Thought Leadership

Snug wins the international design competition for The Wall of Answered Prayer

Snug wins the international design competition for The Wall of Answered Prayer

We are absolutely delighted to be able to announce that we have won the international design competition for The Wall of Answered Prayer. The winning team has been announced at an exclusive ceremony at The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, i...

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Hancock House submitted to planning

Hancock House submitted to planning

We have submitted a development for affordable housing on behalf of Footstep Living. The scheme forms part of the Brewery Square development in Dorchester. The design achieves high impact on a relatively low build cost and explores our 'boring, bor...

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Spending on design fast tracks company growth

Spending on design fast tracks company growth

Global business consultants McKinsey recently conducted what they believed to be (at the time of writing) 'the most extensive and rigorous research undertaken anywhere to study the design actions that leaders can make to unlock business value.' Its...

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Winners of the British Construction Industry Awards 2018

Winners of the British Construction Industry Awards 2018

[caption id="attachment_2406" align="aligncenter" width="450"] BCI Awards 2018[/caption] We are delighted that our Milford-on-sea Beach Huts won the Climate Resilience Project of the Year at the BCI Awards. This is the industries leading award and w...

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RIBA Smart Practice Conference 2018

RIBA Smart Practice Conference 2018

We are looking forward to the @RIBA #Smartpractice2018 Conference on 4th October. Paul Bulkeley, Snug's founding director, will be speaking on Adding Value Where it Matters to the Clients Business Model. ...

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Designing for Multigenerational Living

Designing for Multigenerational Living

The number of multigenerational households in the UK is growing rapidly. Between 2009 and 2014 there was a 38% growth in this sector. Data prepared by @NHBC suggests that 6.8% of UK households are multigenerational, which is roughly equivalent to 1.8...

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Championing Quality Construction Information

Championing Quality Construction Information

We were pleased to see that research undertaken by @NHBC as part of their Construction Quality Reviews (CQR's) is revealing that significant numbers of on site defects and abortive construction work could be prevented if the construction industry, ...

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Revealing the Sub\Urbia House - A super dense prototype terraced house

Revealing the Sub\Urbia House - A super dense prototype terraced house

At Snug we are always actively seeking to develop and refine new housing typologies that will help to solve the #housing #housingcrisis. As a company, our mission is to 'create great places and prosper people'. This year we have developed a new pro...

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The Ring Of Remembrance

The Ring Of Remembrance

After ​​two days visiting the battle fields of the Somme, a visit to The Ring Of Remembrance, International WWI Memorial Of Notre-Dame-De-Lorette, is all the more poignant. This is a powerful memorial to the sacrifice of life made in the Great War. ...

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Great sketch

Great sketch

We received these two wonderful sketches from site today. We love the power of sketching, what we call 'thinking on paper'. It is great to see a contractor who is confident to sketch. They may not have intended to create art but we think they are bea...

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