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Diverse generations

Inclusive Access

Environmental consultancy

Inclusive access has become an integral component of sustainability. Designing for the future needs of a building’s occupants, can help residents to stay in their homes for longer, and ensures a better quality development. The Lifetime Homes standard for example, is a requirement of the London Plan, and is included in environmental assessments such as the Code for Sustainable Homes …

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Northstowe – Gallagher Estates & Homes & Communities Agency


Northstowe, in South Cambridgeshire, is a pioneering project to build the UK’s first planned New Town since Milton Keynes, providing up to 10,000 new homes around a new town centre. We supported the Phase 1 planning application through preparation of an Energy Statement and negotiations with the Council to agree a robust and deliverable approach based on a prioritisation of …

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Elena Pana

Energy Specialist

Elena joined the practice in 2015 as an Energy Specialist, with a background in architecture and energy consultancy. As a qualified Energy Assessor, she is responsible for preparing energy strategies at planning application stage as well as undertaking the SAP energy calculations at construction stage. Her expertise involves fabric efficiency measures and renewable energy technologies to meet often complex project …

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