London Open House 2014

For the second year running, we are participating in Open House London on Saturday 20th September 2014 by providing guided tours of a green retrofit exemplar project in Clapham, South London The house has been designed as an exemplar for what can be achieved with green retrofit design and technologies. It presents…

Earlsfield Extension, Wandsworth progressing well

We are currently working up detailed proposals for this house in Earlsfield, South London, for which we obtained planning consent for earlier this year to extend and remodel. A single storey rear extension at ground level will provide a larger kitchen and dining area, opening up onto a deck for…

Granit Summer Outing 2014

This year’s Granit summer outing combined the usual mix of architecture and social activities. We spent the morning at the beautiful designed Ditchling Craft museum, then after lunch on the beach in Brighton, the flamboyant Brighton pavilion designed and remodelled by John Nash. A game of rounders on Hove Lawns…

Passivhaus Competition Entry

Granit has recently completed a Passivhaus Competition Entry for the ‘Sunday Times Britain’s Future Home Competition 2014’. An exciting contemporary design with a strong foundation in Sustainable Building, the ‘Route Haus’ has given us a fantastic opportunity to show off our design skills and develop our understanding of the Passivhaus…

Welcome Giuseppe Brancaccio

Giuseppe began his architectural studies at the University of Naples, Italy, in 2006 focussing on landscape architecture. Shortly after completing his degree, Giuseppe moved to London to work on high-end small/medium residential developments, extensions, and refurbishments for Burgess Mean Architects. In 2011 while continuing his work on residential projects, Giuseppe…

Welcome Richard Glass

Richard started his architectural studies at the University Of Westminster, where he worked on a live social housing scheme for East London during his final year at university. Throughout his studies, Richard drew inspiration from architects including Herzog & De Meuron and Lacaton & Vassal. Lacaton & Vassal inspired him specifically for…