All about that base(ment)

Ian’s basement expertise was called on once again this month to discuss the hot topic that keeps getting hotter. Grand Designs visited Russell Gardens Mews this month to film for their future feature on the problems with building in an over-crowded, urban environment.

A ROYAL ENCOUNTER

HA director Claire Farrow moved in royal circles this month when the Duchess of Cambridge joined a charity coffee morning for Family Friends. Claire volunteers for the charity, which helps and support disadvantaged families in the community. Their aims are to give confidence back through befriending and support, with an emphasis on ‘helping families help themselves’. Read more about them here.

ARCHITECT OF THE WEEK — THE MODERN HOUSE

We were pleased to be featured as The Modern House’s first Architect of the Week of 2015 on their blog at the beginning of this year. The blog gives daily offerings of the latest and best architecture from around the globe, as well as current happenings in terms of market and design trends - a great way for us to start off 2015! See the feature here.