BD, 2008 / by Tom Reekie

“AND Architects has won a planning appeal for the Rivenhall Hotel refurbishment scheme in Essex largely built of light-weight steel structures manufactured off site. The practice says this will help minimize loss of revenue to the hotel during the work, and increase the use of low-energy renewable materials. Practice founder Manuel Nogueira said: “Even with the room modules being a standard size and the same window module for the façade, we have randomly allocated them so the elevation is not compromised.