01.05.18 /

m2(at)15 in Crafts Magazine

The m2 Gallery 15th year anniversary show, m2(at)15, mentioned in the May/June 2018 issue of Crafts Magazine.  With artist/makers Kate MccGwire, Robert Cooper, and Rod Bugg, picked out for special mention.

24.02.17 /

Ken Taylor & Julia Manheim’s Exhibition Featured in Enköpings-Posten

Quay 2c directors Ken Taylor and Julia Manhiem’s exhibition Everyday Fragments, in Enköping, Sweden, was recently featured in the Enköpings-Posten newspaper.

01.07.16 /

Postcard Sets

Do contact us if you would like these self published series of postcard booklets by Ken Taylor @ £5 each. The pictures in “Wrap Duets” can be seen here.  Both series can be purchased as editioned framed digital prints. Prices on application.

A new series of photographs titled “Reflections” completing a triptych of postcard booklets and editioned framed digital prints is to be launched on Saturday 17th September 2016 in the m2 Gallery at the front of Quay house, which will again be in London Open House this year from 12-5pm.

07.01.15 /

Laundry Houses featured in Evening Standard

Our ‘Laundry Houses’ have been featured in the Evening Standard ‘Homes & Property’ section.

For the article click here

20.11.14 /

Temporary Architecture book

As seen in the bookshop of the Pompidou Centre last weekend in Paris, the 4x m2 Pavilion in the Temporary Architecture book.

12.09.14 /

Quay House featured in Time Out Magazine

Time Out says:

Designed by its owners Quay 2C architect Ken Taylor and sculptor Julia Manheim, this former milk depot now houses design and sculpture studios and three flats.

The colourful building will be open to the public as part of Open House London 2014 on Saturday September 20, noon-5pm.

Work by Quay 2C will be on display and tea and cakes will be served.


27.06.14 /

Temporary Architecture by Lisa Baker

Quay 2c’s temporary structure - commissioned by the m2 Gallery - The 4 x m2 Gallery Pavilion is featured in Temporary Architecture published by Braun.

Temporary Architecture is the latest book in Swiss publisher Braun’s series Experimental Architecture, which features, “50 remarkable projects from around the globe, which have impressed through their transitory nature.”

Contact Quay 2c if you would like purchase a copy.

24.01.14 /

Essay written by Quay 2c director included in Eurban’s new book.

Quay 2c director, Ken Taylor, has his essay, “Growing Into Solid Timber”, included in Eurban’s (the cross-laminated timber expert) new book, Built 1:1: Eurban Works 2003 - 2013.

Download the essay here

24.01.14 /

m2 Gallery featured in the AJ

“The m2 Gallery upholds an unlikely but longstanding artistic heritage in Peckham,” writes Rory Olcayto

Read the article here

22.11.13 /

Quay 2c project featured in new book, ‘Temporary Architecture’

Quay 2c’s temporary structure - commissioned by the m2 Gallery - the 4 x m2 Gallery is featured Temporary Architecture published by Braun.

Temporary Architecture is the latest book in Swiss publisher Braun’s series Experimental Architecture, which features, “50 remarkable projects from around the globe, which have impressed through their transitory nature.”

The book is due for publication Easter 2014.

14.09.12 /

An Exclusive Insight into 100 Architecturally Inspiring Buildings in London

Quay House is featured in Victoria Thornton’s new book, Open House London: An Exclusive Insight into 100 Architecturally Inspiring Buildings in London, with foreword by Alain de Botton.

The book is published to coincide with this year’s Open House London weekend.  Copies will be available to buy at Quay House on Saturday 22nd September, when it will be open to the public from 12noon-5pm.



19.04.12 /

An evening with Quay House - Open City

This year Open-City celebrates the 20th birthday of the organisation and their Open House Event.  Quay 2c have been asked to open Quay House for one of the additional special evening tours, as part of their expanded programme of events under the 2012 theme - ‘The Changing Face of London’ - and in the forthcoming Open House 20th anniversary photographic book, out in September.

Come along and join Ken and Julia, with a glass of prosecco, for a special tour of their home Quay House.  Artist Helen Carnac, who is exhibiting in the m2 Gallery, will also be on hand to take questions.

There are two tours on Thursday 19th April, 6pm and 7.30pm.  Please follow the link below to the Open-City website to make your booking.

An Evening with…  Quay House - Tour booking


15.08.11 /

Quay2c shows off ‘recycled’ pop-up gallery in Pimlico.

The Quay 2c designed 4 x m2 Gallery Pavilion is featured on the Architects’ Journal website, with a short article by Domenic Donatantonio.

Click here to download article (pdf)


01.04.11 /

Quay House Featured in Matchbox Magazine

An article on Quay House is featured in this months Matchbox Magazine.

Click here to read the article (pdf)


10.03.11 /

Letter Published in the AJ

Design Leadership - Ken Taylor has a letter published in the Architects’ Journal.

Click here to see letter (pdf)


18.09.10 /

Open House London 2010

Two of Quay2c’s built projects featured in the 2010 Open House London weekend, 18-19th September.

Read more here (pdf)


24.02.10 /

Quay House in the Evening Standard

Article printed and online titled ‘Gold Top Design’ by Ruth Bloomfield

Evening Standard Article.pdf


26.01.10 /

New York TImes Publishes article on Quay House

‘From Dairy Depot to Industrial Chic’ by Jessica Donati in New York Times in print and online

Click here to see full article


19.01.10 /

Scaffolding pictures in architecture and work

Ken Talyor scaffolding pictures published in Architecture and Work



01.01.10 /

Edinburgh Univ.Architecture Journal

Scaffolding pictures and short essay by Ken Taylor published in Edinburgh University Architecture Journal

Visit Edinburgh University Website


16.07.09 /

Sustainable Jewellery book no.1 in Battle of the Books

Julia Manheim’s book ‘Sustainable Jewellery’ is number 1 in Time Outs Battle of the books.


19.05.09 /

Ken Taylor on BBC London Radio

Ken Taylor is interviewed on The Breakfast Show with Joanne Good and Paul Ross

07.05.09 /

Quay House on Channel 5’s ‘I Own Britain’s Best Home’

‘I Own Britains Best Home‘, Series 2, Episode 7

‘This nine-part series sees the owners of some of the most beautiful properties in the country competing for the right to say they own Britain’s Best Home. The series focuses on individuals who are passionate about their own homes: ordinary and extraordinary people who have toiled over build, design and decor to leave a personal stamp on their properties.’

Quay House and m2 gallery appear in this Channel 5 documentary.

Click here to watch the show online.


01.09.08 /

Elle Decoration Magazine article about Bellenden Road

‘Creative Spaces: Jacqui Poncelet’
Article and images about the artists home, which was re-designed by Quay2c.

Click here to view article

01.06.08 /

Quay House appears in the TV show “The Worlds Greenest Homes”

“The Worlds Greenest Homes”; 12 minute TV profile made on Quay House in the Discovery Channels “Planet Green” series in association with Canadian TV and production company Cineflex; Broadcast in June 2008.

13.03.08 /

Architects Journal Letter

Ken Taylor’s letter ‘Flatspotters’ is published in the Architecture Journal.

Click here to read letter (pdf)

01.03.08 /

LABC article about Fairmule House

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) article about Fairmule House the winners of the 2007 LABC National Built Quality Awards.

Click here to view article

05.11.07 /

Fairmule House in Time Out

“All round the houses”, article recommending private residencies appearing in Open House 2007.

Click here to view article

10.10.07 /

London District Surveyors Association - Winner 2007

Quay2c were the winners of London District Surveyors Association’s Built-In Quality Award 2007 - Best Sustainability Innovation category for Fairmule House, Hackney.

Click here for further information on Fairmule House.


11.09.07 /

Architecture Today Article, Chancery Court

‘Social Conscience, An East London Housing scheme uses solid timber panels.’

Click here to view article

2007 /

London Tonight ITV News article on Fairmule House

01.07.07 /

Singing The Praises Of Freiburg

Ken Taylor discovered sustainable urban design excellence when he visited the German city of Freiburg with his post-graduate students.

Download the article here (pdf)

12.05.07 /

Telegraph Saturday Magazine, Bellenden Road

The Telegraph Magazine publishes a 4 page article on the 117 Bellenden Road for artist Jacqui Poncelet.

Click here to view article

08.04.07 /

Quay house on BBC 4 show “Living with the Future”

“Living with the Future” is the second episode in the series “Living with Modernism” on BBC 4. Presented by Simon Davies, the half hour show on Quay House was transmitted at Easter in 2007.


02.02.07 /

Fairmule House Shortlisted for Best Structural Innovation

Shortlisted for the award by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC)

01.01.07 /

Fairmule House wins Best Sustainable Innovation Award

Awarded by London District Surveyors Association (LDSA); Built in Quality Awards. Best Sustainable Innovation award for Fairmule House, Shoreditch.

05.10.06 /

Ken Taylor wins Design Mentor Award & Architect Role Model Award

Awarded by Junior Open House 2006

01.07.06 /

Fairmule House in Gateway Magazine

‘A Hybrid Approach To Housing’

Gateway Magazine article (pdf)

01.06.06 /

Two projects featured in ‘London’s Contemporary Architecture, An Explorer’s Guide’ by Ken Allison

A map-based guide to the best of what is contemporary and worth visiting.

Quay House And Fairmule House featured.

Read more about Quay House here (pdf)


And more information on Fairmule House here (pdf)


01.02.06 /

Evening Standard Article containing Fairmule House

‘Prefabs rehab’ by Faye Sweet
An article discussing the Prefabulous Show curated for the Building Centre Trust.

Click here to view article

01.02.06 /

Prefabulous Catalogue, Fairmule House

‘T is for Timber’, page from exhibition catalogue
Fairmule House, Shorditch

Click here to view article

08.09.05 /

Quay House featured in ‘City Reborn’ by Kenneth Powell, Foreword by Renzo Piano

Architecture and Regeneration in London, from Bankside to Dulwich.

Download the feature here (pdf)


25.08.05 /

New Civil Engineer Article about Fairmule House

‘Panel Beaters’ by Dave Parker

Click here to view article

06.10.05 /

Architects Journal Article about Fairmule House

‘This is a relatively quiet but carefully considered project’ by Ruth Slavid. Photography by David Jones

Click here to view article

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