SSFSS is a design manual, developed with 8 London schools, providing design solutions for the physical and mental well-being of staff, pupils, and parents during the Covid pandemic. Published twice, it interprets government advice into affordable changes for education settings that prioritize mental health, adapting to changing guidelines.
The Carbon Net Zero school building at Dulwich College is designed through extensive pupil and teacher participation. Combining existing structures with new construction, the new Junior and Lower School design focuses on circulation spaces, promoting interaction and providing areas for informal discussions, outdoor learning, and holistic education.
An exhibition about the architectural process, presenting in part alma-nac’s mode of working, in part a presentation of the possible changes to the space in which the exhibition was housed. The exhibition was formed of three zones; Experience, Process and Realisation.
alma-nac instigated an alternative to the disposal of Dulwich Picture Gallery's Colour Palace Pavilion; developing the methodology and associated instruction manual for children to safely repurpose the pavilion timber. The outcome: 150 vibrant modular structures, created through a unique cross-school community project across Southwark & Lambeth.
This project repurposes a 4-story Victorian house into a flexible nursery for 90 children, merging renovation and new construction. Amidst classrooms, art rooms, sleeping rooms, staff facilities, kitchen, offices, and event spaces, the old and new buildings embrace a landscape for interpretive and explorative play.