The first block at Coronation Square, Leyton is beginning to take shape. The scheme will deliver 750 new homes and provide new community facilities, including a public square, sports and leisure centre, NHS hub, nursery and commercial floor space. BM3 are providing architectural services from RIBA stages 4 onwards. #bm3 #bm3london #architecture #construction #technicaldesign #london #leyton #development #projects #collaboration #housing #community #newhomes #modernliving #inhousecgi #bm3news
Excellent progress being made on Monier Road. The mixed-use scheme, part of Fish Island Conversation Area of London next to the Olympic Park, comprises 148 residential units, with a mix of 1-bed, 2-bed and 3-bed dwellings distributed across the three blocks. The ground and first floor consist of predominantly commercial space with all of the residential above. BM3 were appointed to produce the tender documentation and working drawings for the project’s delivery. Great partnership with Taylor Wimpey East London, we look forward to seeing the future regeneration of Hackney Wick! #bm3london #london #hackneywick architects #siteprogress #residential #housing #construction @taylorwimpey #bm3news
Another green light! Birmingham City Council approved BM3 plans for 12 flats in the Edgbaston conservation area along Elvetham Road. The proposal also comprises the rearrangement of car parking and landscaping to suit the new development. The 12 one-bedroom flats will be managed by Midland Heart for affordable rent purposes. #bm3 #architecture #affordablerent #affordablehousing #flats #midlandhearthousing #housing #edgbaston #birmingham #conservation #bm3news @itsyourbirmingham @thebrumdevblog @bhamcitycouncil
We are proud to have such a wonderful group of women in our company that have played a key part in our success so far. 36% of our team are female, gender equality and diversity is an integral part of BM3’s culture. Happy International Women's Day 2021! #bm3birmigham #bm3london #iwd #IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge #internationalwomensday #genderequality #womensupportingwomen #womeninconstruction #womeninarchitecture #bm3news
Scaffolding coming down and revealing the refurbishment of the Brecon, Wells & Truro Towers in Ladywood. The scheme is providing a new entrance lobby that is welcoming to all users with associated external works including thermal upgrade of the facade, installation of replacement windows and provision of windows to balconies. The proposals also aim to enhance fire safety and thermal performance of the towers. @bhamcitycouncil @watesgroup Image credit @feltipography #bm3architecture #bm3news #towers #ladywood #birmingham #refurbishment
We have been taking a walk down memory lane visiting some BM3 Christmas parties from the past 25 years! We have so many happy memories from these parties celebrating with clients and colleagues. We weren’t able to have a party this year, however, we are looking forward to 2021. This Christmas we are pleased to support Alzheimer’s Society through the #donateyourchristmasbudget campaign and we hope our donation can help support people affected by dementia. #bm3architecture #happymemories #christmas #donation #bm3news
Inkerman House is a 12 storey, residential tower block located above Newtown Shopping Centre, in Birmingham. Plans for the block were approved in 1966 and it was completed in 1968. It is 44 metres tall, and contains 144 flats, with 12 flats per floor.
The refurbishment of the block forms part of the regeneration programme by Birmingham City Council, to upgrade the facades, fire safety strategies, and thermal performance of existing towers, in the City.
Our key priorities with the proposals are to create a safer and more comfortable living environment for the residents. During the public consultation, the outcome and feedback from residents were extremely positive. Residents will benefit from the building being thermally upgraded, the new heating and ventilation systems within the flats, and greater use of their amenity space, due to the new enclosed balcony system. The updated entrance will improve legibility, enhance security, and encourage residents to take ownership of their block.
Keelson Pointe was an award winner of Best Social or Affordable Housing Development in the West Midlands LABC Awards 2018.
BM3 Architecture Ltd worked with Walsall Housing Group for the development of 66 energy efficient lifetime homes for the over 55's in Bloxwich, Walsall.
The £7.8 million development, built by Kier Group, was completed in May 2017.
We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Paul Shepherd to a Director as of June 2018.
Paul is a key member to our team and has over 17 years’ experience in delivering projects with public and private sector residential experience.
This well-deserved promotion is a reflection of the outstanding contribution Paul has made to the continuing growth of BM3.
We are at MIPIM 2018! Taking place in Cannes, MIPIM, the premier real estate event, gathers the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry for four days of networking, learning and transaction through premium events, conferences and dedicated exhibition zones.
Our attendees Neil Walker and Mario Antoni are looking forward to getting together with other members of the industry, please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting.
We have recently updated our work experience program to be more hands on and challenging for our placement students.
We take on students from year 10 upwards from a range of schools, colleges and sixth forms. The one week, tailored program that we offer included both 2D and 3D hand sketching, working to different briefs, 3D modelling on Sketch Up and concludes with a professional presentation of the students work.
If you are interested in undertaking a weeks work experience in a busy architectural practice then feel free to get in contact with us. We get very busy through the summer months so booking well in advance is recommended.
BM3 is really excited to be part of #BIMinBirmingham 2018. The event will welcome over 500 architecture and design students from the UK and South America alongside 200 built environment professionals.
Our BIM Manager Aleksander Gil will be speaking at the RIBA BIM Expo on 24th January 2018. Find out more about BIM in Birmingham 2018 & book your ticket here: https://biminbrum.eventbrite.co.uk
We are delighted to be part of RIBA West Midlands: Learn it Earn it. BM3 is supporting the new architectural program by sharing expertise and connect architecture students with career opportunities locally.
Sam Davey, Architect at BM3, will be speaking at local schools of architecture and we are hoping with our contribution to enhance the future of the region’s architectural design capacity and reputation.
We organised a Fireworks Evening in our courtyard, located in Digbeth.
BM3’s team enjoyed the evening, with food, great music and drinks whilst watching a glittering array of fireworks!
We are delighted to announce the promotions of Chad Farmer, Anna McGhee, Matthew Caulfield, Ranjit Johal, Ross Pritchard, Stuart Caldicott, John Kidner and Konstantina Zannetaki to Associates!
These well-deserved promotions are a reflection of the outstanding contribution all have made to the continuing growth of the practice. BM3’s team consists of 72 people and is now the biggest it has ever been.
We attended the opening of the Almshouses in Little Gransden.
The Almshouses owned by the Julia Norris Almshouse Trust, were constructed in 1902. BM3 was instructed to repair and refurbish these for elderly persons. With the proposals each flat gained 6 square metres of additional space. This represents a 15% increase in size, something that significantly improved the quality and sustainability of the dwellings.
We hosted RIBA Building Brum: Digbeth in Colour in our open air courtyard, located in Digbeth. The event was the fourth in the #buildingbrum series, a programme of cross-disciplinary events set to run throughout 2017 looking at different aspects of Birmingham's built environment.
The BM3 Team wanted to celebrate Digbeth and showcase using colour how it is only set to grow in coming years into an alternative hub of sustainable and creative energy. Guests took part in the 'colour a canvas' outlining a Digbeth landmark and were able to try their hand at graffiting the Birmingham skyline.
There was over 100 people joining us and we were very excited by people’s participation on the night. The events are a collaboration between the RIBA, ICE, RICS, RTPI, BIID, SBID, Landscape institute and CIOB sponsored by EH Smith, Interface, Johnson Tiles and Orangebox.
Quote: RIBA Project Manager and Building Brum Organiser Conor Nolan:
''It was great to see everyone who came to Digbeth let their creative side out and get stuck into the grafting and painting. The Building Brum series is all about celebrating Birmingham in creative and unique ways and BM3 Architecture really tapped into the built environment community’s artistic side to paint their city.''
Located just a few minutes walk from Belsize Tube station, this development benefits from a prestigious London postcode. It is also located near
to the 1934 landmark Wells Coates grade I-listed Isokon building, which is evident in the design of this new block of apartments.
The development comprises 72 apartments of private and affordable tenure and forms an important landmark on this corner location.
BM3 was appointed to carry out the detailed design of the building, and also act as lead consultant on the project. A major element of our role on
this project was to ensure the detailing of the building was of the highest quality in order that the concept design be fully realised.
A mosaic from one of the former buildings on the site has been carefully removed and will be lovingly restored as part of the facade of the new building. The building is due for completion in 2017.
BM3 have gained planning permission for 51 new build apartments and 13,000 sqft retail with associated landscaping and parking at Blackfriars Street, Hereford. There is a mix of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments provided over 3 blocks proposed for private rent, elderly affordable rent and general needs affordable rent. The retail is sub-dividable into 1, 2 or 3 units.
The site, before demolition, contained a car wash / valeting service, a furniture shop and a public car park and measures 0.69ha. These buildings were of low architectural quality and as part of the scheme were proposed for demolition.
Nottingham City Council grants planning permission for our scheme in south central Nottingham.
BM3 Architecture have worked with Keepmoat Homes to design 112 new build homes for private sale. The proposals are for houses of various sizes along with important landscape improvements and should be complete late 2019.
Sayer Court was highly commended for an Integration and Collaborative Working Award in the Celebrating Construction Awards 2017.
BM3 Architecture Ltd and Pick Everard worked with Warwick District Council and Willmott Dixon for the development of 81 energy efficient lifetime homes for the over 55's in Leamington Spa.
Coventry City Council grants planning permission for our scheme in Deedmore Road.BM3 Architecture have worked with Westleigh Partnerships Ltd to design 52 new homes. The scheme is comprised of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses.The proposals are for buildings with distinct character but still sensitive to their context and should be complete middle to late 2018.