Daly Martin Williams Architects

The Thirsty Bird is coming!

We have recently gained planning consent for this sensitive conversion of a listed building in East Street, Wimborne. The building is being converted from offices into ‘The Thirsty Bird’, a new espresso and wine bar. Located in central Wimborne (and directly opposite our offices!), the venue will form a welcome addition to this already thriving corner of the town. Central to the design concept is the introduction of an open mezzanine between ground and first floor; forming a dramatic double height space with gallery seating over. Negotiation with the Conservation Officer of East Do
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Model Village

Whilst we regularly use 3d computer software to visualise and represent our work, we still believe that you can’t improve on a physical model to describe a design. We have recently commissioned this model for a mixed use masterplan that we have been working on. The 900 x 900mm cork and wood model will be displayed as part of a public consultation, and describes our proposal at 1 to 1000 scale within the wider context of the village in which it is to be located. A massive thank you to Matt at www.3d-create.co.uk for his excellent work.  
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Progress at Withingham Road

Our project at Withingham Road in Branksome Park is now nearing completion on site. The proposal involved a significant internal and external remodelling of the existing chalet style house and replacement increased rear extension. Much of the existing ground floor construction has been retained, with new external walls built up from the former eaves level to achieve an increased first floor layout. To the rear, we have introduced a single storey extension, with a floor level set 900mm above the ground floor, to respond to the topography of the site which slopes upwards. The resulting internal
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The Institute of Historic Building ConservationArchitects Registration BoardThe Royal Institute of British Architects