Tag Archives: resilient

Waterworld

During the UK’s most recent floods we have been inundated with enquires from news agencies from across Europe asking whether the threat of water can be mitigated. We believe it can, but only through an integrated approach that makes space … Continue reading

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RCUK Flood Expo 2015 – Baca Seminars

The Flood Expo returns to the Excel Centre in London on the 14th & 15th of October 2015. The largest event of its kind in the world, the show presents solutions to widespread flooding problems from the world’s leading flood … Continue reading

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New Building Regulations Confirmed at LABC

At the national Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Conference, the Department for Local Government (DCLG) announced that the new Building Regulations were to be rubber-stamped by the Queen this week, coming into effect shortly afterwards.  The move is part of … Continue reading

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UK’s Debut Amphibious House Rises To Awards

The UK’s first Amphibious House has been making waves since being featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs show. This unique, Baca-designed home has attracted widespread attention and has already been won a Gold Award in the 2014 London Design Awards. … Continue reading

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Present and Future Publications

The latest book from Baca Architects, Aquatecture, will be published by RIBA in the spring of 2015.  Co-authored by Robert Barker and Richard Coutts, Aquatecture looks to the past and the future as it explores the importance of designing for … Continue reading

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MIPIM And RIBA Masterplanning And Research Awards

 The masterplanning and research elements of the Practice were recognised in two major awards in 2014. Part of the Dutch ‘Room for the River’ programme, the Eiland Veur Lent ‘island retreat’ project in Nijmegen, Holland, was awarded the MIPIM Future … Continue reading

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Thanks To All Who Attended the Flood Expo

Thank you to everyone who made it down to the Baca stand or participated in the Planning for LifE workshops at the Flood Defence and Prevention Expo last week.  The event, at which Richard Coutts, Robert Barker and Riccardo Pellizzon delivered … Continue reading

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