As an industry thought leader, Nathan has witnessed the transformation of the construction sector from its traditional roots to a more advanced and sustainable approach. In this Q&A, we’ll dive into Nathan’s fascinating insights on the innovative ways the construction industry is evolving.
Q&A with Jen Spencer, DB3's new Head of Client Experience
Q&A with Jen Spencer, DB3's new Head of Client Experience
We caught up with Jen Spencer, our new Head of Client Experience to talk all things DB3.
We are delighted to announce that we have been named as the ‘Architectural Practice of the Year’ at the esteemed Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2023.
During this Net Zero week, we had the opportunity to participate in a captivating discussion with prominent figures dedicated to sustainability at DB3. Matthew Savory, the chairperson of DB3’s Sustainability Working Group, Nassia Roditi, DB3’s Head of Net Zero, and Hasviter Monkley, a project archit
In this Q&A, Tom shares his unique insights and perspectives on the pivotal role of energy & waste in addressing the challenges of the future. He draws on his experience to discuss topics such as the circular economy and the critical role of local authorities in promoting sustainable practices.
DB3 Group’s Senior Associate, Matt Jones, sheds light on the increasing challenges hospitals face with structural issues and fire compliance. Explore the issues surrounding materials like RAAC and wood wool roofs, historical construction practices, and innovative design solutions.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural UKREiiF, the city of Leeds is once again set to welcome visitors from across the property and construction industry. Our team are looking forward to making the most of the week, and having the opportunity to meet contacts from across the country.
In this Q&A session, DB3 Associate Michael French shares valuable insights into his strategies for overcoming obstacles and tailoring projects to individual client requirements.
Looking towards the future, the construction industry is poised for significant changes in London, and Julius Steinert, our Director and Architect, shares his insights on the biggest trends shaping the industry.
Charlotte leads DB3’s strategy for winning work through strategic partnerships and key client relationships across our UK studios. With over 20 years’ experience working in the property and construction industry, Charlotte’s connections span from developers, consultants, designers & contractors.
In this Q&A session with our Senior Associate Rob Prescott, we explored the critical role that architecture plays in creating successful shopping environments, especially in the realm of luxury retail.
As the construction industry continues to rapidly evolve, there is growing recognition that modular construction is emerging as a leading method of building. By utilising this technique, new builds can be delivered in a more efficient manner while also minimising materials waste.
In this insightful Q&A, Hemal Patel shares her valuable experiences and perspectives on the crucial role of master planning, sustainable design practices, and the impact of emerging technology on our approach to urban planning.
Staff from DB3’s seven UK wide studios – Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, London and Manchester – came together at our HQ in Leeds to celebrate our achievements, our values and to thank the many colleagues who have reached key long-service milestones.
To mark the 2022 Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, we decided to celebrate all things relating to DB3 Sports and Leisure by bringing together facts, videos, news items, blogs and polls that reflect the incredible work that our team do.
DB3 is proud to announce that we have been appointed by Acciona to provide architectural design and landscape architecture for a new £683m world class Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) for North London Waste Authority (NLWA).
Q&A with our DB3 Architect and Passivhaus Certified Designer Lydia H on our actions about climate change.
In Part 2 of our Q&A with our Sports and Leisure team share their insight into trends, challenges and ambitions but also their vision as Architects and Engineers for this wellbeing sector.
To mark World Photography Day, which is on the 19th August, we sat down with Ross Hamilton – our in-house photographer and co-founder of Formation 3D – to get some insights into architectural photography, not just from the ground but from the sky!
As part of our DB3 Summer of Sport, where we are putting a spotlight on our expertise in this sector, we did a Q&A with our 12 member strong Sports & Leisure team of architects, designers and engineers.
As a pioneer of netwalking, it seemed appropriate to ask our Associate Director for Business Development – Charlotte Scaife – to share her thoughts on National Walking Month in May, which was a celebration of walking, championed by Living Streets charity.
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.
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.
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 piece from our Senior Associate Mark Baggoley urging Architects to lead in addressing the issue of climate change.
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.
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.
Warm welcome to DB3 Architecture Hemal – we had a chat to get to know her better and this is what we found out.
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.
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
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Flexible Spaces for the World of Work: DB3 provide specification offices, site masterplanning and strategic planning for world group headquarters, business parks and starter units.
Personal Spaces in the World you Live in: We are well experienced in the development of all types of schemes, from single dwellings to high volume multi-unit developments.
DB3 Sports & Leisure
Wellbeing Spaces for your Health and Fitness: We’ve completed over 200 wet and dry leisure centres in the past 35 years and delivered everything from ice rinks, hotel spas to arenas and stadia.
DB3 Energy & Waste
Our team has more than 30 years of combined experience on over 40 energy and waste facilities throughout the UK. We have developed strong relationships with, and are trusted by many UK waste operators, technology providers and civils contractors as well as other consultants in this sector.
DB3 Industrial & Manufacturing
Productive Spaces for the Industrial World: our knowledge is gained through experience successfully designing and delivering projects for globally renowned brands.
Experts in Remote Aerial Services. Inspections, surveys, videography and 3D modelling are skillfully delivered by our CAA qualified unmanned-aircraft operators.
DB3 Net Zero
DB3 Net Zero draws on the experience of our in-house mechanical, electrical & building physics engineers, architects, energy assessors, Passivhaus designers and sustainability experts.
We are an award winning practice for sustainable Architecture and Design, founded in 1883 and with seven studios across the UK.
Creating Engaging Spaces for the World of Retail: Our retail architects deliver a total design service solution from single, bespoke shops to out-of-town retail parks and supermarket rollout programmes.
Inspirational Spaces for the World of Education: From Early Year’s provision, through Primary, Secondary, SEND, Further and Higher Education, DB3 has designed and implemented schemes that seek to raise educational standards.