Our 40 strong team have experience in the design and delivery of innovative and considered projects in a broad range of sectors including education, healthcare, residential and commercial. Our portfolio includes large regeneration projects to small one of houses and incorporates both new buildings and the creative re-use of existing ones.
Building successful and long-lasting relationships is crucial to our work. If you have any questions please get in touch.
We provide our clients with creative design solutions to complex design challenges across a broad range of projects and sectors.
We develop and challenge the brief with our clients and understand the context in order to create effective and elegant solutions.
We have delivered innovations like Europe’s tallest green wall and the UKs first 8 story prefabricated residential building .
Building successful and long lasting relationships is crucial to our work. The practice thrives on collaboration, externally with clients, community groups, consultants and contractors and internally in our open studio where ideas and expertise can be exchanged and problems solved.
We hold regular training workshops where knowledge on new technology, software and regulations can be shared.
We believe sustainability should be integrated into projects whatever their size to createcomfortable places to live and work.
The Lennard Jones Building at Keele University was one of the fist buildings of its type to achieve BREEAM excellent and recently our commitment to sustainable design was recognised at the Manchester Architects Design Awards for work at Eastlands homes.
Within the practice we have a certified Passivhaus designer and our environmental management system conforms to ISO BS EN 140001:2004
The practice has embraced Building Information Modelling (BIM) and now deliver many of our projects using Autodesk Revit as our BIM authoring tool. We believe this can add value, reduce risk and increase efficiency for our clients.
Recently Nuovo Apartments and Sandymoor School were completed using Revit, both projects involved extensive collaboration with the design team and sub contractors.
We can deliver projects to BIM Level 2 and have Established Protocols working to AEC(UK) Standards and BS1192 our QA procedure conforms to the requirements of ISO BS EN 9001:2008. We have two Autodesk Certified Professionals and regularly contribute to the Manchester Revit User Group.