ISD Forum Saint Petersburg, Russia 2018

Yesterday, Tony and Colin flew to Saint Petersburg, Russia for a trip to see the progress of our Gazprom Lakhta Centre project. While in Russia, Tony Kettle was asked to speak at the ISD Forum in Saint Petersburg on the 18th of June. He was invited to speak in the closing session of the day, titled “Petersburg 2103: A Retrospective Of The Future”. The session was part of the “business program of the IV International spatial development forum.” For more…

Exciting Collaboration Coming Soon..

We are exciting to announce an exciting collaboration coming soon with the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation. More information coming soon..

Eid Mubarak

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June 14th, 2018
Eid Mubarak

 

Success at Chelsea Flower Show 2018

We are delighted to announce that the trade stand for ArtFe designed by Kettle Collective’s landscape team has received 5 stars from RHS at the Chelsea Flower Show 2018. The trade stand named “Scottish Garden’ has been realised using materials and plants brought from Scotland to reflect ArtFe’s spirit and enhance the character of their work. Corrugated steel panels and wildflower planting creates a delicate natural setting for the metal sculptures. Purple and violet shades of flowers contrast with the…

Silver Saturday

On Saturday 28th of April, Celine was selected to play rugby in the Sarah Beaney Cup Final on Silver Saturday at BT Murrayfield. She speaks to us about that day and her experience as a woman rugby player. Silver Saturday is a great rugby event in Scotland and this year was even more special since seven rugby finals happened at BT Murrayfield the same day. This included the 1872 Cup between the professional teams of Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby….

Ramadan Kareem

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May 16th, 2018
Ramadan Kareem

 

Welcome to our newest team member, Ethan

We are excited to welcome Ethan to our Edinburgh studio. Here he tells us a bit more about himself. Why did you choose to study architecture? I have always had a love for stories in whatever form I could find them, be it books, film, music, or design. I was very interested in the way architecture could tell a story through its design, and the thought of being a part of that design process drew me in. The idea of…

Ripple Retreat Shortlisted for RIAS 2018 Awards

We are thrilled to announce The Ripple Retreat has been shortlisted for the RIAS Awards 2018. A respite house for children affected by cancer. The ‘It’s Good 2 Give’ charity wanted to create a space for families to spend quality time together, and escape the challenges of this illness. Positioned within the protected the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, the Ripple caters for individual families for up to five nights. A sculptural piece of contemporary architecture, the design…

International Women’s Day

Today is International Womens Day, and we have a fantastic team of women working here at Kettle Collective, so we decided to take this opportunity to celebrate. We spoke to Celine to get her insight as a woman in architecture. Why did you become an Architect? Being an architect had been a goal since my childhood. I was always fascinated with the idea of creating spaces where people would live and make memories. Each experience in our life is connected…

MIPIM 2018

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March 7th, 2018
MIPIM 2018

  Kettle Collective will be at MIPIM 13-16th March 2018. MIPIM is the world’s leading property market. To arrange a meeting with us contact mipim@kettle.co. We look forward to seeing you there!  

Shortlisted for The Scottish Export Awards

  We are thrilled to announce we have been nominated for Small Exporter of the Year in The Scottish Export Awards! The winners will be announced at a black-tie dinner, taking place on 22 March 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow. Find out more about the awards here  

Friday Forum #15

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February 2nd, 2018
Friday Forum #15

Tony and Colin presented at this weeks Friday Forum, they spoke about their recent experiences travelling Dubai, and Abu Dhabi, the rewards and challenges of working in this region, and some examples of success and failure that they have witnessed.

Charity Run Success, well done Roman

Well done to Roman Gorshkov, who completed his second 5K run as part of Simple Health Great Winter Run 2017. Let us find out a bit more about why Roman wanted to run this race: I chose to take part in a 5K run to support African Children and their need for education, which then may give them a chance for a brighter tomorrow. In 13th of January I finished my second 5K Run as part of Simply Health Great…

Congratulations Anthony, BREEAM Associate

Congratulations to our team member Anthony Tappe, who recently completed the BREEAM Associate Course. This award winning online course is aimed at proactive sustainability teams, who want to work better with BREEAM. We thought this was the perfect opportunity to find out a bit more about why Anthony went on this course, and what he learnt from the experience: Why did you take the BREEAM Associate Course? I wanted to increase my familiarity with the BREEAM rating system with the…

10 Most Anticipated New Builds of 2018

Kettle Collective are thrilled The Lakhta Centre was selected to be one of the “10 Most Anticipated New Builds of 2018”. Read the article here. 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…

Ripple Retreat offers haven for Scots families affected by cancer

Kettle Collective were delighted to be mentioned in the Scotsman “Ripple Retreat offers haven for Scots families affected by cancer” article To find out more about The Ripple Retreat visit the project page here.

Christmas Party 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, we celebrated this years achievements with our annual Christmas Party. This year’s Christmas celebrations included a competition for our team to create an unique dwelling for our new client Mr G Bread. The brief required a scale model, which had to be self supporting and entirely edible. Our team created some incredible designs which our panel of judges, judged on both appearance and on the taste of the materials. After much deliberation our judges…

Christmas Jumper Day and Mission Christmas

In the run up to Christmas, Kettle Collective is taking part in a couple of Christmas Charity events to support children across the world. Cash for Kids Mission Christmas gathers Christmas Gifts for local disadvantaged children across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife to make sure their Christmas morning is special. Our team has begun gathering gifts under our Christmas Tree to take along to one of the local drop off points near our Edinburgh studio. The second charity day our…

The Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Recently our landscape team were invited to partner with ArtFe for their entry for a trade stand at the Chelsea Flower Show 2018. Running from the 22nd to the 26th May 2018, ArtFe and the Kettle Collective team’s entry will be at the event at the Royal Hospital Chelsea Showground in Central London. The proposed tradestand is to be realised as a Scottish Garden – a romantic and attractive space that the ArtFe artworks can come alive in. Featured in…

DEWA Solar Innovation Centre Construction Update

Our Managing Director Colin Bone, took a trip out to see the construction progress of the DEWA Solar Innovation Centre this week while in Dubai. It was great to see the building progressing. This trip follows on from the DEWA Solar Innovation Centre being awarded Sustainable Project of the Year at the Middle East Consultant Awards 2017 last week.