Tag Archives: Sustainable

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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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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St Agnes Island Hall

Coming up to Christmas it seemed a fitting time to look back over this years recently completed projects. Whilst there are many exciting schemes that have come to fruition this year, there are far too many to sensibly re-evaluate here, so … Continue reading

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New £10m extension & Refurbishment for the University of Exeter.

The St Luke’s Campus of Exeter University is home to three colleges that occupy the grounds. The Graduate School of Education, the School of Sport and Health Sciences and the University of Exeter Medical School all make St Luke’s their home … Continue reading

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Living Green Roofs in Devon & Cornwall

There’s more to a green roof than meets the eye. Under the surface of a modern green roof lies a hidden build up that not only waterproofs the roof, but protects it from root damage, provides adequate drainage as well … Continue reading

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Barn Conversions

Undertaking a barn conversion or significant restoration can be a daunting task. Some barns are more readily converted into homes or other modern uses than others. Traditional barns in Devon usually follow type-patterns and are often characterised by an uncluttered … Continue reading

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Darts Farm open new natural bird watching hide with help from green roof architects

Grainge Architects have helped Dart’s Farm Ltd build a new bird hide and educational area on site, outside of Topsham. Most green roof architects and designers tend to include green roofs on buildings to improve an outlook. Here the green … Continue reading

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Performance Arts Centre

So far its been an interesting and varied year at Grainge Architects and we thought you may like to know about one of our recently completed projects that we are particularly proud of……. “Vision: Tremough – Creating a world class … Continue reading

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