Creating positive impact through a better built environment.

We help organisations to design, build and curate buildings and places where people can thrive in a changing world.

We do this by bringing new, creative and realistic solutions to help solve our biggest social and environmental challenges. Fresh thinking, not box-ticking.

Our outcomes-led approach is based on experience, knowledge and meticulous research. We harness novel cross-sector expertise to provide strategic advice, technical know-how and delivery support services.

our approach

We provide a broad range of services to public and private organisations in regeneration, property development, construction, low carbon energy and estate management.

We take an outcomes-led, human-centred and collaborative approach. We focus on identifying and addressing key opportunities and risks. We gather insights from buildings in use to inform the best solutions.

latest tweets

@mrnickejames

- 36 days ago

Positive post-retail regen in action. https://t.co/7tHkgPrz23
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@mrnickejames

- 160 days ago

I'm chuffed to have joined the @designcouncil expert network. #betterbydesign https://t.co/r2OPdzVwhK
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@mrnickejames

- 165 days ago

Pleased to be signed up to #BetterBusinessAct @betterbizact https://t.co/CjTzx9usUo
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@mrnickejames

- 168 days ago

We're saved! We can now buy things we don't need from "non-essential shops. Remember this date people. #12thapril
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@mrnickejames

- 196 days ago

Tweedy lady in park, to me = "your granddaughter is lovely". Me (44yo father of toddler) = "Er, she's my daughter". Lady = "oh, it's just your grey hair and that you're not at work". Me = "today is a Daddy Day Care day". Lady's head explodes in realisation that it's not 1950.
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