Why Virtual Reality matters in planning consultations

Posted by & filed under Insight, Our People, Planning.

Across all stages of the planning process, Virtual Reality (VR) has the ability to transform consultations by helping participants understand the details of a proposal whilst bringing the developer’s vision to life. Misinterpretation of plans and drawings can easily occur. Planning consultations quickly derail when there are problems communicating a complex building solution, or when… Read more »

Celebrating 10 years in business

Posted by & filed under News, Our People.

Celebrating 10 successful years in business, Architecture 519 is on track for a record year following national projects for clients including Sellafield, the Environment Agency and Extra MSA Group. Operating from our city centre studio in Leeds Granary Wharf, the practice has seen a 26% increase in year-on-year revenue across a diverse range of projects… Read more »

Architecture 519 Practice Family Day Out 2019

Posted by & filed under News, Our People.

Members of the Architecture 519 team recently enjoyed a day at The Camp Hill Estate in Bedale, North Yorkshire for our annual Practice Family Day Out. Following recent successes for Architecture 519, the day was a celebration of continuing growth at the practice and a chance to spend some time together away from the demands… Read more »

A519 achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

Posted by & filed under News, Our People.

  At Architecture 519 we take security seriously, and following a successful cyber security surveillance visit we have now received our 2018 Cyber Essentials Plus certification. This reinforces our ongoing security strategy whereby all staff are security cleared and committed to information security, whether it be relating to the design of high security facilities or… Read more »

Rodley Village Day Nursery – Planning Approval

Posted by & filed under Concept, Conversions, Education, News, Our People, Planning, Regeneration, Transport.

  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 »

A519 Success in International Design Competition

Posted by & filed under Concept, Education, Masterplanning, News, Our People.

Competition Success! Before Christmas, Architecture519 took part in an international design competition – Redevel(o)p. The brief was working alongside Dichterbij Velp,  a Dutch healthcare organisation that provides care for patients with complex care needs, to create an innovative concept to improve the lives of the residents and their networks. After much deliberation and work a… Read more »

MIPIM 2018

Posted by & filed under News, Our People.

Architecture 519 will be attending MIPIM 2018 This year will be the 9th year of attendance at the international property event. Nick Baker and Lee Holmes will be in Cannes from 12-16th March and we look forward to catching up with contacts old and new. Do drop us a line to arrange a meeting or… Read more »

A519 Attend BSI BIM Conference – Manchester

Posted by & filed under BIM, News, Our People.

On Tuesday 19th September, A519’s BIM specialists Paul Wilson and Jonny Martin attended the BSI BIM Conference in Manchester City Centre. The conference was well supported by industry experts and gave valuable insight into BIM uptake across various construction industry sectors, as well as a glimpse into the future of “Digital Built Britain”. It was interesting… Read more »