Lakhta Centre Becomes Europe’s Tallest Building

Tony Kettle’s Lakhta Centre, currently under construction, has now overtaken Europe’s tallest building to become the tallest building in Europe. Due to be completed at 462 metres tall, the Lakhta Centre will be the 11th tallest tower in the world upon completion. The inspiration for the Lakhta Centre tower design comes from the concept of energy in water with the form of the building deriving its shape from the changing nature of water, ever changing light and reflections. To find…

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International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox visits Kettle Collective

The Secretary of State visited Kettle Collective, a world class innovative architectural firm which has won a series of prestigious awards since starting in 2012, including The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. Kettle Collective exports 96% of its work, with overseas sales growth of 450% over the last three years designing flagship projects in countries including Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Kettle Collective Managing Director, Colin Bone said: “It was a great honour to welcome Dr Liam Fox to…

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Ripple Retreat Pier Opening

It was a fantastic day for the opening of The Ripple Retreat Pier on Saturday. The pier was Sponsored by the Wooden Spoon and constructed by George Leslie Ltd, a huge thanks to both! We hope the kids really enjoy the new access to the water Share this page:

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Official Opening of the Ripple Retreat

The Ripple Retreat is a purpose built sanctuary for children and families affected by cancer. On Friday the 12th of May, Tony Kettle, Colin Bone, and Cathal Morgan attended the Official Opening of the Ripple Retreat on the shores of Loch Venacher. Present at the opening was Lorraine Kelly, who cut the ribbon and formally opened the retreat for It’s Good 2 Give. Among those present were supporters, donors and contributors, including Grant Stott who gathered together to celebrate the…

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Our First Drone Footage

Kettle Collective took a trip up to the Ripple Retreat site and tried out our new drone for the first time. It is fantastic to see the scaffolding down revealing the beautiful structure of the Ripple Retreat which is captured in this video. With the construction of the Ripple Retreat approaching the last stages of the build we are excited to see the finished building. To find out more about the design please visit our project page here.   Share…

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Kettle Collective win the SEPA One Planet Award 2016

Kettle Collective is honoured to have won the SEPA One Planet Award at the 2016 Scottish Business Awards last night. The SEPA One Planet Award is awarded to companies who focus on sustainable development in their business goals and aspirations. “We believe that as Architects we have a duty to mitigate the effects of climate change by designing buildings, which work harder to perform better, and at Kettle Collective we are at the forefront of global sustainable design. We make…

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Emporis Skyscraper Award 2015

Kettle Collective’s Evolution Tower in Moscow, Russia has been named number two best skyscraper in the Emporis Skyscraper Award 2015, the worlds most renowned architecture prize for skyscrapers. More information on the award is available on the Emporis Skyscraper Award website To find out more information about the design of The Evolution Tower please visit our project page here.   Share this page:

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Kettle Collective Visit The Palace

Today is an exciting day for the Kettle Collective team as Tony Kettle and Colin Bone head to Buckingham Palace tonight to receive The Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2016 from Her Majesty The Queen. Kettle Collective won Britain’s most coveted business award from Her Majesty the Queen, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2016, announced on the Queens 90th birthday, on the back of soaring International trade. The Queen’s Award is awarded for “outstanding achievement…

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