'At Home with Blueprint: Fish Island Village'

Blueprint, Nov 2019

With phases one and two complete, this article by Veronica Simpson looks at the completed projects by Haworth Tompkins, Lyndon Goode and Pitman Tozer and where the area is headed.
Read the article here

'Mae, Pitman Tozer and AOC team up for custom-build housing scheme'

BD, 4 Nov 2019

Article on Basildon council unanimously approving the development, with Homes England having secured initial planning permission for the Pound Lane custom-build scheme in Laindon, Essex.
Read the article here

'Architects and developer deliver custom-build housing scheme'

Housing Today, 29 Oct 2019

Article on scheme developed by architects AOC, Mae and Pitman Tozer and self-build specialist Unboxed Homes, the 1.2-hectare site will feature three, four, and five-bedroom family homes.
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'Catch of the Day'

AJ, July 2019

Fish Island Village makes the AJ cover story for this issue with building studies of Monier Road and neighbouring schemes by Haworth Tompkins and Lyndon Goode.
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'Legacy just keeps on running'

ES Homes & Property, 8 May 2019

Article by Lee Mallett on the 2012 Olympic Legacy and creation of new neighbourhoods around the Park including Fish Island Village, including comments from a Monier Road home owner.
Read the article here

'Cities are louder than ever - and it's the poor who suffer most'

Guardian Cities, 25 Apr 2019

'But advances in architecture and sound engineering could offer solutions...' Mint Street is included as an example of how a site considered too noisy for living was successfully transformed.
Read the article here

'The vast majority of architects can't bid for public work: something has to change'

AJ, 20 Feb 2019

Article by Tarek Merlin on the UK's public procurement system and exclusion of small practices, with our appointment for Mint Street by Peabody mentioned as a small practice success story. Read the article here

'Combustible cladding 'ban' - what do we really know?'

AJ, 15 October 2018

Article by Ella Jessel on the government's ban and reform in the industry, includes comment by Luke Tozer. Read the article here

'Hiding in plain sight': How London street signs reveal more than just names

Guardian, Sept 2018

Graphic designer Alistair Hall uses instagram to highlight the city's significant nameplates. Read Guardian piece here. View his Instagram here

'Council Housing: Wandle Road, Croydon'

Planning in London, July 2018

Article by Luke Tozer on our Wandle Road housing, a council led re-development of a difficult urban site in Croydon.

'Sketch of the week: Monier Road'

Building, June 2018

Sketch of our Monier Road features in Building's 'Sketch of the Week' by Pitman Tozer project architect Tom McAviney.
See the sketch in Building here

'Pitman Tozer's 'landmark' tower leads new wave of Croydon approvals'

AJ, 11 June 2018

Article by Ella Jessel on the recent approval of our 25-storey tower on Wandle Road Car Park in central Croydon for Brick by Brick. 6 other Croydon projects were also handed permission.

Read the full AJ article here
Read the full Building Design article here

Pitman Tozer in consortium led by HTA Design selected for Gascoigne East Estate remasterplan, Apr 2018

We are delighted to be part of the winning consortium led by HTA Design, and including Stitch to deliver phase 3 of the ongoing redevelopment of the 1960s Gascoigne East estate in Barking, east London. The competition was organised by Barking and Dagenham Council's regeneration arm, Be First.

Read AJ article here
Read AJ article on shortlisting here

Barrie Close and Malcom Road are granted planning, Mar 2018

Planning has been granted for 2 more of our schemes with Brick by Brick. The schemes have a total of 33 homes together with a community centre in Coulsdon, South Croydon.

'The Japanese House'

arq, volume 21, number 3

Article by Luke Tozer 'Experiments in housing new ways of living - The ongoing Western fascination with Japan' in review of 'The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945' exhibition at the Barbican.

Imperial Street is granted planning

Jan 2018

Our 407-home scheme in east London with bptw partnership has been approved by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC). The Imperial Street scheme will see five buildings of between three and 14 storeys created by the canal in Bromley by Bow. The scheme, backed by developer Lindhill Properties, will include retail and employment space.

Read the article in AJ here
Read the article in BD here

'Furniture vs Architecture'

Domus Nova, Jan 2018

"When designing homes we have an opportunity to craft buildings and interiors specific to the needs of the client." Luke Tozer's sketch design for a stone floor hidden bike stand features in issue 23 of Domus Nova.
Read here

'2018 predictions: Will gender pay rules help change the profession's profile?'

AJ, Dec 2017

Pitman Tozer associate Helen Reid talks to Richard Waite about diversity in the profession. Read the article here

Bronze Mews House is granted planning

Nov 2017

The new-build house replaces a 1960s end-of-terrace mews house. The new house is characterized by bronze paneling, frameless glazing and fastidious detailing which results in jewel-like book end to the terrace.

Read the AJ article here

'In Residence: Luke Tozer'

Nowness, Oct 2017

In the latest episode of In Residence, Tozer talks the creative challenge of tackling a difficult project and how he let light lead the design of the unorthodox sit.
Watch the film here

Brick Awards 2017

Luke Tozer will be one of 4 judges of the Brick Awards

The annual Brick Awards celebrates the use of clay brick in every aspect of design and construction. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 9 November. Find out more about the awards here

'Creative councils are building homes again'

ES Homes & Property, June 2017

Article by Lee Mallet on how sixteen out of London's 33 boroughs are funding development and building homes, tackling housing shortages and generating income including Croydon Brick by Brick including an image of Homefield House. Read the article here

'Peabody unveils plans for low cost homes'

ES Homes & Property, Feb 2017

Article on Peabody and affordable housing including our Mint Street scheme and current Peabody projects in Thamesmead and Fish Island, Hackney Wick. Read the article here

'Why are councils setting up private companies to build homes?'

The Architects' Journal, 9 Feb 2017

Article investigating what the boom in council-owned housing developers will mean for architects, including mention of Newham's Red Door Ventures and Croydon's Brick by Brick which Pitman Tozer are both working with.

'Make your future flexible'

ES Homes & Property, Feb 2017

Article on the future of flexible and custom build housing, including comment by Luke Tozer.
Read the article here

Luke Tozer selected for Manser judging,

Oct 2016

Luke Tozer judged the 2016 Manser Medal competition alongside the late Michael Manser's son, Jonathan and architect and sustainability expert Lynne Sullivan. Read the article in AJ here

Wearside Road is submitted for planning,

Sept 2016

Pitman Tozer has submitted plans for a mixed housing scheme of 9 new homes for Peabody in the London Borough of Lewisham.

'Industry Updates'

Future Constructor & Architect Magazine, Sept 2016

Interview with Luke Tozer on being architecturally inspired as a youngster, Mint Street and new projects at the practice.
Read the interview here

'Comply or cough up: Unpicking London's radical zero carbon rules'

The Architects' Journal, Sept 2016

Are the capital's tough new rules for major residential schemes trailblazing or just another development tax? Luke Tozer gives his opinion in this AJ comment piece.
Read here

The Reach, West Thamesmead is submitted for planning, July 2016

The 5,522 sq m residential-led mixed-use development will transform a vacant self-contained site. Including 66 homes, the scheme is part of a GLA funded initiative by Peabody, Bexley and Greenwich councils to deliver more homes. Read the AJ article

'Why architects are bricking it over Brexit'

The Architects' Journal, Apr 2015

Architects are fearful that leaving the EU would affect their trade with the rest of Europe and stall growth in the UK. Are they right to be afraid? ask Will Hurst and Richard Waite. Luke Tozer gives his thoughts alongside others in the industry.
Read the article here

'Custom build - can it work in London?'

Planning in London, Apr 2016

Article by Luke Tozer discussing the challenges and opportunities for custom-build in London.
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'Space Standards for Homes'

Blueprint, Apr 2016

Comment piece including Luke Tozer's comments on a new nationwide minimum space guidelines for new-build homes that has been brought in by the Government.
Read the article here

'New Ideas for Housing'

Blueprint, Feb 2016

Feature on our winning entry with Naked House and LB Enfield for the NLA Housing Competition where we have developed designs for a Local Authority package for custom build affordable housing.

'London's new custom-build homes'

ES Homes & Property, Jan 2016

Article by Ruth Bloomfield featuring our winning entry with NLA Housing Competition with Naked House and LB Enfield to create what is set to be London's biggest custom-build project to date. Read the article here

'Do it yourself'

RIBA Journal, Jan 2016

Custom and self build have huge potential to dent the housing shortage. So what's stopping them? Article by Luke Tozer in January's issue. Read the article

Monier Road, Fish Island is granted planning permission, Nov 2015

The London Legacy Development Corporation has granted planning permission to Peabody for Monier Road, our new mixed-use development in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The announcement featured in both AJ and BD.

'The quiet revolution in British housing'

The New Review, The Observer, Aug 2015

Mint Street features in this article by Rowan Moore on the role of architects in creating imaginative and sustainable architecture for the future.
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Metropolitan, Eurostar Magazine

Aug 2015

Feature on unusual homes across Europe including Gap House.

'New homes for first-time buyers'

ES Homes & Property, July 2015

Article on first-time buyer properties in London, mentioning Mint Street our Peabody scheme in Bethnal Green.
Read the article here

'Taking Stock' Brick Bulletin, Architecture Today

Summer 2015

Profile on Peabody and the use of bricks by the housing association in their housing schemes including our Mint Street project.

Inspiring housing #5: Luke Tozer on Churchill Gardens

More homes, better homes, Architects' Journal, Apr 2015

Luke Tozer tells the AJ why the government should learn from the 'elegance and efficiency' of Powell & Moya's Churchill Gardens.

Peabody announces Thamesmead Team

Apr 2015

London housing association Peabody has included Pitman Tozer in their full housing zone team for South Thamesmead. The strategic masterplan will set out a roadmap for the delivery of thousands of new homes over the next decade.

'How to exploit the gap in the housing market'

The Times Bricks & Mortar, Apr 2015

Our Gap House project features in Robin Ash's piece on the UK housing market and building on city-centre plots.

'Regarding the Residential'

Architectural Research Quarterly, Sept 2014

Edward Wainwright interviews Luke and Tim about setting up practice and current projects. Read the article

'Tim Pitman reviews UEL's end-of-year show'

Architects' Journal, July 2014

Tim Pitman gives his review on the University of East London's student show at the Docklands campus. Read the full review here

'Right side of the tracks: Mint Street by Pitman Tozer'

Architects' Journal, July 2014

Cover story article by Ellis Woodman on our Peabody housing scheme. Read the article

'Flexible Footprint'

Grand Designs, July 2014

Article on flexible spaces and extensions featuring our Lateral House and annex in Bayswater.

'Quality street: Peabody rolls out the future of affordable housing'

Guardian, April 2014

Interview piece by Oliver Wainwright on our newly completed Peabody housing project, Bethnal Green. Read the article

'Affordable homes'

ES Homes & Property, May 2014

Article on Peabody housing projects, featuring our Peabody scheme Mint Street in Bethnal Green. Read the article

'Meet: Pitman Tozer Architects'

Blueprint, May 2014

Interview piece with Luke and Tim.

'Ahead of the curve'

Architecture Today: Inform, May 2014

Report on our Mint Street scheme as affordable rented housing.

'The future of social housing? Peabody unveils designs by 20 young architects'

Guardian, Jan 2014

Oliver Wainwright article on the shortlisted practices by Peabody for its ''Small Projects Panel'', including the Pitman Tozer Architects scheme. Read the article

Peabody ''Small Projects Panel''

Jan 2014

Our scheme for Pembury Youth Hall, Hackney was included in the 20 strong shortlist selected by Peabody, from which Pitman Tozer was selected to join 5 other architectural practices on the Small Projects Panel.

'Domestic adaptations and extensions'

Inhabit, Nov 2013

Lateral House features in Architecture Today's publication on domestic designs.

'Spotlight: Peabody looks to include smaller firms'

Future of London, Nov 2013

Interview piece with Peabody Development Director Claire Bennie on shaking up housing procurement with their drive to involve more small firms in their new developments and the success of our project with them. Read the article

'Peabody boost for small practices'

Building Design, Nov 2013

Luke Tozer is asked to comment on Peabody's unveiling of plans for a small projects panel.

'Peabody's new small projects panel sets a welcome precedent'

Building Design, Nov 2013

Ellis Woodman gives his opinion on Peabody's initiative with reference to our Peabody project.

'Space Creators'

Domus Life magazine, Sept 2013

High-end residential property magazine Domus interviews Luke Tozer about starting the practice, and past and current projects.

'Victorian terrace becomes ultra-stylish family home'

Evening Standard Homes & Property Sept 2013

Philippa Stockley meets the owners of our Lateral House project in West London. Click to read

'Grand ideas to use in your grand design'

Grand Design magazine, Sept 2013

The Lateral House annex features in the popular homes magazine. Click to read

'My digital life, Jonathan Crossley'

Building Magazine, Aug 2013

Building magazine talks to Pitman Tozer project architect Jonathan Crossley. Read the article

'Pitman Tozer unwraps Notting Hill terrace revamp'

Architects' Journal, Aug 2013

Richard Waite takes a look at our newly completed Lateral House. Click to read

'Office to Homes'

Planning in London, July 2013

Luke Tozer explores the technical issues associated with change from office to residential use. Click here to read

'In a London Home Renovation, Changing Everything but the Facade'

The Wall Street Journal, May 2013

Ruth Bloomfield reports on our recently completed Lateral House project. Read the article

'Wonders & Blunders'

Building magazine, May 2013

Luke Tozer compares Eero Saarinen's design for Dulles International Airport with his effort for the US Embassy in London. Download the article

'Is the RIBA doing enough for small practices?'

Building Design, Apr 2013

Luke Tozer gives his opinion on the topic. Read the article

Building 'Buys a Pint for Pitman Tozer Architects'

Building magazine, Mar 2013

James Clegg meets us at our local, The Cow, Westbourne Park Road, London W2.

'What was an ecohouse is now just a really well-designed house'

Blue & Green Tomorrow, Mar 2013

Interview with Luke Tozer on what the future has in store for ecohomes. Read the article

'Period conversion: Victorian on the outside, ultra-modern on the inside'

Life supplement, The Telegraph, July 2012

Our Upside-down House project features in Ruth Bloomfield's piece on period conversions.

'Keep your eyes open and carry a pencil'

Life Class, Building Design, June 2012

Interview with Luke on our Peabody scheme, Inuit Igloos and Isi Metzstein.

'RIBA Membership Survey Shock Results'

Architects' Journal, June 2012

Piece by Merlin Fulcher including Luke Tozer's comments on the value of RIBA membership.

'7 London Houses We Love'

Dwell, July 2012

In celebration of London's finest residential design, Dwell magazine includes our Gap House among the seven London houses they love.

'Just one thing: the right windows'

Evening Standard Homes & Property, May 2012

Our Upside-down House is the perfect example of how to let more natural light into your home, says Deborah Collcutt. Read the article

'Peabody housing in Bethnal Green by Pitman Tozer'

Architecture Today online, Feb 2012

News that our housing scheme for Peabody in Bethnal Green has been granted planning permission.

'Reaction: The stories that shook your world in 2011'

Architects' Journal, Dec 2011

Richard Waite asks Luke Tozer what effect student fees will have on the next generation of architects. Read the article

'First Look'

Building Design, Dec 2011

A feature on our Peabody housing scheme by Oliver Wainwright.

Kevin McCloud's 10 Greatest Architectural Homes

Mail on Sunday, Mar 2011

'Grand Designs' presenter Kevin McCloud includes our Gap House among his 10 favourite architectural homes in Britain. Read the article

'Green homes: will patience pay?'

Blue and Green Tomorrow, Feb 2011

Article by Luke Tozer on the realities of designing and building sustainable housing. Read the article

'Determinedly Modernist'

Financial Times, Nov 2010

Ex-RIBA president Michael Manser talks to Edwin Heathcote about the medal that bears his name and the 2009 winner, our Gap House. Read the article

'Mind The Gap'

Dwell, June 2010

Dominic Bradbury on the process of conceiving and realising our Gap House, with photos by Charlie Crane.

'Hidden Assets'

How To Spend It, Financial Times, Apr 2010

Gap House is the perfect example of how to make the best use of awkward urban sites in this feature by Dominic Bradbury. Link to the article

'Mind the Gap House'

Weekend magazine, Guardian, Mar 2010

The planning and conservation area impact of the Gap House is explored in this article by Anne-Celine Jaeger.

'Make Mine a Danish'

Berlingske Nyhedsmagasin, Mar 2010

A piece on our Gap House by Charlotte Nygaard in the Danish design magazine.

'How to add light and space to your home'

Space Plus, Elle Decoration, Mar 2010

Luke Tozer and our Upside-down House feature in the interiors magazine's supplement collecting architects' top tips. Download the article

'A Gap Big Enough for a Family'

Evening Standard Homes & Property, Nov 2009

Luke Tozer and Charlotte speak to Philippa Stockley about life in the Gap House, plus Gap House 'Get the Look'. Download the article

'Capital's Cleverest New House'

Evening Standard, Oct 2009

Philippa Stockley celebrates our Manser Medal winning Gap House. Download the article

'A Narrow Victory'

Sunday Telegraph magazine, Sept 2009

Luke Tozer reveals the trials and tribulations of building your own home, and offers his five top tips. Download the article

'20 Best Cottages For Christmas'

Sunday Times, Sept 2009

Our workshop in Badingham is picked as a design conscious Christmas get away. Book via Best of Suffolk.

'Building the Future'

John Lewis magazine, Sept 2009

Luke Tozer and Charlotte talk to Rachel Loos about building and living in the Gap House.

'Interactive Floor Plan: Gap House'

Wallpaper*, Sept 2009

The interiors magazine includes interactive floor plans of our Gap House as part of its Open House London event edition.

'Reader Project: Move or Improve?'

Real Homes magazine, Jan 2009

A feature article on the Upside-down House, our refurbishment project on Portobello Road, London.

'Narrow Victory'

Grand Designs magazine, July 2008

A cover story and feature on Gap House, including an interview with Luke Tozer.

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