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Monthly Archives: April 2011

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 […]

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Plot for Sale

  A unique  opportunity to build your own Snug Project. This is one we prepared earlier – a classic snug design accomodating 4 bedrooms and two off road parking spaces on the end of a victorian terrace. The project is spatially complex and cleverly eeks out every bit of space from the site. The plot is being marketed through […]

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The Kingdom Business Course

Snug has just returned from delivering 6 days of business development courses in South Asia. The new course, developed by Paul,  is helping leaders of charities in to engage in their rapidly changing economy. Over 100 people attended the course  and some key contacts were made. The course was well received and we have been asked to develop our resources […]

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Contemporary Conservation

  This subtle addition to a house in the Winchester Conservation Area has received planing approval. The contemporary addition wraps around the side of the house opening up views and adding character to the street scene.  City of Winchester Trust commended the application stating, ‘This seems an ingenuous solution to the constrictions of the site.’

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An appealing victory

  6 Ranelagh Rd_comittee presentation Snug Projects has won a significant Appeal for a contemporary extension in the Winchester Conservation Area. The application was appealed after the modern design was rejected by the planning committee on the carrying vote of the chair after a 50:50 split in opinion from councillors. This is a significant victory for […]

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The worker is worth his wage

The rest of the architectural profession seems to be failing to pay its younger employees a fair wage, with a recent survey by the RIBA suggesting that 1/3rd of junior staff are being paid less than the minimum wage.  Snug Projects is proud to be bucking the trend with the wages it pays to its […]

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Salisbury Civic Society Awards

Snug Projects attended the Salisbury Civic Society Awards to pick up a Commendation for their convertion of a victorian warehouse into new offices for Innovate Design. At the awards ceremony Sir Christopher Benson, chairman of the society and one of the most prominent businessmen in the UK, suggested that the scheme provided as good an office […]

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