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19 Dec 2017

JBA website in development

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We are moving over to our new website – and this one is not complete! Please bear with us while we make the change. If you require information about our wide range of projects that are not yet featured, please contact the office via the link at the top of the page.

5 Mar 2015

RUSS recruits project manager

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RUSS – the Rural Urban Synthesis Society – a community land trust that JBA is advising in collaboration with Chance de Silva Architects will shortly be appointing a project manager! This is an exciting step forward and will allow the group to consolidate its efforts as it submits its tender for the site in Lewisham.  

21 Jun 2014

JBA shortlisted for Sunday Times British Homes Awards 2014

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JBA’s ‘Tree House’ has been shortlisted for the Sunday Times British Homes Awards Ecohaus Design Challenge! The design for a customisable lakeside retreat buildable to Passivhaus standards – which is one of six shortlisted entries – will be open to a public vote to decide the ultimate winner following publication in the Sunday Times Home […]

5 Jun 2013

£45k Passivhaus

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This recent competition proposal demonstrates how one can build a two bedroom Passivhaus with exceptionally low energy consumption for less than £45,000. That you can build a truly affordable, really low energy house should surely be more widely understood. You will, however, have to do most of the building work yourself and the house will […]