28 Dec 2018
Crounchie Court – Gingerbread City
The BIG reveal! – Crunchie Court – together with Price & Myers our entry to this years Gingerbread City Exhibition.
Be sure to find your way to the Victorian & Albert Museum to check out all the ‘sweet’ schemes! A BIG thanks to Museum For Architecture for inviting us to be involved and for everyone’s HUGE efforts in bringing it together!
Gingerbread City web page
4 Dec 2018
Exposed Steel In Kentish Town
After careful coordination and detailing the exposed structural steel at our Kentish Town project is taking shape.
When complete the steelwork will be frame views of sky and the garden, allowing large openings and natural light to flood the space.
23 Nov 2018
Brook Green Out To Tender
We are trilled to get our Brook Green House project out to tender – with works scheduled to start on site early in 2019!
15 Nov 2018
F2 meet F2! The plywood carcass for our Primrose Hill project stair is being installed. Each piece fits together like puzzle, allowing for a quick and efficient installation on site.
When finished the plywood will be clad in grey stained oak – we can’t wait to see the finished product!
6 Nov 2018
Progress In Primrose Hill
The contractor at our Primrose Hill project is making great progress and we are on track to finish ahead of programme!
Concrete retaining walls are poured and the extension roof is in place. We have been working on this project since 2016 and it is such a joy to see everything taking shape.
25 Oct 2018
Crunchie Court At Gingerbread City
We are excited to be participating in this years Gingerbread City at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
We have teamed up with the structural engineer’s Price & Myers – who will ensure our proposal stands up! …and who are quietly far superior bakers!
Gingerbread City web page
3 Oct 2018
The Complexities Of A Steel Frame
All the steel work at our Kentish Town project in North London is exposed and visible. This adds complexity to the steel frame and connections, requiring careful collaboration between ourselves, the structural engineer and contractor.
Getting there is a challenge but it will be amazing when finished.
20 Sep 2018
Nearing Completion In Tufnell Park
We are A L M O S T finished with our project in Tufnell Park.
The new stair of oak and lacquered paneling leading to the mansard roof extension is installed and looking fantastic.
11 Sep 2018
Hampstead Concept Designs
Concept designs for an exciting (and challenging) new project in the heart of Hampstead Village, North London.
Our clients asked for an arch, so we gave them one!
20 Aug 2018
The Belsize Reading Room Featured in I-Build
We are thrilled to feature in this months I-Build Magazine. A fantastic seven page spread covering the collaborative approach between client and architect.
16 Aug 2018
Demolition In Primrose Hill
Demolition is well underway at our project in Primrose Hill.
A double height space at the front of the house has been introduced to provide better connectivity between floors and to bring increased amounts of natural light to the otherwise dark centre of the house.
25 Jul 2018
Our Brixton Project Submitted For Planning
We have today submitted a Planning Application for our new project in Brixton.
Designs include a timber clad, two storey rear extension and single storey side extension housing a new kitchen. Fingers crossed we hear positive news from Lambeth Council in a few months time.
5 Jul 2018
Studio Carver Invited To Join The Archinect Community
We are excited to now be part of the Archinect community.
The goal of Archinect is to make architecture more connected and open-minded, and bring together designers from around the world to introduce new ideas from all disciplines.
Archinect web page
28 Jun 2018
Up! In Tufnell Park
A facetted ceiling – leading to a skylight, draws the occupant up to a new mansard roof extension at our Tufnell Park project in North London.
25 Jun 2018
Planning Consent Granted In Brook Green
Thrilled to announce that our project in Brook Green, south west London has been granted Planning Consent.
Technical designs to commence immediately with construction pegged to start in February 2019.
24 Jun 2018
A Note To The Contractor!
Starting on site in Primrose Hill next month – our eight year old client has left a short note to the contractor. Here’s hoping we can deliver!
7 Jun 2018
Stairs Installed In Tufnell Park
The new stair at our Tufnell Park project in North London has been installed.
The plywood structural frame will later be clad with oak treads linking the timber floors between levels.
23 May 2018
Concept Designs In Kentish Town
We have received an exciting brief from our Kentish Town clients to completely open up the ground floor of their house.
We have proposed introducing an exposed structural frame – to become part of the architecture of the space and treated as a feature in the room
12 May 2018
Belsize House Featured in Elle Decoration
Our Belsize Park House project has featured in this months Elle Decoration about prefabrication in architecture.
The article discusses how prefabricated homes can be quick to build and cost effective – but equally have serious architectural merit.
8 May 2018
A Hidden Door In Hampstead
We have concealed a door to a mudroom into kitchen joinery at our project on Hampstead Way in North London.
When closed the door sits flush with the rest of the kitchen units and is completely hidden in the wall.
2 May 2018
Mansard Extension In Tufnell Park
Our contractor is moving too fast in Tufnell Park!
The steel is up and timber framing well underway for our new mansard roof extension in North London
18 Apr 2018
Hampstead Garden Suburb Job Finishes On Site
Our project in the Hampstead Garden Suburb is nearing completion.
We have completed a major refurbishment and extension to this Grade II Listed property in North London. The clients are thrilled and moving back in next week!
10 Apr 2018
Tradition With A Modern Twist
We are thrilled that our Finchley House project has featured on the inspiration page of this months Built-It Magazine.
Finchley House project page
29 Mar 2018
Belsize House Featured On Dwell
Belsize Park House has received more press – featuring on the Dwell magazine web page.
21 Mar 2018
Strong Enough! At Hampstead Way
We have designed a custom stone shelf in the kitchen of our Hampstead Way project in North London.
Steel brackets (supporting two of the builders!) have been fixed back to the brick wall and will later be clad in marble. A lot of effort and thought has gone into this detail – that will make the shelf look like it is floating off the wall when finished.
18 Mar 2018
Belsize Park House was featured in this months Architects Choice.
Director Keith Carver was interviewed discussing the project and how his American upbringing has informed the practices design work today.
25 Feb 2018
Keith Carver At Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries
Table 6! – we were honoured to participate in this years Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries at the Building Centre.
Alongside other featured practices Keith from Studio Carver provided 25-minute one-to-one consultations for homeowners looking to extend or refurbish their properties.
23 Feb 2018
Belsize Reading Room Featured In City AM
Study Buddy! – A fun, little piece on our Reading Room in this weeks City AM – Living supplement! Grab a copy and check it out!
Belsize Reading Room project page
7 Feb 2018
We Are Hiring!
We are looking for an experienced and talented Part II or newly qualified Part III to join our growing team.
Interested candidates should send CVs and examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org
View full job description here.
26 Jan 2018
Studio Carver At The Don’t Move, Improve! Award Ceremony
Congratulations to all the winners last night at the Don’t Move, Improve! awards ceremony. Unfortunately we didn’t take home a prize but are thrilled to have been shortlisted and have two projects feature in the exhibition!
We are even more thrilled to have such a great team in the office and are looking forward to a banging year!
21 Jan 2018
Studio Carver Invited To Join The Architect’s Republic Community
Studio Carver is excited to be part of the Architect’s Republic community.
From house extensions to inspirational small builds and ambitious large developments, Architects’ Republic allows you to search, compare and choose the right architect with confidence.
Architect’s Republic page