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The Hithe: Creating thriv­ing high streets for all

Property X-Change, a new platform led by the Mayor of London to discuss the future of London’s high streets, has hosted a conversation about The Hithe: what did it take to deliver it, and what impact will it have?

The conversation features IF_DO director Sarah Castle; Emily Berwyn from Meanwhile Space; Rumi Bose from Southwark Council; and Mark Darnell, a current tenant in one of The Hithe’s micro units.

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Dwell: On the Suffolk Coast, a Family Builds a Seaside Home for the Ages

"Hardy materials and beach-ready interiors make the residence a retreat worth holding on to for generations to come."

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Dezeen: Thorpeness Beach House by IF_DO is a multi-gen­er­a­tional hol­i­day home

"The expansive terrace spilling out east and westwards is an amazing place to be; when fully opened up, the living room effectively blends into the surrounding landscape"

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The Sunday Times: Thorpeness Beach House

Our clients for the Thorpeness Beach House, Ben and Louisa Brown, were featured in the Sunday Times, talking about lazy summer days on the Suffolk coast and working with IF_DO on the design of their multigenerational home

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FastCompany: This build­ing can be flat-packed like an Ikea book­shelf and moved to a new lo­ca­tion

"When [The Hithe by IF_DO] is no longer needed, it can be unbolted, unscrewed, and put together elsewhere."

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RIBA Journal: How IF_DO’s The Hithe re­stores a lo­cal sense of strength

"With a fresh approach to meanwhile use, IF_DO's workspace bolsters a community feeling the brunt of development in Rotherhithe... With modest means, it sets a high benchmark for whatever comes next."

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Sea Change: Thorpeness Beach House in Wallpaper*

"IF_DO’s resolutely contemporary coastal retreat swims against the tide in the quaint seaside village of Thorpeness, Suffolk"

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onOf­fice: The Hithe, a low-cost de­mount­able busi­ness in­cu­ba­tor space in Rotherhithe

Could the future of office buildings – or of some offices – be temporary and nomadic? 

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Reframe: The Hith, a flex­i­ble, de­mount­able build­ing in London

"London architecture studio IF_DO has recently completed co-working building The Hithe that can be broken down and rebuilt in a different location."

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Practice what you teach

Thomas Bryans and Sarah Castle spoke to Citizen Magazine about how teaching informs practice — and vice versa

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