Ellis Williams Architects

Odeon Cinema, Milton Keynes

We have a passion for creating
great buildings and spaces that
people enjoy using. Our approach
is collaborative, enthusiastic and
consistent - design individuality
that is achieved by an ability to
listen and reflect client need

Unsere Passion ist das Entwerfen von Gebäuden und Räumen, in denen sich Menschen wohlfühlen. Unsere Haltung ist gemeinschaftlich, enthusiastisch und anspruchsvoll. Unsere Ergebnisse sind getragen von der Fähigkeit des Zuhörens und der Umsetzung der Anforderungen und Wünsche des Bauherrn.

 

EWA carried out a full fit-out of the state of the art cinema for ODEON at Milton Keynes Stadium.  The cinema complex boasts a new IMAX big screen offering two screens with enhanced Dolby Atmos sound systems, premier seating and extensive food and drink including favourites such as nachos, popcorn, Ben & Jerry’s, SNOG frozen yogurt and COSTA metro coffee shop. 

Milton Keynes Stadium is one of the selected cinemas that features ‘The Gallery’ a VIP ODEON experience upgrade option where guests have access to a private bar, larger seats, more leg room and unlimited nachos, popcorn and soft drinks, letting them experience the latest blockbusters in even more comfort. The cinema also includes a first in the country ‘Kids Screen’ with a children’s play area themed as a film studio within the auditorium.

EWA provided interior design and project management services.

Julian Baker

Managing DirectorJulian Baker

As Managing Director, Julian is responsible for setting and implementing the Practice’s strategy and vision.

Working across all 4 of EWA’s offices, Julian is responsible for the performance and management of the Practice.

He is passionate about teamwork whilst recognising and promoting the importance of the individual in contributing to the design process.  The Practice ethos is founded on this principle which seeks to engage, explore and enthuse all involved in the art of creating stunning buildings.

Julian has extensive experience in commercial, leisure and education sectors and has been responsible for numerous award-winning projects in recent years.  These include the Tower House at Lymm and the new campus for Newcastle under Lyme College. 

Julian has a particular interest in cinema design having worked in this specialist sector for over 20 years and for most of the main cinema operators during this period. This includes work for Odeon where he is currently employed as one of their key designers and for whom he has recently completed their flagship scheme in Milton Keynes.

Julian sits on a number of design Panels and has been a member of the RIBA Awards Jury in recent years.

 

 

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Julian Baker's selected projects

De Montfort University

EllisWilliams have been commissioned by De Montfort University to design and deliver a number of flagship projects for their city campus

Lymm Water Tower

Lymm Water Tower is the award winning renovation of a once derelict Grade II listed water tower into a luxurious contemporary family home.

Newcastle-under-Lyme College

The new vocational campus for Newcastle-under-Lyme College includes separate construction and engineering centre and sports fa

The Farnley Academy

The project includes both remodelling and new build elements for the integrated Secondary and SEN School as part of the Leeds BSF Project.

Walkergate, Durham

The Walkergate mixed use commercial site lies immediately adjacent to the historic centre of Durham.

Michael Swinson

AssociateMichael Swinson

Joined EWA in: 1983

Qualifications : BA(Hons) BArch ARB RIBA

Michael has designed the FUSE youth centre in Partington, refurbished the Apollo Cinema in Rhyl, and completed numerous education projects including the International Politics Building at Aberystwyth University, Stroud College and Liverpool Community College buildings.

Michael has a particular expertise in the preparation of client briefs, undertaking curriculum analysis for education projects, space planning for education, arts and leisure projects, and the design of cinemas. Outside work commitments, Michael sings with, and is currently President of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, and is beekeeper in chief

 

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Michael Swinson's selected projects

Q3 Academy

Q3 Academy is a new secondary school for 1000 students and 250 sixth formers occupying a challenging sloping site alongside the M6 motorwa

The Empire Theatre

The Empire Theatre, Liverpool is a Grade 2* listed Frank Matcham theatre.

The Fuse

The FUSE is a multi-purpose centre designed with the help of and for the young people of Trafford.

Wilmslow High School

EllisWilliams were commissioned to carry out a suitability assessment and masterplanning proposal for the existing school.

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Legal occupational titles, granted in UK: Architect. All directors are registered with the Architects Registration Board of UK (arb) and charted architects (RIBA). For applicable professional rules contact www.arb.org.uk

Ellis Williams Architects Limited VAT No: 151 7850 63

Registered under the Companies Act 1985 as Ellis Williams Architects Limited; Company No. 3818904 in the Registrar of Companies for England and Wales.

Directors, authorised to represent EllisWilliams Architects:
Julian Baker: Architect, arb no. 055663G
Alan Cain: Architect, arb no. 044489H
Mark Evans: Architect, arb no. 060846G
Brian Fairbrother: Architect, arb no. 043700J
Simon Ford: Architect, arb no. 061863B
Lester Korzilius: Architect, arb no. 062296F
Ian Nahapiet: Architect, arb no. 044381F
Dominic Williams: Architect, arb no. 059489J

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Directors, authorised to represent EllisWilliams Architects:
Julian Baker, Architect, arb no. 055663G
Alan Cain, Architect, arb no. 044489H
Paul Duenas, Architect, arb no. 048653A
Mark Evans, Architect, arb no. 060846G
Brian Fairbrother, Architect, arb no. 043700J
Simon Ford, Architect, arb no. 061863B
Lester Korzilius, Architect, arb no. 062296F
Ian Nahapiet, Architect, arb no. 044381F
Dominic Williams, Architect, arb no. 059489J

Legal occupational titles, granted in UK: Architect.
All directors are registered with the Architects Registration
Board of UK (arb) and charted architects (RIBA)

for applicable professional rules contact www.arb.org.uk

Ellis Williams Architects Limited
VAT No: 151 7850 63

Registered under the Companies Act 1985 as
Ellis Williams Architects Limited; Company No. 3818904 in the Registrar of Companies
for England and Wales.
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