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POD Architects Take Paris!

Last Friday, POD Architects embarked upon an adventure overseas. Following an early start at St Pancras International, we arrived in Paris by noon and with the sun on our backs, we began our tour by foot of some of the Architectural sites Paris has to offer. And who was there to guide us through the [...]

POD goes Virtual

Over the past half year, POD Architects has entered the world of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Virtual reality. Pod Architects are changing the way we present our projects and turning this process into a simple, intuitive and interactive experience. To achieve this goal we have entered the world of Building Information Modelling (BIM), combining the [...]

The Filling Station wins full planning permission

POD Architects are pleased to announce that The Filling Station building in Inverness has successfully been granted full planning permission and Listed Building Consent, The Highland Council has approved the proposal to provide a restaurant extension to the Grade C listed building. The project is part of a masterplan which will improve and enhance Falcon Square [...]

Humanitarian initiatives

Ryan Shedden, an architectural assistant with POD, has been working in Northern Greece on design initiatives for a refugee camp adjacent to the camp of Vasilika, outside Thessaloniki. He has worked in collaboration with the Worldwide Tribe and the Global Practice Unit over this year. The project has developed dignified solutions for the refugees and [...]

Inverness Rooftop bar and restaurant & Kiosks gets the Green Light

POD Architects are pleased to announce that Inverness Rooftop Bar and Restaurant & Kiosks gets the green light and has successfully been granted full planning permission. Pod Architects have been appointed by Scoop AM LLP, on behalf of Eastgate Unit Trust, to develop the design and regeneration of the Eastgate shopping centre and Falcon Square, [...]

Eastgate Shopping Centre submits for Planning

Pod Architects have been appointed by Scoop Asset Management, on behalf of Eastgate Unit Trust, to develop the design and regeneration of the Eastgate shopping centre and Falcon Square, the surrounding town square in the heart of Inverness city. The development is situated in the centre of town adjacent to the main line railway station. [...]

Luc (15, on work experience ) presents to POD

Last week Pod welcomed Luc, a 15 year old GCSE student with an interest in design, into the studio for his work experience placement. Luc decided to bring his bedroom to POD, using hand drawing and model making techniques, Luc looked at up-cycling objects from the street to finally designing a micro space within his family home in Kent. Luc presented [...]

Swindon Designer Outlet’s ‘Play Space’ features in Top Ten

Swindon Designer Outlet's 'Play Space' has been featured in Archinects Ten Top "Kids Spaces". Previously a service yard within Swindon Designer Outlet, POD Architects re-energised the space to bring an exciting new solution to the kids zone. The project adds to the wider regeneration of Swindon and acts as a catalyst for the town’s future, the store locates a [...]

Langley Vale shortlisted for Woodland Trust competition

Our competition entry for the recently published Langley Vale project was shortlisted. The project succeeded in the top 20 out of 237 entries, the feedback complimented the design. “The panel felt that this scheme offered something different from the other designs put forward. The large expanse of roof providing various flexible internal and [...]

POD Architects makes it onto the front cover of BCSC Yearbook 2016-17

We are delighted to announce that Swindon Designer Outlet's new Malls have featured on the front cover of BCSC (British Council of Shopping Centre) Yearbook, 2016-17. Situated in Wiltshire, the English Heritage grade two star listed building at the edge of Swindon town centre has been enlarged and re-energised after a period of [...]