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With Tour de France 2021 commencing, we had a chat with our Sports and Leisure team about the current trends in cycling & DB3’s latest cycling projects.
DB3 Studio

Bidding farewell to Monk Fryston Coach House

Bidding farewell to Monk Fryston Coach House

With the move of DB3 Architecture Headquarters to the heart of Leeds City Centre imminent, we had a chat with our Chairman Alistair Hamilton, who joined the firm in 1989 when we moved to Monk Fryston and reflected on past 31 year at the Coach House.
Thought Leadership
Our Associate Rob Prescott asks how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the education sector and explores what industry can do to help.
News
Following a comprehensive assessment, DB3 Architecture is delighted to accept a place in the newcomer programme run by the charity Heart of the City. Their responsible business programme seeks to guide SMEs in making an even more positive impact on people, places and the planet.
Thought Leadership
Thought Leadership piece from our Senior Associate Mark Baggoley urging Architects to lead in addressing the issue of climate change.
DB3 have been procured by McFadden Building and Civil Engineering Limited to deliver the design for a new state-of-the-art 49.9MW Energy Recovery Centre in North Lincolnshire.
DB3 Team

DB3 win a place in the Digital Enterprise Top 100

DB3 win a place in the Digital Enterprise Top 100

DB3 Architecture is proud to be named amongst the one hundred most digitally transformational, resilient and innovative businesses in the Leeds City Region in this year’s Digital Enterprise TOP 100 report.
Thought Leadership
Our Managing Director, Nathan McNamara reflections on World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 2021 and how architects can make a positive impact.
DB3 Team
Joining our DB3 Leeds studio is our new Associate Lee Holmes – to get to know him better, we had a great Q&A conversation and here is what we found out about him.
News
The pandemic has triggered, what the charity Mind call a mental health emergency, so we decided to support them in their quest to help those affected by it.
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 Team
Warm welcome to DB3 Architecture Hemal – we had a chat to get to know her better and this is what we found out.
News
We have secured a place on the Tower Hamlets DPS for the Commissioning of Construction Consultancy Services for Lot A Architecture and Design, Lot J MEP and Lot K Principal Designer.
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
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.
DB3 Project
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.
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’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.
Thought Leadership
We are asking ourselves how the future of classroom design will look like and possible solutions in post covid times.
News
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
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.