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SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

  • Creating sustainable, more energy efficient spaces is at the heart of our practice across our services and sectors, from re-use through refurbishment to new-builds.

    Buildings and spaces exist together, rather than separately, with the world around them. Our expertise across our services helps increase our understanding of their imprint and how we can waste less and plan more resourcefully and creatively.

    Increasing the ability for buildings and spaces to be more self-sufficient is key. Passive sustainable features, such as at the UK Hydrographic Office, with natural ventilation, maximising natural light and providing control over access to outdoor air reduces energy demands. Integrating innovative solar thermal technology into facades, such as at IMPACT, can heat mechanically ventilated areas with zero energy usage.

    Inclusion of battery storage, such as at Good Energy’s new HQ, allows the retention of energy generated on-site, reducing energy waste and creating sustainable buildings.

    Living walls and re-greening strategies minimises greenhouse gas emissions and the impact on the health of communities.
  • Learn more about some of the innovative stragies of our recent projects below.
NEWS
  • Keynsham Shortlisted for 2015 RIBA Awards

  • 05 MARCH 2015

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  • SPECULATIVE APPLICATIONS

NEWS
  • Peterhead Court completes
    05 SEPTEMBER 2019

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THE LEXICON

NEWS
  • Highly commended award at the CENE

  • 17 JUNE 2017
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JOSEPH PRIESTLEY BUILDING