NJ Architects set to make a splash for charity

We are looking forward to making a splash at a charity dragon boat race this summer.

We have pulled together a team of 15 from Nicholas Jacob Architects to fundraise for the event, which is being held in aid of Fresh Start New Beginnings – a treatment service for victims of child sexual abuse.

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Celebrating team growth as we head into 2018

We are celebrating after taking on five new members of staff just months after moving to bigger premises. Now in our 20th year of business, we moved from Berners Street to Wherry Quay on the waterfront in Ipswich in June. Since then the team has grown from 12 to 17.

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Do architects still put pen to paper?

Architect Pippa Jacob is a member of Ipswich Sketch Club, a group that meet once a month to just drawing buildings. Here she explains why, despite the rise of computer graphics in architecture, putting pen to paper is still important to her.

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Shaun set to go the extra mile for charity

Our very own Shaun Soanes is preparing to saddle up for a grueling 100-mile charity ride.

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election result

What does the election result mean for architecture?

Currently, we’re in the middle of post-election carnage. But as Theresa May attempts to get her government plan in order, Shaun Soanes looks into what the election result could mean for creative industries.

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Nicholas Jacobs Architects becomes an LLP

NJ Architects has operated as a partnership of sorts – driven by vision, passion and ambition of its principal and founder Nick Jacob and lead associate Shaun Soanes. Now, with exciting plans for the future, it is set to make that partnership official.

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Managing historic parish churches

England is known for having outstanding heritage, and part of this is its historical parish churches. Historic England is working towards understanding the particular challenges that people have in caring for this type of worshipping place in our society today.

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Nicholas Jacob Architects celebrates 20 years in business

This month, an RIBA Chartered practice is celebrating 20 years in business.

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The Ultimate Recycling Project

Preserving a historic building is the ultimate recycling project. It’s about upgrading and developing an existing structure instead of constructing a new one – protecting precious resources.

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Introducing Pippa, NJA Architect

Our team at Nicholas Jacob Architects is made up of talented individuals with a wide range of skills and experience. We are introducing you to some of our team members in detail through a series of blog posts to find out more about what inspired them to follow a career in architecture. Our next team member is Pippa Jacob. Read more