Special Collections

WRIGHT & WRIGHT ARCHITECTS, 2018

"This insightful publication outlines the importance of reimagining archives and other memory organisations as transformative physical spaces so that anyone, from anywhere, can engage with special, diverse and unique collections"
Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper of The National Archives

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The Care Takers

RIBA JOURNAL, NOV 2016

“Wright & Wright made a conscious decision to work in historic settings on the principle that people would take more care. It’s all about making places better for everyone”
Hugh Pearman

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21 Years of Buildings & Ideas

ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION, SEP 2015

“Through a body of work that now spans 21 years, encompassing the exacting standards of Oxbridge and the financial constraints of social housing, they see beyond the fleeting catwalk moment of a building’s completion to investigate how things can be made to work well, uplift spirits and endure in the long term”
Cathy Slessor

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A New Reading

ARCHITECTS’ JOURNAL, JAN 2017

“Wright & Wright deftly weaves old and new at Longwall Library... The new emerging out of the old to generate unexpected synergies and breathe life into assemblages created over time” 
Cathy Slessor

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Envisioning Nelahozeves

THINKING 3D, APRIL 2018

"Often, as architects working in historic contexts, we need to adopt the role of archaeologists, piecing together fragments of research across time, though physical and anecdotal evidence. When Wright & Wright Architects were asked to look at new designs for the historic Nelahozeves Castle in the Czech Republic last year we knew that uncovering the clues behind the fascinating geometry would be crucial to unlock the secrets of the site."

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What's a Library in the Digital Age?

OXFORD TODAY, OCT 2017

"It will bring the old and new parts of the College together physically and once again position the library facilities at the heart of St John's."  Professor Maggie Snowling CBE

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Heavyweight & Thick-Skinned

ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION, SEP 2007

“We like buildings that have mass and thick, rather than thin, walls in natural cladding materials, such as stone and brick. This is because of their tendencies to look good with minimum upkeep; their ability to provide a sustainable environment which can be easily managed; and also because they offer many interesting architectural possibilities” 
Clare Wright

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Buildings That Care

ARCHITECTS’ JOURNAL, MAR 2013

“Wright & Wright’s school for boys with behavioural problems shows architecture with a serious purpose matters... [It] restored my faith in British architecture” 
Rory Olcayto

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