Project Review

Hospitalfield

6th May 2022

Director Rod Heyes and Project Architect Paula Schilliger present the practice’s masterplan for Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, Scotland, as part of the Architecture Foundation's series of talks exploring the typology of the artist's studio.

Since 1900, the house has been a significant cultural site for Scottish artists, hosting residencies and education programmes. In 2015, Caruso St John was asked to design a masterplan for the site, renovating the historic artist studios and inserting new interventions, enabling the organisation to realise its vision as a publicly accessible cultural resource for the twenty-first century.

The series has been developed by the Architecture Foundation in partnership with the Whitechapel Gallery to coincide with its current exhibition ‘A Century of the Artist’s Studio 1920 – 2020’ which runs until 29 May 2022.

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Peter St John was interviewed by Veronica Simpson about the practice's renovation work at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath. They discussed the recently completed Café and Fernery, alongside the future plans for the arts centre.

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Opening

Hospitalfield

Arbroath, United Kingdom

27 May 2021

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Caruso St John have completed renovation work on the fernery and glasshouse at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, which opens to the public today. This is the first phase in the wider redevelopment of the Category A listed arts centre.

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Appointment

Hospitalfield Arts

Arbroath, United Kingdom

Caruso St John have been appointed architects for the development of Hospitalfield Arts in Arbroath, Scotland.

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Lecture

History and its Opposite

L’École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille

12th May 2022

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Adam Caruso will give a lecture entitled History and its Opposite for the Tools Conference at the L’École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille. The series invites its contributors to examine the breath of analogue tools available to architects, exploring the roles of hand-drawing, model making, photography and historic references in practice today.

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Lecture

You cannot take risks without failing

Zurich, Switzerland

6pm (CET), 15th March 2022

Adam Caruso is taking part in the Institut für Entwurf und Architektur One Building lecture series at ETH Zurich. His lecture, You cannot take risks without failing, will take place at the ONA building Fokushalle on 15th March, 18.00 hrs.

Teaching

ETH Zurich
Re-form

Zurich, Switzerland

Spring 2022

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Students in studio Adam Caruso at ETH Zurich will spend their Spring semester exploring the protestant churches of Zurich; spiritual, social and spatial public resources that are underused in the city.

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Intern Rachel Caul has received a RIBA Bronze Medal Commendation for her final year project, Reclaiming the Ruin. Rachel studied in Studio 2, led by Caruso St John Director, Rod Heyes.

The RIBA President's Medals are international awards presented annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects to architecture students or recent graduates and are regarded as the most prestigious prizes in architectural education.

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Lecture

Reuse, Recycle
Lessons in Sustainable Architecture

Eindhoven, The Netherlands

10th February 2022

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Peter St John is taking part in TU Eindhoven's lecture series, Lessons in Sustainable Architecture. His talk, Reuse, Recycle will discuss the practice's renovation projects with a focus on their sustainability and design process.

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Peter St John presents a lecture on the work of James Stirling, as part of Second Floor, a new series in partnership with Metropolitan Architecture Student Society (MASS) at London Met. The series includes lectures by each of the school's unit tutors, in which they present the work of an architect that has influenced their practice.

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Students from Studio Adam Caruso at ETH Zurich present their final projects to a panel of guest critics including Oliver Lütjens, Tine Milz, Li Tavor, Matthias Winter.

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Lecture

Rod Heyes, Small Talk

Newcastle, United Kingdom

15th November 2021

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Caruso St John director Rod Heyes will be giving a 'small talk' for Newcastle University's Architecture Society. He discusses ideas of intention and realisation, the value in existing situations and building's constant states of change; referring to the work of Robert Smithson, Edgar Degas, Atelier Bow-Wow and Paul Serusier.

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Students from Studio Adam Caruso at ETH Zurich present their projects to a panel of guest critics including Marianna Charitonidou, Fredi Fischli and Niels Olson.

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