Client Days: Opera and Fine Dining at the Glyndebourne Festival

Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne Festival

I recently visited Glyndebourne Opera House for the annual Glyndebourne Festival for a performance of Der Rosenkavalier, one of Strauss’s great romantic comedies. We hosted a dinner for Princess Marie Thérèse von Werdenberg and her grandson, DJ Valzacchi. Glyndebourne is the quintessential summer occasion: sunset picnics on the lawn in stunning gardens. High society, dressed…

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John’s Thoughts from the Buckingham Palace Garden Party

I recently had the pleasure of being invited one of the Queen’s annual summer garden parties at Buckingham Palace. Naturally, I couldn’t keep my mind off architecture, and couldn’t help notice that the gardens were designed to solve the same problems that our clients face – albeit on a much, much larger scale. When designing…

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Jemima’s Favourite Gardens from the Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower show is a must-see event for anyone interested in garden design. I’m always one of the first to grab a ticket, and this year was no exception. Here are my three favourite gardens from the 2018 show. Jemima Dyer-Grimes LG Eco-City Garden by Hay-Joung Hwang “LG Eco-City Garden represents the green space allocated…

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Meet Jakub, Our New Project Architect with a Passion for Home Design

Jakub Skalimowski

Jakub Skalimowski recently joined our team as our new Project Architect. It’s hard to think of anyone more passionate and dedicated to residential architecture, so we sat down with him to share his story with you. How did you get into architecture? I’m from Poland originally. I completed my education there, which works a bit…

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Our Christmas Break Amongst the Architectural Marvels of Paris

Our Christmas Break Amongst the Architectural Marvels of Paris Last weekend was our annual Christmas trip, and this time we went to Paris for 36 hours packed with architectural education, rewarded with an evening of wining and dining. Here are some photos and stories from our trip. Our first stop was Frank Gehry’s Luis Vuitton…

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Welcome to DGA’s New Home

Finally! After months of planning and weathering every anxiety of a big move, DGA has found a new home in Wandsworth’s beautiful Riverside Quarter – which we managed with just one day of down time. My first couple of weeks in the new practice have been filled with a mix of optimism and trepidation reminiscent…

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