Buildings & Gardens in Harmony

To celebrate the start of British summertime, Atkinson Architects recently enjoyed a staff day out to visit several of our completed and current projects in Devon and Cornwall. We focussed particularly on how our architecture and landscape design dovetail with each building, not only from an aesthetic point of view, but also a technical one. […]

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Projects in Paintings

Atkinson Architects’ research into the history and evolution of our project sites which often reveals fascinating insights. Several of our properties and their settings have been painted by world-famous artists over the past two centuries. Understanding the heritage value and context of all our sites is an important aspect to inform future design. The main

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Outdoor Living Research

Atkinson Architects are part of a global research initiative (led by The Wellcome Trust) to promote the importance of outdoor living. Seeking to apportion tangible and measurable values to scientific health data. Our specific research topic relates to properly designed external space and its relationship with the architecture. It is a rather obvious connection, but

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Iconic Modernism at Dartington Estate

Atkinson Architects are working on the internationally significant Modernist 1930’s house at Dartington Estate near Totnes. Part of an iconic series of dwellings designed by Lescaze and Henning for the Elmhirst family along Warren Lane. We are in the design and planning stages to renovate the Grade II Listed dwelling and surrounding gardens for new

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Architecture and Landscape

Atkinson Architects consider the landscape context and garden design of equal importance to the buildings themselves. Our holistic approach to design seeks to retain the existing landscape character of a place – enhancing it with new planting that is appropriate for the climate. The broad range of locations we have worked on throughout the South

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