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New Website – Launch

We are delighted this month to launch our new practice website.

This has been in development in close collaboration with our branding agency Smörgåsbord and web developer Hellotank over the past few months and we’re really pleased with the results.

The idea behind the new website is mainly to improve the accessibility of our projects and provide more in-depth information to our clie...

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Hyde + Hyde @ building wales exhibition

Building Wales – The Growing Architecture of a Small Nation

We are currently exhibiting Idle Rocks and Pennard House projects at the 'Building Wales' exhibition, which opened on 29th September 2011.

The exhibition is a celebration of the diversity of Wales’ rich architectural heritage. Drawings, models and photographs of past schemes are included.

As part of Cardiff Design Festival 2011, Design circle have compiled this exhibition from over 25 ...

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Ground floor slab cast

Copper House – Site Progress

We have recently been involved with a high quality contemporary refurbishment and extension to a 1940′s modern home within the city of Cardiff, South Wales.

The following post tracks the construction progress...

Ground floor slab cast

The beginning; a monotonous, colourless ground foundation slab is cast in concrete on a cold November day.

Curved steel, an imprint of the existing c...

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Pennard House in the Daily Telegraph

Pennard House wins ‘Best Contemporary House’

The practice was delighted to be informed that Pennard House has won 'Best Contemporary House' in the Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards 2010.

The  house on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales has recently laid claim to a series of nominations and awards including:

Cardiff Design Festival Best of Welsh Design for the Built Environment.
Plaque of Merit at the Blaenau ...

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Best of Welsh Design

Practice Awarded Best of Welsh Design For Built Environment

Hyde + Hyde attended the Cardiff Design Festival awards at the 'Shine a Light' party at the Coal Exchange on Friday 15 October. The winners were announced by Glenn Tutssel. It turned out to be a great evening and wonderful to be surrounded by such creative talent.

'The Cardiff Design Festival website states, "The Best of Welsh Design awards the wealth of talented designers and design thinke...

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Idle Rocks

Langland Bay – Site Progress

Hyde + Hyde Architects have been involved with a contemporary refurbishment in Langland Bay located on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales. The following post tracks the construction progress on an exposed site by the ocean, from early winter 2009 to spring 2010.

Photography by Hyde + Hyde.

Unrelenting wind and winter ocean swell has created a rugged landscape that is defined by castles, me...

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Pinewood - Build-it Magazine

Pinewood Refurbishment – ‘Build It’ Magazine

The Big Idea - basement reconfiguration.
A recently completed basement reconfiguration project by Hyde + Hyde Architects has been featured in the June 10 issue of  ‘build it’ magazine. Titled: The Big Idea - basement reconfiguration. Photography by Hyde + Hyde.

Recommendations  from the article:

Converting an existing basement from storage use to habitable space does not usually re...

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Contemporary Orangery – Build It Magazine

The Big Idea - A Modern Orangery.

A recently completed Orangery project by Hyde + Hyde Architects has been featured in the September 09 issue of  ‘build it’ magazine. Titled: The Big Idea - a Modern Orangery. Words by Chris Bates with Photography by Hyde + Hyde.

Recommendations  from the article:

We added skylights at the rear of the addition to reduce dramatically the negative...

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