JOURNAL 

RSUA ARCHITECTURE NIGHT 27.10.2017 

BGA attended the annual RSUA Architecture Night at the Kings Works Building in Belfast's Titanic Quarter. 

GREAT VICTORIA STREET 17.10.2017 

BGA Architect's tallest building design to date has been submitted to planning. The 7 storey mixed use development is located along Belfast's Great Victoria Street. The proposal will deliver a restaurant, a coffee shop and a mixture of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. 
FOXHILL HILLSBOROUGH 
12.10.2017 
Construction has started on four Georgian style houses in Hillsborough, Co. Down. The spilt-level traditional red brick houses respect the local conservation area architecture along the street frontage. The internal arrangement and rear elevations have contemporary living in mind. In section, the three storey houses are connected with a central void volume, introducing an abundance of natural light into the lower ground floor plan. 

POLISHED CONCRETE 02.10.2017 

The Avenue, Warrenpoint is nearing completion. Vertical bars in the full height glazing cast diagonal shadows across the polished concrete floor in the afternoon sunlight.  

  FRONT COVER 15.09.2017 

Living Design Magazine
Scrabo Clachan features on the front cover of Living Design Magazine. Living Design is a publication of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects (RSUA), the magazine is devoted to promoting architect designed homes in Northern Ireland. Click HERE for project details. 

  COLONNADE HOUSE 01.09.2017 

Colonnade House gains planning permission. The site is located on the outskirts of Belfast with rural views in all directions. The main building with it's asymmetric ridge line is expressed as two distinct parts. A entablature, clad in dark grey fibre cement sits on a sequence of masonary columns. A secondary building (the garage) is positioned perpendicular to the house and is timber clad. It creates an entrance courtyard and provides privacy towards the road. Completion is due for early 2018. 
  Z HOUSE 30.08.2017 
This single level dwelling has a orthogonal 'Z' plan form. A dual sided glazed living space links either end, one of these ends contains the bedrooms and the other end is a sculpture's studio. The reccess creates a covered entrance and a evening verdana. The external envelope is finished in black fibre cement, black timber cladding and bare concrete brickwork. The same black timber and concrete brickwork are repeated inside the house. The concrete floated floor screed was poured last week. Completion is due for November 2017. 

  UPPER BRANIEL  25.08.2017 

Replacement Dwelling at Upper Braniel Road is almost complete. 

  INFILL HOUSE STARTS ON SITE 18.08.2017 

First site visit to infill house on Tullynagardy Road, foundations are exvacated and the concrete will be poured later this afternoon. The elevated site has panoramic views towards Strangford Lough and Scrabo Tower. 

  LONG BARN HOUSE BEGINS 08.08.2017 

Replacement Dwelling in Strangford has started on site. Completion due for July 2018. Click HERE for Computer Generated Images.