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News | 30th November 2021

ADP’s Annual Charity Art Exhibition 2021

Our annual art challenge returned for its fourth year in 2021. With a record number of entries, we had submissions kindly donated by our talented staff from all of our eight studios. We hosted an exhibition in Manchester, with an online art auction running alongside to raise money for two charities close to our heart […]

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Insights | 11th November 2021

Retrofit: Reuse & Repurpose

Repurposing for Education With COP26 happening and having spent my half term reading Greta & the Giants to my girls, we all need to take control. As Greta says in the book, “Climate change is the biggest crisis humans have ever faced.” If we’re going to save our planet for future generations, we need long-term […]

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News | 4th November 2021

The Swan School recognised at the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2021

We’re proud to announce Swan School receiving an Oxford Preservation Trust Award. Delivered by Corde, our integrated design team, Swan School is Oxford’s first new secondary school in 60 years. The 6FE school is located in the green belt as well as a Conservation Area. As a result, we made sure to respond sensitively to […]

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“It was wonderful to work with people who could ‘get inside our heads’ and put our vision into reality.”

– Jane Loomes, Former Headteacher, Jesmond Gardens Primary School