Weathertight!

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Westerdale in now weathertight (and airtight) ready for the winter with eight new large Rational windows installed as the frost sets in.  Full steam ahead for the fitout in...

Kielder Castle – Castles, Follies and Elephants

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Castles, Follies and Elephants is a commission for a temporary installation the grounds of Kielder Castle in Northumberland with the excelent Kielder Arts and Architecture.  The project, which is being developed in collaboration with artist Oliver Perry,  will comprise a series of ‘objects’ installed within the landscape surrounding the...

Self Build Guild – We’ll take second

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In October we were invited to the Grand Designs Live show in Birmingham having been shortlisted for the Selfbuild on a Shoestring award with our entry: A Self Build Guild.  Happily, as a practice of two we were awarded second prize as runners up to a massive multi-disciplinary practice...

Towards A Self-Build Guild?

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We’re very excited to have been longlisted(!) for the National Custom & Self Build Association Self Build Starter Home competition. Our proposal took a deviant approach to the brief, proposing a ‘Self-Build-Guild’. The Guild is an organisation to support and enable self-build for people with little or no upfront...

HarperPerry selected for Coastival 2017

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HarperPerry have been selected to feature at the Coastival Festival 2017.  The annual winter festival held in Scarborough bring the town to life during the dark nights of Feburary with a programme of  art, performance and music.  HarperPerry will be featuing a mobile installation to portal visitor into the...

Hatton Showcase – Designs for a touring pavilion

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Showcase: Designs for a Touring Pavilion is part of the offsite programme which aims to maintain the profile of the Hatton Gallery whilst it is closed for a £3.8million refurbishment, which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. HarperPerry have been appointed to work with the artists Catrin...

The future of housing?

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As part of the ongoing work of the Ouseburn Futures group, James and Claire will be helping host an evening workshop looking at housing in the Ouseburn – past present and future. The event will cover housing of the past with Mike Greatbatch (Ouseburn Heritage expert), current housing developments...

Westerdale starts on site

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Westerdale went on site last week with demolition work complete and foundations being poured within a week.  The frame and structure should be complete by late August with wildflower green roof being installed shortly after. Phase 1 included structural reworking of the 18th century cottage, internal insulation throughout and...