A519 on: Designing for an Ageing Population

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One of our new starters, Matt Usher, recently wrote an article in collaboration with ArchDaily on how to combat loneliness in ageing populations through design. We think it is important for our employees to explore parts of the industry they feel strongly about, and we hope to write more thought pieces on subjects in the future under… Read more »

New Starters

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Following a successful 2018, Architecture519 are pleased to welcome a few fresh faces to the practice, further strengthening our growing team. Sam Kapasa, previously of Group Ginger in Leeds, is an Architect with experience covering numerous sectors including Mixed-use, Commercial and Heritage projects. Sam has also a keen interest in art and graphic design and… Read more »

MSA Site Commencement

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Enabling works have commenced on site for Leeds Skelton Lake Services with drilling and grouting about to begin for the building footprint. The aerial photograph shows the setting of the site within its surrounding context becoming more visible and we are excited to watch the scheme as it progresses.

Lakeland Farmhouse Picks Up LABC Award

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Our Lakeland farmhouse project, completed last year, has just received a regional LABC award recognising excellence in construction. It won the ‘Best Extension Award’ in the northern region. The award recognises a combination of both design and construction excellence with an emphasis on the role of close collaboration between the design and construction teams to… Read more »

Meole Brace Planning Approval

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Our scheme for seven new family homes on a constrained conservation area site in Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, has received planning approval from Shropshire County Council. The linear trackside nature of the site is reflected in the contemporary layered and linear forms of the new homes that also relate to historic trackside building forms. The detailing… Read more »

Revit Exam Success

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Six members of Architecture 519 recently passed their Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified Professional exam at Graitec’s offices in Bradford. Jonathan Martin, Paul Wilson, Dan Calverley, Gary Suffield, David Lee and Richard Rayner undertook the exam and achieved the industry recognised qualification in the use and expertise of the Building Information Modelling software. Architecture 519 remain… Read more »

Solihull MSA – Update

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A new ‘Vision Document’ has been issued to support the proposed development of a motorway service area facilities near Solihull on the M42 for Extra MSA. Architecture 519 has provided additional design study images to support the submitted outline planning application. The Vision demonstrate how the proposed scheme will integrate with the surrounding landscape through… Read more »

Skelton Lake Services – Internal Visuals

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The main building work is due to start on site this Summer for the Leeds Skelton Lake Motorway Services. The visitor facilities include for a double height atrium space at the heart of the building. The dynamic curved ribbon roof is expressed internally through the exposed Glu-lam structure. Clerestory glazing provides glimpses to the living… Read more »