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Biodiversity Net Gain: A Game-Changer for Conservation

November 29, 2023 / By rachel

Biodiversity Net Gain: A Game-Changer for Conservation and Nature By Rachel Palmer and Rachael Emous-Austin   Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is poised to become a game-changer for environmental conservation. Originally planned to become mandatory in November 2023, implementation was postponed until January 2024.* What? In a nutshell, BNG aims to ensure that any developments or […]

Reflecting on the 2023 RIBA Stirling Prize – London-Centric?

October 30, 2023 / By rachel

Reflecting on the 2023 RIBA Stirling Prize – London-Centric? With the annual RIBA’s Stirling Prize being touted as representing the “UK’s best new building,” it is little wonder that the unveiling of the shortlist has the architectural world abuzz. Understandably so, winning this prestigious award can propel a practice into the pages of every architectural, […]

Decline in River Wye’s Condition

June 24, 2023 / By rachel

Decline in River Wye’s Condition Influences Planning and Construction Industry After the ban on new developments in the River Lugg catchment area because of the high phosphate levels in the water, recent reports regarding the condition of the River Wye have raised concerns within the planning department and the construction industry. The official status of […]

Raising The Subject Of Roof Terraces

May 23, 2023 / By rachel

In a bid to explore innovative design solutions for urban landscapes, RAAFT, a leading firm in sustainable and green design, recently delivered a captivating Continuing Professional Development (CPD) presentation on roof terraces to the RRA Architects team. The presentation highlighted the potential of incorporating green spaces atop buildings.  There are numerous benefits and design possibilities […]

Party At The Parc

May 17, 2023 / By rachel

RRA Architects, recently invited their entire team along with their partners and children on a well-deserved break to Center Parcs as a thank you for all their hard work. This biannual trip provides the perfect opportunity for the team to unwind, strengthen bonds, and have a fantastic time. Although, we missed Claire Ashdown, who, understandably, […]

Fresher Than Ever

April 30, 2023 / By rachel

With something for everyone from over-sized ants to life-sized hounds it really is “no ordinary art fair.” 2023 saw the most successful Fresh: Art Fair with more visitors than ever attending the fair to appreciate the breath-taking array of art work on display. For those who could not get to the fair we have a […]

Constructing Excellence – A Focus on the Cathedral Quarter, Gloucester

April 29, 2023 / By rachel

We had the pleasure of attending Constructing Excellence’s ‘Walkabout’, which provided a fascinating insight into some of Gloucestershire’s historical buildings on Westgate Street. Cathedral Quarter Programme Manager, Claire Dovey-Evans, led the tour and talked about the regeneration and protection works for the improvement of 15 historic properties. Thanks to a Government funding programme called High […]

Proud to be Principal Partners of Fresh: Art 2023

April 24, 2023 / By rachel

RRA Architects are proud to be Principal Partners of the Fresh: Art Fair in Cheltenham again this year. Brainchild of Anthony Wardle and his daughter, Ellie, who runs the Paragon Gallery in Cheltenham, Fresh: Art Fair shows a wider range of art than any other British art fair. From exciting new talent to famous names […]

Homebuilding and Renovating Show 

March 30, 2023 / By rachel

Last weekend’s Homebuilding and Renovating Show at the NEC provided visitors with a unique opportunity to receive tailored one-to-one advice on home improvements. With thousands of new and innovative products on display, attendees were able to browse a wide range of options to enhance their homes. From understanding planning regulations for extensions to managing renovation […]

Moving House or Office? How RRA Can Help

January 28, 2022 / By admin

A move to a new home or office brings its own set of challenges. Here are a few ways in which we help you with the process of adapting a new property Moving House or Office?: How RRA Can Perfect Your New Challenge You have the vision. You have the ambition. And best of all, […]