Glyn completes 290 mile BCO Cycle Challenge 2013


Glyn has successfully completed the BCO cycle Challenge 2013, which this year saw the group travel 290 miles from Bilbao to Madrid. The journey made even more difficult as it required them to battle through the full assortment of weather conditions from sun to full on snow! The challenge was to fund raise on behalf of The Willow Foundation, a very worthy cause providing special days to the seriously ill…

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An evening underground


We went on an unconventional office outing recently to ‘In the Beginning Was the End’ at Somerset House. A site-specific theatre production set within the underground passages of Somerset House and Kings College, we went mainly to explore the building and did see several beautiful staircases. We did see a whole lot more though, as we trailed through various rooms and passages but we can’t reveal details as it would spoil…

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Emrys Wins Best Apartment Blue Ribbon Award


Emrys Architects are pleased to announce that we won the ‘Ideal Apartment Of The Year’ at the Re-launch of the Blue Ribbon awards sponsored by Media 10. The awards ceremony was staged in the Super Theatre at Ideal Home ShowLondon and was presented by George Clarke who fondly congratulated Glyn Emrys upon collecting the award. We were shortlisted for two awards; Housing Architect of the Year and Ideal Apartment of the…

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Newman Street wins Best Housing (large) in AJ Retrofit Awards


Last Wednesday was a very good evening for Emrys Architects. We attended the AJ Retrofit Awards 2012 where we  were shortlisted for different projects in two categories: Housing (large) and Offices. Given the very high level of competition, we were delighted to win Best Housing (large) for our Newman Street scheme. In fact we were so delighted that we partied until the early hours and felt somewhat less delighted the…

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We went, we saw, we SCARPERed


It has been a while since I last visited Venice – probably fifteen years. Then it was at New Year, all misty and enchanting. This time it was April showers, not quite so enchanting but still amazing. As an architect you cannot go to Venice without checking out a bit of Carlo Scarpa. Last time I went to see his Museo di Castelvecchio in Verona designed in 1956. I also…

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