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News

Scroll down to see the latest news, events and musings from Hewitt Studios

Website Redesign

We’ve just given our website a makeover with some lovely full-screen sliders and more detailed info on the practice, our projects and our recent accolades.

We’ve also created better connections to our social media pages and made it easier to link to stories and projects of interest on other sites like pinterest, facebook, etc.

Please remember to empty your browser cache before exploring for the best experience!

Instagram

We have recently opened an Instagram account with the intention of sharing some of our rarely seen photographs – particularly those images of the interesting surfaces and textures we delight in creating within our projects.

Please head over to our Instagram page to check them out.

Bath Life Awards Finalist

Hewitt Studios are proud finalists in the 2017 Bath Life Awards in the Property Category.

The Bath Life Awards are one of the business highlights of the city. They are prestigious, tightly contested Awards with a large number of local companies involved.

The award ceremony will be held at the Assembly Rooms on 23rd February 2017. There’ll be glitz, glamour, music and 500 people coming together for a huge celebration of the top businesses in Bath.

Good luck to all involved!

Skills Centre Handover

We are delighted to report that the first phase of our exciting new renewable energy and engineering Skills Centre at Berkeley Green was handed over to South Gloucestershire and Stroud College today.

The project is supported by the Local Enterprise Partnership and Skills Funding Agency to drive economic growth through the provision of critical construction infrastructure skills.

It utilises a vast existing Engineering Hall to create a dynamic and sustainable new education facility, and will generate a surplus of electricity from a 100kW solar PV array when fully complete.

MP and chairman of the Education Select Committee Neil Carmichael said of the project ‘It’s a fabulous achievement, it’s emblematic of… the importance to think big and be visionary’.

The project has been featured on websites like ArchDailyArchitizerBBC NewsBDonlineDesignBoom,  Domus and TreeHugger where you can read its story in more detail.

Cycle Hub Concept

Hewitt Studios have been commissioned to develop an exciting cycle hub concept to be located on the shores of the Bristol Channel.

Working with partners including Sustrans and North Somerset Council we have designed a sustainable destination for visitors and locals along the coastal cycle route from Brean Down to Portishead.

The scheme forms part of ongoing improvements being made to the cycle network in the South West and seeks to act as a catalyst to promote year-round use of the infrastructure and to attract additional funding.

The project is currently undergoing stakeholder consultation.

Eco Stadium Model

Hewitt Studios have recently developed a model for a sustainable football stadium which is designed to be:

IMMERSIVE: the Match-Day Experience will be fully immersive from the moment of arrival, with a vibrant and active communal spaces, typified by the central winter garden, which will draw home fans and visitors together in an atmospheric environment.

INCLUSIVE: beyond the match-day use the stadium will be transparent and outward looking, both socially and architecturally, acting as a community resource for the wider area. An outstanding facility and a destination in its own right.

INSPIRING: in use, the stadium will become an landmark, inspiring and encouraging visitors to return whilst enhancing the reputation of the football club and its wider, green aspirations – raising the bar for the architectural, environmental and social impact of stadium designs.