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St Agnes Island Hall

Posted on December 16, 2014

The St Agnes Island Hall on the Isles of Scilly exemplifies good architectural design delivered under challenging circumstances. Being located 25 miles off the Cornish coast made the logistics of the build more than a little tricky at times....

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900 New Homes East of Exeter

Posted on November 28, 2014

Grainge Architects and Eagle One Homes submitted a planning application recently to East Devon District Council for 900 new homes, a primary school, community allotments, play areas and sports pitches at Mosshayne.

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Holsworthy Agri-Business Centre

Posted on September 8, 2014

This week saw Holsworthy Livestock Market move to it's new £6m purpose built facility on the outskirts of Holsworthy. 4000 animals passed through the Agri-business centre on it's first day of operation.

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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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Computer Generated Imaging - taking design beyond 2 dimensions.

Posted on May 30, 2014

Computer generated images (CGI's) help architects to communicate what is not immediately obvious to people looking at traditional design drawings such as plans, sections or elevations. Shown in perspective, they display a scheme as it would be seen in reality......

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