Later Living Roundtable
Later Living Roundtable Basingstoke Built Environment 4 February 2019

Last autumn we co-hosted the inaugural Basingstoke Built Environment Roundtable with Gleeds. We were joined by representatives from the local council, developers, consultants and influencers who enjoyed a lively discussion …

Meet us at MIPIM
Meet us at MIPIM Emily, Matt, Nesta & David 30 January 2019

We're looking forward to attending MIPIM 2019 from 12th-15th March - set to be another busy but very productive four days of conferences and events in sunny Cannes. Keen cyclists Emily Pallot and Matthew Chamberlain will …

Plans submitted
Plans submitted Portsmouth residential development 18 January 2019

We've submitted a planning application for a 163-unit residential development in Portsmouth. The scheme ranges in height from six to eleven storeys, with retail at ground floor, regenerating a predominantly redundant site …

Embracing Change
Embracing Change Talk hosted by Architecture Today 10 January 2019

Many believe that the future success and reputation of the UK construction sector will require fundamental change in culture, behaviour and process. Open collaboration, improvements in productivity, new attitudes towards …

2018 in Review
2018 in Review People, projects, and the rest! 30 December 2018

2018 has been another big year for us. We've worked with some exceptional clients and collaborators, testing new ideas, developing research and producing award-winning architecture. Here's a snapshot. PEOPLE This year we …

NLA PechaKucha
NLA PechaKucha New ideas for factory-made homes 5 December 2018

Building housing in factories makes sense. However, most schemes are still delivered through traditional construction methods because it’s the norm. At Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt we’re working on a number of exciting housing …

RIBAJ Rising Stars
RIBAJ Rising Stars Emily Pallot 22 November 2018

This year's RIBAJ Rising Stars cohort has been announced and we're delighted to see Emily Pallot on the list! The cohort was selected by judges Ros Kerslake of the Heritage Lottery Fund, Neil Gillespie of Reiach and Hall, …

UKCW Role Model
UKCW Role Model Emily Pallot at UK Construction Week 28 October 2018

Emily Pallot joined a panel chaired by Steph McGovern to discuss how we should engage with young people to promote the innovation, diversity and exciting opportunities within the construction industry. As one of this year's …

AJ Spec Live
AJ Spec Live Refurbishment of a historic auditorium 20 October 2018

Dominic Gaunt joined Jay Gort from Gort Scott Architects and Harry Bucknall from Piercy & Company at September's AJ Spec Live event chaired by AJ architecture editor Rob Wilson. The architects spoke about what informed …

ACG + Milieu Ride 2018
ACG + Milieu Ride 2018 London > Basingstoke 16 October 2018

On Friday 12 October, we co-hosted a cycle ride from Richmond Park to Basingstoke with building services engineer Milieu Consult. The event was a great opportunity to enjoy a challenging ride with clients and friends, and …

Welcome back Ash!
Welcome back Ash! 12 October 2018

We're thrilled to have Ashley Kendall back in the studio! Following the completion of his masters degree, Ash travelled to Fiji to volunteer for CAUKIN studio where he helped build a community hall in Naidi Village on Vanua …

Allister Lewis talks data-driven design
Allister Lewis talks data-driven design 9 October 2018

Our Head of Technology, Allister Lewis, will be talking about BIM and its impact on the traditional role of architects at Digital Construction Week and London Build this month. Allister recently undertook a research project …

New lease of life for Memorial Hall
New lease of life for Memorial Hall 3 October 2018

Memorial Hall was opened in 1925 to honour Marlburians who died in the First World War. Over the years the hall had declined and become unfit for purpose so in partnership with Diamond Schmitt Architects, we were appointed …

Haringey Design Awards
Haringey Design Awards Plevna Crescent 7 September 2018

The Haringey Design Awards, now in its fifth year, celebrates excellent design across the borough. The programme is a key part of the council's commitment to promote, encourage and foster thoughtful and exciting design within …

Acoustics in Architecture
Acoustics in Architecture Dezeen Seminar 30 August 2018

On 6 September, Director Dominic Gaunt will be taking part in a panel discussion hosted by Dezeen and Knauf. The talk will explore the importance of good acoustics in architecture and how architects can create better auditory …

Dominic Gaunt Joins WAN Awards Jury
Dominic Gaunt Joins WAN Awards Jury 26 August 2018

Dominic Gaunt has been invited to join the World Architecture News (WAN) awards jury. For more information on the awards programme and to meet the jury, click HERE.  

New Facilities for UK Sailing Academy
New Facilities for UK Sailing Academy 8 August 2018

UK Sailing Academy (UKSA) is a youth charity offering development programmes for disadvantaged young people and professional maritime training courses. To celebrate their 30th year of operation, they are investing £3m …

Dominic Gaunt Visiting Professor
Dominic Gaunt Visiting Professor 20 July 2018

We're delighted to announce Dominic Gaunt's appointment as Visiting Professor at the Portsmouth School of Architecture. Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt has always had close links with the University and many of our team are Alumni. The …

New Face at ACG
New Face at ACG Bruce Armstrong, Architectural Assistant 19 July 2018

Congrats to our newest recruit, Bruce Armstrong, who was awarded the Hays Prize for Best Critical Writing at the Portsmouth School of Architecture Graduation Ceremony last night. Bruce joined us earlier this month and he's …

Fundraising for Back Up
Fundraising for Back Up ACG Cliffhangers Raise £8K! 18 July 2018

This year we're fundraising for Back Up, a leading spinal injuries charity. We first heard about the charity and the fantastic work they do from one of our clients, who is living with a spinal cord injury resulting from …

Plans submitted for Aldershot Scheme
Plans submitted for Aldershot Scheme 15 July 2018

The redevelopment of the Hippodrome House site in Aldershot proposes a change of use from office to residential, creating 63 apartments above a retained and refurbished ground floor retail space. Located on a prominent corner …

New face at ACG
New face at ACG Andy Matthews, Senior Architect 2 July 2018

We are excited to welcome Andy Matthews to the team! Andy brings over 15 years' experience across multiple sectors and disciplines to the studio. He spent nine years at Rick Mather Architects (RMA) delivering multiple projects …

Portsmouth Housing
Portsmouth Housing Plans submitted for shared accommodation 27 June 2018

We have submitted a planning application for a new residential development in Wickham Street. The 12-storey building will provide shared residential accommodation together with generous communal areas for residents, including …

BIM & Data Driven design
BIM & Data Driven design The changing role of Architects 23 June 2018

Our Head of Technology, Allister Lewis, has recently completed a master’s degree in Building Information Modelling (BIM) Management at Middlesex University, achieving the highest award - a distinction. BIM is a process …