2021

PASSIVE VENTILATION MAY BE A LIFE SAVER IN THE GAMBIA

PASSIVE VENTILATION MAY BE A LIFE SAVER IN THE GAMBIA

Whilst most of us worried about vaccinations and Coronavirus during June, Newcastle-based JDDK Architects’ Associate Director, Matt Holmes, had more on his mind, having travelled to The Gambia to see if his designs for passive ventilation system in indigenous housing could help prevent the spread of malaria through mosquito bites. The trip, undertaken with his… Full Article >

JDDK APPOINTED FOR DESIGN OF NORTHERN ROOTS VISITOR CENTRE

JDDK APPOINTED FOR DESIGN OF NORTHERN ROOTS VISITOR CENTRE

  JDDK Architects have been appointed by Northern Roots to design the proposed Visitor and Education Centres on the 160-acre Northern Roots site in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The practice have worked on a wide range of award-winning projects across the UK, which are similarly located in sensitive greenbelt and world heritage sites such as The… Full Article >

REFURBISHMENT OF SOUTH SHIELDS LANDMARK A SUCCESS FOR EMBODIED CARBON

REFURBISHMENT OF SOUTH SHIELDS LANDMARK A SUCCESS FOR EMBODIED CARBON

A refurbishment and upgrade of an historic building in the heart of South Shields exemplifies how organisations can reduce their carbon footprint by finding new uses for existing buildings, thereby retaining their existing embodied carbon, rather than progressing down the more wasteful and certainly less environmentally friendly route of demolition and new build. Designed by… Full Article >

PHASE II OF BLYTH SPORTS CENTRE REFURBISHMENT COMPLETE

PHASE II OF BLYTH SPORTS CENTRE REFURBISHMENT COMPLETE

The second phase of the £5m Blyth Sports Centre refurbishment is complete with main contractor, Brims Construction, now well underway with the third and final phase. With design and project planning by Newcastle-based JDDK Architects, the project was split into three phases to minimise disruption and keep the Centre open to as many of the… Full Article >

JDDK APPOINTED FOR RIPON HOUSING DESIGN

JDDK APPOINTED FOR RIPON HOUSING DESIGN

As part of the Tibbalds Campbell Reith (TCR) multidisciplinary JV, Newcastle-based JDDK Architects have been appointed by Homes England as consultants for the design of a 390 home new residential development in Ripon North Yorkshire. The West Lane site was granted outline planning permission for up to 390 new homes (including 40% affordable housing) in… Full Article >