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Planning Consent Granted for New House, St.Leonards

JDA+I have recently gained planning consent for a replacement dwelling on a woodland site in St.Leonards, Buckinghamshire. The new 4,000sq.ft pavilion style dwelling has an open plan design with habitable spaces at ground floor, bedrooms at 1st floor and utilities and storage at basement. Its form and materiality allow it to nest modestly in the […]
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JDA+I Day Out 2018,
Birmingham

On Friday 25th May 2018, JDA+I went on our annual office outing to Birmingham. This comprised of a guided tour, lead by Ben Waddington, including a traditional curry lunch. The Itinerary: Morning tour- Curzon Street Station HS2 Site, Selfridges, Bullring & Grand Central, St Martin in the Bullring and Birmingham New Street Station Lunch at […]
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Planning Consent Granted for New House, Beaconsfield

JDA+I have recently gained planning consent for a replacement dwelling on a sloping and wooded site in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. The new house measures an area of 11,500sqft and is laid out over 3 floors, including a large lower ground/ basement level containing garaging, a swimming pool, gym and home cinema. Due to the sloping nature […]
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JDA+I Day Out 2017,
Brighton

The Itinerary: Site Visit: JDA+I Private house commission under construction in Oxted, Surrey – https://janeduncanarchitects.co.uk/new-build-limpsfield/ Site Visit: JDA+I Office to residential conversion in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex – https://janeduncanarchitects.co.uk/office-to-residential-shoreham-by-sea/ British Airways i360 Flight – panoramic views over Brighton and the English Channel. Dinner at Polpo Brighton Will Field May 2017
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Competition,
A Seat To Remember

[Above: The Rectory Lane Cemetery Welcome Point] ‘A Seat to Remember’ was a competition set by the ‘Friends of St. Peter’ to instigate a rejuvenation of Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted – as part of the National Lottery’s ‘Park for People’ campaign. ‘The Rectory Lane Remembrance Stones’ comprise a composite scheme of benches, which Jane Duncan […]
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Choosing an architect for your Home

Does your proposed building project need an architect’s services? Do you have concerns about what an architect can do, or how much you need to know before you consult one? The key is to choose the right professional for the project. If you want a small non-problematic extension you may not need an architect. A […]
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Why women should study architecture

I was thirteen when the realisation dawned that I wanted to be an architect. It was quite sudden. During an art outing into our school grounds on a summer day I noticed that friends from my class at the Queen Elisabeth’s Girls’ Grammar School, were prettily drawing the flowers in the raised beds around the […]
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