The South West Design Review Panel is an independent panel of professional designers who offer a review service to the development industry. Primarily the panel are asked to comment upon schemes that are in development prior to planning submission.
Computer generated images (CGI's) are a powerful tool to help explain a project and demonstrate an architectural concept. The software allows 3d computer models to be rendered to accurately display materials, surroundings and lighting. The 3d spatial relationships of spaces can be clearly visualised and interrogated
The Government recently announced fairly radical changes to the planning system which on the face of it should make it easier and quicker to build new homes.
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 often with the best of intentions....