Our work is for people, we combine our experience with innovation to create environments that satisfy our clients’ needs
The practice provides professional and high quality architectural design for new buildings, converting and extending existing buildings as well as refurbishments
Our services not only include the design and conversions of residential properties, but also include the Education, Leisure, Commercial and Retail Markets
For larger commissions our team is able to flex and grow quickly to meet the demands, scale and program of a project
Internal alterations and interior design examples
Double storey rear and side extension and internal alterations to semi-detached
Change of use application from Class A1 (Retail) to Class A5 (Bakery/ Take Away) at Abbeygate, Grims
Single storey rear extension and internal alteration
Single storey rear extension and internal alterations to semi-detached 1930s Art Deco property in Le
Double storey rear and side extension and internal alterations to semi-detachedA double storey rear and side extension and internal alterations to semi-detached in Halifax. The design of the extension added a kitchen dining area with roof-lights to bring more natural light into the house, plus an additional bedroom with Juliet Balcony, and a new family bathroom on the first floor. The work on site was completed in 2019.
Change of use application from Class A1 (Retail) to Class A5 (Bakery/ Take Away) at Abbeygate, GrimsChange of use application from Class A1 (Retail) to Class A5 (Bakery/ Take Away) at Abbeygate, Grimsby. The work included internal alterations to the shop unit. Planning permission granted in February 2017
Single storey rear extension and internal alterationHouse extension and internal alteration. The work includes: 1. Removal of the existing garden storage shed. 2. Create new open plan Kitchen /Dining room. 3. Bi-folding doors to the extension to open onto a decking area. 4. A storage /utility room and an access to the garden from the driveway side
The Academy, Aberdeen
Pedestrianisation Scheme in Ashville College, Green Lane Harrogate
Private villa in Tobruk, Libya
Kirkstall Forge Primary School, Leeds
Photomontage and 3D modeling
The Majestic , Leeds
Windsor House, High Wycombe
Nightingale Quarter, Derby
Supermarket Extension Spring Gardens Shopping Centre, Buxton
Forever 21, Liverpool
Morrisons Supermarket, Ilkeston
Kirkstall Forge Primary School, Leeds
The Academy, AberdeenDeveloping exciting plans to rejuvenate the Academy Shopping Centre. The proposals include an extension of ground oor and 1st oor retail/restaurant accommodation to be covered with a new Etfe roof structure at 2nd oor level. Working with an associate director at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for producing the 2D drawings and 3D modelling and producing visual images for a number of options.
Pedestrianisation Scheme in Ashville College, Green Lane HarrogateThe project includes new car park and access off Yew Tree Lane , moving the War Memorial into a more prominent location on the central axis from the Senior school to the Northern tip of the site, and a pedestrianised area in front of the Senior School. Working with a partener at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for preparing a set of Section 73 / Non material amendment planning application drawings, 3D Module and visual images. In addition, Gihan was responsible for producing all the tender packages, construction details and attending number of meeting with the client and contractor on site during the construction process. the project completed in November 2015.
Private villa in Tobruk, LibyaIn 2008, Gihan was appointed to design and produce drawings for a family four bedroom villa in Tobruk, Libya. There was a number of constraints on site , mainly form the eastern neighbour to the site and Gihan managed to solve them with the client. The house completed in 2009.
The Majestic , LeedsThe refurbishment of the Majestic to turn the Grade 2 listed building into a retail and restaurant space. Ground floor shop-front openings have been introduced to improve access and the restored second floor terrace overlooking the City Square will be an important attraction. New fire escape stairs and provision for tenant plant ensure the Majestic meets functional requirements. Working with an associate director at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for the 3D modelling, planning drawings and some architecural details.
Windsor House, High WycombeWindsor House is a student residence scheme in High Wycombe for the University of Buckinghamshire and is a refurbishment of a 1980s, three storey office block above an existing shopping centre. The project was completed in 2012. As part of a design team at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for the design from the early stages including the feasibility study, design options, planning drawings, 3D modelling and producing visual images for visual impact assessment.
Nightingale Quarter, DerbyNightingale Quarter is a proposed mixed-use development on the site of the former Derbyshire Royal Infirmary (DRI). Proposals for the 20 acre spot on London Road include a 50,000 sq ft supermarket, 450 new homes, office accommodation and a 4 star hotel. As part of a design team at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for the design from the early stages including the feasibility study, 3D modelling and producing visual images and planning drawings.
Supermarket Extension Spring Gardens Shopping Centre, BuxtonThe proposed scheme comprises an 82 bed hotel, restaurant on ground floor, a new multi storey car park that increases the existing retail parking numbers as well as new retail units including a supermarket. A planning application was submitted to High Borough Council in February 2009. As part of a design team at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan attended a number of design workshop meetings with the client and design team, produced feasibility drawings that were continually amended and developed by working with the project team, mainly the planning consultant. Gihan was responsible for the design of the hotel and the multi-story car park. The proposed layout, proportions, design and materials were a result of the sympathetic consideration to the local character and to not impact negatively on local visual qualities.
Forever 21, LiverpoolNo.1-5 Church Street, Liverpool is a new 5 storey retail development in the very heart of Liverpool’s retail quarter, opened in October 2013 and occupied by international fashion retailer Forever 21. As part of a design team at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for the design from the early stages including the feasibility study, preparing a set of planning drawings, 3D modelling and producing visual images and the tender packages.
Morrisons Supermarket, IlkestonMorrisons Supermarket in Ilkeston opened its doors in January 2015. The store’s layout spread over more than 41,000 sq.ft. As part of a design team at DLG Architects LLP, Gihan was responsible for the design from the early stages including the feasibility study, preparing a set of planning drawings, 3D Module and producing visual images. The design for the main elevations was to provide a welcoming face for the visitors with a high level of quality detailed design.
Kirkstall Forge Primary School, LeedsAs part of the Architectural Technology course at Leeds Beckett University in 2014, Gihan designed and produced a set of detailed drawings for the Kirkstall Forge Primary School. The design aims to produce a safe learning environment for the children, the flexible classroom layout design and activities areas encourage children of different age groups to meet and learn together. The key driver of the school design was to create a sustainable school environment by choosing the right materials, using renewable energy technologies. The project was highly commended on the CIAT Student Award for Excellence in Architecture Technology in November 2014.
Dr. GIHAN BADI
CHARTERED ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST, MCIAT