Posts by Sally Porrit

DLG's Perspective 2017 has launched ...

13 March 2017

DLG's Perspective 2017 has launched ...

Inside this issue …

  • Sailmakers Shopping Centre wins at the Revo Gold awards
  • New TK Maxx & ‘The Venue’ at Hempstead Valley
  • Platform is the new base for tech companies in Leeds

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Sailmakers in Ipswich has been shortlisted for the BCSC Gold Award 2016

10 October 2016

Sailmakers in Ipswich has been shortlisted for the BCSC Gold Award 2016

Our recently completed scheme for LaSalle Investment Management has revitalised a tired shopping centre located in Ipswich town centre.

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6 REASONS PASSIVHAUS LIVING IS GOOD FOR THE ELDERLY

15 July 2016

6 REASONS PASSIVHAUS LIVING IS GOOD FOR THE ELDERLY

Passivhaus design can help our burgeoning older generation create healthy environments to live in, environments that are robust to the challenges of growing older in a changing climate.

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JULIAN TALKS - OVER TILING RETAIL FLOORS

29 April 2016

JULIAN TALKS - OVER TILING RETAIL FLOORS

Shopping Centre refurbishment is tricky enough to undertake in any live centre, but replacing the mall floor is likely to be one, if not the most important finish to replace, and one you can’t afford to get wrong.

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SARAH'S  'TOP TEN TIPS' FOR MIPIM

22 March 2016

SARAH'S 'TOP TEN TIPS' FOR MIPIM

It was both David Bailey’s and my first time at MIPIM, and I have learnt a few things to aid survival outside the useful daily structure and impeccably good behaviour inside the Bunker …

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HOW TO VALUE PLACEMAKING?

07 March 2016

HOW TO VALUE PLACEMAKING?

Design is an important component of creating a place, but not the only factor. Providing access and creating active uses and economic opportunities are often more important than design.

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Construction teams should consider value engineering as carbon engineering

28 September 2015

Construction teams should consider value engineering as carbon engineering

After years of striving to promote sustainable design in the world of commercial architecture it’s clear to me one of the easiest ways to deliver some winners is to bet on the Trojan horse named value engineering. If you’re offering cost reductions to Clients, Project managers and the team QS you are pushing on an open door right?

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The Great DLG Interior Design Challenge!

22 September 2015

The Great DLG Interior Design Challenge!

It’s not only Mary Berry who’s great at mixing things up and creating a masterpiece on the “Great British bake off”, here at DLG, our interiors team much prefer watching the BBC’s Great Interior Design Challenge. We like to imagine how we would rise to the various challenges the budding designers are set, and as such we thought we would share one our own current challenges with you …

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Shopping Centre Bonanza

03 August 2015

Shopping Centre Bonanza

I attended the recent Colliers Midsummer Retail Report presentation at the Everyman Cinema above Trinity in Leeds the other week, it’s not the most conducive venue to pay attention to all the facts and figures that these events spout out.

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Biophilic Design and the Retail Environment

28 June 2015

Biophilic Design and the Retail Environment

What is Biophilic design you may ask?

Biophilic design is using design to provide humans with their inherent biological need for connection with nature on physical, mental, and social levels. These connections positively affect our personal well-being, productivity, and societal relationships.

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