Monthly Archives: January 2014

Hastings Pier Documentary - 29-01-2014

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A documentary on Hastings Pier will be broadcast on BBC1 in the South East region on February 7th at 7.30pm.

The historic site, which is owned by the Hastings Pier Charity Fund, is undergoing regeneration through a scheme designed by dRMM. The first phase of the redevelopment will include below-deck repairs, new deck and balustrades, the redevelopment of the surviving pavilion into a restaurant and the provision of a new visitor centre with a rooftop-viewing terrace.

Don’t forget to tune in on the 7th. If you do miss it or cannot access BBC1 South East, the programme will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer for a week after broadcast.

AJ Woman Architect of the Year – Sadie Shortlisted - 10-01-2014

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Director Sadie Morgan has been shortlisted in the AJ Women in Architecture Awards 2014. She has been recognised for her career spanning almost twenty years in the field.

Sadie has positioned herself as a spokesperson and leader for women in architecture and design, encouraging female architects to “learn to listen. Be generous to your peers and about your rivals. Get some perspective. Travel, read and look with a critical eye.”

She has had an incredible year, apart from being named the fourth female president of the Architectural Association (AA), she was active in representing dRMM’s pioneering work in engineered timber. This year she spoke at the Architecture of Necessity conference in Sweden, the IABSE conference in UK, and the Trae! Wood Symposium in Denmark.

Moreover, Sadie continues to have a multi-faceted role within dRMM; from designing, managing the business to procuring new projects. She has helped place dRMM at the forefront of an industry characterised by men.

dRMM Shapes the Future - 08-01-2014

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Director Philip Marsh will present dRMM”s award-winning projects at the Royal Academy of Arts event titled ‘Shaping the Future: Spaces for Education’, on January 20th 2014.

The event, which has been organised in conjunction with Building Design magazine (BD), will discuss emerging trends in architecture which are set to shape the industry’s landscape in the coming year. With a focus on educational architecture, Philip will discuss dRMM’s unique design approach which has enabled the studio to overcome complex project challenges through innovative methodologies and design solutions.

For more information on the event and how to book a place please visit the RA website.