Category Archives: Education

Richard Huish College – Maple Building for Visual Arts and Computing

In August 2016, Futures for Somerset appointed Grainge Architects to work with Richard Huish College to design new accommodation for Visual Arts and Computing on the campus. Situated in a prominent position, the aim for the project was to replace … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Labs, University of Exeter

The University of Exeter appointed Grainge Architects in 2015 to design a new home for their digital humanities department, which has recently been completed by Morgan Sindall. The visually striking design responded to the client’s desire for a building with … Continue reading

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Chagford Primary School

Grainge Architects have worked with Kier Construction to gain planning approval for a new school on the site of the existing Chagford Primary School within the boundary of Dartmoor National Park.The scheme is part of the Government’s ‘Priority School Building Programme’, … Continue reading

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Exeter Cookery School

60 Haven Road is a Grade II listed building that sits alongside Exeter Quay and the canal. The two-storey warehouse had been redundant and empty for a number of years, before a culinary couple had a vision to transform the ground … Continue reading

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Grainge Architects sensitively designed Student Accommodation

The success of Exeter University over the last decade has been hugely important to the economy of Exeter. The continued expansion of the campuses at both St Lukes and the main Streatham site has generated considerable additional students numbers. This growth … Continue reading

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Grainge Architects Website Update

With the continuing variety of projects and increasing workload across the spectrum of different construction sectors we felt that it was time to update our website. Our growing portfolio in a wide range of project sectors is now better represented. … Continue reading

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Penryn SERSF Laboratories

Grainge Architects have worked closely with contractor Midas Construction in the detail design and delivery of the University of Exeter Business School’s new £5.5m SERSF building at Penryn Campus, Cornwall. The Science and Engineering Research Support Facility (SERSF) provides a … Continue reading

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Michelmores Property Awards Nominations 2015

2014 was Grainge Architects most successful year ever in terms of commissions & successfully completed projects. Therefore it comes as no surprise to us that we have been shortlisted in multiple categories in this years Michelmores Property Awards. The buildings that … Continue reading

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Seabrook School Development

Grainge Architects latest new school project has been submitted for planning approval to Exeter City Council on behalf of the Exeter Diocese. The proposed Church of England Voluntary Aided primary school is located within Grainge Architect’s Seabrook Orchards Housing Development which … Continue reading

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Colour in Architecture

Colour has a big impact upon our perception of everything around us, including the buildings we occupy. Architects are often criticised of painting everything white, grey or black – and whilst we are not guilt-free in this respect it is … Continue reading

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