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Dromin - Front Perspective

Social Housing for Young Families

Dromin Community House is a modular community housing block for young families; providing comfortable but basic accommodation with shared circulation. Design Approach. We began with a desk-top study of the site; assessing orientation, access, aesthetics and local history, producing a site analysis to inform the design process. We adopted the latest recognised space standards and furniture requirements, allowing us to design and replicate a functional and efficient layout for the…

Work Experience

Work Experience Week

Great work Megan! After finishing ‘A’ levels Megan has spent a week with Wilde Architects to get a taste for a career in Architecture, getting stuck in with site surveys, meetings and CAD!. I have recently spent a week undertaking work experience at Wilde Architects after kindly being offered the opportunity. Andy and I first sat down and discussed what it was I wanted to achieve during the week, such…

Deven

Welcome Deven!

Wilde Architects are proud to welcome the latest recruit: Deven! Deven has recently completed his Part 1 in Architecture at the University of Manchester, and is keen to get stuck in and develop his own projects. He is an active member of his local Hindu community, holding the position of co-leader of the youth committee He loves to travel and never misses an opportunity to do so!.  

Zambia

Zambia volunteering

Dave Sadik of Wilde Architects has this summer ventured to Zambia for volunteering. The summer trip allowed the opportunity to help out disadvantaged children and to serve the African community of Lusaka in Zambia, through teaching in the orphan schools, churches and support in the hospitals. The orphan schools care for over 200 orphans and vulnerable children, providing the children with academic, physical, spiritual, and emotional support. The hospital & The Hope…

New Build Holiday Home

Best Of Houzz 2017 | Customer Service Award

Wilde Architects has been awarded Best Of Houzz 2017 for Customer Service. The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually, customer service honours are based on several factors including the number and quality of client reviews a professional has received. ‘We are pleased to receive this award 2 years running and see it as a testimony to our client relationships and the organisation of the practice.’ Andy Wilde, Director of Wilde Architects Wilde…

House Extension & Adaption

House Extension & Adaption – Carr Head Lane

Replacing an out-dated extension and conservatory to create a new open-plan living space leading onto the garden. Integrating the new extension into the renovation of the existing home. Design Approach. After visiting the site, carrying out a survey and meeting with the Client we came up with a design which re-cycled under used rooms and re-planned circulation to make the most of the setting and the existing building. We developed…

New Build Holiday Home

New Build Holiday Home – Sain Y Mor

The design of a new-build, 4-bedroom family holiday home to make the most of coastal views, to maintain neighbours’ views and to sit comfortably in its context. Design Approach. Several design options were created to test layouts, spaces and aesthetics. 3D BIM (Building Information Modelling) was used to present alternative designs and the evolving appearance of the scheme to the Client. The final design was located on the same corner-footprint…

Prefab Summer House

Prefab Summer House – Glan Gors

The replacement of an existing annex to a holiday home, to create a comfortable and contemporary space to relax and enjoy the views.   Design Approach. We began by locating the replacement annex on the same footprint as the existing structure, saving costs by utilising the existing foundations and services infrastructure. We then provided several different design options to discuss with the Client. We wanted each layout to maximise views…

Office Renovation - Fairport House

Office Renovation – Fairport House

Total renovation and refurbishment of newly acquired 1840’s office building to create fresh and modern accommodation for an innovative engineering business. Design Approach. After taking a brief and understanding the history and previous works to the building, we created several options to rationalise the floor plans. Respecting the age and character of the building was important when developing the interior design. New kitchen facilities, sanitaryware, tiling and lighting added a…

Urban Green Infrastructure

                Wilde Architects attended Specifi Landscape Manchester. Presentation The event included an entertaining presentation by international speaker Dusty Gedge on Urban Green Infrastructure. Ideas from the presentation included: Using vegetation and green walls to cool buildings. Building bin stores with wild meadow roofs and habitat walls. Introducing stewardship into building and urban design. Vertical rain walls to reduce the flow of surface water into sewers. Green verges…