Beaconsfield Motorway Service Area Handed Over

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On Tuesday 17th March 2009 the new motorway services we have been working on off Junction 2 on the M40 officially opened and began trading. Britain’s largest motorway services comprises an amenity building, budget hotel and petrol filling station with over 750 parking spaces for cars, caravans, coaches and HGV’s. Central to the development is… Read more »

EcoBuild 2009

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On Thursday 5th March, Lee Connolly attended Ecobuild 2009 at Earls Court, London. With around 800 exhibitors, 100 seminars and dozens of attractions it was clear to see why this was regarded as the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment. Highlights included the ECO2H2OUSE, LandARK and ruralZED Zero Carbon House…. Read more »

Comic Relief 2009

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Comic Relief 2009 and Architecture 519 turned on the style for a ‘Wear it Red’ day with all of the team declaring at least one red item of clothing. Although there were no red suspenders (on show), the contributions ranged from baggy red pants (worn suitably outside of the trousers) through to 1980’s throw-back red… Read more »

Student Initiative

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We believe there is a growing need for an initiative to respond to the increase in unemployed Part I and Part II architectural students, associated with the current severe recession. Architecture 519 currently employs a Part II student and a part time undergraduate trainee, we are unable to do more because of the constraints on… Read more »

Architecture 519 sign up for 100% renewable power

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Sustainability is a key element of Architecture 519’s philosophy not just in the buildings we design but also in the way we work. As part of our ongoing commitment to reducing our carbon footprint we have now signed up with Ecotricity to provide our studio’s electricity. Ecotricity is an electricity company with a difference –… Read more »

First Blog

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Architecture 519 has now been in existence since the beginning of the year and we thought it was about time we started to tell everyone what we are up to. The intention of this Blog is to provide a shared space for the team at Architecture 519 to share news about our business and general… Read more »