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You’ll know of us as Carl Turner Architects. But that never quite covered it.

We’re hands-on thinkers, thoughtful makers, big-picture people who get stuck in.

On these pages you’ll glimpse the inner workings of our minds, hear our stories, and take a tour of some of our spaces and places.

Welcome to Turner Works. We’re glad you’ve found us.

 

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02.07.2018     Thoughts → Running

Meanwhile as a solution

We have developed an expertise in temporary or ‘meanwhile’ development.
28.06.2018     PODCAST → Designing

Regent Radio pt.4

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

24.06.2018     PODCAST → Imagining

Regent Radio pt.3

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

20.06.2018     PODCAST → Designing

Regent Radio pt.2

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

16.06.2018     Thoughts → Running

Regent Radio

We transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture. 
Story → What we do

Our Approach

We’re imagining the way forward, designing the future, making things happen and running the show. We’ve embraced those four words – imagining, designing, making, running – to give you a sense of who we are and how we work.

16.06.2018     PODCAST → Making

Regent Radio pt.1

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

Works → Imagining

Fire Place

Introducing Fire Place, a proposal for a strategy in commercial, workspace, health, and civic buildings.

Works → Designing

Mountview Academy

We created a ‘warehouse for the arts’ – a drama school by day, a community space by night

Works → Imagining

Theatre Works

London's Back of House: a flexible facility to support cultural production.

Story → Team

It's all about people

We’re hands-on thinkers, thoughtful makers, big-picture people who get stuck in. We believe in creating thought-provoking and well-crafted projects. We are creative, responsive, and not afraid to take a risk when it feels right.

20.05.2018     PODCAST → Designing

Business of Architecture Podcast

Business of Architecture Podcast – Mastering the Language of Business and Design with Carl

27.09.2017     TW.TV → Imagining

Pop Brixton

We re-used old shipping containers to create low-cost, low-energy, stackable studios, workspaces, cafes and public spaces
Works → Making

Salt House

Former farm workers cottage is renovated to create a modern home while retaining the original character of the building

Works → Running

Peckham Levels

We kick-started the temporary transformation of an underused urban space into affordable start-up spaces

Story → Our approach

How we work

We know that identities are all in the mind and that boundaries are there to be blurred. It’s not always about permanence, solid walls and big ideas, though we like those things too. Scraps of space are full of possibility, and long-term change can come with the briefest and smallest of projects.

Works → Imagining

Peckham Square

This project involves the redesign of Peckham Square in South London

Works → Designing

Heathfield House

The transformation of a tired traditional bungalow into a bold new home with plenty of personality.

Works → Imagining

Void House Concept

Cub Haus is a prefabricated, two bed, single storey dwelling designed to be tailored to the needs of different clients

Works → Imagining

Performing Arts School

Our proposal for the extension to an existing Performing Arts School in West London

Works → Making

Kinnerton Street

We were approached to consider how to update and reconfigure a historic Georgian mews property located in SW1.

Works → Designing

Hove House

Design for a contemporary family home near Brighton arranges the living accommodation around an existing swimming pool.

Works → Designing

Aarhus School of Architecture

A campus of buildings and spaces collected under a single roof.

T.W.TV

03:31min25.06.2019     TW.TV → Running

Welcome to Turner Works

It’s been 11 years of Carl Turner Architects. It’s time for a new name and a new way of talking about ourselves. We’re Turner Works.

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Carl was recently interviewed by @bbcworldservice to question “Why architecture is so big on instagram?”.

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

On the afternoon/evening of 15th of June 2018, we transformed our studio into a temporary radio station broadcasting live during the London Festival of Architecture.

Business of Architecture Podcast – Mastering the Language of Business and Design with Carl