Entries by NJ Architects

Architecture is about finding creative solutions to improve people’s quality of life

An architect who can thrive developing imaginative designs for low-cost housing as well as producing designs for the very top end of the market, is an important asset for today’s society. When considering low-cost housing, beautiful and clever architectural designs might not immediately spring to mind, but perhaps they should. Low-cost housing can be wonderful, […]

The complicated process of insurance recovery

Following a fire, flood, or storm that has damaged property, the process of insurance recovery is imperative but may seem a little daunting. Thankfully, we have extensive experience when it comes to working around the complicated process of insurance recovery. This includes High Net Worth losses – which covers listed and Historic Buildings. With our […]

We welcome two newly qualified team members to the firm

A Conservation Accredited Architectural Assistant and Qualified Technologist have recently joined us, bringing with them exciting new perspectives and specialist knowledge. We have recently welcomed Yashpriya Gupta and Janaé Duporte-Clarke to the team – who work on projects across the East of England, London, and South England. Architectural assistant Yashpriya, who has completed a Masters […]

From a draughty agricultural barn to a warm stylish family home

Many of us dream of escaping to the country, surrounded by nothing but birdsong, fields and fresh air – and converting an old barn can seem the ultimate solution. These agricultural spaces can make stunning homes, filled with character, vaulted ceilings and wide open views. The path to creating a stylish and functional modern home […]

We welcome Joe Hedges-Quinn for a year

We are delighted to welcome Joe Hedges-Quinn, here on a year’s work placement. Joe, the son of our Accountant, Hayley Hedges-Quinn started with us on 4th July, after he chose to do a year’s placement instead of going into his final year at university, because it was highly recommended by his course leader. Plus he […]

Music Brings New Life to Medieval Church

We have begun work to breathe new life into a medieval church as a creative community hub in Ipswich town centre. St Stephen’s Church, which has been closed since 2020 when it housed the Tourist Information Centre, will reopen as the new home of the Smokehouse music venue. Owners Ipswich Borough Council says the renovation will […]

Yashpriya Gupta’s graduation

Yashpriya Gupta, our Architectural Assistant pursued a MSc in Conservation of Historic Buildings from the University of Bath and graduated in September 2020. However, due to the COVID situation, the graduation ceremony got delayed by two years and was finally held on 16th July 2022. Yashpriya says it was a delight to graduate at a […]

Restoration of St Clement’s Church, Ipswich

Work is underway to transform one of Ipswich’s most historic churches into a 21st Century arts centre. Collaborating with Ipswich Historic Churches Trust and local builders FA Valiant & Son, we are working on the project at St Clement’s Church, near the Ipswich Waterfront. The first phase of the work is now complete and included […]