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Reflecting on a fascinating and insightful UK Passivhaus conference 2023

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Reflecting on a fascinating and insightful UK Passivhaus conference 2023

As Passivhaus patron members leading the delivery of Passivhaus in the UK, we were delighted to share our knowledge, insights and experiences at this year’s conference, taking place in Scotland.

Date: 19 Oct 23

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We are appointed to CHIC’s UK Optimised Retrofit Consultancy DPS

Practice News

We are appointed to CHIC’s UK Optimised Retrofit Consultancy DPS

As part of our ongoing decarbonisation initiative, our building consultancy team is proud to have been appointed to CHIC’s UK Optimised Retrofit Consultancy DPS.

Date: 16 Oct 23

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Continuing the conversation: Exploring pathways to achieve decarbonisation

Practice News

Continuing the conversation: Exploring pathways to achieve decarbonisation

In the second of our Achieving Decarbonisation roundtable series, we discussed retrofit and the challenges and opportunities it presents with our industry colleagues from Liverpool.

Date: 3 Oct 23

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Our green-fingered colleagues marvel at this year's sunflower growing competition

Practice News

Our green-fingered colleagues marvel at this year's sunflower growing competition

Following its success last year, the challenge was again set, to grow and nurture the tallest sunflower with the largest and most magnificent bloom, all from seeds provided by our social committees.

Date: 2 Oct 23

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A week of coffee, cake and catching up with our colleagues

Practice News

A week of coffee, cake and catching up with our colleagues

Every year, our colleagues come together to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, a cause which provides unwavering support to the three million people in the UK living with cancer.

Date: 29 Sept 23

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New advanced engineering centre in Wales begins to take shape

Project News

New advanced engineering centre in Wales begins to take shape

Our proposals include the development of an innovative and sustainable two-storey educational facility, designed to be at the forefront of modern education and technology advancement.

Date: 21 Sept 23

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Announcing Nuala as our 2023 RIBA AHR Scholarship recipient

Practice News

Announcing Nuala as our 2023 RIBA AHR Scholarship recipient

We’re pleased to share the news that Part II student Nuala has accepted the offer of the scholarship which will support her through her studies over the next two years.

Date: 14 Sept 23

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Whitchurch Enterprise Park takes shape

Project News

Whitchurch Enterprise Park takes shape

Sitting next to the Bottle Yard Film Studios on Hawkfield Business Park, the new workspace will create a thriving enterprise hub for local SMEs from a mix of sectors.

Date: 31 Aug 23

Karle Burford - Director, Architecture

by Karle Burford

Director, Architecture

Exciting plans to enhance a high-rise residential block in the heart of Huddersfield are shared with the public

Project News

Exciting plans to enhance a high-rise residential block in the heart of Huddersfield are shared with the public

To improve fire safety measures and provide enhanced living spaces, the 11-storey building, which dates back to 1968, will undergo a complete transformation.

Date: 22 Aug 23

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An exciting glimpse into what's coming as South and West Fife High School goes in for planning

Project News

An exciting glimpse into what's coming as South and West Fife High School goes in for planning

Targeted to achieve Passivhaus Classic certification, the new high school will replace the outdated Inverkeithing High School, to better cater to the needs of students.

Date: 13 Aug 23

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How the RIBA AHR Scholarship empowers students and promotes inclusivity

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How the RIBA AHR Scholarship empowers students and promotes inclusivity

The RIBA AHR Scholarship is an empowering programme which seeks to bring equal opportunity to those from a disadvantaged background.

Date: 3 Aug 23

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Addressing health inequality with Sheffield's three new transformational hubs

Project News

Addressing health inequality with Sheffield's three new transformational hubs

Three new transformational primary care hubs in Sheffield have been submitted for planning, providing spaces which better meet the needs of patients and the growing population.

Date: 27 Jul 23

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A day of fun, friendship and teamwork at our summer away day

Practice News

A day of fun, friendship and teamwork at our summer away day

The event brought together so many colleagues from across our nine UK offices, with many meeting for the first time face to face.

Date: 26 Jul 23

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Spending the day with our 2022 RIBA AHR Scholarship recipient, Reem, as she embarks on her work placement

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Spending the day with our 2022 RIBA AHR Scholarship recipient, Reem, as she embarks on her work placement

Reem began her four-week work placement as part of the 2022 AHR RIBA Scholarship in the London office and we took the opportunity to catch up with her to hear all about what she’s been getting up to.

Date: 20 Jul 23

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Our Shoreham-by-Sea redevelopment project, The Mannings, reaches exciting new phase

Project News

Our Shoreham-by-Sea redevelopment project, The Mannings, reaches exciting new phase

We attended the ‘topping out’ ceremony for the project, which will create a new benchmark for living standards in the local area by replacing an outdated apartment building.

Date: 19 Jul 23

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Achieving decarbonisation: The challenges and opportunities in retrofit

Practice News

Achieving decarbonisation: The challenges and opportunities in retrofit

In our Achieving Decarbonisation roundtable series, we sat down with colleagues from across the industry in Manchester to discuss the challenges and opportunities in retrofit.

Date: 12 Jul 23

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The Spine earns coveted Platinum level in the WELL Core Certification

Project News

The Spine earns coveted Platinum level in the WELL Core Certification

The Spine, in Liverpool, has achieved WELL Core Platinum for the base build, having received the rating from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

Date: 28 Jun 23

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Exciting growth prompts office relocation for our London colleagues

Practice News

Exciting growth prompts office relocation for our London colleagues

As our architecture and building consultancy services continue to expand, so does our need for an office that can accommodate our growing team.

Date: 23 Jun 23

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How Passivhaus integration is revolutionising the UK's largest Passivhaus education building

Thought Leadership

How Passivhaus integration is revolutionising the UK's largest Passivhaus education building

This project for Fife Council brings together two secondary schools into a single building, sitting on a shared site with a new Fife College building to create a new education hub.

Date: 12 Jun 23

Jamie Gregory - Associate Director, Architecture

by Jamie Gregory

Associate Director, Architecture

Green Roofs - Did the Teletubbies have it right?

Thought Leadership

Green Roofs - Did the Teletubbies have it right?

Green roofs have been around for centuries and they are far more than just an adornment to an eco-house.

Date: 2 Jun 23

Stefan Harris - Associate, Architecture

by Stefan Harris

Associate, Architecture

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