After a week in Yorkshire, no traffic, no stress and no IT, we are back at work with renewed energy, eager to overcome new and existing challenges. We have had our own share of COVID infections with staff self-isolating and working from home. With all of us at AAL double vaccinated we are better able to hit our targets.
I have just completed my eight-week internship at Angel Architecture. It has been such a varied and interesting experience; my understanding of both life in practice and working with historic buildings has grown in ways that university courses could never achieve. I have helped to complete several applications for planning and listed building consent, including a Grade II thatched cottage, a cottage with a rope walk and a council run scheme for electric solar ports. Each project required me to consider different aspects of the site and the client’s needs. However, they all required a set of existing and proposed […]
In attendance of the RIBA Summer Social, the practice gained insight into various professional perspectives on architecture and heritage. With talks from Purcell, Bristol City Council, as well as a guided tour of Grade II* Listed St George’s by Ben Neil, from the Chair of Trustee’s. Originally built as a parish church in the 1820’s, St George’s was re-established in 2017 as a concert hall, comprising the conversion and extension of the original church to cater for a transformed performance space and dressing rooms, including innovative storage solutions with fantastic acoustic qualities. A talk from Simon Birch from the Civic […]
By the end of August we aim to submit an application for planning permission and listed building consent for the repair and alterations to a Grade II listed cottage dating from the C17. The proposals include the remodeling of the first floor which has modern partitions and the conversion of a C20 workshop to provide an annex for home working. Two more applications are now well advanced – one in Bridport for a sustainable contemporary extension to a modest two bedroom listed terraced cottage, providing a second bedroom and family bathroom with the ground floor open plan kitchen opening onto […]