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Victoria joins RIBA’s Education Committee

Victoria is delighted to be sitting on the RIBA’s education committee for the forthcoming year, ensuring the next generation of architects are encouraged through their studies, promoting inclusivity and diversity, and supporting students from all backgrounds.
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CIAT Yorkshire Personal Development Day

Our David Bailey was a guest speaker at the CIAT Yorkshire Personal Development Day, held at Leeds Beckett University on 6th June. The theme was ‘Creativity in the Built Environment’ and David’s presentation provided insights into the design process behind the award-nominated Ashville College Sports Centre.
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Welcoming Summertime – and the London Festival of Architecture

DLG London celebrated the arrival of summer – and the beginning of the London Festival of Architecture - in style with our friends in the Leather Market. LFA is running from the 1st – 30th of June 2018 with events, exhibitions and installations across the city.
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Royal Wedding coverage…courtesy of DLG

Our scheme for the Macdonald Windsor Hotel received some unexpected attention in the run up the Royal Wedding when DLG received telephone calls from American News Networks, enquiring if the hotel’s roof structure was strong enough to bear the weight of a camera crew!
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DLG participate in LSA ‘Architecture Leeds’ event

We’re delighted to be participating in the ‘Architecture Leeds’ event, organised by the LSA to celebrate architectural practice in the Leeds area. Taking place between 6th April - 13th May, the event will feature a pop-up exhibition, series of lectures and schedule of exciting activities.
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Happy Easter from DLG

Our new DLG Umbrellas arrived, in time for the Easter squalls. We can now proudly show off our new logo and rebranded look, while keeping dry and staying stylish!
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Windsor Royal Planning Permissions received

Planning Permission has been received for two more schemes at Windsor Royal Shopping Centre; Thames Street and Goswell Hill. Located opposite Windsor Castle in the Grade II listed Victorian railway station, Windsor Royal is a prestigious shopping destination.
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Explore Offsite Awards nomination: Education Project of the Year

Ashville Sports Centre has been shortlisted for the Education Project of the Year at the Explore Offsite Awards. The two storey modular building was assembled and completed during the summer school holidays, working within a tight time frame – but rendered perfectly to plan.
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Julian Talks: Over Tiling Retail Floors

As an active member of the British Council of Shopping Centres technical affairs committee we get asked to contribute and author papers on all aspects of Shopping centre design recently I was asked to give a “heads up guidance” on over tiling
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6 Reasons Passivhaus Living is Good for the Elderly

In the UK many elderly people live on a low income compared to the rest of the population. Struggling to pay their heating bills and often living in cold damp environments, the conditions are believed to contribute to the approximate 27,000 excess winter deaths each year.
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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

We are often asked by our clients how we can add ‘value’ on a new project….and as anyone in construction knows ‘value’ can have very different meanings to different stakeholders. To owner occupier clients it might mean an improved working environment for staff, to a planning committee it might be...
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Monica Win: My First 6 Months Working in an Architect’s Studio

Since starting my job as a Part I Architectural Assistant at DLG I feel like time has flown by. It wasn’t only the start of my first ‘real’ job, but I had braved moving alone to London, all within weeks of leaving university. I hadn’t done any work experience at...
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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
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Trees: Wanted Dead or Alive, Our Reward Will be Handsome

Whether dead or alive trees are an important resource that we at DLG aim to work with whenever possible. As architects we are an important catalyst in promoting their use in both states and can potentially make a substantial contribution to minimising global warming and the future impact of climate...
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