Cap Ferret’s Houses on Stilts – the Best Way to Avoid Flooding?

My briefs may have their challenges, but at Cap Ferret I saw how necessity inspired humble oyster farmers to build in the face of one of nature’s most powerful forces. Cap Ferret is a sandy peninsula in South West France stretched out between the calm Bassin d’Arcachon and the breaking waves of the Atlantic, creating…

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Entertaining Clients at the Hurlingham Club Aspall Tennis Classic

John Dyer Grimes at the Hurlingham Club

Jemima and I recently invited the DGA team and some clients to the Aspall Tennis Classic event, where we had to pleasure of watching the likes of Raphael Nadal warm up for Wimbledon. Luckily, warming up wasn’t an issue for us either, as the weather was glorious, putting everyone in high spirits. Here are some…

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Jemima’s Favourite Gardens from the Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show, the Morgan Stanley Garden

John and I recently visited the Chelsea Flower Show, our favourite summer event. Gardens are so intrinsic to all our work, both refurbishment and new build, and we were lucky to be there on the first day when the medals were awarded. This year, the Chelsea Flower Show’s themes were sustainability and the impacts of…

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Dyer Grimes Architecture Continues to Grow as We Make New Key Appointments

Last year was our busiest yet. As part of our efforts to carry that momentum into 2019 and continue our growth, we are are delighted to announce our new staff appointments. John Rookyard and Philip Jones-Lloyd – Directors John Rookyard and Philip Jones-Lloyd will join co-founders John and Jemima Dyer-Grimes on the board of directors.…

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Classic Cars and Vintage Clothes at the Goodwood Revival Office Day Out

Dyer Grimes Architecture at Goodwood Revival 2018

The DGA team donned vintage outfits for a day at the races. Goodwood Revival was bigger and better than ever before, and the DGA team showed up in style. A capacity crowd flocked to the circuit for the finest historic racing, with visitors completing the spectacle with dashing period outfits. The garden party atmosphere was…

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