and then the (glass) roof went on…..

Ahead of the Big Reveal, a few more progress pics for you. And things are really starting to take shape – despite having had 3 storms to contend with…… Glass roof and walls✅ Whinstone walling ✅ Dry lining and plastering ✅ Blue sky and sunshine ✅ Big truck in the way of a decent photo… Read more »

‘Subterranean’ Wedding Venue – Scottish Borders

Before we upload pics of the completed project, here are some work-in-progress shots taken a wee while ago – the building frame developing, after the retaining walls had been formed. Realising this partially subterranean wedding venue involved moving a hell of a lot of earth, in a very remote location in the Scottish Borders……..

We’re on the telly!

It’s been a while since we posted about this one…. but things had to be kept under wraps until the restart of Grand Designs last night. In a ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ moment, if you look carefully you’ll see our drawings about 10 minutes in! Such an interesting project to be involved with, as… Read more »

Making the most of the sea view….

Still early days, but we are very excited about the end results of the transformation of this simple bungalow in Padstow, Cornwall. With that view, we just had to take the whole rear wall out!…and this is possibly one of the tidiest sites we’ve ever experienced – thanks to https://bazeleyconstructionltd.com

Wedding venue in the Scottish Borders

It’s always nice to see one of our projects in the press. We can now share this very exciting ‘underground’ extension that we are working on, to create a pretty special wedding venue. With the help of Ferguson Planning, permission is now in place. So it’s full steam ahead!. https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/business/wedding-venue-go-ahead-3000574#gsc.tab=0

New Build House in Hale -Progress on site

It might be a hugely complicated steel frame structure for this new build house, but the partitions are still good old timber frame. Services are now being installed and the underground car park is formed. Meanwhile, the curved structural glass walls are being manufactured in Italy, as progress continues apace!

Passivhaus : has it’s time come?

Passivhaus Each year the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) awards the Stirling Prize to the ‘best’ architecture project in the UK (EU pre-2015). The award is arguably the most prestigious in the UK. Previous winners include: Foster + Partners ‘Gherkin’; Gateshead Millennium Bridge; and The Scottish Parliament. All of which have become iconic examples… Read more »