Brighton & Hove City Charrette 3 – Friday 19th October 2018

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Designing the future of Brighton & Hove Planning event involves city design teams and communities in developing future guidance. A collaborative design workshop at Hove Town Hall is being held to explore design solutions to some of Brighton … [Continue reading]

Design for Communities – funding update


We are delighted to announce the first of the projects which have been awarded Design for Communities funding following a successful Crowdfunder campaign. Gender Equity #WhyGenderEquity is a pavilion and conference organised and led by 3.09, a … [Continue reading]

DSE is helping Slough to strengthen their commitment to design

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On Wednesday 12th September, DSE Design Advisor Helen Goodwin, together with Tom Selby of Croydon Borough Council’s Placemaking Team, led a training session for Slough Borough Council to strengthen the commitment to design. The objective of the … [Continue reading]

We are looking for a consultant to support our development

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We are looking for a consultant to develop our marketing and communications strategy and to plan and deliver a programme of associated business development actions and activities. There is a budget available of up to £30,000 for this 12-month … [Continue reading]

Meet our new Administrator – Eleanor Wood


We are pleased to announce Eleanor Wood as our new Administrator. Eleanor previously attended Canterbury College and more recently completed a Business Administration NVQ II within a Legal Secretary Apprenticeship. Eleanor also has experience in … [Continue reading]

DSE supports design quality in Runnymede

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DSE has been appointed as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide urban design and heritage consultancy to Runnymede Borough Council over the next twelve months, thanks to funding from the Government. DSE is now working with the Council to … [Continue reading]

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]