Journal

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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Insights from the IUCN UK Peatland Conference 2023

Our involvement with the FibreBroads research project continued last month with Anthony and Katey attending the IUCN UK Peatland Conference 2023, held in Ely. As part of a workshop focusing on sustainable principles for peatland paludiculture, Anthony, alongside the fantastic Aldert Van Weeren from

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Duke Street Riverside: learning lessons from an award-winning education building

Jack Spencer Ashworth takes a detailed look back at our award-winning higher education building, Duke Street Riverside, in a feature for Higher Education Estates Magazine reflecting on what we might do differently now. It’s now well over a year since our landmark higher education project Duke Str

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FANN 23 – Common Ground: A New East Anglian Vernacular

As part of this year’s Festival of Architecture in Norwich and Norfolk (FANN 23) we are presenting ideas on making low carbon and community focused neighbourhoods in the more rural and suburban contexts we find in Norfolk. This is as a response to the Greater Norwich Local Plan which aims to

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Transforming Tradition: Six Remarkable Barn Conversions

Barn conversions stand as a testament to architectural adaptability; turning traditional agricultural structures into functional spaces for a range of uses. Over the years, our team has embraced the challenge of preserving the character of these iconic rural buildings, while repurposing them for con

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Fakenham CobBauge Features on ITV Anglia

Our ground breaking CobBauge project was recently featured on ITV News Anglia, bringing this sustainable construction method into the spotlight. The project featured in their Natural Solutions segment exploring how nature can combat the pressing issue of climate change. Watch the feature here The F

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Keeping Our Schools Cool During a Heatwave published in Public Sector Build Journal

Louise Boddie explores effective strategies to keep our schools cool during heatwaves to ensure comfortable learning environments for students and teachers in an insightful article for Public Sector Build Journal. We’re delighted to share that an article penned by our Senior Associate, Louise Bod

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Introducing Our New Project Partnership: FibreBroads

Hudson Architects are thrilled to announce our new project partnership with the FibreBroads research project. Focused on the Broads and Norfolk Fens regions the “FibreBroads” project will focus on how rewetting land for paludiculture (profitable wetland crops) can remediate peat soils f

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The Housing Crisis Unveiled: Exploring Challenges and Architectural Solutions

The UK has long been grappling with a housing crisis that shows no signs of abating. From a shortage of homes to increasing property prices and sustainability concerns, this article explores the details of the crisis and questions how architecture can play a pivotal role in alleviating the challen

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Two Hudson Architects projects recognised at the RIBA East Awards 2023

Yesterday evening we were delighted two of our projects, Coast House and Duke Street Riverside won an RIBA East Award!! Both Coast House and Duke Street Riverside continue our distinctive design approach in making buildings environmentally responsible and rooted in context. Coast House, located in

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