Monthly Archives: March 2018

London Goes Live

Associate and ‘eco architect’ Lucy Timmer successfully launched the RRA Architects London studio on the 1st of June 2007. It is located in Fournier St. London E1, near Liverpool St. Station. It is a great location if you fancy a Brick Lane curry. We aim to build our London client base growing RRA Architects within the South East region.

Welcome to our first online newsletter

Sustainability and climate change is very much on the agenda and online communication helps reduce carbon emissions. This is one of the many innovative ‘eco’ ideas RRA Architects is developing. Today, RRA Architects embraces a range of specialists working as an integrated team with planners, urban designers, master-planners, architects, conservation architects, project managers and interior designers. In the last few months we have been busy working towards the launch of our London office. If you are planning to embark on a building

Design Unlocks Difficult Site

RRA has just submitted a Planning Application for a new contemporary dwelling, located within a conservation area and in sight of Ludlow Castle and St. Laurence’s Church – a unique sensitive design is required on this difficult site. RRA designs use a curved-green-roof with a dynamic double height planar glazed elevation which provides views out towards a rural landscape. The scheme has gained Planning Officer support via RRAs ability to provide innovative design solutions. To find out more about

15th Century Brought Back to Life

This substantial extension and refurbishment to a Grade 2 listed farmhouse, with a contract value in excess of £600,000 includes: a ground source heat pump, external insulation in Sto-render and the retention of a 15th Century Cruck frame. The roof structure is complete and stonework facing has just started. RRA is appointed on a full services contract to manage the project and communicate with the client who lives in Hong Kong. If you are thinking of project management on

Pre-Application Validation Procedures

Recovery in the construction industry is happening, however, RRA is finding it is being held up by pre-application validation procedures. Risk averse Local Authorities that seek large quantities of information during the Pre-Application process should recognise that economic recovery is more than getting banks to lend, it does require all parties to recognise their role in the process. . Let us have your views so that we can pass on to planning ministers.

05.14 NEWS

At RRA this month… We look at the the work of our London office, bringing you a special perspective on the diversity of projects that are ongoing in the capital. To download the RRA special in depth London profile, click here. Please feel free to forward the special profile to colleagues. Currently we are working on offices, hotels, sports facilities, listed buildings and house boats. So, below, we have picked out some interesting edited highlights of the non