UK Enterprise Awards 2018

SME NEWS / UK Enterprise Awards 2018 129 , Company: dn-a architecture Contact: Amy Hughes Address: 1 Castle Yard, Richmond, London, TW10 6TF, UK Phone: 020 8332 3900 Website: Best Architectural Studio 2018 - London dn-a architecture UKE18117 dn-a architecture is an innovative London based firm aiming to create exciting buildings and spaces that reflect its clients’ needs andpersonality, while respecting site and context. AmyHughes talks us through the firmand how it achieves this ambitious goal. on every project, to ensure excellence for its valued clients. “From the re-engineering of Thames Tower, a RIBA award- winning ‘model of creative sustainability’, to the delivery of the Warner Bros Studios and ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ Studio Tour, here at dn-a our work is characterised by the willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ to deliver the right solution for the client, the context and the ultimate users. “Fundamentally, at dn-a, we place people at the heart of the design process and always seek to craft innovative buildings that enthuse and motivate those inhabiting the space. Our ability to understand the wants, needs and desires of building users truly enables us to translate this into effective design solutions and ultimately construct a building that is stimulating, functional and sustainable. The consistency of our design quality and the calibre of our construction has enabled us to continually deliver outstanding design and build projects for a variety of clients.” Having achieved incredible success over recent years, moving forward Amy and the team at dn-a are keen to build upon this success over the coming years, as she is proud to conclude. “Ultimately, at dn-a we are thrilled to have been recognised by the business community as well as by our peers, agents and occupants of our buildings. We are truly honoured to have received this recognition as an SME, not simply as architects. As a team we take pride in how the business is run and have thoroughly enjoyed watching it grow over the years, always understanding the importance of being ahead of the curve in terms of design and the way we interact with the world. “Looking ahead, we will continue to drive innovation and enhance our service offering to ensure that our clients receive the support and solutions they need. We are always seeking to identify and understand macrotrends so that we can adapt our business and the way we design buildings accordingly. We believe this innovative approach, aligned with our unwavering dedication to our clients and the excellent quality of our design, have been the key to our success, and as such it will remain our core focus as we look towards a bright future.” Since 2004, dn-a has delivered over two million square feet of new and refurbished space and this is exponentially increasing as the firm takes on new and exciting projects across residential, commercial and entertainment sectors. Amy shares an insight into some of the firm’s recent projects and how the firm works, Location: READING, UK, Year: 2015 - 2017. Client - Landid & Brockton Capital,- Cost: £42.6 million. Area - 24,160 sq m / 260,000 sq ft (GEA)