We're unashamed early adopters of innovation, but we’re not slaves to novelty. We work from a position of knowledge and insight that comes from sustaining a continuous programme of research.
Explore our current and past research projects below.
We're working with the Royal College of Art to radically rethink the UK's approach to Later Living, combining expertise in housing, wellness and technology to help the industry adapt to the changing needs of a population that is living longer.
An innovative way of predicting whole life cost over a 30-year period from the earliest stages of design.
Our research into the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world.
Why are new homes failing to achieve basic levels of air quality?
A joint venture to design and engineer a modern way of making and delivering homes for the 21st century.
The first project of its kind to use innovative steel-framed modular construction to improve quality and radically reduce time on site.
Our winning design for this international competition for sustainable living maximises recycled materials and reusable components.
MIPIM Future Project award-winning inhabited bridge.
Introducing our low carbon affordable earthquake-resistant housing prototype.
Designing for a changing climate and the challenges of potential flooding in our towns and cities.