Working weekend at Tibshelf Straw Bale House

We spent a busy but pleasant weekend with our Clients, Steve and Rashida, continuing the build of their new straw bale house in Tibshelf, Derbyshire. As well as their family, we were joined by our friends Yomma, a student from De Montfort University  Leicester, and Mike, himself a former self builder. Since last year when…

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A New Site for Thread

Our new exciting news is that from Monday 8th April we will be moving location to a new office in the Site Gallery in Sheffield City Centre. We are really looking forward to being in the centre of the Cultural Quarter and being part of a community working inside one of Sheffield’s newest landmark buildings.…

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Planning Success

We have been working with a family in south Derbyshire who want to redesign and extend their home. They own a 1930s detached house with a large garden and spectacular views across the Peak District National Park. Work has already begun to rearrange and refurbish the existing house and we had developed with the Client…

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What do architects add to projects?

During our pop-up office in Sheffield we were repeatedly asked the question “what do architects add to projects?” To try and answer this Andy has written the following blog based on his experiences as the Regional Chair of the East Midlands RIBA Awards earlier in the year: During February to April I was honoured to…

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Sheffield Loves Architecture

Its Sheffield Design Week this week which this year is collaborating with the Love Architecture Festival run by the RIBA Yorkshire. Andy was at the Lego store in Meadowhall yesterday at a ‘Beat the Architect’ competition. Unfortunately he lost the competition in the closing minutes to a well practiced mum! If you’d like a go, the…

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