Although we all knew this was inevitable the announcement today, by the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell, of his intention to close the domestic and non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes will still come as a shock and a big blow to the Renewable Energy sector. Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Commenting on his [...]
A quick Animation showing the new home designed by Belfast based C60 Architects and Town Planners. It has recently been submitted for planning approval in Belfast.
The Passive House Institute has announcd the launch of its two new certification categories, Passive House Plus and Passive House Premium, which recognise on-site renewable energy generation. Renewable energy is the ideal complement to the efficiency of the passive house standard. In order to provide reliable guidance for this combination, the Passive House Institute introduces [...]
On 3 March 2015, the leading building science centre BRE introduced a voluntary, national Home Quality Mark for new housing that will transform the way consumers choose the homes they buy and rent. The consumer focused standard will enable house builders and developers to differentiate their homes in the marketplace and independently demonstrate performance and [...]
A quick Animation showing the new home designed by Belfast based C60 Architects and Town Planners. It has recently been submitted for planning approval in North Down.
Here are some more photos of our Lisburn House Extension. Painting still to be finalised but the zinc cladding is finished and looking great. This small project has transformed how the family use their house and how they interact as a family. Now all family activities are centred around the open plan kitchen dining - [...]
C60 Architects and Town Planners are building quite a reputation for Architectural and Planning advice in relation to Farm Dwellings and PPS21 Planning Legislation! If you are considering a new dwelling in the countryside or a replacement dwelling for an existing rural building, you need look no further than the first page on Google! CLICK [...]
C60 were delighted to be invited by the Wilson Group to present and discuss some of the key policies that are facing the construction industry. Wilson Group have three divisions covering healthcare, property development and construction. Both the Zero Carbon Policy and BIM will effect all three of their core divisions and effect their competitiveness [...]
At C60 Design we have developed a series of principles that lead each Eco Home Design. We believe that they all should be considered at the start of the project and edited throughout the design process. They are - Thoughtful design Thoughtful design means designing to use less, collaborating with the outdoors, using technology to [...]