Category Archives: Publication

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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Presenting to China at the TCPA

    The Practice is delighted to have been asked to present to a group of visiting Chinese officials on Monday the 27th of October at the Town and Country Planning Association.  The twenty Chinese delegates, largely from Guangzhou’s Zengcheng District, are … Continue reading

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Forest Mews features in Evening Standard Homes & Property

Evening Standard’s Philippa Stockley meets Robert and Jessica Barker at Forest Mews. Robert and Jessica are featured on the front cover of this weeks Homes and Property in the wonderful Thomas Heatherwick golden spun chairs. Given a full tour of … Continue reading

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New Baca Book – Aquatecture

 Aquatecture, a new book authored by Baca Directors, Robert Barker and Richard Coutts, is now being advertised on the RIBA bookshop website. Due to be published by RIBA Publishing, the specialist book incorporates the Practice’s considerable knowledge and research experience … Continue reading

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Metric Handbook, ‘Flood-aware Design’ Chapter

Baca has contributed a chapter on Flood-aware design to the next (5th) edition of the architects’ reference book, The Metric Handbook.  Since its conception, The Metric Handbook has become the major handbook of planning and design for architects.  Due to … Continue reading

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‘South-Berg’ floating art gallery

With the Southbank Centre set to be closed for up to three years while a £120million revamp gets underway, Baca have suggested the ‘South-Berg’ a temporary archipelago of floating pavilions which could provide a creative solution for the displaced theatres … Continue reading

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Baca in the Architect’s Journal

Baca’s Director, Robert Barker has published an article in the Architect’s Journal on Flood Prevention. Robert writes how integrated flood planning should be considered from the outset of the design process. “A new approach to living with floods, can be … Continue reading

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