muf architecture/art


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Muf are part of a team to re-work an existing masterplan for the redevelopment of the Kings Cresent housing estate, comprising both renovation of 
existing housing stock and new-built. A legible public realm design ties the estate into its wider setting, through a clear urban form designed as an invitation for social exchange.


Muf are part of a team to re-work an existing masterplan for the redevelopment of the Kings Cresent housing estate, comprising both renovation of
existing housing stock and new-built. A legible public realm design ties the estate into its wider setting, through a clear urban form designed as an
invitation for social exchange.

muf worked with the London Wildlife Trust and initiated a successful application for GLA Pocket Park funding to bring forward constructionof an orchard on the perimeter of the site to further link the estate with adjoining residents.


muf worked with the London Wildlife Trust and initiated a successful application for GLA Pocket Park funding to bring forward construction
of an orchard on the perimeter of the site to further link the estate with adjoining residents.

The central route is partially pedestrianised, allowing both current and future residents to permanently reclaim the road as a meeting place for all.


The central route is partially pedestrianised, allowing both current and future residents to permanently reclaim the road as a
meeting place for all.

muf worked closely with residents to retain two existing community gardens within the proposed layout of the estate, and engaged with local childrenof all ages to develop inter-generational meeting spaces.


muf worked closely with residents to retain two existing community gardens within the proposed layout of the estate, and engaged with local children
of all ages to develop inter-generational meeting spaces.

King’s Crescent Estate current

Public Space

Location
London

Client
London Borough of Hackney

Master planning team
Karakusevic Carson Architects, Henley Halebrown Rorrison Architects
Public realm team
Dekka lighting, blacksheepscape soft landscaping

Links
Kings Crescent Garden, Wildlife Garden, Furnitubes
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