Professor Mary Beard and the Minister for Culture have opened MICAs new World Gallery at the Horniman Museum & Gardens in South London.

20 June 2018Official opening of MICA’s Hands Building and Bonavero Institute of Human Rights

Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the Chancellor of the University, opened the new Hands Building and Bonavero Institute of Human Rights on Friday 15th June.

14 June 2018MICA highly commended at AJ100 Awards

MICA attended the AJ100 Awards last night where the practice received a commendation for its work with Eley Kishimoto.

12 June 2018MICA Open Studio - 29th June. London Festival of Architecture

Exploring identity through scale - MICA Architects are opening our doors to showcase our first year’s projects and how we work.

08 June 2018White Lion House, Centre Point Shortlisted for NLA Award 2018

MICA Architect’s White Lion House, affordable housing block has been shortlisted in the NLA Awards 2018 in the housing category

08 June 2018Hay Castle restoration project starts on site

The project conserves the historic gatehouse, keep and mansion in addition to the creation of new exhibition, education and visitor facilities across the 10,000sq/m site.

07 June 2018Fair Field Cultural Quarter Highly Commended in Planning Awards 2018

MICA Architect’s Fair Field Masterplan highly commended in the Planning Awards 2018 for best use of heritage in placemaking.

22 May 2018Keble College named in AJ100 Client of the Year shortlist

Keble College has been shortlisted for Client of the Year at this year’s AJ100 Awards, nominated by MICA.

18 May 2018MICA wins twice in the South Regional RIBA Awards 2018

MICA received two awards at the RIBA Regional Awards ceremony last night for the New Library at The Queen’s College, Oxford. A RIBA South Award and a further special award in the Conservation category.

16 May 2018MICA shortlisted for AJ100 Collaboration of the year Award

MICA Architects collaboration with pattern designers Eley Kishimoto has been recognized by the AJ100 Collaboration of the year award 2018.

04 May 2018MICA feature in NLA Knowledge Capital

MICA’s proposals for state-of-the-art medical teaching facilities for Kings College London features in the New London Architecture research paper and exhibition. Titled ‘Knowledge Capital’, the research programme explores the contribution and transformation London’s has made to the education and medical sector.

21 March 2018Two MICA projects shortlisted for the RIBA Regional South Awards 2018

West House, Stowe and The Queen's College, New Library shortlisted for the RIBA Regional South Awards 2018

09 March 2018Fair Field Cultural Quarter shortlisted for Planning Awards 2018

MICA has been shortlisted for the Planning Awards 2018 for our heritage lead regeneration of Fairfield Halls, Croydon.

01 March 2018Restored artwork reinstalled at Centre Point

An original artwork piece by 20th Century artist Jupp Dembach-Mayen has been reinstalled at Centre Point after being sensitively restored.

18 February 2018West House well received by Stowe School and architecture journals

MICA's recently completed West House boarding scheme at Stowe School has been featured in prominent industry publications, our work for the school has also been summarised by the Headmaster at Stowe.

14 February 2018MICA win New Coach Station Hub Site Search

MICA have won a new commission to conduct a secondary coach hubs site search and assessment for TfL.

12 January 2018Blake Cottage concept designs presented at Petworth House

Today The Times have published a review for an exhibition celebrating William Blake in Sussex at Petworth House, West Sussex, which will present MICA’s concept designs for the restoration of William Blake’s College and two new garden buildings.

11 January 2018Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre fosters great results

An inspirational headteacher who gave up a six-figure salary as a City lawyer to lead an inner London sixth form has been shortlisted for a top education award.

15 November 2017Video: Creating the new library at The Queen's College Oxford

Discover the new library at The Queen's College Library, described and explained by the Clients and Architects in this new video.

20 October 2017MICA exhibit at MIPIMUK 2017
11 October 2017MICA showcasing in NLA’s London’s Towns Exhibition

MICA attended our first industry event at the opening of NLA London’s Towns exhibition in the Building Centre. 

03 October 2017New name, same ethos

There’s a new and already very successful architect on the block – yet it seems strangely familiar. RIBA Journal introduces you to MICA Architects.

20 September 2017Gavin Miller in Concrete Quarterly's Lasting Impressions

Gavin Miller, director at MICA, talks to the Concrete Quarterly about his appreciation for concrete as a historic architectural material.

20 September 2017Back to the Point - Centre Point features in Concrete Quarterly

Richard Seifert’s masterpiece has been reborn with a new square at street level and luxury apartments behind its iconic cladding. Pamela Buxton reports for the Concrete Quarterly Autumn 2017 edition.

11 August 2017East Ham CSCL in Taschen's 100 Contemporary Brick Buildings

The East Ham Customer Service Centre + Library features in Taschen's new book '100 Contemporary Brick Buildings'.

15 May 2017The New Library at Queen's College opens to students

The new library at the Queen's College in Oxford has opened its doors to students, providing new study space and storage for the College's valuable collection below the existing Provost's Garden.

28 April 2017MICA to develop Cheltenham Ladies’ College masterplan

A framework for future growth, the College is making an investment second only in scale to that of their founders over 160 years ago.

26 April 2017Competition Winning Scheme for Rambert School

MICA are pleased to have won an invited competition to develop proposals for a new dance space for teaching and performance at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. 

26 April 2017MICA wins new major commission for Jesus College

MICA have been appointed by Jesus College for a major new commission associated with their vision for the future of the central Oxford College.

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