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 »

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 »

Leeds Services Gets Unanimous Approval

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Reserved Matters approval has been received for Leeds Skelton Lake Services following unanimous approval from Leeds City Council members at the Plans Panel meeting on 29th March 2018. The Plans Panel praised the scheme for its design progression from the outline proposals and its continuity of the original design concept with key building elements; such… Read more »

Rodley Village Day Nursery – Planning Approval

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  Due to the expansion of their local Nursery offer our existing client appointed us for a Change of use planning application of former restaurant on a prominent site in west Leeds to create a 65 place day nursery. The existing building currently occupied as a restaurant required internal reconfiguration and rationalisation to facilitate the… Read more »

Skelton Lake Services

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Architecture 519 presented the design of a unique motorway service area for Leeds Skelton Lake Services to Leeds City Council in Summer 2016. The strong concept involved a series of undulating living roof ribbons rising from the land, to integrate the building with the surrounding landscape and included a glazed central atrium and viewing area… Read more »

2018 Resolution

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Now that 2018 is in full swing we have made a resolution to take some time to share interesting and inspirational things our team have discovered. They are shared regularly in the studio and it seems a shame to keep them to ourselves! Not restricted to Architecture our discoveries cover everything from interesting people, inspirational… Read more »

Augmented Reality

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Architecture 519 continue to develop how we present our designs, in order to engage the client throughout the design process, allowing them better understand the complexities of a design. This has been prevalent in our successful incorporation of Virtual Reality (VR) within the design process. We have recently been having fun experimenting with Augmented Reality… Read more »

More Schemes Submitted For Planning

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Architecture 519 continues to be busy designing a variety of schemes which have been submitted for planning within the last few weeks. These include a large scale sub-urban, landscape led masterplan in the Midlands; a number of contemporary, small scale infill developments on challenging sites in the south-west; a one-off redevelopment of a former farmstead… Read more »