Residential

5th April 2019

Illuminating…

Often on a project, we will be asked to incorporate something that a Client already has or might be thinking...

4th March 2019

Concrete – dividing opinion for decades – Part 2

In the first part of this exploration into the history of the most widely used construction material in the world,...

5th February 2018

Setting the Standard

RIBA stands for Royal Institute of British Architects and here at Turner and Hoskins, we’re delighted to have renewed our...

30th November 2018

Design Matters

A recent RIBA report entitled ‘Design Matters’1 has revealed that only 1 in 4 people would choose to live in a...

31st August 2018

Fallingwater

Vicki and Tim love looking at buildings, and this can mean that their son has been along for...

22nd June 2018

The joy of client meetings

  I’m sitting on a train, on my way back to the office from a meeting with former clients about...

16th May 2018

Concrete – the marmite of the built environment – Part 1

Love it or hate it, concrete is here to stay and despite a commonly-held notion that it epitomises modernity, its history...

10th April 2018

Recognising the need: ergonomics and anthropometrics in architectural design

‘Recognising the need is the primary condition for design,’ Charles Eames   Here at Turner & Hoskins, that’s a philosophy which...

28th March 2018

Proactive about passive solar design

Traditionally, most of the world’s energy supply has been generated from fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas....

27th February 2018

The History of Bricks, Part 2

‘The problem of architecture as I see it is the problem of all art – the elimination of the human element...

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