August 16, 2018

Building projects that change the external appearance of a house will often require permission from the local authority, but this is not always the case. Some projects can be carried out under “permitted development rights”, which allow home owners to build certain typ...

August 9, 2018

“As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.”
Norman Foster

Well that’s quite a challenge ... to essentially design for the unknown. Here are a few helpful tips which we believe architects need i...

July 26, 2018

Peter Elder, Senior Architect at Nicholson Nairn, recently completed RIBA Course ‘Conservation of Materials’. This course covered an in depth discussion on tradition lead and stonework detailing and repair in historic and listed buildings. The course was lead by an exp...

July 19, 2018

Nicholson Nairn Architects are currently working across a broad range of sectors and in turn a wide range of buildings, from new builds to Listed buildings of historic interest. Each building type requires a wide range of skills which NNA are committed to enhance and t...

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