The new Tintagel footbridge links Cornwall castle after 500 years

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Ney & Partners and William Matthews Associates
English Heritage
Complete, opens August 11, 2019
Jim Holden, David Levene

WMA William Matthews

WMA is a creatively driven architecture studio that delivers fresh and elegant designs that set the highest standards; socially, environmentally and architecturally. Established in 2013 and based in central London the practice designs all types and scales of projects, both in the UK and internationally. Current and completed projects range from a handcrafted kayak for Wallpaper* Magazine to a regeneration project for the largest ski resort in Bulgaria.

The practice has won several international competitions including the UBA Gallery in Sofia, the Tintagel Footbridge in Cornwall and the Borovets ski resort project.  In 2017, the practice received a special mention for its submission to the Ross Pavilion competition in Edinburgh, working in collaboration with Sou Fujimoto Architects.  As a firm we enjoy collaborating with other architects, engineers and artists in delivery unique and unexpected design solutions.

Prior to starting the firm William Matthews was an Associate at Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Paris. During his time there he completed a variety of internationally recognised projects such as the Beyeler Foundation Basel, Potsdamer Platz Berlin and the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago.

From 2001 until its completion in 2013 William led the design team of the Shard in London.



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