87 Reports

South EastBryan House scheme, Bicester

The Bryan House project includes 2 dwellings, one 3 bedroom end terraced house and one 4 bedroom mid terraced house. They are part of a wider exemplar eco development within Eco-Bicester. Modern and innovative construction methods have been selected comprising...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

LondonSeager Distillery Site Housing Development

The Seager Buildings site in Deptford comprises a large number of apartments with a lesser proportion of commercial space. The BPE study focuses on Phase 1 of the residential space. Four 2 bed apartments were selected for the study , with the whole development...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

London201 Bishopsgate POE Study (follow-on)

This follow-on study to the 201 Bishopsgate in use project focuses on out-of-hours use. The Phase 2 study highlighted that plant operating times were a major issue early on in the building’s occupation. Additionally, the building is likely to be used...
  • Non-domestic
  • Office

East MidlandsWoodland Trust Concrete Radiator Performance Analysis

The walls, roof and floors of the naturally-ventilated three-storey Woodland Trust Headquarters in Grantham are all made of cross-laminated timber. To add thermal capacity and structural stiffness, “concrete radiators” are bolted to the undersides...
  • Non-domestic
  • Office

North WestMarks and Spencer Cheshire Oaks Store

Cheshire Oaks is Marks & Spencer's second largest premier store, carrying the full product catalogue, and their third ‘sustainable learning store'. The aim of sustainable learning stores is to provide a bank of knowledge and experience in the sustainable...
  • Non-domestic
  • Retail

South WestDifferent designs same components - A study of 2 hospitals

This project investigated the in-use performance of two NHS Gloucestershire hospitals, Vale Community Hospital and North Cotswolds Hospital. Where possible the report compares design intentions with the as-built, in-use reality and explores how differences...
  • Health
  • Non-domestic

LondonSouth Place Hotel 

The building is a boutique hotel located in inner London. It includes 80 bedrooms, 2 restaurants, and
associated uses including small spa and conference facilities. At the time of this report (over two years after opening), there remains a small number...
  • Hotel and other residential accommodation
  • Non-domestic