A JOINED UP APPROACH

We recognise that, as architects, we draw inspiration not just from the built environment but from everywhere and everything we do

The opportunities are endless

Allowing us to develop a balanced, environmentally aware, inspired and considered approach to everything we do whether it’s designing, making or growing

Our blog intends to explain what we do, what inspires us and why and show the people behind the architecture

DESIGN: THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL BUILD

A design-led approach to extending a West London semi

When we were set the task of extending and redesigning the complete ground floor of a West London semi-detached family home, we used our architectural knowledge and design expertise to ensure the result was not just a typical suburban extension but a well-designed and thought-out space that fulfilled the needs of the family.

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Simple tips to improve your home working environment and your wellbeing

In the last few weeks our world seems to have tilted on its axis and we have had to adjust abruptly to a “new normal”. Realistically we know this situation won’t last forever but many of us have had to throw together home-schooling and home-working environments at short notice. As the restrictions slowly lift it is increasingly important for your well-being to make your home working environment a sanctuary or place of safety.

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A Masterclass in brand, merchandising, vision, leadership & most of all passion

Mary Quant at the V+A

London

The overwhelming message we took from the exhibition, other than her obvious talent as a fashion designer, is her mastery of brand identity and business acumen.

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1800 size desk

Desk sizes impact directly on lease agreements

How much space does the company need?

Office rents are a huge overhead for any organisation.  When we were asked to help our client, who was nearing the end of their lease to advise on the size of space they might need for the next ten years we were more than pleased to help.

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Magna Carta

How architecture can change your mind

Magna Carta ‘Writ in Water’ Project
By Mark Wallinger and Studio Octopi.
Runnymede – Surrey – England

More sculpture than building in the truest sense, it was still definitely worth a visit. Although next time I’d take wellies, the approach to the entrance was a bit muddy.

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quince fruit on the tree in summer

quince – a joined up approach

An annual ritual

Its getting to that time of year again – quince time.

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