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Function Ahead of Form: Designing for Disability

Posted on September 30, 2021

The concept that form follows function is not a new one and it is the starting point of all design, however this was particularly at the forefront for one of our latest projects to create a family home in North Devon. The project sought to adapt and extend a previously converted Chapel into a future-proof home,

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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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NHS ProCure23 (P23)

Posted on July 29, 2021

The Government recently announced the launch of the fourth generation of its ProCure framework for the design and construction of NHS capital projects, ProCure23 (P23). Many of the healthcare projects we have undertaken have been successfully procured and delivered through earlier iterations of this framework....

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Grainge Architects - Marathon for Mental Wellbeing

Posted on June 21, 2021

Between 7th June 2021 and 13th June 2021, Grainge Architects took part in the Michelmores Marathon for Mental Wellbeing! The Marathon for Mental Wellbeing was arranged to raise both awareness and funds for The Charlie Waller Trust.

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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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