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Benefits of using the Design Review Panel

Posted on August 17, 2021

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.

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Twinmotion: The Power of 3d Rendered Visualisations and Fly-throughs

Posted on March 31, 2021

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

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Build, Build, Build - Shake up & changes to Planning Legislation 2020

Posted on July 29, 2020

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.

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CDM 2015 - our role as a Principal Designer

Posted on January 29, 2016

CDM 2015 seeks to remove the barriers to improvements in the construction industry set up at the beginning of projects.

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Colour in Architecture

Posted on July 11, 2014

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....

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