Event / 16-Oct-23

Celebrating 50 years!

Written by Laura Highton
Celebrating 50 years!

On Thursday 21st September we celebrated our 50th anniversary with a drinks reception at Una Resort St Ives.

The venue, a PBWC project that completed in 2015, provided an excellent backdrop to celebrate with clients, consultants, friends and family.

The occasion gave us the opportunity to not only look back at the past 50 years but also to consider the next 50 years for the practice, architecture and the wider built environment context.

Installations included a timeline wall honouring past projects, staff and events; an animation considering future opportunities and aspirations on the theme of people, place and planet; and one of our major upcoming projects was showcased with a virtual reality headset.

Of course, speeches were made, commemorating and thanking all those who have contributed to the practice’s success over the past 50 years.

As part of our ongoing ambition to reduce our carbon footprint, we gave out 50 trees to contribute towards and cultivate our green spaces of the future.

Thankyou to all those who came and made it such a wonderful event.

Here’s to the next 50 years!

Meet the Author

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Laura Highton
BSc(Hons)  MArch  ARB  RIBA-SCA Laura joined PBWC Architects in 2023 and brings... Read More

BSc(Hons)  MArch  ARB  RIBA-SCA

Laura joined PBWC Architects in 2023 and brings a wealth of experience to the practice. Her passion for architecture is focussed on creating sustainable, adaptable, and vibrant spaces thar respond to their surroundings and context. She has skills in contemporary design and has developed an architectural sensitivity in her approach to working in historic settings.

Registered as a RIBA Specialist Conservation Architect, Laura’s expertise lies in the adaptive re-use of existing buildings, and she is particularly skilled at bringing new life and contemporary design into historic buildings and settings. She has a comprehensive knowledge of conservation practice and extensive experience of applying this within historic buildings.

Laura’s portfolio is varied and includes large scale community and public buildings such as museums, visitor centres and libraries up to the value of £25m. Alongside this she has worked on intricate and smaller scale developments including bespoke new-build residential projects and one-off house renovations.

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