What we build

This low energy retrofit to a family house in Haringey incorporates some passivhaus-inspired fabric improvements to reduce the primary energy demands of the house by 42%.

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Landscaping and Pavilion design in association with Kim Wilkie Associates.

St Andrew's Holborn traces it history back to the middle-ages and was rebuilt by Christopher Wren following the great fire of 1666.

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This whole house, energy-saving refurbishment of a compact historic Islington house included the replacement of the roof with a highly insulted thermal bridge free structure, a new extension and a highly insulated basement opening out to a sunken garden terrace. The existing windows were refurbished with draught seals and new triple glazed windows were installed to the rear of the property.

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A competition-winning viewing canopy in Gloucester’s Eastgate street which improves the public presence of the city’s oldest surviving Roman and medieval ruins by providing a place to contemplate the archaeological remains. The design features a reflecting wall which allows people a better view of what lies beneath.

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In October 2012, our scheme for the new Savoy Pier was awarded planning permission.

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Clapham Glass Art 1

This project for a new glass addition to the back of a listed house in South London established bere:architects, in the late 1990's, as a leading innovator in the use of structural glass. The project tested a new stacked-glass structural column design to support the glass walls and roof of the new rear conservatory, a solution which was then used for the London Wall Pizza Express project.

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Coombe Farm Passivhaus

A low-energy retrofit of an old stone thatched cottage with new Passivhaus additions for a self-building client who is an expert in permaculture and intends to use the cottage, outbuildings, and nine acres of land to create a near self-sufficient life.

The project has planning permission and will be largely self-built during 2011 and 2012.

 

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