Category: Itchen River

Prior Approval expertise

Snug Architects have built up a wealth of experience in the design and delivery of Prior Approval schemes. The conversion of offices to residential use under permitted development rights is delivering much needed new housing and quickly. It is also repurposing mid twentieth century buildings that are no longer viable as offices. This  approach to… Read more »

Bridge to the Future – Transforming the Itchen Bridge

  We are delighted that our vision for the transformation of the Itchen Bridge has been featured this year’s copy of The Southampton Magazine. The magazine highlights the first class research and development which is taking place in Southampton, referring to the city’s heritage and how future innovations will have a global impact.  Previous editions… Read more »

Facing up to Rising Sea Levels

  Snug Projects have recently been working with Civil Engineering and Architecture students at the University of Southampton on developing proposals for that respond to the challenge of urban flooding. The coat line of Britain faces significant challenges from rising sea levels. This is particularly challenging in urban areas. This project required students to explore the challenges… Read more »

Come dine at the Itchen!

Snug proposes a new restaurant that cantilevers off the Itchen Bridge. The project explore our interest in the potential of symbiotic  structures.

The Snug Project

Snug Projects director Paul Bulkeley and Gavin Hall from Savills co- presented a vision for the Itchen River as a Catalyst for Change at the Business Southampton Working Lunch. The event was attended by business leaders from across the city and was enthusiastically received. There is a growing sense that the time has come for the transformation of the… Read more »

River Itchen hits the tabloids…

  Snug projects ongoing campaign to realise the full potential of the city of Southamptons relationship with the Itchen River has taken another step forward. Director Paul Bulkeley has been working with Southampton University Civil Engineering and Architecture students to develop urban design visions for the river. Their work was recently exhibited to Southampton City… Read more »

Speaking at the Radian Annual Design Seminars

Director Paul Bulkeley was invited to speak at this years Radian Homes Annual Design Seminars at Harbour Lights, Southampton. This years seminar focused on ‘Design as a Catalyst for Development’ . Paul’s presentation, titled ‘Getting people Itchen’, explored the role of designers in the process of change with particular reference to designs power to provoke… Read more »

Itchen River Vision

Snug Projects was invited to make a presentation to City Councillors in Southampton exploring the potential of urban rivers and our ideas for the Itchen River as key component in the cities rennaisance. It is our vision that Southampton strengthen its connections and enjoyment of the river.