Pippa Jacob joins family business as Associate Partner

We are celebrating for more than one reason this month – the family business has not only been strengthened by the return of Pippa Jacob from maternity leave but has welcomed her back in a new position as Associate Partner. Read more

Stuntney Old Hall Orangery Opening

The Old Hall opens stunning new orangery

The eagerly awaited opening of the Orangery at The Old Hall, in Ely, is doubly exciting for us. We have worked on the restoration of the Jacobean manor house for over 20 years – first as a family home, then as a bed and breakfast and eventually creating the exclusive venue for weddings, private functions and restaurant dining. Read more

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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