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Trial repairs at rare Italianate Garden complete

You may recall a blog we posted in September 2018 on the trial repairs we undertook at a rare Italianate Garden at Lupton House in Brixham. Trial repair approaches were completed by specialist conservation contractors Williams & Burrows. (read more...)



What is a Passivhaus?

Passivhaus is a term used to describe a building which meets the stringent criteria set out by the Passivhaus Institute in Darmstadt, Germany. The Passivhaus Institute was set up by Prof. Dr Wolfgang Feist in 1996 to create a standard for energy efficient buildings. Passivhaus buildings are constructed using materials and techniques to create an airtight and highly insulated building. (read more...)





Jonathan Rhind Architects Newsletter

Our annual newsletter is an important way for us to keep in touch with our clients and friends of the practice. We include highlights from the year gone by which this year has included the exciting news that Julian Clayton, Mark Raby and Martin Sturley-Hayes have been appointed as Directors and equity shareholders in the Company. (read more...)


Cob in Oman

Following on from Jonathan Rhind’s recent blog on the diversity of cob it just so happened that Julian Clayton visited Oman in the Middle East last week where he found a superb example of a cob building in the Rustaq Fort in Northern Oman. (read more...)