It’s been one hot summer for DSE

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As the nation sweltered in the heatwave, the demand for Design South East was hotter than ever and we have expanded our staff team to cope with the extra work. Our expert panel members were applying the sunscreen as we sent them out into the … [Continue reading]

Meet our new Design Advisor – Sogand Babol

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Sogand joins us with four years experience in architectural practice on urban, strategic, public ream and mixed-use projects and is an architect and urban designer with a specific interest in research-based practice, strategy, participation, and the … [Continue reading]

Kent Design and Development Awards 2018

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Once again it will soon be time to celebrate new architecture in Kent! The Kent Design & Development Awards 2018 ceremony will take place on 8th November 2018. There is still time to enter - the deadline for entries is 31st July. Shortlisted … [Continue reading]

Tour & talks: Kent Design study tour: council led housing development

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On Thursday 5th July DSE led a group of individuals from the private sector + Kent & Medway local authorities on a study tour of council led housing developments in North London. This guided tour took the group to two major developments; the … [Continue reading]

Tour & talks: Kings Cross study visit for Woking Borough Council

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On the evening of Thursday 5th July DSE Design Advisors' Huw Trevorrow and Helen Goodwin led a group of 15 officers and councillors from Woking Borough Council (WBC), together with members of DSE’s recently formed Woking Town Centre Panel on a study … [Continue reading]

DSE in partnership to deliver Suffolk Design initiative

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DSE is part of the team which has won the contract to deliver Suffolk Design, a joint initiative by all Suffolk’s local authorities to raise their game on design quality in the built environment.  We will be working in a new partnership with … [Continue reading]

Success follows joining Kent Design

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bptw partnership have been a valued member of our Kent Design cpd programme since joining in early 2017 and therefore we are pleased to hear that they have received the AJ100 award for fastest growing practice of the year. We have enjoyed meeting … [Continue reading]

Woking Tall Buildings Panel

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Development of Woking’s town centre is already underway, with the three towers of the Victoria Square development marking just the start of a significant period of transformation of the town centre as high-rise towers gain planning approval or come … [Continue reading]

Kent Design Masterclass: Design in historic environments

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Responding to a need to consider the setting and significance of heritage buildings and to show sensitivity to the history that defines the character and identity of our towns and cities, Design South East organised a tour and masterclass for Kent … [Continue reading]

Ash Sakula get the go-ahead for £140m Olympic fringe quarter

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The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) has now approved plans for a £140 million mixed-use quarter in Hackney Wick, London. Designed by two London architecture studios, the Wickside project sits on the edge of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic … [Continue reading]