Shelter and Acoustic Shell by Flanagan Lawrence.

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Flanagan Lawrence. Directors.- David Lawrence / Jason Flanagan.

David Lawrence is the Managing Director of Flanagan Lawrence and, as well as running the business, leads teams on a diverse range of projects, including residential developments located mainly in Central London, high-profile office developments and city centre masterplans.

Having studied architecture at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, David has worked in London since 1986.

David’s residential experience has been focused primarily in London and he understands the needs of a very demanding and competitive market. He has led teams to deliver a range of bespoke buildings in Central London as well as large scale schemes in regeneration areas.

David has been involved with major regeneration schemes at Wembley, Greenwich, Manchester and Salford, where the masterplanning of brownfield areas is key to delivering the new communities and economic growth emerging from a changing British society.

Having delivered a range of high end residential buildings at Chelsea Wharf, Montpelier Hall in Knightsbridge and apartments at 21 Manresa Road, Basil Street, and a Grade 1 Listed apartment overlooking Regents Park, David is currently leading teams working on major residential schemes in Victoria and Belgravia as well as delivering one-off apartments in Chelsea, a house in Belgravia, an apartment building in Knightsbridge and large scale buildings in regeneration areas.

His experience of delivering office buildings is extensive, ranging from large scale urban regeneration developments, to infill new build in historic locations, to campus schemes around the Country. Current projects being delivered include 10 Hammersmith Grove, 18-20 Grosvenor Street and Embankment, Greengate in Salford. He was part of the panel that developed the BCO Guide to specification 2009.


Flanagan Lawrence. Directors.- David Lawrence / Jason Flanagan.

Jason Flanagan is the design director of the practice and leads teams on a diverse range of projects including rural and urban masterplans, hotels and spas, residential projects such as individual houses and apartment buildings and performing arts centres and sound shells.

Jason has an extensive track record of working on public buildings for the performing arts, most recently leading the team on the competition-winning scheme for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff which comprises a concert call, theatre and gallery space.

Jason studied architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture at London University and at the Royal College of Art. During his studies he worked for Conran Roche Ltd and Armstrong Associates. He joined Foster + Partners in 1991 and in 1995 Jason was made Associate, delivering designs for a 3,000-seat conference centre at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow. In 1997 he became Project Director for the Sage in Gateshead, a music centre comprising two performance spaces, a rehearsal hall and a music school. He was made Partner at Foster + Partners in 2004.

Jason has a special interest in acoustics and sound. Amongst his most innovative projects is Soundforms, the first-ever mobile acoustic shell with the capacity for a full orchestra. This modular structure not only shelters performers, but allows musicians to hear themselves and projects sound to the audience.




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