There is nothing new about designing buildings to make best use of local or recycled materials or to require very little energy to make them habitable. We only need to look back a few centuries in the UK or at the present Third World to see green buildings which have very little impact on the environment read more...
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 has now been largely replaced by The Equality Act 2010 and while awareness of the issues surrounding access to buildings and their services by disabled people has been raised by the legislation read more...
Conservation and restoration of existing buildings is a form of recycling and encompasses everything from the Listed Buildings administered by English Heritage to a thirties semi in a suburban street. read more...
Passivhaus buildings provide excellent air quality and a high level of comfort for occupants while using very little energy for heating and cooling. Passivhaus buildings achieve at least a 75% reduction in space heating requirements*, reduce carbon emisions and achieve energy savings without the use of renewable energy technologies. Passivhaus building techniques are not confined to housing or to any particular methods of construction and are suitable for most site locations
As Certified Passivhaus Consultants new bold design can help you achieve Passivhaus standards, for more information on the Passive house standards and how Passivhaus techniques can be incorporated into your project for small scale residential development or commercial applications click here »
At new bold design we take a personal, holistic approach to building design and project management by considering the historical context, accessibility and energy conservation so we can deliver buildings for our Clients that are fit for all our futures.
*compared to standard practice for UK new build
- Bonnygrove Farm Special Needs Home
- Remodelling & refurbishment of multi-storey social housing
- Oban Court, Extra Care Sheltered Housing extensions & remodelling
- Special needs housing adaptations & new build, Earls House Hospital
- New detached house Mountaincastle, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland
- Conversion of Grade 2 Listed former Co-op building 50 luxury apartments
- COMMERCIAL & LEISURE
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