• Technical

    • Appointment: 1999
    • Construction Start: 2000
    • Completion: 2001
    • Area: 2,600m²
    • Budget: £2.5 million
    • Form of Contract: JCT approximate quantities bill
    • Client: talkbackTHAMES
    • Contractor: Higgins City Ltd
    • Services Engineer: Fulcrum Consulting
    • Structural Engineer: Dewhurst MacFarlane & Partners
    • Quantity Surveyor: BPTW
    • Landscape Architect: Jones Environmental
    • Buidling Control: MLM
    • Graphic Design: O'Leary Prescott
  • Bibliography

      • 50 years of London Architecture 1960-2010, Wordsearch / Architecture Club 2010, June, p201
      • 'Design Legacies: Offices', FX Magazine, April 2010, p62
      • Ken Allinson, London's Contemporary Architecture: 5th Edition, Architectural Press, June 09, p147
      • Open House, Designed to Work, London', September 2007, pp30–31
      • 'Investigating for You - What Role Do Craftsmanship Skills and Manual Work in General Play In Your Projects And In Your Work at The Drawing Board?', ARK The Sto Journal for Architects, Issue 04 / 2006, p13
      • 'Kontext Materialu a Pameti', Forum, April 2001, pp20–25
      • AJ Focus, November 2002, p3
      • 'Urban Cloister', The Architectural Review, April 2002, pp44–47
      • Tony Chapman, 'Talkback Productions', Architecture 02 the RIBA Awards, 2002, pp152–153
      • 'Buschow Henley Talkback Productions', a+u, August 2002, pp76–81
      • 'Awards Retain Southern Slant', The Architects' Journal, 13 June 2002, p22
      • 'Building: Community Focus: Talkback Offices by Buschow Henley', Architecture Today, February 2002, pp36–46
      • Kenneth Powell, 'Talkback Headquarters Newman Street, W1', New London Architecture, Conran Octopus, 2001, pp220–221
  • Awards

    • 'Best In Europe – Office' judged one of the five best office buildings in Europe, 2004
    • Winner, RIBA Award for Architecture, 2002

The scheme accommodates 250 people, a TV studio, editing facilities and rehearsal space. It takes its cue from a collegiate research environment. Every office has direct access to a central cloistered garden which is the focus for circulation and the life of the organisation.

‘Spaces are designed not so much for specific activities as for inhabitation, pure and simple.’ Irina Davidovci, 2002

  • Technical

    • Appointment: 1999
    • Construction Start: 2000
    • Completion: 2001
    • Area: 2,600m²
    • Budget: £2.5 million
    • Form of Contract: JCT approximate quantities bill
    • Client: talkbackTHAMES
    • Contractor: Higgins City Ltd
    • Services Engineer: Fulcrum Consulting
    • Structural Engineer: Dewhurst MacFarlane & Partners
    • Quantity Surveyor: BPTW
    • Landscape Architect: Jones Environmental
    • Buidling Control: MLM
    • Graphic Design: O'Leary Prescott
  • Bibliography

      • 50 years of London Architecture 1960-2010, Wordsearch / Architecture Club 2010, June, p201
      • 'Design Legacies: Offices', FX Magazine, April 2010, p62
      • Ken Allinson, London's Contemporary Architecture: 5th Edition, Architectural Press, June 09, p147
      • Open House, Designed to Work, London', September 2007, pp30–31
      • 'Investigating for You - What Role Do Craftsmanship Skills and Manual Work in General Play In Your Projects And In Your Work at The Drawing Board?', ARK The Sto Journal for Architects, Issue 04 / 2006, p13
      • 'Kontext Materialu a Pameti', Forum, April 2001, pp20–25
      • AJ Focus, November 2002, p3
      • 'Urban Cloister', The Architectural Review, April 2002, pp44–47
      • Tony Chapman, 'Talkback Productions', Architecture 02 the RIBA Awards, 2002, pp152–153
      • 'Buschow Henley Talkback Productions', a+u, August 2002, pp76–81
      • 'Awards Retain Southern Slant', The Architects' Journal, 13 June 2002, p22
      • 'Building: Community Focus: Talkback Offices by Buschow Henley', Architecture Today, February 2002, pp36–46
      • Kenneth Powell, 'Talkback Headquarters Newman Street, W1', New London Architecture, Conran Octopus, 2001, pp220–221
  • Awards

    • 'Best In Europe – Office' judged one of the five best office buildings in Europe, 2004
    • Winner, RIBA Award for Architecture, 2002
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