James Bussey

James Bussey is a young Norwich-based ‘starchitect’ who, in December 2016, beat worldwide competition to win a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President’s Medal Award. These awards were established in 1836 to reward young architectural talent, promote innovation and encourage excellence in the study of architecture worldwide. James beat off extremely tough competition, with … Continue reading “James Bussey”

Fabric First Institute Project

Energy policy over the coming years will challenge the construction industry to deliver more energy efficient building stock. To do so with increased effectiveness is going to be key to business profitability, housing affordability and energy efficiency. With £47 million of construction work and 1000’s of new Passivhaus standard dwellings committed to by Norwich City … Continue reading “Fabric First Institute Project”

UEA Concrete Preservation

The purpose of this refurbishment was to preserve and rejuvenate the 1960’s concrete at the UEA Campus. We provided forensic structural engineering services in the development of a fiveyear concrete preservation plan, waterproofing, drainage designs and detailed repair specifications. The work also included improvements to the safety of the high-level walkways to decrease the potential … Continue reading “UEA Concrete Preservation”


We wish to nominate Nwes for the client of the year for the following reasons: Nwes are an organization that manage innovation centres many of which we have designed but not directly for them. The King’s Lynn Innovation Centre (KLIC) was the first building that they procured themselves and it was a privilege to be … Continue reading “Nwes”

Costa – The Roastery – Building Project of the Year

Seeking to increase its roasting capacity to support its international growth ambitions, Costa’s has invested £38 million in a state-of-the-art, new Roastery in Basildon. The facility’s design blends the Costa team’s 40 years’ roasting expertise, with state-of-the-art technology and robotic automation, to nurture the coffee bean from the moment it arrives to when it is … Continue reading “Costa – The Roastery – Building Project of the Year”