Archive for July 2014

Guest Blog: How Parni Found her Feet at Dyer-Grimes Architecture

This week’s post comes from Parniyan Salari, a student of Architecture at the University of East London who recently finished her first year with a prize-winning portfolio. As she prepares for her second, she reflects on the three months she spent here at Dyer-Grimes Architecture. I started my internship at Dyer-Grimes Architecture with an interest…

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Thinking Outside the Box at Glyndebourne Opera Festival

Every architect should draw on as broad a range of influences as possible. If you only look within architecture for that next spark you’ll hit an inevitable problem: it’s all made by architects. Style, method and philosophy may change from architect to architect but everyone within a profession will have a degree of similarity. For…

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An English Urban Garden

The Telegraph Garden by Tommaso del Buono and Paul Gazerwitz Gardens are a quintessential part of London living. While rural areas get to enjoy vast space and fertile scenery, a patch of green feels all the more precious in the city. Gardens have become a primary outlet for creativity in the urban home. For one,…

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Laying the Foundations for Future Architects at Worth School

Last weekend, I visited the Worth School in Sussex to talk candidly with sixth formers about what it means to be an architect, how to become one and why they should. Every architect is part of a legacy. We draw inspiration from thousands of years of construction to create buildings that, we hope, will do…

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Planning approval in Notting Hill

Dyer Grimes Architecture has planning approval in Notting Hill. We’re delighted to have been granted planning permission by Kensington and Chelsea council to proceed with the ambitious redevelopment of a five-storey Victorian terraced house on Westbourne Grove, within the Pembridge Conservation area of Notting Hill. Due to similar redevelopments in the surrounding area and a…

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