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Barbour ABI featured in Evening Standard

Thursday, 10th January 2013 at 12:58pm

Barbour ABI article in evening StandardThe Think Tank has been working with Barbour ABI to raise awareness of the great construction and housing sector data that they deliver every month.

As part of this activity we were able to secure them a mention in the Evening Standard Homes and Property supplement as part of an article discussing the 'don't move, improve' trend.

The article featured Ed Miliband and his wife, as they extend their house in Primrose Hill, and quotes Barbour ABI's statisticss that detail the volume of planning applications received across London boroughs.

In the article Adam Valentine, Group Content Director at Barbour ABI, said he expected the upward trend to continue – in 2010 some 55,000 London homeowners applied for permission to extend their homes. “I think that the areas where we are seeing a large volume of home improvements are those where prices are still rising. These are the areas where people will seek to increase the size of their homes,” he said.

Read the full article here.

Miliband's Primrose Hill mansion gets even bigger _ News _ Property news _ Homes & Property.pdf (300 kb)
Tagged Barbour ABI, statistics, construction, improvement, PR, press relations, article, Evening Standard, Homes, Property

Architectural images in paper folding relief

Tuesday, 5th June 2012 at 6:57pm

Architectural paper foldingPaper Folding architectureArchitectural paper foldingCologne based artist Simon Schubert creates amazing images of stately homes and palaces by intricately folding plain white sheets of paper.

The folds in the surface create reliefs of just a few millimetres, catching the light at different angles to create detailed pictures of architectural spaces.

Just fantastic.

See a fly through of a historic home in the video and find out more on Dezeen:


Tagged Architectural, Architecture, Paper, Folding, Simon Schubert, Design, Innovation, Stately, Homes

Wilson House by Denton Corker Marshall

Tuesday, 19th October 2010 at 6:04am

Wilson House 2.jpgAs an international design practice Denton Corker Marshall is known for producing striking and innovative architecture and urban design in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. Solving complex design problems on every scale their work includes commissions for buildings of international significance to micro skyscraper coffee cups. This is one of their recent projects - looks great but does it remind anyone else of an ice cream wafer?
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Tagged Architecture, Construction, Corker, Denton, Design, homes, Marketing, Marshall