Redmak Architecture + Urban Design’s first Passivhaus has just passed its air pressure testing!

We are proud to announce that our latest project just achieved an air tightness of 0.58m3/hr/m2 at 50Pa! What does this mean? A typical property of a Passivhaus is the airtight construction. Airtight construction ensures that the building envelop is draught free. This means that when the heating is turned on in a Passivhaus, the […]

Passivhaus Designs by Redmak Architecture + Urban Design

We are on our 4th Passivhaus and have built up a wealth of experience to tackle any design circumstances. Each of our Passivhaus designs have their own set of unique issues and characteristics which we will explore how they were resolved and became a fully-fledged building. Passivhaus no.1 – Modern new build Story: Our client […]

Pods [part 1]

How can we provide a quick and effective solution to provide housing in a booming population? Our solution is PODS. At 22 sqm, the goals of POD is to be Affordable, Sustainable, and made for easy-assembly. Targeted for one person, we’ve provided a kitchen/dining/living area in tandem with a multi-functional WC shower area that can […]

New Passive House Design

Redmak Architecture and Urban Design LLP have been busy with designing their latest Passive House project. The aims of a Passive house is to provide occupants with a high level of comfort whilst using little energy for heating and cooling. To achieve the Passive house standard in the UK, this typically involves: High levels of […]

Suffolk Housing Scheme

Suffolk housing scheme is a development of 300 environmentally friendly houses, using local public space tissue studies on which to base the layout to form: Village square Tapering streets Stable yard news Perimeter blocks Street trees “Walkable” urban block sizes. We have been blessed with the following testimonial from one of our treasured clients: “With […]

Redmak partner receives formal recognition of her ‘excellent contribution’ for her teaching

Farida Makki has received formal recognition from the University of Nottingham Faculty of Engineering [Department for Architecture and the Built Environment] for her ‘excellent contribution’ via the Student Evaluation of Teaching process for the academic year 2016-17. Farida is the Studio Unit Head for one of the vertical Year 2/3 units on the University RIBA/ARB […]

REDMAK Pop-Up STUDIO

REDMAK studio has produced a series of films aimed for architectural students to help with their constructional, detail and tectonic understanding. First in series: Where Does the Insulation Go? A film describing where insulation should go in the external envelope of a building; near the inside, in the middle or near the outside of the wall. […]