Entries by NJ Architects

Underground Restrictions

London Borough set to place restrictions on ‘Mega’ basement conversions The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea is set to reduce the number of ‘super-sized’ basement extensions – which have become increasingly popular because of the strict planning guidelines for the area. The applications for basement developments increased from 46 in 2001 to 450 last […]

Building Excellence

LABC East Anglia Building Excellence Award, Best Major Commercial Project The Isaac Lord group of buildings, retaining a merchant’s complex dating from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries, is now a unique survival within Ipswich. In 2004 six of the ranges were disused and required varying amounts of repair & restoration.

Quality of Place

Suffolk District Council Quality of Place award for building conservation Darsham House, a grade 11* listed country house, had suffered neglect and poor quality alterations within the last decade which had left the building in a poor state of repair. Furthermore, unauthorised alterations had been carried out by a previous owner and this had lead […]