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Hudson Architect’s Leads Design for Norfolk’s Future Ready Initiative

Image credit: Matter of Place Architects & Toby Grimwood-Snook Hudson Architects have been appointed as design lead for Norfolk County Council’s Future Ready (FR) Property Enhancement Initiative. This initiative led by MACE, in collaboration with Purcell, Hoare Lea, GDM Group and Elliot Wood

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Free energy: Optimising orientation and glazing for solar gains

One of the cornerstones of sustainable architecture is the strategic use of window and door openings around the building to harness solar gains, limit heat loss and prevent overheating. But what exactly are solar gains and how can a building be designed to reap the benefits? Jack Spencer Ashworth ex

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Creating a resilient home: a guide for homeowners

Despite unseasonably warm weather last year, successive energy price hikes continue to weigh heavily on our pockets, especially during the colder months when reliance on heating systems reaches its peak. New homes are all designed to reduce energy loss. The building’s orientation and form, along w

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Planning approval for replacement home in Bury St Edmunds

We’re excited to announce we have received planning approval for a replacement dwelling in Bury St Edmunds! Nestled in a hidden corner of Bury St Edmunds among a collection of 20th century detached houses, the new home replaces an outdated and thermally inefficient building. Offering open pla

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Planning approval for the relocation of historic station building

We are delighted to have achieved planning permission for the relocation of the historic Wansford Road Station Building from near Sutton to Railword Wildlife Haven in Peterborough. Originally set for demolition due to the widening of the A47, the station building was gifted to Wansford Road CIO as

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CobBauge House Awards Success

We are thrilled to announce that our CobBauge House has won the Climate Action Award at the Norfolk Constructing Excellence Awards 2024! Katey, Sarah and Jack had a brilliant evening celebrating the achievements within the construction and built environment sector in Norfolk. Adding to the exciteme

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In Conversation with Anthony Hudson

  In April our Founder and Creative Director Anthony Hudson gave a talk about his background, influences on his work, and how and why he became an architect including the challenges and rewards of being one, at The Venue in Holt, Norfolk. Click the link to listen below.  

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How to build your new home in the countryside: Paragraph 84 houses explained

Do you dream of building a new house in the countryside, but worry about navigating the complexities of planning permission? Read on for an in-depth guide to Paragraph 84 houses, and take inspiration from our portfolio of exceptional new build countryside homes. Do you dream of building a new home

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Hudson Architects to lead design for sustainable community hub

Hudson Architects have been appointed as design lead for the next phase of an innovative new community hub in Kings Lynn. The project will involve an imaginative retrofit of an existing but disused retail building transforming it into a sustainable, low carbon, public library and neighbourhood foca

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Planning and Listed Building Consent for Grade II listed house.

We are delighted to have received full planning and listed building consent for the extension, alterations and refurbishment of a Grade II listed house in Norfolk. To ensure its long-term conservation we will be undertaking a sympathetic and thorough conversion of the house and adjacent coach house

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Planning approval for replacement home

We are delighted to have received planning approval for a replacement home in South Norfolk! Replacing a dated and inefficient bungalow, the new home is contemporary yet sympathetic to the local vernacular. We are proposing to construct the house from structural insulated panels (SIPS), with a grou

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CobBauge: bringing earth into the 21st century

CobBauge build in progress. Photography Joakim Borén Photography Anthony Hudson explores the rich history of earth and cob construction and argues that now’s the time to champion the potential of CobBauge as a low carbon construction material, in this article published in BD Online. In an era

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