Category Archives: Aquatecture

Vision Event, London 2-3 June 2015 – Amphibious And Flood-Resilient Homes Workshop

The annual Vision event returns to London’s Olympia next week, bringing together architects, specifiers, clients and suppliers to discuss, debate and showcase the latest innovations and developments in architecture, design and the built environment.  Through a series of lectures, live … Continue reading

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Award-winning Baca Homes in 2014

Baca buildings have been honoured in one-off housing awards in 2014.  The fantastic Forest Mews, designed by Baca Director Robert and architect wife Jessica Barker, has been up for and won numerous awards since completion this year. The UK’s debut Amphibious … Continue reading

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UK’s Debut Amphibious House Rises To Awards

The UK’s first Amphibious House has been making waves since being featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs show. This unique, Baca-designed home has attracted widespread attention and has already been won a Gold Award in the 2014 London Design Awards. … Continue reading

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Present and Future Publications

The latest book from Baca Architects, Aquatecture, will be published by RIBA in the spring of 2015.  Co-authored by Robert Barker and Richard Coutts, Aquatecture looks to the past and the future as it explores the importance of designing for … Continue reading

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MIPIM And RIBA Masterplanning And Research Awards

 The masterplanning and research elements of the Practice were recognised in two major awards in 2014. Part of the Dutch ‘Room for the River’ programme, the Eiland Veur Lent ‘island retreat’ project in Nijmegen, Holland, was awarded the MIPIM Future … Continue reading

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Beating the Floods Workshop – At Flood Defence Expo, 4th & 5th Dec 2014

  12:30 Thursday 4th December, 12:30 Friday 5th December Visitors to the Flood Defence Expo will be able to try out flood-mitigation methods in a masterplanning workshop led by Baca, pioneers of the award-winning LifE (Long-term Initiatives for Flood-risk Environments) … Continue reading

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Free Tickets For Baca Talks At Flood Defence Expo, Dec 2014

Robert Barker, Richard Coutts and Riccardo Pellizzon will be delivering talks about working with water, integrated zero-carbon solutions and mitigating the effects of flooding as we move into the future at the Flood Defence & Prevention Expo on the 4th … Continue reading

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