A Space of Your Own

Could you invite your best customers around to your house? Would you still seem the same person to them? Could you be sure there were no hidden secrets they didn’t already know? Could you avoid putting on a show and just be yourself? Is it always like this at your place?…

Behind The Scenes

Back-of-House. The stuff behind the scenes of a business. It’s where the real work happens. The prototypes, the failures, the collaborations, the culture, the determination. It’s your human side. It tells your story. Its the real you. How do make these qualities part of your customers experience of you…

Established

It was eight years ago that I started working with James Lynch. I’ve worked on many projects with him but not much on this one as it happens. James and his architect Niall Maxwell penned the scheme for this development back in 2006. But there’s another reason for wanting…

Warehouse Conversion

We recently achieved both listed building and planning consent for the conversion of a grade 1 listed former riverside warehouse. The proposal for a ground floor bar/restaurant and 2 floors of residential flats above sits on the bank of the river Teifi in Cardigan, West Wales. We will now…

Highland Building

Cycling across the Scottish Highlands coast to coast from Aberdeen to the West Coast in May I recorded a few of the outposts that we came across. The Sawmill in a previous post was part of this collection. Most were utilitarian buildings, and many were abandoned or closed-up to…

The Sawmill

A building that doesn’t change much over time. A structure designed for and still used in the way it was intended. It’s a rare thing. And a joy to find tucked into a quiet valley to the East of the Cairngorms. Much to be inspired about here.

The Veranda, The new Hallway?

Its been a long summer of hard graft, hence the last post being in April. I did get away on holiday once and managed to find the time at least to think about the blog, even though its taken me until now act on that thought. Readers in Pembrokshire…

Now and Then

For evidence of how our towns and have changed and will change again, take a trip to Cliffe Castle in Keighley, one of my favorite gritty ex-industrial northern towns. These images are part of an interesting collection of exhibits on the history of the town and how it developed…