Talk: Ellis Woodman & Matheson Whiteley – Studio Voltaire
Studio Voltaire Benefactors’ Event, 17 February 2021
Opening in October 2021, Studio Voltaire is currently undertaking a £2.8 million capital project to expand and redevelop its site and programmes, the most ambitious transition in the organisation’s 26–year history. Architects Matheson Whiteley led a digital tour of The Studio Voltaire Capital Project, in conversation with Ellis Woodman, director of the Architecture Foundation.
This event took place via Zoom Webinar.
- About Matheson Whiteley
Matheson Whiteley is a London–based architectural studio established by Donald Matheson and Jason Whiteley in 2012, following experience with leading architects Herzog & de Meuron, Switzerland and Tony Fretton Architects, UK. Completed projects include art galleries for Hollybush Gardens and Stuart Shave/Modern Art, a group of studios in Hackney for David Noonan, Michael Raedecker and Goshka Macuga, a showroom for the fashion house Alexander McQueen and new public spaces for the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. The Studio Voltaire Capital Project is their first public project in the UK.
- About Ellis Woodman
Ellis Woodman is Director of the Architecture Foundation, and a member of Studio Voltaire’s Board of Trustees. Trained as an architect at the University of Cambridge, Woodman has been the Daily Telegraph’s architecture critic since 2007 and is Executive Editor of the UK’s leading architecture magazine, Building Design. He curated the British Pavilion at the Venice architecture Biennale in 2008 and has published books including monographs of Biq and James Gowan.