Building Stories – The Awards Talks: Windermere Jetty Museum and Key Worker Housing

In this video, special guests Rowan Seaford (Carmody Groarke) alongside structural engineer Craig Irvine (Arup) discuss Windermere Jetty Museum, and Kaori Ohsugi (Stanton Williams) and Jo Gibbons (J & L Gibbons) reveal the story behind Key Worker Housing.

This is a recording of an in-person event that took place on 7 June 2022.

Each week architects reveal what it takes to design and deliver an inspiring and impactful building, followed by a live interactive Q&A session. The event is hosted by RIBA President Simon Allford.

Windermere Jetty Museum, Carmody Groarke – a confident cluster of shed-like buildings framing views of Lake Windermere – this project is dedicated to telling the stories of boats and steam. The compelling composition of vernacular forms achieves an unusual reconciliation of the reassuringly familiar with the strikingly contemporary., The project won a 2021 RIBA North West Award, North West Building of the Year Award, and North West Client of the Year Award. It was also on the 2021 Stirling Prize shortlist.

Key Worker Housing, Eddington, Cambridge, Stanton Williams – a fresh take on communal city-living with loose, interconnected courtyards that are easily accessible by all. It won a 2021 RIBA East Award and National Award and was shortlisted for the 2021 Stirling Prize and Neave Brown Award for Housing.

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