Month: June 2010

Brunskill Design: Environmental Statement

Brunskill design recognises the huge importance of caring for the environment, and seeks to minimise environmental impact in all company activities. In all our architectural design and build activities as well as at our own premises, we pursue sustainable development using best environmental practice, and where possible, review and improve our performance.This policy is implemented by awareness of the following objectives:- – to minimise the use of natural resources and

Using the loft space and the rise of the ‘kitchen-diner’

Visiting people in their homes in the UK, it’s fantastic how some great spatial and functional ideas are being embraced. Thanks in part to the glut of designer house and garden programmes on our televisions and magazines like Living etc and not least Grand Designs, what used to be radical ideas are now mainstream. Regardless of the property type, open plan living is now being embraced. The kitchen can once

Brunskill Design: Quality Management Policy

The Quality Policy of brunskill design is to deliver a high standard of architectural design and build services, to the satisfaction of the client, fully meeting their needs and expectations. This policy is expressed and integrated into company operations by following objectives generally in accordance with ISO 9000, which are aimed at achieving a system of continuous improvement. In this company, our systems ensure:-– Clear understanding of the client’s requirements

Brunskill Design: Health and Safety Policy

The Health and Safety policy of brunskill design is to operate in a manner which provides safe and healthy working environments for all its stakeholders. This policy is implemented with the following objectives:- – to provide safe and healthy working conditions for all company staff, both on company and client premises– to undertake design and build operations which minimise, or clearly identify, any associated risks.– to provide adequate training and

Award-winning Designs

Award-winning Designs

Brunskill Design was part of the winning RLE team which was awarded an RIBA award for the works to St Pancras Station. Several awards were received for the refurbishment and extension works to St Pancras in the ‘London regional’,’ Major Transport’ and ‘Brickwork and stonework’ categories.(Helen Brunskill was direct assisting architect to Alastair Lansley who was awarded the CBE for his work on the St Pancras and Channel Tunnel Rail

Creating Good Residential Buildings

Do you like any of these? (click image to enlarge.) What makes a good place to live? Well we want our built environment to be good for us, and for the planet. Whether we live in the town or the countryside we tend to always want space and natural light. We want good facilities for washing, preparing food and dining etc. The appearance of our buildings matters to us too,