Archive of: 2016

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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Monica Win talks about her first 6 months working in an architect’s studio!

01 February 2016

Monica Win talks about her first 6 months working in an architect’s studio!

Thankfully the popular stereotype of doing endless overtime and spending days only doing toilet plans are not true for me thus far!

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Tower Ramparts is transformed into Sailmakers

04 January 2016

Tower Ramparts is transformed into Sailmakers

DLG’s involvement with Tower Ramparts Shopping centre goes back some 20 years, initially working with the previous owners to simplify some of the 80’s interiors. Although located in the heart of Ipswich’s historic centre and connecting the town’s main bus station to one of the main shopping streets, twenty years on the centre was failing to attract enough permanent and recognisable tenants made worse by the departure of the anchor department store which had been the focus of the centre.

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