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Tonight: Grand Designs Revisits The Amphibious House, 9pm C4

One year on from the original show, Kevin McCloud returns tonight to discover what has happened with one of the most ambitious Grand Designs ever – the UK’s first Amphibious House. The fully completed building is revealed to the cameras … Continue reading

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Buoyant Starts Selected As Winner In NLA Housing Competition

Buoyant Starts, Baca’s collaboration with Floating Homes Ltd, has been selected as one of the ten winning ideas in the NLA international ideas competition New Ideas for Housing.  The competition aims to help solve the London housing shortage and the ten … Continue reading

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Grand Designs Magazine Amphibious House Feature Out Now

November’s issue of Grand Designs Magazine is on the shelves now, featuring the story of the UK’s first Amphibious House, designed by Baca Architects.  The article tells the clients’ story from planning through to construction of the special amphibious design … Continue reading

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Anticipating The Book Launch for ‘Aquatecture’ With RIBA

‘Aquatecture’, Baca’s forthcoming book to be published by RIBA, will be officially released at a launch party at a secret venue early next year.   Addressing the increasing importance of considering water in design, Robert Barker and Richard Coutts explore how … Continue reading

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Vote For The Amphibious House!

Voting opened this week for the prestigious International Design and Architecture Awards 2015, with our Amphibious House shortlisted in the Residential Architectural Property category.  Hosted by UK interior design magazine, design et al, the awards aim to commend design, recognise talent, … Continue reading

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Thames Estuary Partnership Talk

In a series of summer seminars at University College London (UCL), London’s vital artery, the River Thames, is celebrated and explored.  Sponsored by Fuller’s,  In Touch with the Thames is organised by The Thames Estuary Partnership (TEP) and open to anyone … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere – Landscape Institute Event 25/04/15

This weekend, the Landscape Insitute’s AGM in Norwich will be accompanied by a series of inspiring talks exploring the pivotal role that water has in its purer landscape form:  rivers.  A group of expert speakers will be sharing their experiences … Continue reading

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