February 6, 2020
Works are well underway at St Bartholomew’s Primary School in Royal Wootton Bassett for the Diocese of Salisbury. The project will increase the form of intake providing 4 new classrooms, a studio hall, new entrance, improved admin facilities and associated external plan space. The design is based around 3 simple ‘barn’ structures presenting a smart new entrance to the school.
January 9, 2020
We are looking for the following people to join our busy architectural and landscape teams:
Placement opportunities for enthusiastic students between 6 months and 1 year available. Experience of Adobe Creative Suite essential.
Position available for an enthusiastic Landscape Graduate or qualified Landscape Architect to join our busy team.
Position available for a Technical Assistant to join our busy team. We are interested in technically skilled individuals from related disciplines such as architecture or engineering. The successful candidate should be well organised, and fully able to develop design sketches into technical working drawing packages to a high standard.
Please send CV and samples of your work to email@example.com
January 8, 2020
We are very pleased that the Post Mortem and Anatomy Study Centre (Brinsea Building) is nearing completion at Langford Veterinary School for the University of Bristol.
The new building replaces existing facilities on the campus, providing a commercial PM facility supporting the local community and providing caseload for academic studies, and an Anatomy Study Centre providing a nationally-renowned teaching programme for veterinary students.
The building adapted and extended a previous commercial unit on the site to create the new facilities. The design was developed in conjunction with technical staff to ensure that potential contaminants are controlled through passive zoning of the building, and active systems to manage air-flow, drainage and cleaning.
This project complements previously completed projects by NVB Architects for Langford Veterinary School including a small-animal hospital (ICU, imaging and theatre facilities), animal welfare research spaces, Translational Biomedical Research Centre and equine-surgery building.
November 27, 2019
Treehouse is looking fantastic at our recently completed project for Royal Wootton Bassett Infants’ School and Wiltshire Council – we just need the trees to grow a little now to complete the scene!
This project was to replace 4 dilapidated teaching classrooms on a steeply sloping site together with a new library to promote reading – particularly for boys.
October 24, 2019
Class Q barn, now called ‘Field House’ in Westcombe, looking lovely in late summer.
August 29, 2019
NVB handed over the new Day Houses for Dean Close School on 28th August 2019. The project was managed by Faithful + Gould and constructed by Integral. This project is the first phase of the new master plan and creates a new pastoral heart for the school. The project achieved Practical Completion in time for the pupils to occupy the four Day Houses at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term 2019. NVB are delighted to have been involved with this project, their third major project at the school and we trust that the staff and students will have a happy and successful time in their new building.
July 24, 2019
A record number of projects on site and more on the drawing board at NVB Landscape means we’re hiring. Please email Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re a landscape architect, graduate up to chartered or landscape technician.
July 12, 2019
NVB’s design for a new academic hub for Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School has been submitted for planning approval. The 6,000 square metre scheme provides classroom accommodation, drama facilities and assembly spaces.
NVB was originally appointed to the project following an invited design competition in 2016. The development of the proposals involved extensive consultation with Historic England to address the potential impact on the neighbouring listed Aldenham House and historic gardens. The proposed buildings surround a new landscaped social courtyard for the pupils and staff to use and creates a new hub on largely brownfield land to complement the school Quad.
July 11, 2019
We are very pleased to have secured the Gold standard with Constructionline this week.
The process has refined our policies and procedures making us a more efficient and client focused organisation. It includes Acclaim accreditation which complements our ISO 45001 standard for Health and Safety.
June 28, 2019
We are very pleased to be handing over the first phase of works at Royal Wootton Bassett Infants’ School to Wiltshire Council.
Located in the town centre conservation area, the project provides 4 new classrooms, group space, and a tree-house library. Arranged on a steeply sloping site the building is accessed via a bridge and play-deck which is intended to create the feeling of a tree-house. Works can now proceed to demolish existing buildings and complete the external works which include an exciting amphitheatre and slide.
Photographs supplied by the main contractor – Bray and Slaughter.