After two years at Angel Architecture, today marks my final day. I am truly grateful to Kim for being such an inspiring mentor and for giving me the confidence, support, and for believing in me since the start. I will miss the challenging nature of the work and the enjoyable working environment. Throughout my time here, I have acquired invaluable knowledge of how to work sensitively with historic buildings, through manual surveying methods, drawing techniques, as well as the research and preparation that goes into submitting applications for planning and listed building consent, which I will bring forward with me […]
As my second summer working at AAL comes to an end, my departure for university feels bittersweet as I am deeply grateful to start the final year of my Part 1 qualification with valuable experience, however, I am going to miss the working environment. Over the past 3 months, I have been closely involved with at least 11 applications for planning and listed building consent across Dorset, Devon, and Somerset. The work has been extremely varied – from CAD drawings and heritage reports to site visits and working lunches. I have also been fortunate enough to work on projects of […]
According to Aristotle, “the whole is greater than a sum of its parts”. Collaboration is at the heart of our practice and has a myriad of benefits, such as the ability to pass on and receive ideas, skills and opinions, as well as building strong relationships within a multi-disciplinary field. Collaboration allows us to improve our efficiency and productivity in order to meet the needs and aspirations of our clients through clear communication, willingness and negotiation.
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 […]