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Architectural Design: How Can Existing Building Stock be Made Greener?


In recent years, a lot of emphasis has been put on the construction of ultra-efficient, new-build homes and other buildings, and rightly so. Whilst this remains a core part of our striving towards a greener future, it’s not the only part. By overly focusing on the green credentials of new property, we risk missing out on the benefits of improving existing building stock. The benefits of doing this, in fact, arguably outweigh those of solely investing in the environmental performance of new property. The team here at Munday + Cramer, an architectural design practice particularly interested in seeing more being […]

How Can We Support Young and Aspiring Architects Over the Next Year?


There haven’t exactly been many winners over the past year or so. The pandemic has thwarted plans at every turn – across every industry and not just architecture. Our attention has been turned towards the work undertaken by keyworkers, and unquestionably rightly so. The architecture industry has also played an important role, however. The adaptation of healthcare buildings has drastically minimised levels of contact. Similarly, the reshuffling of hospitality settings has meant that they might continue to operate, albeit at reduced capacity in many cases. Such concerted efforts, however, have meant that architects on the entry-level of the field have […]

Architects at work.

M+C’s charity sky dive for GOSH


In what seems to be fast becoming an annual event; Architectural Director Phil Ruffle is again tackling a challenge for charity. Following Phil’s [questionable] success with last year’s Movember attempt, he’s now volunteered for a tandem charity sky dive. One of M+C’s regular building contractor’s Davis Construction are organising the event, which will take place on Friday 30th September. Along with staff from a number of other local businesses, Phil will jump at 13,000 and place all his trust in his instructor to open the parachute at the right time! All of the funds raised will go to the Great Ormond Street Hospital’s Children’s Charity […]

Charity Sky Dive