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Bailey Close coming together

Bailey Close coming together

Great to see our development of five affordable flats for Winchester City Council's New Homes Team are coming together. The development sits snuggly into a steeply retained site in a former garage court. These largely single aspect units have an an...

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Designing for Multigenerational Living

Designing for Multigenerational Living

The number of multigenerational households in the UK is growing rapidly. Between 2009 and 2014 there was a 38% growth in this sector. Data prepared by @NHBC suggests that 6.8% of UK households are multigenerational, which is roughly equivalent to 1.8...

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Revealing the Sub\Urbia House - A super dense prototype terraced house

Revealing the Sub\Urbia House - A super dense prototype terraced house

At Snug we are always actively seeking to develop and refine new housing typologies that will help to solve the #housing #housingcrisis. As a company, our mission is to 'create great places and prosper people'. This year we have developed a new pro...

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Perseverance pays

We won planning permission today for an exciting infill development in Portsmouth. It has been a long game...only took 4 years to finally get approval at committee! Perseverance clearly pays. It is a great scheme and we are pleased to see that t...

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Designing more than 1% of houses

Designing more than 1% of houses

A quick review of the net housing supply data for last year reveals that we are designing over 1% of the office to residential conversions delivered under Prior Approval. There were 17,751 in the year 16/17, up from just under 13,000 the year before....

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A beautiful thing

A beautiful thing

Models of The Valley, Stanmore. A beautiful thing!

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Prior Approval expertise

Prior Approval expertise

Snug Architects have built up a wealth of experience in the design and delivery of Prior Approval schemes. The conversion of offices to residential use under permitted development rights is delivering much needed new housing and quickly. It is also r...

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Form Follows Force Part 2

Form Follows Force Part 2

Here are the second batch of images on our new housing and apartment typologies. These images explore how a large scale settlement edge development can be sympathetically integrated into its setting, creating a humane settlement edge where people wil...

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Form Follows Force!

Form Follows Force!

At Snug we endeavour to create humane homes where people 'love where they live'. Our architecture seeks always to respond positively to the forces at work upon it. These forces are derived from the characteristics of the site, the ergonomics of inhab...

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Planning won for Winchester's largest social housing scheme

Planning won for Winchester's largest social housing scheme

Snug have just won planning permission for Winchester City Council’s largest affordable housing scheme. The project consists of 76 new affordable homes at The Valley in Stanmore and forms part the council’s ambitious New Homes Delivery programme. The...

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