Category Archives: Grand Designs

Award For Amphibious House In 2014 LDA

The UK’s first Amphibious House has won a Gold Award in the Architecture category at the 2014 London Design Awards.  The trophy will be presented to the Baca Architects team responsible for the project at a ceremony to be held … Continue reading

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Amphibious House Airs on Grand Designs

October saw the anticipated debut of the UK’s first Amphibious House, designed by Baca, on C4’s Grand Designs show.  The family home on the banks of the River Thames, that rises in its dock to float in the event of a … Continue reading

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Baca’s 10th Birthday Bash

Clients, colleagues and friends came together to celebrate Baca’s 10th Birthday this October.  The party was a double celebration, with guests enjoying popcorn along with the canapes and wine as they watched the debut screening of the Baca-designed Amphibious House on C4s … Continue reading

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Presenting to China at the TCPA

    The Practice is delighted to have been asked to present to a group of visiting Chinese officials on Monday the 27th of October at the Town and Country Planning Association.  The twenty Chinese delegates, largely from Guangzhou’s Zengcheng District, are … Continue reading

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Baca In New Braun Water Book

          Three water-related projects from Baca feature in a stunning new book, ‘Built on Water’, that has just been published by Braun.  The impressive hardback book, by Lisa Baker, showcases some of the best in innovative designs that … Continue reading

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Grand Designs goes Amphibious

The Amphibious House will be unveiled for the first time at 21:00 on Wednesday the 15th October on Channel Four’s Grand Designs show this week. It has been a challenging design and even more challenging build. What an amazing project … Continue reading

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Nearly complete but already winning awards

Forest Mews was a finalist in the Grand Designs Best New Houses Awards 2014 and was featured as one of the seven best houses in the country by the Sunday Times. It has also just scooped the Fenestration Awards – … Continue reading

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