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Duck End Barns, Dry Drayton – Site Visit – SOLD OUT Site Visit

Duck End Barns, Dry Drayton – Site Visit – SOLD OUT

April 16, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Duck End Barns, Dry Drayton, Cambridge CB23 8DB

Archangel Architects have offered CFCI Members the opportunity to visit Duck End Barns, an ambitious new five-bedroom home in Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, designed to obtain Passivhaus Plus certification. Located in a former farmyard on the edge of the village, the house has been developed in a C-shaped footprint that creates a new, well-protected courtyard. Outward-facing […]

Procurement Act 2023 – Webinar Thursday 18 April 2024 Webinar

Procurement Act 2023 – Webinar Thursday 18 April 2024

April 18, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Webinar

The long awaited Procurement Act which replaces the old European Union (OJEU) rules governing how the public sector goes about procuring contracts for works, services and supplies is now law.  The new Act will not take effect until October 2024 which gives time for public authorities, as well as contractors and suppliers to get to […]

National Infrastructure Matters: Designing a Net Zero Waste Water Treatment Plant Meeting

National Infrastructure Matters: Designing a Net Zero Waste Water Treatment Plant

May 13, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Møller Institute, Storey’s Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DE

The CFCI are delighted to welcome Mike Dexter and colleagues to present Anglian Water’s ambitious plans for a modern, low carbon waste water treatment plant to provide vital services for the community and environment, recycle water and nutrients, produce green energy and help Greater Cambridge to grow sustainably. The treatment plant, as well as being […]

Evolution of the College Court – Walking Tour – SOLD OUT Site Visit

Evolution of the College Court – Walking Tour – SOLD OUT

May 15, 2024 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

St John's College Great Gate (Trinity Street entrance)

The CFCI are delighted to offer members the chance to enjoy a Spring evening with a tour showcasing the evolution of the College Court. Of all the forces that have shaped modern and contemporary architecture in Cambridge colleges, none is as significant as the traditional quadrangle. From the 1950s onwards, when architects were tasked with […]