DB3 Magazine

DB3 Magazine

DB3 Team
David Suggitt has retired from our practice after 53 years of service. To mark the occasion we look back at his career as an Architect and Director and showcase some of his achievements.
DB3 Studio
After almost 40 years in Loughborough, we are moving our studio to Birmingham city centre, but first we wanted to take a final look back and celebrate our time in Leicestershire.
DB3 Project

Celebrating the opening of Buxton Crescent Hotel: A chat with Matt Ganley

Celebrating the opening of Buxton Crescent Hotel: A chat with Matt Ganley

The doors of this historic Grade 1 listed Georgian building have opened once again, after 17 year renovation project which our MEP team have been part of since day one. Matt tells our story.
DB3 Team
Warm welcome to DB3 Architecture Hemal – we had a chat to get to know her better and this is what we found out.
DB3 Project
October has been such an incredibly busy month completing some of the great projects we’ve been working on, including…
Guest Blog
Our very first guest blog from Home & Maker about the Government’s new grant for a home improvement project.
Thought Leadership
We’re exploring the impact, oppportunities and challenges following on from the Government’s recent increase of flexibility in the planning system to allow change of use/conversion of commercial properties into residential use.
News

New decade. New website. New logo!

New decade. New website. New logo!

We have been busy working with Cubby Studio to develop not only an exciting new website, but also the DB3 identity to guide us into this new decade as well as a very new next chapter for us all…
DB3 Team
We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Scaife to DB3, who is taking on the role as our Business Development Manager. To get to know her better, we’ve had a quick round of Q&A
News
Following on from the recent announcements of the Procure Partnership Framework (Professional Services) Agreement, we are delighted to be selected as the Architect for the regions South Wales and North Wales as well as the MEP Design supplier for North Wales, East of England and South West England.
DB3 Studio
To celebrate this and almost 100 years of architecture in Wales, we put our DB3 Cardiff Studio in the spotlight – our team, their successes and future projects.
Thought Leadership
We are asking ourselves how the future of classroom design will look like and possible solutions in post covid times.
DB3 Team
The Leeds studio of DB3 Architecture is pleased to be able to confirm its new management structure and Head of Sectors…
News
DB3 are delighted to announce that we been named Building Services Engineering approved consultants for the Pagabo’s Professional Services Framework…
DB3 Team
Back in April, Nathan returned to DB3 and we are delighted to have him now on board as our Managing Director…
Thought Leadership
We are keeping a close eye on how the world of workspace design is evolving and the lessons learned so far. Our first article examines and compares the lockdown easing policies introduced in South East Asia and New Zealand to the UK…
Blog
We firmly believe that gaining experience on the job is invaluable – to mark National Apprenticeship Week we had a chat with Jamie Farnell, who is currently on a 12 month work placement with us…
News
Delighted to announce the appointment of Julius Steinert as a Director, who is a RIBA qualified Chartered Architect and joined our practice in 2003.